Month: May 2016

summer patio wish list

umbrella | glass | plate | charger | pillow | throw | rug | cooler | poof  we have a very nice patio set. it’s sturdy, easy to clean and heavy. we don’t have to worry about any weather condition hurting it. we just repainted […]

a week of instagrams

as if i haven’t talked about the barn enough this week. i love the windows used in the large opening!
under a tin roof had the cutest booth ever. i was in love with their bonnets, their shirts were the softest ever and their wall hangings have inspired me tremendously!
{made} community had a bunch a pretty jewelry, i ended up taking these home to wear for a wedding this summer!
i can’t remember the name of the booth i got this at but it found a home in my office. nice little inspiration every day!
my ad came out in the west union paper this week for my new design consultant business! i love the way it turned out! and it’s huge, it’s a 1/2 page…hopefully it catches peoples attention!

24 weeks

Size? cantaloupe | 10.5″-11.8″ | 12.7-20.8oz How far along? 24 weeks Total weight gain: 1lbs Maternity clothes? embracing them! Stretch marks? they are slowly appearing  Sleep: pretty inconsistent… some nights i make it all the way until morning to have to use the bathroom, some nights it […]

sister’s garden & bloom

on our way home from the barn mom and i stopped at sister’s garden and bloom. it was so neat! i snapped a few pictures to share! this light was so cool! it could be bent and shaped anyway! they had these matching stuffed animals […]

the barn in wellman, ia

my mom and i went the the barn sale in wellman, iowa this past saturday to see my bestie and her booth. it was such a beautiful day and was so much fun seeing what all the vendors had to offer! i’ll come back with another post of stuff i came home with!

the barn 1

the barn 2 the barn 3

i feel in love with this girls booth, love&grey. if i knew the gender of our baby i would have for sure bought one of her awesome pieces. you can see more of her items on her facebook page.

this next vendor had the cutest little camper all decorated. you can see more pictures of it on their facebook page too.  it was so neat i wanted to climb right in it.

the barn 4 the barn 5 the barn 6

i ended up coming home with this gem! i was on the hunt for a dresser for the baby’s room. i think i will use this in our bedroom and take the one from our room and use it in baby’s room. it’s hand painted and done very well! nick isn’t the biggest fan of the writing but that is something that can always be repainted, as of now i think it’s pretty cool! the barn 7

if i had the spot for this it would have been loaded in the back of the truck. i am obsessed with the green paint used. it was actually an old record player cabinet. so neat!

the barn 8

this booth was SO cute. they have such a pretty website too! i did come home with something from her that i will share later. the little bonnets were so darn cute, again if i new our baby’s gender!

the barn 9

i have a wall hanging like this pictured in my head in our baby’s room. it was so perfect.

the barn 10

these more masculine wall hangings caught my eye too! may have to use them as inspiration for a diy project.

the barn 11

i did buy a little wall hanging from this next vendor. had some super cute things…i wanted most of it!

the barn 12 the barn 13

these blue chairs may haunt my mom and i for a while. we walked away and went back to buy them and they were sold. i love the way the blue and the rust play off each other.

the barn 14

now on to linley’s booth! i can’t express how proud i am of her! she makes the cutest things and is one of the hardest workers i know. props to you lin!!

linley 1 linley 2 linley 3 linley 4 linley 5 linley 6 linley 7

if you want to shop any of her prints you can do there here!

over all the barn was pretty awesome. i hope to go back to the fall show!

a day with my high school girlfriends

my high school girlfriends came to visit and we had such a good time catching up! here is the ‘buffet’ i set up for them. i just love using all my dishes/glassware!  

shopping no. 2

when my high school friends came down to visit this past saturday we did a little shopping downtown elkader! here is what i all got!  

a week of instagrams

found this adorable radish hot pad at dollar general the other day! $1 🙂
a new print i got while shopping downtown elkader last weekend. i can’t wait to hang it up in a new house!

23 weeks

Size? grapefruit | 10.5″-11.8″ | 12.7-20.8oz How far along? 23 weeks  Total weight gain: well it’s official, i gained a pound! Maternity clothes? loving them Stretch marks? just a couple  Sleep: has been hit and miss, been not sleeping because my mind is racing with […]