Blog Demo Design by Britt Douglas. Powered by Blogger.

Goodbye 2018 and Looking Ahead to New Projects

by - Monday, January 07, 2019

And so it begins. Back to routines, back to work. Did you enjoy wonderful holidays? I hope the last few weeks have been restful and restorative. I was able to spend lots of time with my family and just enjoy being at home and mostly stayed off of social media. It was wonderful.

I didn't get to write this post before the year's end but I thought it would be nice to reshare some of the things we did in 2018 - and fill you in on what we have planned for the year ahead! Truth be told, 2018 wasn't a great year but I am exceptionally excited for 2019!


We started the year working on #ProjectCraftsDept. It was an empty shell of a room, and we started with vintage-coastal inspiration and installed the flooring. And finally, we finished off this room:

Later on in the spring, I shared a room I rarely showed on the blog, our kitchen

Soon after, we started tackling another unsightly room, the master bedroom, as one of the featured designers of the One Room Challenge. We figured out the layout, added in furnishings and took the room from blue and awkward...


Summer was all about adding final touches to some of our favourite spaces. The prettiest fabrics
brought charm to our country cottage... 

and stylish and functional lighting finished off my feminine home office.

I gave our cottage bedroom a refresh

and we finally got rid of the eyesore in front of our house and rebuilt our fence!


Crisp fall days brought exercises in decorating

and the debut of my first product collection, the Rambling Renovators x Tonic Living collaboration!


We ended the year with a reveal of a new floral dining room, a new stair railing, and a bright white one-day paint transformation.

It was a wonderful second year in this house and we made great strides in making this home more our own. So what's planned for 2019?? We'll be tackling at least these three spaces:

The powder room

Chloe's bedroom

The basement

and likely more. If you follow me on Instagram, you'll know that we've finished one of these rooms already! I'll share it here on the blog soon. I hope you'll continue to join me over the next year as we take on more renovating and DIY adventures.

Wishing you a wonderful 2019!

You May Also Like


Thanks for visiting our little corner of the web! We ♥ comments and enjoy hearing from our readers.