Friday, January 12, 2018



Introducing 5 Quick and Easy ways to revamp your pantry to make your Food Storage actually look good while being totally functional!

1. Baskets
Everybody needs baskets in their life!! These Nora baskets are the quickest and easiest way to consolidate the clutter!

2. Add a Pop Of Color
I'm such a neutral lover, but finding ways to add pops of color is always such a nice touch! These cool blue hooks, this gorgeous geometric apron, along with this cute rug and you are on your way to the most stylish pantry!

3. Group Like Foods Together
Keep things functional and looking sharp  by organizing "sections" in your pantry, it will be a huge time saver when you are cooking and need to find things quickly! Items to keep in your pantry: This cute retro bread bin to store away your bread,  use this lazy susan to help you access all of those odd n' end items that are usually lost away in your pantry, try using these wire baskets to organize potatoes, apples, etc.

4. Take Inventory
Keep a Chalkboard in your pantry so you can keep inventory of items you are in need of! Also be sure to go through every 6 months and ditch items you haven't used in a while! January & June are perfect months for this!

5. Keep it Kid Friendly
Keep a basket on the lower level with easy to grab snacks for the little ones! Keep all the things you don't want your littles to get into higher up on the shelves! Chocolate Chips are notorious for finding their way scattered all over our floors so by finding things like this a home in a cute canister up high is always a plus! Also, be sure to store a dust pan and broom close by!

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

French Country Farmhouse Rental in Fredericksburg, TX

We stayed at the cutest little rental home for New Years, 
 it was a French Country Farmhouse Rental in Fredericksburg, TX! It literally had soooo much design inspiration and as I sit back here at home going through all of these photos it just had me in awe! We loved everything about this little weekend getaway and if you are in Texas I highly suggest adding it to your Texas weekend getaway list! I could have spent the entire time just hanging out at the house (which we ended up doing a lot) because it ended up being so cold while we were there! It also had a little creek out in the back that Ty took the girls out to explore.. definitely a hi-lite to the house! But, we did get out and explored the cute little German town and took the girls ice skating! I'll share a little tour of the home and add some more details about this rental property down at the end of the post!

But first, a Home Tour!
Get your Pinning fingers Ready!!
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Some details on this French Country Farmhouse from the owner:
Our design assistant was Tricia Dabney of High Cotton. She has gorgeous work, and has the cutest little shop near Dripping Springs - The owner wanted a bright, clean look, and went with Sherwin Williams Alabaster in most of the house. The owner designed the bunks in the bunk room, which were built by Robert Fox of Fox Custom Builders out of Austin. Floor were by Gary Raesz Flooring in Dripping Springs.

There is also a rental in the back of the house called the Carriage House. It's great for couples and small families, or those wanting to expand capacity of the main house for a large gathering. It features a master, full kitchen, 1 1/2 baths and two sitting areas, including a loft with amazing views of the Barron's Creek and a sitting area/custom bar downstairs.


All walls: Flat - Sherwin Williams Super Paint or Duration

All trim: Satin – Sherwin Williams Pro Classic


Main House

Front Door: Inside – SW Alabaster 7008; Outside: BM Stratton Blue HC-142

Living Room: Walls/Ceiling/Trim – SW Alabaster 7008; Fireplace – SW Gauntlet Gray 7019

Kitchen: Walls/Ceiling /Trim/Cabinets/Doors – SW Alabaster 7008; Kitchen Island – SW Dovetail Gray 7018

Sitting/Dining: Walls – BM Pale Oak OC-20; Ceiling/Trim/Doors – SW Alabaster 7008

Master Bedroom: Shiplap/Walls/Ceiling/Trim/Doors – Alabaster 7008

Master Bath: Walls – SW Repose Gray 7015; Ceiling/Trim – Alabaster 7008; Sink Cabinet – Dovetail 7018; Cabinet/Shelves – Alabaster 7008

Stairwell: Walls/Trim/Rails – SW Alabaster 7008

Upstairs Master: Walls – SW Silver Strand 7057; Ceiling/Trim/Doors – Alabaster 7008

Upstairs Bath: Walls – BM Pale Oak OC-20; Ceiling/Trim – Alabaster 7008; Sink Cabinet – Dovetail 7018

Upstairs Halls: Walls/Ceilings/Trim/Doors – SW Alabaster 7008

Upstairs Middle Room: Walls – SW Agreeable7029 Gray 005; Ceilings/Trim/Doors – SW Alabaster 7008

Upstairs Bunkroom: Walls/Bunks/Trim/Shiplap/Ceiling/Doors – SW Snowbound 7004

Carriage House

Downstairs & Upstairs Big Rooms: – Walls (except stair walls)/Trim/Doors/Ceiling – SW Alabaster 7008;

Stairs: Walls – BM Pale Oak OC-20; Handrails – SW Dovetail 7018

Apartment Kitchen/Hall: Walls/Trim/Ceiling – SW Alabaster 7008

Bathroom: Walls/Ceiling/Trim – SW Alabaster 7008

Bedroom: Walls – BM Pale Oak OC-20; Ceiling/Trim/Doors – SW Alabaster 7008