Friday, November 9, 2012

On Family and a Feature

Hey guys! Just wanted to stop in and say thanks for all your well wishes and prayers as we welcomed our third boy into the world last Thursday. Mitchell Finn Hertzler was born on Nov 1st, weighing 9 lbs 6 oz and was 21" long. Little Finn is such a HUGE blessing.

His brothers are in love with him and ask to hold him all the time.

Proud Daddy with his three boys:)

I also wanted to say thank you to Diana from Our Vintage Home Love for featuring our ottoman makeover yesterday.

Diana just started a new series called Reader Redo, which features a thrifted piece of furniture and its transformation into something new. I sent in our ottoman for her to consider and she so graciously featured it yesterday. You can check it out here. Thanks, Diana, for the feature! While you're over there checking out that blog post, snoop around. Diana and her husband just opened up a shop selling vintage and antique pieces. She transformed this old windmill into the sweetest little Christmas tree for their shop.


Diana also has a ton of DIY projects that she's completed, including this rustic kitchen table island. I love this little guy:)

And lastly, I want to welcome any new followers from Our Vintage Home Love. Let me just give you a quick summary of where we're at over here at Maple Leaves & Sycamore Trees. We're in the middle (well, actually very close to the end) of a major renovation. We converted our two car garage into a master bedroom/bath, mudroom/laundry, and dining area. You can get up to speed by checking out this post. A lot more work has been done since that post, but it gives you an idea of the size of this project. I'd love for you to follow along as we transform this little two bedroom rancher into something we're really proud to call home. You can also follow along on Facebook as I post pictures of our latest DIY projects. Thanks for your support!



  1. Congrats Kat!! What a blessing!! And, three boys! Nothing that you can't handle, though! Enjoy this time with Finn and your family!

  2. Congratulations! He is adorable ... and your other boys look so sweet with him! Hope you're feeling well :)

  3. A huge congratulations to the adorable addition to your family :) Thanks for your sweet comment.....I can't believe you have time to read blogs :)

  4. I just found you yesterday via Vintage Home Love, and killed a good hour looking through your Goodwill and thrifting finds- I'm a huge thrifter!

    And congratulations on your new little one!

    1. Yay for thrifters!! I haven't been out in a while so I'm going through withdrawal;)

  5. Congratulations! He is so, so adorable!

  6. Such cuteness! All three of your boys!

  7. How sweet! Congrats on you little bundle of joy AND your feature!

  8. Congrats on the cute little guy. Looks like you're going to have a rowdy bunch.


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