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French Country Farmhouse Thru The Years- Laundry Room & Half Bath

It has been a week and half since we bid farewell to our old home. It seems like it has been so much longer! The boys are now registered at their new schools and we have settled into the rental if you can really call living amongst boxes settled!;)...
by From My Front Porch To Yours on Aug 3, 2016

French Birds & SYS #64 Party

Welcome to The Vintage Nest and our 64th SYS party.   21 Rosemary Lane is your hostess this week.  She chose some fabulous features from last week for you but first I would love to share my past week.  Been working in the garden.  My back aches...
by The Vintage Nest on May 4, 2016

French Chandeliers

I have a thing for French Chandeliers. They make my heart go pitter pat. Thru the years I have slowly been adding some French inspired chandeliers to spaces in our home.Continue on to Read More...
by From My Front Porch To Yours on Mar 7, 2016

Lazy rainy day Saturday...

Just feeling a bit lazy on this lovely rainy day...staring out the window watching the rain and the wind in the trees...sipping my coffee...oh how I love to listen to the rain on my tin roof.Life is good!!!
by VINTAGE HOME lifestyle on Mar 5, 2016

Lumber Yard PICKING!

On my way to the LUMBER YARD to buy planks for another 8' FRENCH STYLE FARMHOUSE PLANK-TOP TABLE!And to do a little PICKING along the way!HAPPY DAYS TO ALL...Cathleen...
by VINTAGE HOME lifestyle on Apr 10, 2015

Past LOVE!

I was just searching through old photos and picked out a few of my favorite LOVES!As many of you know...I have a knack for finding BIG and HEAVY pieces. Many of them had to be loaded in my truck by a forklift...which I have been lucky there just...
by VINTAGE HOME lifestyle on Apr 7, 2015

LOVELY TABLE for the SHOPPE...

A couple of new shots of my little shoppe...Just brought in the lovely carved Dining Table.This is a shot of my home with this wonderful Farmhouse Table with Tapered Legs!Love the finish on this one!HAVE A LOVELY LIFE!Cathleen Alyce...
by VINTAGE HOME lifestyle on Mar 24, 2015

LOVELY TABLE for the SHOPPE at GIN'GILLI'S VINTAGE HOME!

A couple of new shots of my little shoppe at GIN'GILLI'S VINTAGE HOME!!!Just brought in the lovely carved Dining Table.This is a shot of my home with this wonderful Farmhouse Table with Tapered Legs!Love the finish on this one!HAVE A LOVELY LIFE!Cath...
by VINTAGE HOME lifestyle on Mar 24, 2015

1926 French Lighting and My Network of Junk-Loving Friends{farmhouse parts}

It takes a village to build a farmhouse. Or in my case, it takes a network of about 50 of the best pickers in the United States who send me photos like this one which was sent to me by my friend Ann of Nellie's Barn Sale last week:Ann and I joke that...
by SerendipityRefined on Mar 9, 2015

Old House Stories and A Vintage Men's Shaving Stand

Have you ever heard the old saying, "If these walls could talk..."?  Lately, I've been feeling that way about the walls here at the farmhouse. As we've been removing walls, we're discovering some of the stories of the house th...
by SerendipityRefined on Mar 5, 2015

HAPPY HOLIDAY WISHES TO ALL!

Wishing everyone...everywhere a HAPPY HOLIDAY!Here is a little sparkle from my little shoppe...at GIN'GILLI'S VINTAGE HOME in Geyserville, Ca.Happy Holiday Cheer!
by VINTAGE HOME lifestyle on Dec 15, 2014

Fall Dining Room 2014

I was excited to decorate the dining room this year for fall with all the changes from the makeover. I took so many pictures that I almost thought about breaking this post up into two. I narrowed them down the best that I could though so I hope that...
by From My Front Porch To Yours on Oct 3, 2014

French Country Fall Mantel: Neutrals, Naturals and Metallics

This year, I decided to keep my fall mantel decorating neutral and to combine elements from nature like pine cones, oak leaves, grape vine and white pumpkins (both real and faux) with spray painted metallic pumpkins for accents.Read more »Due to sto...
by SerendipityRefined on Oct 1, 2014

Great Explorations of Farmhouse Kitchen Design Ideas

Some natural styles can be taken from farmhouse kitchen design ideas. With a simple blend between interior, furniture, and decorative functions are not too excessive. It will show a simplicity that is able to create a brilliant style, though with a l...
by The Inspired Kitchens on Sep 17, 2014

Final Drawings French Farmhouse Renovation Phase 2

You may be wondering why I haven't been around much. Wait, who am I kidding? Even my family probably wouldn't notice if I was absent for a few days so let me rephrase:                      &...
by SerendipityRefined on Sep 3, 2014

New pieces for the SHOPPE!

I just delivered this Lovely French Style Hutch to my little shoppe inside Gin'gilli's Vintage Home in charming Geyserville. Love the way it turned out...I really need to start taking before photos of pieces. I am always still amazed how much paint a...
by VINTAGE HOME lifestyle on Sep 1, 2014

Blessed to be living my passion again...

I feel so blessed to be once again do what I love...My passion to create beautiful items from discarded and unloved or neglected pieces is in my soul, it is a part of who I am. To surround myself with the things I love and share them with others, so...
by VINTAGE HOME lifestyle on Aug 25, 2014

French Farmhouse Bedroom Source List

Back in June I revealed our French Farmhouse Bedroom Makeover.Continue on to Read More...
by From My Front Porch To Yours on Aug 22, 2014

When Common Sense Takes a Holiday: Purchasing A Soaking Tub on Craigslist

Today, we're going on a little trip down memory lane because several of you have asked about the tub that I purchased on Craigslist but first, a little background. A few weeks ago, I made the mistake of telling my oldest son that I consider mysel...
by SerendipityRefined on Jul 1, 2014

Milk Paint "Stained" French Bergere Style Chair Makeover

Welcome to the latest in my ongoing list of painted furniture tutorials! Today, I'm using Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint "Curio" as stain to makeover these fabulous reproduction French Bergere chairs that my "bestie", Ann, found...
by SerendipityRefined on Jun 18, 2014


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