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DIY Garden Trellis

DIY Garden Trellis

A garden trellis is a great way to save space in your garden by growing up instead of out.  They also look beautiful with vines growing over them, creating a living green archway.  As well, a trellis elevates your fruit off the ground which improves airflow and helps...

Pinafore Dress Sewing Tutorial

Pinafore Dress Sewing Tutorial

This pinafore dress is easy to make and so sweet on girls of all ages. Here is a written and video tutorial with all the instructions needed for making this dress without a pattern. I love the style of a linen pinafore dress, there is something so cute about the old...

Simple Method for Making Curtains

Simple Method for Making Curtains

Learn how to make a variety of curtains with this one simple sewing method. It can be hard to find beautiful curtains that perfectly fit your windows, style and budget, which is why making your own can be so great!   I know that sewing projects can be intimidating,...

Off Grid Cabin Plans and Design Tips

Off Grid Cabin Plans and Design Tips

When designing your home there are so many things to consider and designing an off grid cabin is no different.  My husband and I decided to design our own floor plans for our cabin because we wanted to make it unique to us and our lifestyle.  Although there are lots...

DIY Dry Erase Wall Calendar

DIY Dry Erase Wall Calendar

Learn how to make a DIY dry erase wall calendar out of an old farmhouse window. Dry erase wall calendars are a great tool to help keep your month organized in a way you can see. I have been wanting to have a nice big reusable calendar and they can be pretty expensive...

Handmade Star Christmas Ornaments

Handmade Star Christmas Ornaments

Learn how to make DIY star ornaments to add a farmhouse feel to your Christmas tree this year!  I love making these because they are quick, easy, and a great way to take something old and make something beautiful and new. Since these ornaments are made from old...

DIY Wood Slice Coasters

DIY Wood Slice Coasters

I love making home décor myself especially when it saves me money and is fun to do! Wood slice coasters are quick and easy to make, and are great to give as Christmas presents, housewarming gifts, or just to spruce up your own living room. I first got the idea to try...

$5 Harvest Table Build

$5 Harvest Table Build

Farmhouse and harvest style tables can be very pricy to buy, especially if you want it custom for your space. But with some time, effort and salvaging skills you can build a beautiful kitchen table for very little. I built this harvest table for my sister who has...

How to Make Maple Syrup

How to Make Maple Syrup

Winter can be long for those of us who love growing and picking our own food fresh from the garden.  It is exciting when the days start to get warmer and I know winter is almost through, which can be quite long here in Atlantic Canada.The first thing I look forward to...

Hey, I’m Maggie. I hope you will join me and my family in getting back to the land.  Here you will learn about making things yourself, cooking homegrown food, and beginning a homesteading journey.

 

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