Farmhouse Friday: Farmhouse style at Home Depot


We went on a little shopping trip to Home Depot and I found so many farmhouse goodies that I loved.

I thought for today’s farmhouse Friday I would share those things with you.

Home Depot $419 (custom order available)

Stonebriar Lantern $27.95

Stonebriar Collection, $53.55

Wall mounted nesting shelves (similar)
I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s farmhouse Friday. Have a wonderful weekend.

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Farmhouse Fridays: Typographic signs

 I don’t know about you but I love farmhouse signs…especially true vintage or antique signs. Like most people I lack the money to buy real antique signs so I have to make do with store bought reproductions or DIY them. 

Here are a few of my current favorites from various retailers:

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Hobby Lobby 

Magnolia Market

Smallwoods Home
I hope you’ve enjoyed the round up! Have a great Friday.

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Upcycling old decor: the pedastal bowl


I have had this pedestal bowl for years.


While I love the shape of it, I just couldn’t seem to make it work with my current decorating themes.

I whipped out my trusty Waverly chalk paint and added a coat of farmhouse white.


Just like most projects, this one certainly has an ugly stage. 


But after the second coat, it looked a lot better.


I got out the sandpaper and roughed it up a little.


Then, I added some spring fillers in the form of moss balls and I put it on the sideboard in our office.


Just because something seems like it won’t work doesn’t mean you can’t make it work. 

Sometimes all it takes is a little paint.

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Rustic Christmas Décor 

I guess you have figured out now that I love rustic Décor.  You won’t be surprised that I love rustic  Christmas Décor.

Here are some of my favorite rustic Christmas decorations.

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I did something similar last year with a crate, pine cones and lights.  I really like the mason jars though.

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I love this.  It’d be a nice alternative to a wreath.

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I could see these being used on a tree or as package decorations.  Aren’t these cute?

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Pine cone crafts always seem to turn out so well.

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Painted signs are my jam! These are fabulous.

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This would be so easy and so cheap to make!!

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I hope you have enjoyed my rustic Christmas round up.  Have a wonderful day and join us tomorrow for a Christmas planning binder.

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Farmhouse Finds at Ikea 

Farmhouse style is everywhere.  Which is good because it happens to be my favorite 🙂

Farmhouse style,  made popular by Joanna Gaines and company, combines raw wood, textures and chippy paint or stain.

This weekend I was absent-mindedly flipping through the Ikea catalogue when I found a lot of Farmhouse appropriate Décor.

1. Ikea Hurdall Linen Cabinet

2.Buffalo Checked Pillow 

3.Liatorp coffee table

4.  Arv dinnerware 

5.“flour sack” tea towel

6. Plaid blanket throw 

7.Socker pitcher

Everything about this list makes me want to go to Ikea and stock up.  All these things say fall to me. My closest Ikea is more than two hours away but boy, does that make me want to go there.
What are your current Farmhouse favorites?  Please feel free to add or comment down below.

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Small changes for spring

First of all, I apologize for not posting yesterday. It’s been an extremely busy weekend, and this is also a REALLLYYY busy time of year at school, so things might be a bit quiet the next two weeks. I am posting today instead.

I love our bedding in our room.  We use a duvet with a mustard yellow medallion-patterned cover on it and a white pick-stitched quilt. We love it, but this time of year, it tends to get a bit too heavy.

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I usually change things up by adding a white duvet cover and a lighter weight duvet. I still use the pick stitched quilt. This year,m I wanted to do something different.

I love quilts. I found this one at my mom’s house. She got it from my uncle. It’s old and worn, and soft, just like a quilt should be.Plus, it adds a little color and farmhouse to my room and I love that.

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Sometimes, all it takes is a small update to refresh your space.

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On the look out for farmhouse style: Home Depot

I could blow some serious cash in Home Depot.

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From this beautiful hibiscus

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To these wonderful galvanized trays. There are so many neat things I could do with these. I could show you everything I wanted in Home Depot this weekend, but neither of us has that much time. Instead, I’m just going to focus on galvanized metal. This is trendy right now, but I’ve always liked it. If you’re into farmhouse like I am, you likely have been, too.

I also found lots of other cool galvanized things I’d love to incorporate into my modern farmhouse.  I apologize for the poor quality pics that were taken with a “nearly-dead” cell phone.

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This galvanized serving tray is great. I’d love to have it for cookouts this summer, or I could use it to store my scissors, pens and paintbrushes in my craft room.

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And $10 for these cute little pails? I want to put these on my porch with some red geraniums in them.

I think I’m gonna take some birthday money to the Home Depot and go shopping. What do you think?

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Thrifting Thursdays!

My uncle. who is easily one of my favorite people, came over last Monday. We weren’t doing anything, and all his plans had fallen through, so he and the three of us (meaning me and the girls) spent the day together.We had a blast- he and my oldest played outside and flew a kite together, and then he got in some cuddle time with my baby girl. At some point, we decided to check out the local antique mall. I found plenty of things I wanted to buy, but rather than get in trouble, I bought only these two things.

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The first of these treasures is a cute handmade apron. I got it for only $5!

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This wooden tray is awesome! It was only $8 and I can just imagine all the possibilities.

Imagine it at Christmas stuffed with greenery and ornaments:

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Or with greenery and nests for spring:

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Or even as part of a simple vignette:

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There are so many neat ways to decorate using dough bowls and I can’t wait to show you what  I do with this one. Happy Thursday!

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Shopping finds

This weekend, my oldest daughter and I went on a bit of a shopping spree. I had heard that Dollar Tree and Dollar General had some neat baskets and art work, but when I went to see for myself, I didn’t find them. I did find these cute “mercury glass” votive candle holders.

I used one in my living room on an end table.

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The other went to our guest bath. I paired it with another find from this weekend, a boxwood ball from Hobby Lobby.

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We had lots of success at Hobby Lobby. I found this beautiful sign that I plan to hang on the porch.

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And this beautiful sign with one of my favorite verses on it. It was only $5!

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I also found this burlap table runner, too.

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I also found these cool chalkboards that look like antique pie pans.

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There are a few more things I purchased, but I’ll show those off soon. Have a great Monday!!

 

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Farmhouse style at Ikea!

Yesterday, my parents, daughter and I decided since I go back to work on Friday (a.k.a today), we should have one last fun day. We decided to make the 2 1/2 hour trip to the Charlotte area for a little Ikea shopping and some outlet shopping at Concord Mills. My beautiful girl needed a few winter clothes and my sweet baby girl did, too.

As you well know, I love old farmhouses, but lacking the funds to buy one and renovate it, we chose to buy a new home and decorate it like a farmhouse. Ikea had some great finds that can definitely fit into the “farmhouse style” category.

First of all, how bad did I want to put this entire kitchen in my cart and bring it home?
Glass front lighted cabinets, subway tile backsplash, white cabinets….


Here’s the catalog picture. The only thing I’d do differently is an apron sink and hardwood floor.

A large white kitchen with a lot of drawers, wall cabinets and a kitchen island.

What else did I find to crush on? Well, there was this chair:
That’s the Jennylund Ektorp chair for $249.00 in sagmyra gray checked. Here’s a better shot:
EKTORP JENNYLUND Chair IKEA A range of coordinated covers makes it easy for you to give your furniture a new look.
Then, I found these guys:
SOCKER Watering can IKEA Galvanized for rust resistance.
Socker watering can, $5.99
SOCKER Plant pot IKEA Galvanized for rust resistance.
Socker plant pot, $1.99
SOCKERÄRT Vase IKEA Can also be used as a pitcher. Approved for use with food.
Sockerart vase, $14.99 (comes in a smaller size as well)
I’m not looking for any end tables right now, but if I were, here’s what I’d get: 
HEMNES Coffee table IKEA Solid wood has a natural feel.
This is the Hemnes coffee table, for $139. I’d stain it dark. 
And I loved these butterfly prints:
PJÄTTERYD Picture IKEA Motif created by Maria Mendez.
I hope you all enjoyed my picks. There was a lot of nice glassware and some linens I’d buy as well. What are your current Ikea favorites?

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