Renting Out Your Home for a Weekend: the Nitty-Gritty details of Getting Your Home Ready

We get a lot of questions about how we prepare our home for weekend guests via AirBnb or HomeAway. Many people are considering doing the same, but are not quite sure how. Where do you put your clothes? Do you have to throw away all of your food? Do you actually meet these strangers or do you leave a key under the mat? We're going to get into all of … [Continue reading...]


Happy Friday 6/29/18

Happy Friday! What a lovely, slow week it's been. We got back from camping on Sunday to a clean home and all the summer feels. After some much needed baths and laundry (camping with young kids is messy business ;), we filled our time with jam making and getting outside. A good week! Our Farmhouse kitchen / marble slab, crock Farmhouse Pottery … [Continue reading...]


Tacoma Converted Garage // A Vintage Industrial Dining Nook

TACOMA CONVERTED GARAGE This post is sponsored by Metrie. I have to say, vintage industrial might just be the perfect match of Garrett and my aesthetics. It's bold, timeless, and the opposite of fussy. And that's exactly how this dining nook turned out. Starting with the Molding Our design for this space centered around the molding. We … [Continue reading...]


Tacoma Converted Garage // DIY Picture Frame Molding in the Dining Nook

TACOMA CONVERTED GARAGE This post is sponsored by Metrie. The dining nook at the Tacoma Converted Garage project started out rough. It had vinyl flooring, peeling wallpaper, and a general feeling of neglect. But this Spring we changed all of that. We demo'd, framed, wired, drywalled, and had the concrete floors polished. Then Garrett and … [Continue reading...]


Happy Friday 6/22/18 + Our Video Equipment

Happy Friday! Oh summer, how I love you! The temperatures finally rose here in central Washington, and I'm in my happy place. You too? Who else caught Instagram's new update, IGTV, this week? Basically it's a channel for longer videos (ala YouTube) and we'll be getting ours up and running soon. I'm pretty sure Instagram is trying to take over … [Continue reading...]


Commissioning Art with Kati Kleimola

When we decorated Daphne's nursery for the One Room Challenge, we got our first piece of custom art. It's a floral painting created by Kati Kleimola and it's just beautiful! Kati had reached out in 2017 and asked if we'd be interested in a custom piece and I quickly said YES (!), but it wasn't until we started Daphne's room makeover that I knew … [Continue reading...]

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Happy Friday 6/15/18 + Clutter-Free Fathers Day Gift Ideas

Happy Friday! And happy Father's Day to all you indispensable men in the world! We get to celebrate both Garrett and our 5-year-old, Wilder, this weekend since the former is an amazing dad and the later had his birthday earlier this week. Woe is me, these kids are growing up entirely too fast (said every parent, ever ;). via … [Continue reading...]

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We Rented Our Home Out for a Weekend on HomeAway and Here’s How it Went

THE FARMHOUSE If you follow us on Instagram, you already know that we rented out our Farmhouse on HomeAway for Memorial Day Weekend. We had plans to be away in Oregon for the long weekend, so when the last-minute booking came through, it felt like a win-win. But how did it turn out? All photos from Our Farmhouse // sources and more … [Continue reading...]


Happy Friday 6/8/18

Happy Friday! Is your June off to a good start? We had a great trip to Orcas Island this week! It was a free-spirit, breeze-in-your-hair kind of vacation with some of our best friends. We explored the rocky, beautiful beaches, ate oysters we shucked ourselves, toured the beautiful Moran mansion, and played Pitch late into the night. It was one for … [Continue reading...]

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