You know you live in Wisconsin when these 35ish degree days are making you think you need to drive with your window cracked and you don’t think you need a coat. #isitspringyet happy Monday friends make it a good one!!
If you know me at all you know I love fancy picnics. Little purple love coming at you on this Valentine’s Day as well friends. Can’t wait for outdoor dinner party season to be here again. Time flies they will be here before you know it! #thisishowipicnic#fancypicnic
Happy Valentine’s Day friends. I hope your day is filled with love laughter and a splash of pink. Since I’ve always been a pink girl here’s a flashback to my old condo. Oh how I miss it. Featured on @apartmenttherapy
Ahhh spring. When are you coming? I need flowers and grass and sunshine. Last week it snowed too many days in a row and our driveway has a seemingly permanent layer of white on it. It’s been a snowy February. Excited for the snow and to move on. But at least it’s pretty!! Happy Monday friends. #twohigandtuinstra#etsyshop#etsyseller#decorativepillows#decor
To say the house has been a zoo lately is an understatement. Dishes everywhere. Dust for days. We are working all weekend every weekend on the new kitchen and there isn’t anytime for anything else. My refrigerator I have given up on and we have no groceries in the house. But we officially have walls! If you haven’t seen our instastories check them out so you can see how the space is transforming. But I can’t wait to set pretty tables again. Dinning like a college student and washing dishes in the bathroom sink is obviously not my jam. Happy Sunday friends. Thanks for following along!! #theresnoplacelikehomemke#littleyellowhouserefresh#renovation
It’s been cold here. The kind of cold where the dog doesn’t want to go outside. At least after last weekend we no longer have holes to the outside in our home. New kitchen, and springtime I am waiting patiently (or not so patient if you ask my husband) for you!! #flowers#isitspringyet
We officially have no oven, no stove, no microwave and the sunroom is now a makeshift kitchen which will be interesting to cook in for the next several weeks. But we got a lot done. My muscles are sore and I was thinking about so much last night I didn’t sleep a wink. Weekend one done. Full demo - check. Framed in new layout - check. Now back to work stay tuned for next weekend when we pick up where we left off! #theutleysnewkitchen#renovation#kitcheneenovation
To say I am a little nervous is an under statement. We are starting full blown demo mode this Saturday. Like removing all the cubbords, the oven, the range, and the baring wall. We are hiring very little help for us to accomplish this goal. See this pretty little sunroom buffet? It has been taken over with a makeshift kitchen set up. Renovation is not for the faint of heart. It’s a marriage team builder. Follow along as we start the journey. #littleyellowhouserefresh#mkerenovation#renovation#diyrenovation#wishusluck#mkedesigner#mkedecor#mkehome#mke
Today was practically spring. Seriously 36 degrees and sunny. It doesn’t take much here in Wisconsin to be thankful there’s not a negative temperature anymore. Today was much needed as I (and Watson!) was going crazy!! #isitmayyet#spring#flowers#wisconsinwinters
So. Life over here is real busy. I️ am patiently waiting for some trims and pillow inserts for a couple clients I️ am working with on some pillows Next I️ am working with some good friends to start decorating their dinning room. We did this breakfast nook last spring! And finally we are gutting yes gutting! Our kitchen!!! Omg! We have been doing little things in preparation for it the weeks leading up to Christmas but the cabinets will be done at the end of the month and my dad is itching to knock down the baring wall. Fingers crossed it all goes well. A week from today we will no longer have an oven for a while :) but excited to have an island again. Stay tuned for our progress over the next couple of weeks. I️ promise to be a better blogger and even get some posts out there! Good night friends :) I️ will dream of cooking in my new kitchen. #littleyellowhouserefresh#theresnoplacelikehomemke#twohigandtuinstra#renovation
We have been quiet around here as when I’m away at families houses I️ literally disconnect from my phone. We are slowly coming back to reality with only a couple days left to enjoy the decor before we say farewell to the season until next year. Check out my stories to see a couple snaps of what we are up to. #christmasvacation#dontwakemeup#imtired#toomuchfood
It’s 6:30am first day of Christmas break. I’ve been up since 5. The kitchen is already filled with the smell of mini Parmesan popovers baking in the oven. If you need me I’ll be here all day. In my happy place. Still in my pajamas sipping a cup of tea and cooking all day to celebrate the first day of Christmas break. Up next. Grandmas chess pies.
When @kimtshea called me the Saturday after thanksgiving and said she wanted to replace all her pillows I made in the spring with holiday plaids I was pumped. I was even more excited with how they turned out. A perfect little refresh for the season to make the house feel especially ready for the season. And it melted my heart that upon delivery her daughter loved them too :) one week till #Christmas friends hope you are celebrating the joy of the season and not letting the lists and the stress take over!! #plaids#pillows#etsyseller#etsysellersofinstagram#etsymaker#holidayplaids