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Favorite Things Friday

Favorite Things Friday Circle Feature

Hi friends! I hope you all had a good week! We had lots of snow so that broke up our week, although I like need structure, it was so nice to give myself permission to check out for a few days & fully enjoy my family. We ALL need snow fun every once in a while, I don't think I laughed that hard in a long time, so good for my soul! So after playing hard in the snow, of course I had to make some Pinterest time in front of the roaring fire {it was so nice!}. I have a few projects, rooms/updates I am working on so I found a slew of inspiration this week. I thought I would share them in a Favorite Things Friday.... FAVORITE RUSTIC VANITY FAVORITE TEE PEE  FAVORITE COZY … [Read more...]

Rust + Honey- A Farmhouse Chic Shop

Rust & Honey  A Farmhouse Chic Shop Feature

Hi friends! I hope you are all staying warm today. Last night winter storm Juno came through & shut down EVERYTHING! Even NYC! But we are all ok,  we got a ton of snow {22"} & we are hunkered down here for the day with plenty of food & fire wood. My boys are super excited for the snow day, I have to confess I am too:). A month ago I came across this adorable NEW online shop-RUST & HONEY, they specialize in Rustic Farmhouse Chic accessories for the home. While browsing through I kept clicking & pinning every item. Their selection is fun & unique and prices are great. I love mixing farmhouse chic in with my DIY and slightly modern thrifted furnishings. This is a … [Read more...]

12 Amazing Blogger Home Tours

12 Amazing Blogger Home Tours Feature 2

Hi friends! I hope you all had a nice weekend! There is nothing more thrilling for me than to get a peek inside other people's homes, I know I am a big house geek but I just love seeing how they are decorated inside and how the spaces are designed. I am a House Hunters nut and that nosey girl who likes to look into windows while I drive, especially at night. A while back I created a series called Style House, where I found bloggers who's style & originally inspired me & asked them to share a bit of their home with us. Here are 12 AMAZING Blogger Home Tours from that series! Be ready to be wowed! AKA Designs  Better With Age Cuckoo 4 Design Ella Claire    The Lily Pad … [Read more...]

Rustic Chic Budget Friendly Master Makeover

Rustic Chic Budget Friendly Master Makeover City Farmhouse

  Hi friends! I am so excited to FINALLY be sharing with you my Rustic Chic Budget Friendly Master Bedroom Makeover! The space is being featured in this months-Feb BHG issue!! If you haven't seen it yet but sure to be on the look out, it should hit stores this week. Can I tell you, I was like a little kid all last week, running to the mailbox each time filled with such excitement & anticipation. Definitely the best day professionally for me to open up those pages & see my home. I will never forget the feeling, ever! Everyone always asks where do I begin with a room. Often the answer is different for each space. When we moved in 4 years ago{exactly} I picked all my paint & … [Read more...]

My Joss & Main Curator Event-Sophisticated Cozy Coastal

Joss & Main Curator Event Feature

 Hi friends! My Joss & Main Curator Event is LIVE!!! I am beyond thrilled by this opportunity, you have no idea! I have been working with the amazing & creative team at Joss & Main for the past few months to bring you hand selected items that reflect my cozy coastal style.  If you aren't familiar with Joss & Main it is a members only home décor site that brings you designer brands for less and gives you the biggest bang for your buck and you all know I like that. I personally inviting you to join and browse my first Joss & Main sale. Here are some of my favorites from the event...   I chose items that reflected my love for texture, neutral tones, warm woods, soft … [Read more...]

BHG Photo Shoot + Things I Learned

Better Homes & Gardens Bedroom Feature Feb 2015

Hi friends! Guess what?! My budget friendly master bedroom is being featured in the Feb issue of Better Homes & Gardens!!! The word excitement doesn't even begin to cover the range of emotions I am feeling right now. I have been dreaming of this for such a long time & to see something I created & to know it was all done on such a tight budget makes me really proud. If you saw my Instagram post from the other day then you know that this achievement couldn't have happened without someone believing in me early on. I don't want get all mushy on you but it is times like this I realize just how important it is to have people who support & believe in you. My mom did that for me, as … [Read more...]

Style House-Rooms For Rent

Rooms For Rent House Tour

Hi friends!  I hope your week if off to a great beginning! I have 2 exciting things to share today, 1. I have a new contributor!!! Her name is Bre , she writes over at Rooms For Rent and I couldn't be happier she is on board. She has an incredibly authentic style that I know you will ALL love and to top it off, she is the sweetest person ever! And #2, she is sharing her home tour with us today, which is amazing!  Hello City Farmhouse readers!! I am so excited to be here today. My name is Bre and I blog over at rooms FOR rent, where I share my farmhouse style, and love for interior design. Whenever someone asks me what my style is, I always laugh, because I feel like I can't just sum it up … [Read more...]

Thoughts For The New Year & Free Printable

Me & My Boys Feature

Hi sweet friends! Happy New Year {again}! I feel refueled & refreshed for all that awaits in 2015 . I took some much needed time off during the holidays {I so needed it} to reflect and just BE with my family. And it left me with many thoughts sprinting through my head and heart. {me & my boys at the beach over break} Each new year I set out to be the best version of myself & when I fall short of being everything to everyone I lay the guilt on myself pretty thick. Can anyone relate? I NEED to realize my best is enough. I tell my boys that all the time so why is it so hard to for me to take my own advice?  I decided this year to reflect and give myself some quiet … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Peek & BHG Feature

City Farmhouse Master Bedroom Reveal feature

Hi friends! Happy New Year!!! I have tons of exciting projects I will be sharing in 2015 and I will be popping in at the end of the week to share some personal thoughts on the New Year.  Today I wanted to give you a sneak peek of my budget friendly Rustic Chic Master Bedroom. It has never been seen on my blog  & for good reason-it is being featured in the Feb issue of BHG!!!! There are no words that quite explain how excited I am!!! For a creative girl who spent much of her childhood dreaming of things I could make, build and be, it is such an amazing feeling. Thank you all for taking this journey with me. Today my bedroom along with 5 DIY's I tackled to stay within budget are ALL over … [Read more...]

Top 10 Posts of 2014

Top 10of 2014

Hi friends! I hope you all had the most fabulous Christmas with your loved ones!!! I honestly never want the holiday magic to end, it is my favorite time of year!! Can you believe we are welcoming 2015 tonight?!!! It is crazy how time flies when your having fun. It has been an amazing year & that is because of you! Thank you, I really am so humbled you take time to visit with me. I thought I would do a re-cap of the last year, so here are the Top 10 Posts of 2014!!!! Rustic Chic Fall Tour  Rustic Chic Fall Porch Summer Nook  Vintage Coastal Summer Tour   DIY Abstract Art My Top 10 Benjamin Moore Grays Finding the Perfect Neutral Rug  Pottery Barn Inspired Jute … [Read more...]

Holiday Cards + Calligraphy Inspiration

Wishing You Joy-Christmas  Card 2014 Michele Kats Photography-feature

Oh my gosh, are you excited?!!! How did Christmas come so fast this year? It seems like it was yesterday I was at the beach watching my boys {husband included} play in the ocean. I have to say the winters on Long Island are tough but I feel so blessed to live here. We have the most beautiful coast line and the quaintest seaside towns with rich historic flavor. My friend MICHELE who is a Long Island Photographer took these photos for our holiday cards in my hometown a few months ago, I am so grateful whenever she photographs my family, she is beyond amazing! Clothing is from HERE. ****************************** I am over at BHG Style Spotters today sharing tons of Calligraphy Inspiration … [Read more...]

20 Projects + Recipes To Make Your Holidays Bright

20 projects + recipes to make your holidays bright feature

Hi friends! With 5 days left until Christmas I thought I would share some of my favorite ideas for decorating & entertaining. These are easy & fun and can be made right up until the day. Try some recipes or ornaments with some your favorite people this weekend and it will be sure to brighten up your holidays!!! {if you are pinning other than the collage be sure to pin from the source itself:)} Free Chalkboard Printables from Ella Claire Chocolate + Peppermint Poke Cake from Nest of Posies Miracle on 34th St. Printable from My Fabuless Life  Holiday Hoop Art  Gilded Woodland Animal Ornaments Color Blocked Pom-Poms from The Chronicles of Home Gingerbread Sticks by … [Read more...]

Style House Christmas-Town + Country Living

Farmhouse-Living-Room-at-Christmas feature

Christmas Eve is just one week away! Are you ready?  Hi everyone ... I'm Jennifer from Town and Country Living, here to share my holiday home with all of Jen's fabulous readers! It's an honor for me to be here and I'm thankful for the invitation! My home is a mix of vintage, cottage, and farmhouse style. For Christmas decorating in the kitchen I've paired pops of red with all the white . The kitchen is my favorite room in our circa 1875 house. It's always bright and cheery.   White ironstone fills the open shelves in my kitchen. I recently found the red print milk bottle at our local flea market.   The breakfast nook has a fabulous built-in cupboard with tons of … [Read more...]

Our Home In Cottages & Bungalows Christmas Issue

City Farmhouse in Cottages & Bungalows

 Hi friends! I hope you are all surviving the holiday madness and finding some quiet time to soak it all in & enjoy. Lately time is just moving way too fast and I actually have to remind myself to do the same. My wise father is always reminding me to enjoy these days because they go by in an instant. My oldest son Shane had his Christmas Concert last night & I held back the tears, knowing this was a very special moment that would only happen once while he was 9{&3/4}. The important take away- be present:). It seems that we came home from Florida in mid-November & I have been playing catch up every since. I apologize for not posting this sooner. Our home is featured in the … [Read more...]

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