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My name is Heather the content creator behind Our Barnes Yard and i'm so happy you're here!

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This year has been like none other, but I don’t have to tell you that.  So many aspects of our lives have changed due to the global pandemic.  Plans have changed, events cancelled, and a large number of people have learned how to do their jobs in different ways; myself included! As an essential worker […]

Work From Anywhere Essentials with Staples.ca

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Completing Our Basement With Pineridge Hollow Recently I had the pleasure of partnering with one of my favorite local businesses, Pineridge Hollow, to complete our basement living room project.  This project began almost two years ago as a complete basement renovation and ended with a living room furnished in a way I could only dream […]

Completing Our Basement with Pineridge Hollow

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  Maybe you’ve been to a cool hipster restaurant and have seen an amazing living wall installation, or maybe you just watched Zac Efron in Down to Earth and feel the need to add some greenery to your home.  Believe me, I’ve been there…in fact I am always on the hunt for ways to add […]

DIY Living Wall for Under $40!

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Being a Canadian home decor enthusiast, often means that you need to get a little creative when it comes to sourcing affordable and stylish planters.  I often get asked where my planters are from and so I wanted to take a minute and link some for you all!     1. Home Sense Home Sense […]

FAQ – Where do you shop for planters?

How to use baskets and bowls as plant pots