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Hi! I'm Cecilia and I'm thrilled you're here. I'm a wife, mother, mother-in-law, artist, decorator, thrifter, and animal lover who loves the simple life and is passionate about creating art.

The B Farm is Bruce and my story of taking a neglected little farm in East Texas and turning it into our dream - a dream we've had since before we married - of owning our own little slice of heaven in the country. And y'all, it's finally happening! We found our dream right before our 30th anniversary in 2012.

Since then, we've been on a mission to update the house, improve the land, and turn a part of the barn into an art studio for me.

Here, you will find some of my art, DIY projects, decorating and thrifting, dreaming, and lots of hard work. We love our farm - it's our happy place and where our dream is coming true.

October of 2017, we hosted our daughter and son-in-love's wedding here. It was beautiful and added to the story of our farm.

We are truly glad to have you follow along.



Beyond The B Farm

In addition to The B Farm, my passion is painting. We took part of the barn and turned it into an art studio. To say I'm excited about it is an understatement! It's an incredible space full of light.

I primarily paint with oils but occasionally I'll do watercolor or acrylic. I love to paint and create beautiful works of artwork. You can find my artwork at www.ceciliabramhall.com. I look forward to you visiting me there.

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  1. Absolutely love your blog I just found. I would like to find the fabric you made your farm scene pillows. Is there a pattern name or number I could research online? There is a HL about an hour away, but I want to see if they carry it first. Many thanks for any reply. Looking forward to your blog. Thanks so much, Alice

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    1. Hi Alice! Thank you for your sweet comments. You're showing as a no reply blogger so I'm answering you here...hope you will see it. The fabric is called Farmhouse, I believe. Hope you find it! It's a cool pattern.

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