Vintage Farm House style decorating and repurposing on a dime, thrifty and delicious recipes , lots of crafting ,gardening and much more thrifty do's. Follow along without having to purchase expensive items to decorate your homes......why? Cause we are going to make it ourselves! So join me for some crafty fun.
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Welcome, come right through the Barn Door!
Hi everyone! I have been working diligently on my Pallet/ Barn door project. This is my second day and I'm finally finished. Lots of different hues of paint, some trusty duck tape and a wrought iron handle and some sand paper. I decked the door out for the Fall season. Today I kept looking at it and felt it was missing something. Do you ever get that feeling about projects that your doing? Then it came to me , a shelf! So I added a shelf now it somehow feels complete. Oh and I also beat it with a hammer just to age it a bit. I sure did get the kids attention. Lets take a peek....
This is a heavy Pine pallet, not the usual ones I get . I told my daughter to grab some more. It took well to the paints. There's Princess waiting to get into the barn "wink"" wink".
I can use the shelf for each holiday to decorate. Can't wait to fill it up with fresh pine and pine cones.
The hinge I painted on.
It's about 3 ft. wide and 4ft tall. A perfect door for my 4ft 11 inch self.
I bought this huge cow at a craft sale they have about an hour from my home. They have it every year.
It fits perfectly on the dining room wall.
Pallets are great just use your imagination! Only yesterday this barn door was an old pine pallet. Thanks for stopping by Sweet Tea N' Salty Air just take the barn door out wink wink!
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Welcome brrrrrrr! its cold here in S. W. Florida and everywhere for that matter hope you are as warm as can be. This winter I wanted to go with a winters farm theme. I crafted a sign my imaginary WinterCrest Farm and all the farm items to go with it . I painted things I had been saving when I conjured up this idea months ago.
So my kids thought I was crazy saving the Mrs. Butterworths plastic bottles but I gave them a coat of black chalk paint and added the price seemed fitting because the farm sign says pure maple syrup.
White lights and a few baron branches to give the winter glow
This little ceramic piggy bank also got a lick of paint
I added my vintage wooden breadbox filled with raffia and some blue and white dishware
A simple rag garland
So this mantle display did not cost me any money just stuff I was saving and some paint and an old piece of wood !
Well I have been absent from the blogger world for some time , reason being I'm just too darn busy reading all the other wonderful blogs and their inspiration keeps me crafting and building and getting into all kinds of creative trouble....But I have created a very vintage looking backsplash for nearly nothing. I scanned through my mind repeatedly for a unique backsplash that would not break the bank yet it had to be smashing looking. Low and behold after a thorough first take my idea was "born".
All you need for this project is Aluminum foil, a stencil of your choice, white glue, paint for highlighting, water based sealant if you choose to.A Flat surface for working, a soft cloth and plenty of patience.
hhSo, what do you think? you like the look? Now lets get started. The process is as follows: Place your stencil on a flat surface place your piece of tin foil on top of the stencil, take your very soft cloth and gently rub the foil and you will get the imprint of the sten…
Hi there welcome! Hope everyone is enjoying the day. Lets talk Shiplap for a bit, I was thinking that Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper was maybe just a tiny bit over doing it with her shiplap but let me tell you she has introduced a wonderful way to explode your home with vintage style and beauty her excitement is fully understood now.....thank you Joanna for introducing me anyway to such a smashing wall finish.
So this is something I wanted to try for a bit , I have a huge wall in the kitchen that I cant really remedy meaning everything I do there I really am not happy with until now that is........people all you need is a paintbrush measuring tool lots of masking tape, dark paint and light paint and you can achieve the "shiplap look". Lets take a look
ok so this is just a flat black painted wall and you do need a dark base color or if you prefer use a light base color and dark on top but the most important trick to all this is CONTRAST For this Faux shiplap application …