With Christmas come and gone at the speed of light, I’m finding myself doing everything possible to prolong taking down all of the decorations. There are no if’s or butts about it. Christmas is one of the times of the year that I love the most and have already started to make notes on what I would love to make for next year! Am I the only crazy one who does this? Well with that said today I’m turning one corner of our lounge room back into a Simple Farmhouse Vignette using old wares as part of our Farmhouse Hens Blog Hop this month. To enjoy for a wee while. But be rest assured that over the other side of our lounge room our tree is still up and being enjoyed!
Simple Farmhouse Vignette using Old Wares
When searching for things to decorate I always shop my home first. I know I’ve said it before in other posts but it saves you so much money. While at the same time can change the look of one room in less than 5 minutes simply by moving things around in your home.
For example my doily cushion was in another part of our lounge room throughout Christmas. I added some old books and spindles to the wirebasket to blend in with the Vintage Singer sewing machine and other sewing goodies that I have on the corner of our TV unit.
An old ladder with Vintage Linen also adds a nice Vintage Farmhouse feel to our little corner while also giving the vignette some height.
Old letters and number tags are also a fun way to add and lift your vignette and also personalise at the same time. Hubby and I both have the same initials so every time I see the letter “S” or “H” they always fall into my shopping basket.
Simply by removing the sewing machine case it again changes the vignette and you can use the cover in another display through out your home.
Old wooden boxes and crates are also another fabulous addition to a farmhouse vignette. If your beginning to collect goodies to decorate in a farmhouse style keep an eye out at garage sales, roadside cleanouts and thrift stores for things like Old Books, boxes, crates, old linen, scales, bottles, ladders… anything that fits in with the style you are after.
Be sure to check out below some other fabulous ideas from my Farmhouse Hen pals below.
Farmhouse Hens Blog Hop
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Warm and Cozy Winter Mantel Decor Ideas
Stephanie at Abbotts at Home! Blog | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | Twitter
Tarah at Grandma’s House DIY! Blog | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | Twitter
Simple Farmhouse Vignette
Sam at Raggedy Bits! Blog | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | Twitter
Winter Decorating Ideas using Olive Buckets
Michelle at Our Crafty Mom! Blog | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | Twitter
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Denise at My Thrifty House! Blog | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | Twitter
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It’s so pretty Sam! I love, love the ladder with all the pretty linens!
Thank you, Michelle! They are very dear to me so it’s nice to have them out where I can see them 🙂
Sam, I have to say, you always have the best vignettes and vintage finds. I love the way you accessories with the initials, numbers and wreaths. OK…I love it all. 🙂
Aww thank you so much lovely!! It’s not hard when you love it all so much as you know! I wish often that I lived closer and we would be able to go treasure hunting together!!
What fabulous tips Sam,i love the look.
Thank you so much, Karen!
I love your style Sam, and agree-great idea to shop your own home. 🙂 My maiden and married name initial is B, so that is a fav of mine, and I collect it too. 🙂
Thank you so much, Kim! I tell you it saves you a lot of $$ and it’s fun making up new nooks with things that you love 🙂
It’s absolutely beautiful!!!!!!!!!!
Thank you, Deborah!
How beautiful Sam and shopping your own home is the best advice ever. We’ve collected so many lovely things over the years and displaying them in a new way always makes my heart smile
Oh yes me too, Michelle!!
This is lovely, Sam, I enjoyed looking at your treasures. I have that same singer machine, inherited from my grandmother.
Thank you so much, Amalia! How beautiful are the sewing machines!!