A Farmhouse Dining Table for an Awkward Room

I think it was two Januarys ago when I first started talking about finding a new farmhouse dining table. I shared examples of farm tables I'd seen, and then a year later I swapped my dining and living rooms and created a new sitting room, which you can see in my recent fall home tour. (This post contains affiliate links.) My new table had to meet a few requirements, which is why it took a while for me to finally choose it. First and foremost, it … [Read more...]

10 Charming Breakfast Nook Ideas

Who doesn't love a charming breakfast nook? It's a cozy and inviting place to start your day off on the right foot. Even if you get up on the wrong side of the bed, enjoying a creamy cup of coffee in a sunny nook is sure to brighten your day. Compliments of Houzz, I've got a collection of 10 charming breakfast nook ideas for you. A cottage cute breakfast nook to enjoy a vanilla latte with family or friends. Loads of charm with the globe light … [Read more...]

How I Stenciled Napkins for a Pretty, Custom Look

Lately I've been wanting to do something with dish towels, napkins, pot holders, etc. I'm not sure why ... I just thought it would be a quick and easy way to add some prettiness to the kitchen and dining room. So I broke down and took a trip to Hobby Lobby for some inspiration and now I have a tutorial on how I stenciled napkins. A wide variety of stencils are out there for the choosing, so there's really no limit on what you can do for your next … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Christmas Dining

A little green and white pair together this year to set the scene for a farmhouse holiday dinner. Mismatched white dinnerware is flanked by vintage silver plate.Book pages provide a makeshift table runner.The white glasses are identical to ones my grandmother had. When I found them at the flea market I had to take them home with me. Vintage ornaments provide color and whimsy.No fussy table setting for our farmhouse … [Read more...]

Fall Dining in a Farmhouse Kitchen

Although the dining room is typically the room we use for formal dining like Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner, I like to dress up the kitchen nook for special dinners with hubby. We have just enough room in this nook for a cozy table and chairs. The table has a leaf so we can actually seat 6 people in this space.Truth be told, we eat most of our meals in front of the T.V. I'd like to get back to sharing more meals at a table and bring back … [Read more...]

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