Farmhouse Living Room // The Prettiest Chandelier

The Grit and Polish - Rose City Chandelier Globe

THE FARMHOUSE It's been a couple of weeks since we talked about the Farmhouse living room, and I'm dying to show you what came in the mail!  The prettiest chandelier I ever did see... Sources: Chandelier | Sofa | Rugs, top and bottom (similar) | Side table | cotton blanket (aka the softest blanket ever!) When it came time to pick out an … [Continue reading...]


Happy Friday + Links 2.17.17

House of Harvest Instagram

Happy Friday!  Thank you for the very kind response to our pregnancy announcement on Valentines Day!  Although Garrett and I couldn't be more excited to meet our baby girl, I'm pretty sure we're going to be busy for awhile with a four-year-old and two kids under two.  Growing up in a family of 4 kids, I had two siblings within 15 months of me (my … [Continue reading...]


A Valentines Day Surprise

The Grit and Polish - Baby Girl Dress and Pig

THE FARMHOUSE Happy Valentines Day!  We're celebrating the holiday with lots of chocolate and cake and extra snuggles with my little ones.  Speaking of little ones, I wanted to share some exciting family news with you guys.  I mentioned last week that Garrett and I have come up with the perfect use for the nursery (once Brooks moves … [Continue reading...]


Happy Friday + Links 2.10.17

Tessa Insta

Next week is Valentines Day and it'll be pretty low key around here, like always.  Most importantly, there will be a cake, which the boys will *help* me bake.  There is something so sweet about the mother-son (and father-daughter) relationship when it comes to Valentines Day, don't you think? Growing up, my dad always gave my sister and I roses … [Continue reading...]


Farmhouse Nursery // The Current Version

The Grit and Polish - Nursery Teepee

THE FARMHOUSE We're taking a break from the living room makeover this week to share our progress in the nursery.  You may recall that the nursery has undergone quite a transformation since we moved into the Farmhouse.  The room always had great bones, but it took a lot of work to bring the space up to snuff.  Thankfully, it was well worth the … [Continue reading...]


Happy Friday + Links 2/3/17

The Grit and Polish - Farmhouse ID Sofa 8

Happy Friday!  There are a few days left to enter the $500 Interior Define giveaway, so if you haven't already registered, you should!  Your home will thank you :) Over the past few months, Garrett and I have been looking for a new project, which I've mentioned briefly on the blog and a bit more in depth on Instagram stories.  The project is … [Continue reading...]


Farmhouse Living Room // Our Sofa is Here! + A Giveaway

The Grit and Polish - Farmhouse ID Sofa 5

THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED.   THE FARMHOUSE The Farmhouse living room is really coming along!  The walls are painted, the black and gold outlets are updated, the carpets are gone, and...the sofa is here!  As I mentioned on Friday, having a sofa is a game changer for my family.  How we survived for this long without one, I'll never know, but I'm … [Continue reading...]


Curtains, Affiliate Links, & Happy Friday!

DeVOL kitchens Instagram Inspiration

Welcome to another edition of Friday!  This Friday is so much more glorious than the last because we finally have a couch to lounge on, and that makes movie night SO MUCH BETTER!  Even if we will have to watch the Peanuts Christmas movie yet again ;) What are you up to this weekend?  I'll be working on our living room, trying to find some pretty … [Continue reading...]


Farmhouse Living Room // What We Found Under the Carpets

The Grit and Polish - Living Rm Hardwood Floors 2

THE FARMHOUSE Well, we finally pulled up the living room carpets late one night last week.  My oh my, what we found beneath was glorious! The living room hardwood floors - softwood technically, since they're fir - are far from perfect, but they look pretty darn great considering that they're 104-years old!  We had to remove approximately … [Continue reading...]