Tag Archives: farmhouse

Random Thoughts

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  Do you ever have one of those moments when life looks so beautiful all around you? Breakfast looked this way Saturday morning…so I told my kids I wanted to take a photo. There were fresh peaches looking so peachy in the dough bowl, and cantaloupe too. The chocolate chip pancakes were still warm, and […]

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Vintage Vases

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  Do you have a favorite vase…perfect for filling with fresh cut blooms? I don’t really have one favorite. I really love using all sorts of vintage items as vases for flowers around the house. Ironstone pitchers or bowls make pretty vases. Even vintage baskets are a beautiful way to display fresh cut blooms right […]

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Online Shop Opens Today

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Well today is the day! Buckets of Burlap online shop opens at noon central time 🙂 This shop is an extension of my heart and home…with vintage country farmhouse items that you can enjoy in your own home  🙂 We offer true vintage items that are unique and interesting… and will add that touch of […]

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Repurpose Design Series- Barn Wood Cross

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  Welcome to another Repurpose Design Series Reveal Day! I decided not to purchase anything at all for this week’s transformation. So, I headed to the barn and found some reclaimed wood that we got from an old building on family land. My husband helped me turn it into a cross. I painted it in […]

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Cabinet Makeover

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Remember our chippy blue cabinet? When we bought it a few years ago, I always planned on painting the inside…and never got around to it, until last week 🙂 Here’s what it looked like before: With one coat of Annie Sloan in pure white, it’s much lighter & brighter. I still prefer the doors plain. […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things

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Confession…I have a pillow problem 🙂 The more, the better, right? I’m certain a sofa is more inviting with stacks of throw pillows. Hemp linen and grainsack pillows are quite an addiction for me. Ironstone…well, it just speaks for itself. Beautiful, chippy, and crazed. Too bad I don’t find ironstone easily around here. I’m thankful […]

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