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Then and Now: The Kitchen

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Then and Now: The Kitchen via Life on Shady Lane blog

The other day I started a fun new series here on the blog called “Then and Now.” I started with our living room [here] and it was so fun to look back at the changes that we’ve made and all of the work that we have put in. Today we’re moving to the next room as you walk through the house: our kitchen. Side note: I’ve mentioned before that this room is so dang hard to photograph because it doesn’t…

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Thrift Store Basket turned Wall Art

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Thrift store basket via Life on Shady Lane blog

I am not a big thrift store shopper. Sometimes I’ll get in the mood to go check one out to see if I can find any treasures…but typically I don’t find much at all. I don’t know if maybe I’m going to the wrong places or what, because I always hear about people finding such cool stuff! I had a little extra time one day last week and decided to just swing by and take a look…and you guys, I…

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How to Create a Modern Farmhouse Bathroom

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How to create a Modern Farmhouse Bathroom via Life on Shady Lane blog

When I think back on the past year, it absolutely amazes me how much work we have been able to do on our fixer upper. It was in rough shape when we bought it and now it really does feel like our home. A little fun fact: we bought the house without ever having stepped foot in it. I’m not kidding – we Facetimed (from our apartment in Las Vegas) with our parents as our realtor walked them through it, and I literally said…

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Modern Farmhouse Christmas Dining + Hearth Room

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Modern Farmhouse Christmas Dining + Hearth Room via Life on Shady Lane blog

One of the best things about decorating your home for Christmas is that it makes it feel so cozy. And when you hate being cold like me, and live in the midwest, that’s a necessity. I’d love to go all out and have like 5 Christmas trees (don’t judge me) and string lights and pretty ornaments everywhere, but we have a very curious one year old. Chasing him around the house attempting to prevent injuries, broken ornaments, and toppled Christmas trees does…

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