Sunday, March 2, 2014

Farmhouse Renovation

Who says dreams can't come true!  I spent many hours praying that this house would become mine.  Not that I normally pray for materialist things, but I had formed a kinship with this particular farmhouse and promised it that I would bring it back to it's full glory.  And low and behold we were able to purchase it!!!    It is definitely a diamond in the rough but that's OK, because this way we can put our own stamp on it.  Below is a picture of it.  It sits on 1.27 acres.  I'm so in love with the old wood in this house and plan to preserve as much of it as possible.

So please join me on this journey of our farmhouse renovation!  I will try and be good with before and after pictures!

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

It's Fall Ya'll

I know it's been a while since I posted last, so sorry, but sometimes life has to take first place.

Don't know about you guys but I'm feeling super energized by the cooler weather!  Plus, it's
absolutely my favorite time of year!  Time to switch gears for Fall decorating.  It doesn't
take a lot of money or time.  Let me show me my simple decorations that I threw together
in a little over an hour!

Below is a picture of my focal wall in my kitchen.  The wall metal hanger I found at Good
Will for $1.00.

 I love hangers that mount flush to the wall.

Next, is a picture of our back door that leads into our kitchen from the garage.  All of my family and
friends come to our back door when visiting.  I think everyone's back door should really be called
the "welcome door", don't you? It deserves a little extra attention, because it is such an important
area of our lives.  It's where we greet the ones we love!

 I love this screen that I found at a flea market.  I think this display looks as if someone has
just gathered their harvest.

Do you see my little friend sitting on the top on my display?  Don't mind telling you I won't
be upset to say good-bye to him or her whatever the case may be!!  I started to edit it out,
but it really just documents the changing of the seasons from Summer to Fall.  Se' La' Vi'
my little friend!!


Now, just so I don't neglect the folks that don't know us so well, that actually knock
on our front door, I added a few Fall touches there, also.  Nothing over the top, just
a touch. I may add a wreath to the door, too.  If I do, I will add another picture later.

I love the green gourd.  It looks like a bird feeding on the corn!

And a small touch of Fall under my favorite Oak tree.  Don't forget our fine feathered friends!
Add a plate of bird seeds.  These guys bring so much joy to our lives through their music.
They deserve a little treat now and then!

So see, it doesn't take a huge amount of things to add a touch of Fall!  It's Time Has Come for 
everyone to get in the spirit of the cooler season.  Add a bit of Fall color to your life!