About Me

I have always dreamed of having a place to share all my crazy thoughts, ideas, and dreams. This blog alone is all three! Where the crazy started.. I became a home owner in the summer of 2015! I have always dreamed of owning an older home, because of the character and detail that went into thought […]

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DIY

Here you can find all of my projects from thrifted upcycling, rehabbed furniture, to crafting. I love everything about repurposing, recycling, and reusing, especially when it comes to home decor. When we first moved in, I was wanting the house to look like a Country Living Magazine cover. But I soon realized that it was […]

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Home Improvements

  Here you’ll find all of our homes updates. Our home was built in 1860 and the latest update being in the 90’s. Since moving in, we’ve been working on it cosmetically and structurally. The planning process is so fun to me! I love picking out the little details and imagining them coming together. In about […]

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Blog

I’ll be sharing anything that doesn’t fit in the DIY or Home Improvement description, right here! From random information to life experiences. Hover over the Blog tab to check out my latest post!  

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Latest Posts

Fall Vintage & Handmade Market

September 13, 2016 | No Comments

If you follow along with me on Instagram (@homegrownsurroundings) then you know what I’ll be doing October 8th!

I am so excited to be a vendor at my very…

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Ransom Gillis House/Brush Park

August 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

      This past weekend I made my way up to Detroit for a girls weekend with my cousin! It was only my…

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head/footboard turned into bench

August 11, 2016 | No Comments

I had been seeing these adorable benches all over Pinterest, that were made out of head and footboards. So when I came across an old set for 20 bucks…

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closet makeover

August 11, 2016 | No Comments

After moving into our home, I soon realized we didn’t really have a place to hang our jackets, hats, gloves, etc. So this meant I was…

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Simple wood “Homestead” sign

August 11, 2016 | No Comments

My husband’s parents took us to land that my father-in-law helped farm when he was a young boy. On the farm was a collapsed…

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