Friday, October 20, 2017

Our New Roof... (And my biggest tip for choosing your roof color!)

Awhile ago, I wrote about the charm of a farmhouse roof. Several of you shared your thoughts about metal vs. shingle (thank you!). We loved the look and durability of a metal roof, but we didn't love the price. So, we went with...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Farmhouse Forest Decor...

I don't mean to rush you. I hope you're savoring every bit of these cozy fall days. But, I know if you're like me, you like to get inspiration for the coming season before it's upon you... 

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Sundays at Home...

So happy you're here to either share your inspiration with us, or to soak up some fresh ideas from all those who participate! Let's get this party started...

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Beautiful Vintage-Inspired Farmhouse Style Signs...

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Some signs really set the tone for a space, and I'm excited to share some beautiful ones with you today!

I recently had this 6-foot sign made for our shop space (at M&M Antiques) by Paula over at Castle and Cottage.  If the sign above looks familiar, we have a smaller version in our home, with the year we moved to our farmhouse...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

First, More Grain Sack... Second, An Unlikely Coffee Table...

We are well into fall now, and I hope you're enjoying the season. Has it cooled off where you live? Someone flipped the switch here in the Pacific Northwest today. We went from bright, sun-shiny skies yesterday to rain today. 

I'm grateful that the bright autumn shades of leaves are putting on a stunning show to compensate for the grey. It seems like there's a life lesson there - I guess it's that our attitude is shaped by what we choose to focus on... 

And today we're going to notice those beautiful leaves. ;) 

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Sundays at Home

Hi Everyone! While I realize this is our Sundays at Home link party, my husband and I just shared a little time away from home for our anniversary. I thought you might enjoy seeing a picture of where we had coffee and breakfast. The London Plane in Seattle is a beautiful restaurant, bakery and flower shop, with lots of windows and light. Fall touches from nature, mixed in with woods and whites, creates a restful and inspiring environment to start the day. If you're ever in the Seattle area, put this one on your list!

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Our Farmhouse Fall Porch (and something I've daydreamed of for years...)

I thought it would be fun to use a variety of farm-style containers on our porch this fall. Galvanized buckets, wood bushel baskets, and a vintage Lucerne dairy crate hold mums, cabbages, and rosemary. (Why rosemary? I love both the scent and the organic look.) 

Pumpkins in sun-faded shades of green, orange and white seem at home on our well-used steps.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sundays at Home

Hi Friends ~ I hope you're enjoying the weekend! I had fun decorating our porch for fall and look forward to sharing more with you this coming week on the blog. But for now, let's kick off the party with some fabulousness from your hosts!

Friday, September 29, 2017

A Carriage Door in the Dining Room...

Every once in awhile, something very strange happens on my blog. I'm 99.9% sure that it is human error (aka: my fault). Well, today someone mentioned that this post, that I originally published a couple of days ago, was no longer available. Sure enough... it was gone. So, I went in, updated some links and hit publish. Then I noticed nothing was written! There were only pictures. 

Well, shoot. But maybe like me, your week has been really full and the last thing you want is more words. In that case, this is your lucky post. ;) I'll just summarize it like this - we moved an old chippy carriage door into our dining room (not barn, farmhouse or garage door, but carriage door). A carriage house is an outbuilding smaller than a barn, where they used to house the horse carriage and tack. So if you happen upon an old door that is bigger than a house door, but smaller than a barn door, you have probably found yourself a carriage door.

Hope you enjoy the weekend! Just scroll down for all the pics and links to purchase some of the items found in this post.


Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sundays at Home Link Party

Happy fall and welcome to Sundays at Home! There has already been so much beautiful fall decor, recipes and seasonal inspiration shared. We're looking forward to seeing what you've been working on this week. So happy to have you!
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