The Inspired Hive

Inspiration for a creative home


Our Second Home

A 100 year old farmhouse gets a modern farmhouse update. Get the tour here.

Hi there! We moved into this old circa 1920 farmhouse in the summer of 2017, and it is still a work in progress! We are fortunate that a family who owned the house in the 1980-90s put a lot of love into it and updated a lot of the necessities, but a lot of time has passed since then, and there is more work to be done. In addition to catching up on maintenance tasks and putting our own decorative touch on this house, there are also a few parts of this historic house that we would like to restore. I would love to take you on a tour as we update each room during this house journey.

All sources are linked below, but if you are curious about something and don't see a link, message me on Instagram or send me an email and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Some things are handmade or vintage, so I have linked to something similar if possible.

Front porch

Read the full post: Front porch makeover


Read the full post: Kitchen before and after
Lower cabinet color: Sherwin-Williams Privilege Green
Upper cabinet color: Sherwin-Williams Incredible White
Wall color: Sherwin-Williams Incredible White

Dining Room

Read the full post: Modern traditional dining room

Modern traditional dining room

Living Room

See the full post:

Vintage farmhouse living room with antique secretary desk and brass accents


See the full post:  Modern farmhouse schoolhouse playroom makeover

Powder Room

See the full post: Mint modern farmhouse bathroom

Master Bathroom

See the full post here: Cottage charm master bathroom.


See the full post: Mini office update and word of the year

Green and white farmhouse office

Still to come...

  • Mudroom
  • Guest Room
  • Cade's Room
  • Jackson's Room
  • Boy's Bathroom
  • Master Bedroom
  • Office
  • Guest Cottage


  1. Hi, Your home is so lovely. I adore all the creative touches. Your love for your home and your family shines through. Thank you so much for sharing with us.

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words, Daphne! :)