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Fall Decorating in My Farmhouse Kitchen

The past few weeks I’ve been organizing my rooms and getting rid of some items. My neighbor took most of my small furniture pieces and gave them to family members. I’m glad they went to good use and I feel a bit freer and less stressed now that the house is getting in order. My fall decorating is done and now I can breathe easy before the crazy holiday season rolls around. Today I’m joining a group of bloggers and sharing a tour of my farmhouse kitchen. Thanks to Kristi at Chatfield Court for organizing this week’s event! And welcome to those of you arriving from Julie’s place at Redhead Can Decorate! (This post contains affiliate links.)

If you’ve seen my previous fall home tours this season, you know that farm animals are a central theme in my humble farmhouse. The kitchen is no different!

Fall decorating in a farmhouse kitchen


I found the Farm Fresh Daily sign at Antique Farmhouse. The size is perfect for the space above the kitchen sideboard’s shelf.

Farmhouse Kitchen with Fall Decor


The adorable farmhouse mugs are from a local eatery in my favorite shopping district in Geneva, Illinois.

Farmhouse Mugs in a Country Kitchen


Every time I visited the deli to order a sandwich or salad, my eye was always drawn to the over-sized mugs. I finally broke down and bought them. They’ll be perfect for serving homemade soup, chili, and hot chocolate!

Farmhouse mugs


A white ironstone pitcher gets a bouquet of faux fall foliage to add just a touch of color, along with dried gourds. Simple fall decorating is often the prettiest.

Fall foliage and dried gourds add autumn appeal to a farmhouse kitchen


Fall foliage and dried gourds add autumn appeal to a farmhouse kitchen


Autumn and Fall Vignettes


My kitchen sideboard is from IKEA, unfortunately they no longer offer it. I actually purchased it from a friend several years ago.

Kitchen Sideboard in a Farmhouse Kitchen


Similar fall decorating pieces fill the other side of my farmhouse kitchen. My favorite farm animal dish towel hangs over the sink (one day I’ll have a farmhouse sink!). I moved our ceiling tin and rested it here on the shelf above the stove to add a bit of texture.

Fall decorating in my farmhouse kitchen


The ceiling tin used to hang above the sectional in my family room. You can see the new piece of art in that room if you visit the second part of my fall home tour.

Farmhouse kitchen shelving - how to style


My DIY knife holder is still holding up and no, the knives don’t cut the books or tear them up (so no books were hurt in the making of this project).

DIY Knife Block made from vintage books


I found this little piggy salt and pepper caddy at Kirkland’s. I’ve yet to fill it with salt and pepper. Sigh.

Little Piggy Salt and Pepper Shaker


I’m starting to build a respectable collection of hand-carved wooden spoons. The majority of them are from Polder’s Old World Market. They’re a little pricey, but so worth it!

Farmhouse Kitchen Vignette


Favorite cook books are cradled in an old wood crate – always within easy reach!

Farmhouse Kitchen Vignette


New Mason Cash bowls hold another dried gourd. Note the woodland theme in the scene on the outside of the bowl.

Mason Cash Mixing Bowls


I pulled out my French lamb sign to go with my little sheep planter.

Kitchen Shelf Vignette


I thought they were the perfect pairing for my fall decorating theme in the kitchen.

Sheep Decor for a Farmhouse Kitchen


A few more fall floral sprigs fill another vintage ironstone pitcher, while a tiger squash rests haphazardly along side.

Fall Vignette in a Farmhouse Kitchen


I’m really into dried gourds this year. You can see how I used them in the dining room in my first fall home tour this year.

Fall Vignette


I had planned to use this wooden bowl of apples to make a pie or something, but the bowl is about half empty now. They’re perfect for fall snacking!

Wooden Bowl of Apples

Next up on today’s tour is Pam from House of Hawthornes. I love her vintage style! The rest of the bloggers are listed below.


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Wednesday, October 4Worthing Court / Hymns and Verses / The Everyday Home / Lovely Etc.


Thursday, October 5Redhead Can Decorate / Town and Country Living / House of Hawthornes / Not Just a Housewife

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  1. I always love seeing your kitchen! The milk sign is awesome and I’m the loving the new oversized cups.
    And why did I not know about Mason Cash bowls!!! Where have I been! I feel the need to re-decorate my kitchen now 🙂

  2. I love it…. the sheep planter is amazing!!! the whole kitchen is so “Fall” comfy cozy!!!! thank you for sharing !!!

  3. Well….first time visitor here. I really do like your kitchen decor…just ordered that sheep planter and the dish towel too…now if only could find that awesome french sheep sign! I love sheep as well as rabbit decor. Those cups are nice. I have too many, but could make room 🙂 Are you in Illinois? My home state. Coloradans now. Thanks! will definitely be back.

  4. I am in love with your green floor tile!! It is so unique. I love your farm animals and pretty shelves. That book knife block is so creative too. Loved doing this with you!

  5. So perfectly farmhouse. Love everything about it from the milk sign to your knife holder (so cool!). Thanks so much for taking part in our fall tour, Jennifer.

  6. How great is your farmhouse fall kitchen and all the animal motif. I drink my hot tea each morning from an oversized mug so for me, the bigger the better. love it all. ps. that knife holder is so creative i hope you enjoy the beautiful fall season.