Is it the romance the objects conjure up?
|stained glass window and pretty hearts|
Or do they just seem to suggest a slower, more relaxed pace of life that is so appealing?
|I love old suitcases and pretty hankies|
Whatever the reason, I love to decorate the farmhouse using vintage/vintage inspired items.
|Friendly Village bowl in wooden bowl with old doorknobs|
On the entryway table, I placed my silver bowl and filled it with a flameless candle and silk flowers. Scrabble letters spell out "Flowers" placed in front of a mason jar with daffodils and snowdrops from the yard.
An old lampshade frame becomes a cloche for the Tom Kitten book, cat, and tin tile flower holder:
The tulip stems were a thrift store find from my mother-in-law. They still had the price tags on them! They look pretty in the wire basket lined with a burlap bag.
My cute heart was inspired by Cecilia over at My Thrift Store Addiction where she shared how she made hers (Thanks, Cecilia!):
In the bathroom, I used my black tiered tray I found thrifting on my trip to Kerrville to hold hand towels, wash clothes, and soap:
Last but not least, my wood sign is dressed up for spring with a soft romantic flower garland.
What I love about this look is that it will look good all Spring long not just for Valentine's Day. So do you think vintage is romantic?
Don't forget to drop back by on Friday to see what crafty, decorative thing I make for Creative Friday!
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