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Free Christmas Printable + Vignette Hop

23 Gorgeous Christmas Printables with Display Ideas features

 Hi friends! Welcome to our Free Christmas Printable + Vignette Hop!!! You are going to LOVE this post!!! Along with my Pottery Barn Inspired Merry + Bright Print there are 22 more, from the most fabulously talented ladies! A big thanks goes out to my sweet friend Kristen for bringing us all together to share these beautiful holiday graphics. These colors may seem a little brighter than my typical neutral tones but I decided to switch it up this year. My boys wanted fun + cheerful so that is what they shall get:).I am loving my red + black buffalo check pillow from HERE, my felt pom-poms from HERE and my lovely baby Spruce from HERE. Tutorial for these DIY Winter Polaroid's … [Read more...]

DIY Gilded Woodland Animal Ornaments

DIY Gold Gilded Woodland Ornaments City Farmhouse feature

Hi friends! This Christmas I am decorating my boys playroom again +  I am planning {hoping} to make it magical. So, I have been dreaming up ideas for décor + ornaments that they would find fun and cool.  I thought I would share a really easy DIY that has become one of my all time favorites- Gilded Woodland Animal Ornaments. Here is the before, they are very cute, I just wanted to add a little glam to them. I bought them at Michael's Craft Store but you can find them at the toy store as well. And the after! It really is so simple, I used Kyrlon Metallic Gold {my favorite gold} spray paint. One coat on each side did it.   I also needed ribbon- I bought my felt ribbon HERE, which I … [Read more...]

DIY Birch Bark Car + Tree Terrarium

DIY Birch Bark Car + Tree Terrarium feature

When I was little we had a very large baby blue station wagon, crazy as it seems now but I would sit in the front seat in between my parents for our little adventures. I was the baby, my siblings were all much older than me so it was just us 3 every year driving our XXL wagon to the Christmas tree farm. My dad would of course let me have the final say + when that perfect tree was found we launched it to the top of our vehicle, tied it up and headed home happy as can be listening to my dad's favorite holiday tunes. My brother + 2 sisters would be waiting home to decorate and that was the best part. I remember Christmas and all the things that led up to it more than anything else from my … [Read more...]

Rustic Chic Family Room + New Rug

Rustic Chic Family Room Feature City Farmhouse

Hi friends! I am finally sharing some rustic chic updates in my family room as well as my new rug. A rug can make a room, at least that was what I have always heard.  I am a reformed neutralist when it comes to rugs, my love of sisals dates back to over a decade. I realized lately I wanted more- pattern that is. And yippie yay, I found the perfect wool trellis rug at Rugs USA!!! Oh my gosh, what a difference a rug can make! It is a little more modern but I love how it works seamlessly with all of my rustic furnishings.  The rug really is perfect, it has a large pattern that will not fight any other patterns I introduce in the room, the grey + cream still keep it neutral & it's is so … [Read more...]

Style House-Finding Silver Pennies

Finding Silver Pennies Style House

Hi City Farmhouse readers! I'm so excited to be here! I'm Danielle and my blog, Finding Silver Pennies, where I share our creative life on the coast. I paint most things, craft, cook and search for treasures along the shore and in antique shops. My home is very full of painted furniture, treasures from the sea and love for my family: My husband, our sons (John, age 8 and Conor, age 5) and our little girl, Poppy (age 4). We live south of Boston in a little fishing town called Scituate. Our home is a 1927, dutch colonial. I have a love for historic homes and fell head over heels in love with our home when we first stepped inside. We moved here in May 2013! Step inside … [Read more...]

Modern Rustic DIY Candle Holders + Thanksgiving Table

Modern Rustic DIY Candle Holder Feature

Happy Friday friends! Welcome to part 2 of my Rustic Chic Thanksgiving Table!  On Monday I shared part 1 + a really clever DIY made from birch slices, you can find it HERE. I am so excited to be sharing my table and project along with 12 other amazing ladies {love these girls!} thanksgiving tablecapes as well {links at the bottom of post}!  Along with my table I am sharing a really easy DIY, perfect for the holidays. I am so inspired by the idea of mixing contrasting styles like modern + rustic and had some left over wood from THIS project & thought huh....what could I make?! Candle Holders!!! what you will need.... 1- 3" x 3" pillars {I used poplar} table saw {if you don't have this … [Read more...]

Finding The Perfect Christmas Tree

Finding the perfect artifical Christmas Tree-Balsam Hill Feature

I know, I know, Christmas Trees? We just finished with Halloween but bare with me:). A few months ago I found out that Balsam Hill was going to be sponsoring this year's Holiday Housewalk hosted by Jennifer Rizzo, eek!!! Growing up I always had a REAL Christmas Tree, it wasn't until I was about 18 that I ever had an artificial one. There was always something about Christmas & a real tree. That was until I found Balsam Hill. Have you seen their trees?! Oh my gosh, they are the most realistic looking artificial trees I have ever laid my eyes on.  So from rom there began my search for the perfect Christmas Tree. Oh my gosh, it was so hard to choose! In the end I went with the … [Read more...]

The Inspiration Exchange Linky Party

City Farmhouse -Monthly Features 2

Just a quick bit of business before we dive in. 1. Be sure that you are following our Inspiration Exchange Pinterest Board, because we spend a lot of time each month pinning our favorite projects! 2. For our December Party (Tuesday, December 2), we will be having a little Pinterest party the following Sunday. Each of your hosts will be pinning your CHRISTMAS projects to the board from 3-7 pm PST. So make sure that you are following the board and are linking up all of your Christmas projects from this season - there's no limit!! We can't wait to see them! Now, let's take a look at what our hosts have been up to...   Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide and Giveaway | Gifts … [Read more...]

Living Room Inspiration + A BIG Giveaway

Seaside Living Room Scout & Nimble Feature

Hi there friends! Happy Tuesday! I would like to introduce you to Scout & Nimble. They are the newest-hippest online designer curated shopping source. I "met" Jesse a few years ago, immediately I loved her sense of style, so it was no surprise to me when I heard she & her husband were launching this online shopping source for home lovers like myself . It removes the guesswork in home design and gives everyone the chance to have a room designed by their favorite designer, blogger or stylist.  I love the concept! Take a peek at some of my favorite curated living rooms.... Seaside Chic Living Room Mid-Century Modern Living Room Eclectic nautical inspired living room Amazing … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Tablescape Hop

City Farmhouse-Rustic Tablescape-plaid, wool, faux fur, wood & gold feature

 Hi friends! Are you ready for some AMAZING Thanksgiving Table Inspiration?! I am so thrilled to be joining 24 fabulous bloggers in sharing our creative ideas for place settings & tablescapes, perfect for the holidays. The best part-we are also sharing a DIY project from our tables, double the inspiration in each visit! {all of the links are below} Welcome to my Rustic Chic Thanksgiving Table.....   For me the holidays are about being thankful, so I created a gratitude jar as a centerpiece for my Thanksgiving Table. You can read more about my story HERE. I love the idea of mixing natural elements + textures. I recently moved my bleached sisal from HERE into my dining … [Read more...]

Style House-Liz Marie Blog

Style House-Liz Marie Blog

Hi! I am Liz from & I am so excited to be here on Jennifer's beautiful blog today! A little about me, I am a military wife, blogger, & interior designer. We recently sold our home here in NC & we are renting a history home downtown NewBern, NC until we move home to Michigan in a few months when my husband gets out of the military. We love our historic rental so much, but we are also excited to move to our house in Michigan which we have completely gutted & we are slowly re-doing it from afar. We can't wait to get home and share the dramatic before & afters & also get down and dirty with lots of renovation & DIY's on the home. Until then, we are … [Read more...]

The Easiest DIY Reclaimed Wood Sofa Table

The easiest DIY Sofa Table EVER Feature-City Farmhouse

Hi friends! I feel like I will never be "done" with my house. I literally take things one day at time around here & that also means one project at a time. Most of the time that is a really good thing, because I LOVE to DIY but..... with 2 boys & all of the activities I wonder sometimes how good it would feel to just pay someone or buy it. Can anyone relate? At the end of the day making things feeds my soul & I think I would rather take it slow and "try" it myself:). Are you with me?! Good because I have the EASIEST DIY for you today!!! Lets build a Rustic Wood SOFA Table using reclaimed wood.... what you will need: 4-3" x 3" legs cut to 27.5" 1 length of flat … [Read more...]

Favorite Neutral Rugs + Finding The Perfect One

Favorite Neutral Rugs + Finding the perfect one {City Farmhouse}

 Happy Friday friends! Are you up for a little rug shopping today? I have a confession to make... when it comes to rugs I am slightly non-committal {well up until this point}. The thought of committing to a pattern or color would scare the heck out of me. The reason being that a. they are costly b. my style is constantly evolving Can any of you relate? But...I have been wanting a change for while now. So I decided to take the plunge & begin looking again for my dining room. Although I like my sisal, it is so hard to keep clean with 2 boys, a dog & a husband who likes to come in with wet feet from the bay:). I adore patterned rugs & decided that it might be a … [Read more...]

Lets Talk Antler Decor

Flea Market Chic Antler Decor BHG

Hi friends! Lets talk antler décor. Antlers seem to be the perfect home trend for fall & the quickly approaching holidays. You can find this beautiful natural rustic accessory organically in the woods or score some at your local antique & salvaged shops. There is always a little uncertainly as to how to blend them with your existing décor and style aesthetic, HERE are 12 AMAZING styling ideas to use them in your home....   I hope you all have an amazing weekend! Have a beautiful week, … [Read more...]

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