Looking for some Shelburne Farms art? Sam Macy Designs is launching its FIRST official collection on March 23rd, 2021 featuring one of Vermont’s most popular places. Collections are inspired by iconic locations, landscapes, and themes so Shelburne Farms was an obvious first choice for us as born-and-bred Vermonters. Here is a sneak peek at what […]

March 8, 2021

The Shelburne Farms Collection

Looking for some Shelburne Farms art? Sam Macy Designs is launching its FIRST official collection on March 23rd, 2021.

Guys, we’ve been sitting on some pretty cute footage of Blue and it seemed about time to put my editing hat back on (for real, it has been a hot minute since this girl opened up Premiere Pro… I felt like I was completely relearning everything) and play around with throwing it together. It is […]

February 17, 2021

We've been sitting on some pretty cute footage of our favorite boy, Blue. Follow along with his first days at home & his first trip to camp!

VLOG: Bringing Home Blue!

Thinking of a camper van honeymoon? Well… so are we! Technically, we’re not just “thinking” anymore since the van is booked and the flight confirmation is sittin’ in my email inbox! But figuring out where to visit and what company to use was #stressful. So, if you’re thinking of renting a campervan exploring out west […]

February 1, 2021

Camper Van Honeymoon: Our Out West Plan

Thinking of a camper van honeymoon? We get it... Figuring out where to visit and what company to use was #stressful! Here are our tips!

Follow along with our DIY bookcase project and learn how to turn an old closet, awkward corner, or empty space into a gorgeous place to store your fav reads. If you haven’t read Part One of this project yet, you can catch up HERE! A Little DIY Bookcase Backstory I was a hide-under-the-covers-with-my-booklight-so-my-mom-couldn’t-catch-me-up-late kinda girl […]

January 8, 2021

DIY Bookcase: Birthday Built-in Part 2

Here it is! Finally! Learn how to make a pallet wood decoration – step by step. In other words, you get to learn alongside me while Sam teaches us to build something. I’ve promised this video at least I don’t know… 30 times… in our past Behind the Scenes post and video, on Instagram, and […]

October 20, 2020

DIY: Make a Pallet Wood Decoration

DIY: Make a Pallet Wood Decoration

The Sunday before our wedding, we dusted off the old (and Sam’s brand new!) pew pews and went skeet shooting with his parents, family friends, and our friend, Chuck! Is there a better way to let off some steam and stress the weekend before your wedding? The only rules we had while skeet shooting were […]

October 9, 2020

Life Outside the Shop Skeet Shooting

Sunday Skeet Shooting: Here Comes Bird Season

We’re actually calling this wrap-up 4.5 because we had to do two takes. One on Friday which was the HOTTEST of messes and then a redo on Monday morning. Thank goodness we both took the week off from work before the wedding and had the time and space to get after it this morning. On […]

September 28, 2020

Weekly Wrap-Up #4 – What a DISASTER

Life Outside the Shop Weekly Wrap-Up #4

Sure, DIY and step-by-step how-to videos are fun (and we have that coming your way soon too), but it is the behind the scenes stuff that really takes the cake if you ask me. Thats why we’re taking you behind the scenes of our pallet wood decor project day! Sundays are sacred days around here […]

September 25, 2020

Pallet Wood Decor VLOG

VLOG: Pallet Wood Decor Behind the Scenes

GUYS I DID IT!! I officially opened up Premiere Pro and gave video editing a shot. Sam has a million things on his plate, and I decided it was finally time for me to step up, put on my big girl pants, (start to) learn how to use Premiere Pro, and get after some video […]

September 12, 2020

VLOG: Ali Edits her First Premiere Pro Video and Almost Burns the House Down

Learning to edit with Premiere Pro

Ever try paddling without a fin? We gave it a shot last weekend and here is what happened… After we created our DIY pallet puppy decal a few weekends ago, we got a lot of requests from friends and family members for cut-outs of their pups. So, we spent the following sunny Saturday cutting pallets […]

August 28, 2020

VLOG: Fin-Free Paddling? I Fell In…