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Grandmas House DIY · 9h ago

Pinterest Strategy: What I wish I had known and implemented when I started blogging.

There are so many instances now that I’ve been blogging for a year and half that I look back and think, “Oh I wish I had known that then!” Of course hind sight is always a b*tch but it doesn...
Grandmas House DIY · 4d ago

I’ve started my seedlings and you know what that means: SPRING IS ALMOST HERE!

Hey guys, it is so wonderful to finally be able to say that spring is finally coming to our northern home in Minnesota! According to the calendar the official first day of spring has come an...
Grandmas House DIY · 4d ago

To Grandma’s House we go! (Wednesday Link Party #28)

Hey guys! Well, spring is almost here for us in northern MN! It is official (at least for me) when I plant and get my seedlings started like I did last week – can’t wait to see them start gr...
Grandmas House DIY · 1w ago

Heating your home with a wood stove: the good, the bad and the ashes

We are just concluding our second winter living in my grandparents’ 100 year old farm house. When we gutted the home we removed the old fuel oil burning furnace in the basement and all of th...
Grandmas House DIY · 1W ago

Hometalk: Repurposes that you have to see to believe!

There are many words and phrases used throughout the DIY community for repurposing. Sometimes we call it upcycling, sometimes we call it reinventing. Whatever you call it, taking a piece of ...
Grandmas House DIY · 1W ago

To Grandma’s House we go! (Wednesday Link Party #27)

Hey guys I am so excited to announce that Kate and I have welcomed a new host to our party! Allow me to introduce Stephanie from Abbott’s At Home!! Oh my gosh have you seen her Kitchen Remod...
Grandmas House DIY · 2W ago

Home Tour: Master bedroom refresh! Sweet country meets Hollywood glam!

Several times in the past couple of months I’ve hinted at showing your guys our master bedroom refresh! It all started when we decided to move the head of our bed from under the south facing...
Grandmas House DIY · 2W ago

Free House Plan: Dream Retirement Design

Though this 1,000 square foot cottage would work fine for a small family, in my mind, it was always one of the very best designs I had ever done for a couple in retirement or for a child fre...
Grandmas House DIY · 2W ago

To Grandma’s House we go! (Wednesday Link Party #26)

Well spring was here for about five minutes with temperatures hitting 55 degrees and then we have today: full on snow storm and wind gusts up to 45 mph. Wow. But, it is March, and that means...
Grandmas House DIY · 2W ago

Old tools: Planing/finishing a do it yourself butcher block counter top!

Oh my goodness how time flies! Back in September of 2015 I posted about how I built/created my own butcher block for our red kitchen island I had upcycled out of an old radio stand. Finishin...