Thursday, December 18, 2014

A “Farmhouse” Christmas On the Front Porch

Hey guys.  Hope you are all doing great.

 

I wanted to share a few more Christmas photos from our home.  This time, they will be outdoor photos.

 

I kept the outside of our home “farmhouse simple” just like the inside.

 

Greens cut from our yard fill a milk can, concrete planters, and a great vintage watering bucket. 

 

A blanket is thrown over a wicker sofa for a little coziness and a little color.

 

  A scarf mixed with greenery makes the perfect farmhouse welcome for the front door. 

 

Red and white ticking pillows sit in the two wooden rockers.  A piece of Christmas sheet music is tucked into a decorative mailbox by the front door.

 

And of course, we can’t forget my husband’s childhood sled. 

 

All of these simple touches create the perfect “non fussy” farmhouse feel that I was going for this year.

 

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My husband’s childhood sled gives such a nostalgic welcome.

 

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I’m not sure my front porch could have been any more simple this year. 

 

Simple to set up and simple to take down.  Just what I like.

 

It’s almost Christmas.  Can you believe it? 

 

Let’s celebrate the birth of our Savior together!

 

Merry CHRISTmas!

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

A Little Christmas In the Kitchen

I have posted so many photos lately. 

 

Today will be different.

 

My kitchen is decorated so simply for Christmas that I really didn’t have many pictures I could take.

 

See what I mean…

 

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That’s it. 

 

I think my main Christmas kitchen decor this year is coming in the form of hot cocoa, boiled custard, chocolate chip cookies,

nuts and bolts, and hearty soups. 

 

Blessings my friends. 

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Monday, December 8, 2014

A Little Farmhouse and a Little Sparkle In the Living Room

Welcome back to our Christmas home!  So happy you chose to stop back by for a visit.

 

I love a farmhouse look, but you all know that already.

 

  I also love a little sparkle and shine at Christmastime.

 

I’m also pretty bland in my color choices.  Or, as my kids would say, “what color? there is no color”.

 

But, I love it.  Actually, we all love it.  It works.

 

Take a look around my living room and see what we are enjoying this season.

 

You’ll also get to see my elephant in the living room that I do my best to work with.  (you know that men love their big tvs and entertainment centers)

 

(Lots and lots of photos coming up)

 

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And, this is our farmhousey, sparkly, neutral Christmas living.

 

I sure hope you enjoyed spending some time here today. 

 

Come back.

 

God bless you, my friends.

 

Merry Christmas!

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Farmhouse Christmas In the Dining Room

What a wonderful time of year it is! 

 

Time to celebrate the birth of Christ.

 

Time to spend with family that you don’t get to see near enough.

 

Time to be busy yet relaxed all at the same time.

 

I do love Christmas time.

 

I have so enjoyed decorating this year with some really cool vintage Christmas pieces.

 

Spend a little time in my dining room with me today and see what I am talking about.

 

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The metal Christmas tree is one of my new favorite finds. 

 

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My go to place this year for my decorations has been primarily my yard. 

 

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Annie Bell is hiding underneath a vintage fur hat.  She’s a sneaky little elf with good taste.

 

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Another great find was this sleigh and four reindeer.

 

It will have to move eventually so we can set our Christmas table, but for now, I wanted it to take center stage on my great old farm table.

 

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Clusters of cotton have been added to our Christmas home this year as it sweetly reminds me of fluffy white snow. 

 

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The next room I want you to see is my living room, but that will be at a later since I have already bombarded you with pictures.

 

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Thanks so much for stopping by for a visit.  I hope to start being around a little more often.

 

Christmas blessings to each of you.

 

See you soon…

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