How ugly is this? Wait until you see the “After” photo! See how we transformed this scary stairwell in just one weekend. Now it’s a country looking staircase, with wood features! Patching and painting stairwells is always an awful job, mostly because of the wall height. We were determined we were only doing this job […]
Cleaning out our woodstove is a weekly chore here. We use the stove all winter long and ashes build up, so once a week my morning starts off with cleaning out the stove. If you heat with wood, you simply must make cleaning out your stove a regular chore. Here’s how we do it…did you […]
Keeping warm this winter with a fire? Put that leftover wood ash to good use around the Homestead! Here are 12 ways to get a second life out of your ash.
The old homesteaders knew what types of wood to use for which projects; fences, furniture, fires. Find out more…
I Love My Reclaimed Barn Wood Vintage Wall Feature Using Salvaged Wood From Our 1880’s Barn, Reproduced Photos Of Our Ranch, Baling Twine And Vintage Clothes Pins. It Fits The Theme In Our Guestroom Perfectly And I Think It Turned Out Great. You Know What I Always Say: “Use What Ya Got!” Check It Out […]
This DIY wood floor cleaner is natural, simple, and can even be used on wood furniture! Make the switch to natural, homemade, safe cleaners today.