A couple weeks ago, our custom deer from Faraway Lovely arrived and last week we hung in on the main fireplace at the cabin. The pictures don’t do it justice (the renovation debris doesn’t help), but I couldn’t keep it to myself any longer. It’s such a special, hand-crafted piece–hand-crafted right here in Idaho!– that […]

This post is sponsored by HANDy Paint Over the last week, the exterior of our cabin has been getting a new, slick black paint job. We hired out that part of the painting to avoid getting up on the nearly vertical 25 ft. ladder and we found a crew that would do it all for […]

We hear all the time, “I can’t wait to see what the design style will be in your cabin!” Which seriously warms my heart. While we have been enjoying our cabin and even tackled a couple small projects there (check out the reading nook here!), the big demo starts July 30th! A lot of our […]


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