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21 December, 2013

A Farmhouse Christmas on the Porch

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A Farmhouse Christmas PorchIt’s almost Christmas and I realized that I haven’t shown you my farmhouse Christmas porch! I’ve been enjoying having a rustic farmhouse look throughout my house this year and my porch is no exception!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A Farmhouse Christmas Porch8 My porch is very small and there is not room for anything elaborate…but that’s really alright since the farmhouse look that I want is very simple! It echoes what you will find inside…lanterns, greenery and burlap with galvanized accents.

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A Farmhouse Christmas Porch2 It all starts with a simple basket of greenery and berries on the door…all dressed up with a red burlap bow.

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A Farmhouse Christmas Porch7 More red bows are found at each corner of the garland, which is accented with red ornaments.

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A Farmhouse Christmas Porch5On each side of the door is an olive bucket tied with more red burlap and filled with the boxwoods that are always present on the porch. The olive buckets were an unbelievable $10 find at Walmart…yes, you read that correctly! Beside them are the sap buckets that I found at the Country Living Fair. I have filled them with greenery, pinecones and berries.

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Finding Farmhouse Style at WalmartYou can read more about the olive buckets and see the rest of the galvanized goodies that I found at Walmart by clicking here.

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A Farmhouse Christmas Porch3 The lanterns on the porch reflect the red ornaments in the garland. In this one…simple red ornaments in three textures…

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A Farmhouse Christmas Porch6 …in this one, more red ornaments topped by a star…

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A Farmhouse Christmas Porch4 …and this one is filled entirely with stars of two kinds!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A Farmhouse Christmas Porch8And here’s a final look at my simple and rustic farmhouse Christmas porch…just right for my little house and a nod to what awaits you inside…

page …more of my Farmhouse Christmas décor! Just in case you missed any of it, here it is...left to right…
My Farmhouse Christmas Mantel
A Farmhouse Christmas Tree with Easy Galvanized Stars
A Farmhouse Christmas in the Dining Room
A Farmhouse Christmas on the Hutch

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT- Baby KittyAnd our co-host Baby Kitty hopes that you will join him as he shows you how to create the handmade grain sack ornaments that you saw on our little farmhouse Christmas tree! You can see how to make them here.

Christmas is now less than a week away…can you believe it? Next we will share some last minute Christmas ideas for placecards, gift tags, simmering potpourri and goodies, so stay tuned!

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed seeing my Christmas porch! Please visit these wonderful bloggers and their beautiful blogs to see what they are up to and to find a list of this week’s participants!
Under the Table and Dreaming for the Sunday Showcase Party , Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday , The Stories of A2Z for Tutorials and Tips Tuesday , Coastal Charm for Nifty Thrifty Tuesday , A Stroll thru Life for Inspire Me Tuesday , My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia for Tuesday's Treasures, Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesdays , The Shabby Creek Cottage for Transformation Thursdays , No Minimalist Here for the Open House Party on Thursdays, French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday , Common Ground for Be Inspired on Fridays , The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home Friday , Craftberry Bush for the Inspiration Gallery on Friday
See you next time! À la prochaine!

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12 comments:

  1. Your house is always so. Ute, and I love to see what you and Baby Kitty do, Debbie!

    Up early to try and finish my Christmas rounds. Am almost done! Whew!

    Sending you and the fur family (and the skin family) lots of Christmas love!

    xo

    Sheila

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  2. Ute = IPAD version of "cute". I hate typing on this! ;-)

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  3. You have a wonderful and inviting and festive front porch! I adore all the buckets and lanterns filled with all kinds of Christmasy things! You must have one very chic wallmart! I need some furry assistance like you!

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  4. Simply beautiful, Debbie...
    Merry Christmas!

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  5. I am in LOVE with your porch, what a welcoming sight for all who enter! The galvanized pieces are a real find. You are the master at pulling an expensive looking decor off for a great price. YOU are the master!!
    Merry Christmas,
    Kathysue

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  6. Beautiful entrance to your home!

    Smiles,
    Carol

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  7. Very inviting Debbie. Good job. Hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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  8. Hi lovely lady.
    Your porch to your door is so Beautiful for the Holidays. Hoping you and your family have a wonderful Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
    xxoo
    Diane

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  9. so I couldn't remember who I heard it from, until I saw your post today, it was YOU who got me going to Walmart in search of an olive bucket, and then in turn, I had my Facebook friends and family, all over the country, heading to Walmart to buy their's....so THANK YOU!!! and I love your stuff....Merry Christmas!!! and keep inspiring....

    Angela from NJ

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  10. Debbie,
    It is so much fun seeing how you used your olive buckets all during this fall. They look fantastic filled with boxwood. I really must try to grow some boxwood.

    Thank you for co-hosting The Scoop each week. I have so enjoyed your blog all year (I still have a long list of your projects to try), and am so glad to have gotten to know you.

    Joyeux Noël, mon ami,

    Judith

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  11. Your porch is beautiful! I love the farmhouse look and you always pull it together so well. Thank you for sharing your loveliness. I hope your Christmas week is filled with awe and wonder. Blessings, Patti

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  12. Thanks for the view of your beautiful FP and home. Your blog is always the first I go to when I am searching for beautiful inspiration! I'm so looking forward to the new year and the exciting vignettes and projects you will bring to us

    Happy holidays from a faithful follower!!

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Thanks so much for stopping by and taking the time to comment! I appreciate my wonderful readers!... Debbie