Emily; Industrious One

Ben Franklin once said, “Industry, perseverance & frugality make fortune yield.” Hmm.  If you know me at all, then you know that I tend to work, work, and work some more… My mother said the other day that she chose my name wisely; Emily means “Industrious One”. She really named me after Emily from the…

Mr. Dick this is to you!

  Mr. Dick (Richard Atkins): [mis-ter][dik] Kind, Generous, Thoughtful, Helpful, Honest, Hospitable, Considerate, Unselfish, Charitable, Fair, Loving, Giving, Uncle, Brother, Father, Grandfather, Friend… Just plain GOOD!!! Last week a very dear friend, grandfather figure, neighbor, Mr. Dick, passed away after fighting a two year battle with prostate cancer. Mr. Dick was our neighbor for the…

Bathroom Demo Day

The first thing that I couldn’t wait to do was to demo the bathroom and the first thing to go were the fiberglass walls! I’m sure they were very in Vogue during their day, but alas this is 2017!! Upon initial inspection it seemed that the tub and sink were both in great shape, so…

Rowan House Ranch

So we closed on our new “Fixer Upper” this week! We’ve got lots of great video and pics for you to see of the “Before we begin the renovation”.  This sweet ranch style home was built in 1958 and has some real potential. Boasting triple wood walls for insulation (shiplap behind all the drywall, SCORE!!!),…

Rowan House Renovation

EXCITING NEWS!!! Rowan House is about to take you, our customers and followers, on an exciting adventure! A Rowan House Renovation!! We’re going to take you step by step through a complete home renovation! Eeeeekkkkkk!!!! How exciting! This will be a digital journal of our adventure through room by room of a complete home renovation.…

April Workshop Schedule

          Workshop Schedule Friday, April 7th  @ 10am – 12 noon – * Paint Techniques $65 Saturday, April 22nd  @ 10am – 12 noon *** “Cabinet Painting 101” – $75 Thursday, April 27th @ 6pm – 8pm** “Flower Power” – $65 * “Paint Techniques” – This workshop is a beginner workshop…

Table Time

Growing up having meals together was very commonplace, but today with everything going on, it’s very difficult for all family members to actually be present and accounted for at mealtime. I have so many memories of being with my family at the table trying new dishes, eating my Granny’s fruit jello, talking about everything, anything,…

Farmhouse Chic

We recently had the privilege to help one of our customers decorate her new medical clinic. One of the pieces in the clinic was this farmhouse table. Staying true to our local craftsmen, we had our “overall man” (this is what the girls at the shop call him, lol), custom design and make this table…