Hello all!  I hope that things are going well for you today.  We are plugging right along at the Farmhouse.  I am enjoying the changing leaves and the cooler temps.  Speaking of…today I thought that I would visit with you for a minute about the natural elements that people are using in their home decor.  Okay with you?  Great.  You are such a team player.  😉

Have you noticed that wood has made a major comeback?  I am blown away by this.  I guess when you are are child of the late seventies and early eighties…all of your childhood memories are wrapped in paneling.  Actually some people still have it….and it’s a good thing.  I believe that eventually…it will come back with a bang…at least in some form.  Anyone spied planked walls lately?  Pretty much the same concept. (Sorta.)  I told my husband years ago, when Martha started promoting wood…that it would catch on again.  Good eye momma….good eye.

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Yes….I have jumped on the bandwagon…in a way.  I love the warmth that wood adds to the Farmhouse.  Natural elements are beautiful and simple.  I love to decorate with pine cones and acorns and leaves.  Pine cones can be eased into Christmas decor and if you have dried gourds…they will last for years to come.

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I’m thinking of going a bit more simple at Christmas this year.  I love the message of Christmas but sometimes the hub bub overwhelms me.  Maybe we need a woodland theme at the farmhouse this year…with a bit of mercury glass sparkle.  That sounds fun doesn’t it?  Hmmmmmm………

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Covering up my Sheetrock,  (Not really Mr. Dirtroad, don’t be afraid to come home.)

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