Monday, January 16, 2017

A Southern California Victorian Farmhouse Tour {My Soulful Home}

Sometimes when I'm writing a post, I get really excited because I know what I'm sharing is going to be GOOD, and I hope that you are going to love it as much as I do! 

Today is one of those days.

It has been my pleasure getting to know Kelly of My Soulful Home. She's one of those people that you realize (almost immediately) you're going to learn something from. Creative, and full of "can do" spirit, her joy of life and passion for design are contagious.

And now let's talk about this beautiful place she is blessed to call home...

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Sundays at Home {Link Party}

Sundays at Home Link Party

I am so happy to be joining two amazing ladies today to host a new to my blog link party! Kelly from My Soulful Home is here to host this week's party, so I'll turn it over to her now...

This is an exciting week for Sundays at Home...Julie of Little Farmstead is joining Susan and I as hosts. Welcome Julie! If you don't know Julie, or even if you do, pop over to her blog for a visit. Follow her on Pinterest, FB and IGShe's part of the Sundays at Home family so get comfy and get to know her. You will love what you see & read. Maybe you already had a peek at Julie's home this week as I featured her on my blog. If you missed that post, I'll link it below.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Four Easy January Home Decorating Ideas (Farmhouse Style)

I'm excited to share with you some simple ideas to freshen up your home this time of year. First, I'll show you an example from our farmhouse, and then I'll provide pictures and links for where you can find something similar, if you're interested. Some affiliate links have been provided for your convenience. Let's get started...

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

DIY Book Page Runner

Ah, January. A fresh, clean slate.

Maybe almost too clean... 

Does it feel like your house needs a little something?

A book page runner is a quick and easy DIY that brings texture and interest to any table.

Use it "just because" or for a special meal or party. 
(And if it subtly suggests that you are smart and well-read, I see no harm in that. ;)

Friday, January 6, 2017

DIY Farmhouse Valentine Spool...

Is your house feeling a little bare now that the Christmas decorations are down?

You've come to the right place!

Today I'll be showing you how to make this rustic heart art (say that ten times fast)...

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A New Sign for the New Year (and some personal thoughts...)

 Happy New Year!

It's hard to believe it's now 2017! This past year was one of the best yet for our family. We are so thankful. We are hopeful for this coming year and the new experiences we will encounter, both individually and as a family.

I have lots of home ideas swirling around for the coming year, and am excited to share them with you! 

But today, as we are just a few days into the new year, I wanted to share a a special sign that's new to our house, and why it means so much to me.

When I saw this sign by Cottonwood Shanty, I thought it would be perfect as we head into the new year. The quote by C.S. Lewis reminds us to look ahead with hope for the future. 

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Top 10 Posts of 2016 (Part 2)

We're counting down the top ten posts of 2016, as determined by number of page views. 
Just click on the title link to see the original post in its entirety.
(If you missed part one, you can see it here.)

#5: They Inherited a 1905 Farmhouse (All Its Contents and 125 Acres!)
Y'all. This is a must-read. The story of The Cope Farmhouse will set you dreaming, and cheering on this sweet family!

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Share Your Style {No. 98}

Hi everyone!
Welcome to Share Your Style #98.
 I'm Des from Peeking Thru The Sunflowers and I'm your host this week. 


When you link up with this party your post will appear on all five of these blogs.

Here are a few features from last week that caught my eye....

Barbara from 21 Rosemary Lane shared the Christmas table in her kitchen with cute reindeer plates.

Cristina from Finding Grace Interiors shared her dining room decorated for Christmas with a beautiful nativity featured  as the centerpiece.

Sheila from Maison de Cinq shared beautiful neutral Christmas inspiration photos.

If you were featured be sure to grab this button to display on your blog.

Sadly, this will be my last week hosting the party. I hope you will continue to stop by the blog of another host and join in the party for great inspiration.

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year!

Please remember to link back to this post on your blog.
Now let's party!

Monday, December 26, 2016

Top 10 Posts of 2016... (Part 1)

Thank you, my favorite readers, for making 2016 so much sweeter. 
It means so much to me that you would stop by, and share a few minutes of your day here.

And now, let's kick off the top ten posts of 2016...

#10: A Country Home Tour {TheFarmhouse31}
Resa shares her beautiful 117-year-old farmhouse with us.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Christmas at our Farmhouse and the Secret Room...

Welcome to our farmhouse at Christmas!
There's a little story about our house that I've never told you...

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