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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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*contains affiliate links A few years ago, I decided to revamp the closets in our home (hello 2000’s builder grade) and settled on the IKEA Brimnes shelf as the base. The IKEA Brimnes shelf is fully customizable whether you need drawers or shelves, which made it the perfect fit for our closet renovation. I was […]

Budget Friendly IKEA Built-In Closet Hack

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*this post contains affiliate links – all opinions are my own If you have small children or pets, but also love house plants, you may be looking for a way to keep your plants out of harms reach.  Look no further, because I’m here to help! With a few simple solutions, you can have both; […]

7 hanging solutions for keeping your house plants out of reach!

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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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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