Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Rustic Love & White Wednesday

Rustic farm table and reclaimed wood are part of my kitchen at the Dior home

I mixed the dark reclaimed wood with the white wood

its a perfect marriage with my table that

I got from Sue's Boy Bryce

pieces of this wall are all part of things that belong to my

heart. Some of the planks are from my grandfathers shed

some are from Bryce and others are salvaged wood

that Mr. Dior & I found together

my son used his wood working skills to build this mirror

out of 2.00 salvaged white fence post that I picked up at an estate sale

we are still working on the handicap bath for my mama

Salvaged Shutters at Country Roads

there are pairs and sets of three available

the patinas are amazing

white potting bench with vintage bowl

Mr Dior just finished some wonderful industrial pieces

and many new items arriving by Friday

leaving you with this beautiful vignette by Christina

dealer # 64 at Country Roads

Please join the lovely Kathleen

Much love to all of you


Rachel Noelle Pallas said...

LOVE your kitchen~Your wall art is so special Kate~ :)
Would you be able to ship those green shutters to Seattle by any chance? How much are they? I LOVE them! Hugs,Rachel

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Vintage Market Place said...

there is so much goodness here I don't even know where to start!
Love the planks of wood, what history each piece must hold.
Your space is looking so full and love the shutters.
Sounds like you have been hard at work and that makes me happy, cuz it means you are feelin' good :)

It's me said...

What a great stuff Kate.......so beautiful....love Ria....xxx...

the old white house said...

Beautiful as always Kate! I have a thing for weather worn wood also, it just tells a story. I just love the little cabinet with all of the drawers and the stool on top of it... fabulous! I hope all is well! xoxoxoxo

Victoria said...

Wow, so much loveliness!!! Everything is gorgeous! I've been to Country Roads a few times, I'll have to keep my eyes open for that booth next time I go!

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Hi Kate, everything is just lovely as always, I love the worn wood, it's gorgeous!!!
hugs~~~ Daphne

Annie Louise said...

Hi Kate,
Once again your post is simply stunning!! I love, love, love all the rustic goodness. The mirror is wonderful!! The potting bench is fabulous---I want it all. Blessings to you,

Ido said...

What a great combination!
Have a great Wednesday!

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

OMGoodness Kate...I have to say I was at Brimfield today and so many of the displays I saw made me say to myself...they must read Kate's blog!! You are such an inspiration!

Anne Lorys said...

Kate, you have THE best taste!
I love all these glimpses into your gorgeous home. :-)

Have a wonderful night!

Unknown said...

Ah Ms. Kate your reclaimed wood is BEAUTIFUL. I wish I knew someone that had a barn like that. You're blessed to have wood that was your grandfather and also that you have Mr. Dior to build such beautiful pieces for you. My Mr. Hubby is a computer guy, not very good with building things. My Daddy, God rest his soul, did that for me. Anyhoo, my dear I will be jonesing for you shutters ; )
Till your next post ~
Hugs ~ Deanna

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Beautiful photos...I especially love the look of the B&W photos against the old wood...

All That Jazz said...

The old wood is great! My Farmboy has an old homestead on his property and he tore off some wood to make barnwood frames and mirrors. We got busy but I hope to have him make more for the shop and for me, I want him to do a headboard, too! ;-)
Have a happy week sweet girl!

Chrissy...The Apothecary Shop said...

Lovely post...can not beat old wood thats for sure..love those pillows too!! x0x0

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

I love when you do White Wednesday Kate:) You always have the most beautiful photos to share. And I always love to see what you have done with your booth. Hope you are having a wonderful weekend:)
~Debra xxx
Capers of the vintage vixens

Sue said...

I LOVE your post and not quite sure how I missed it this past week! Must be because it was in the middle of my babysitting duties. I too love the old wood. It just seems like its got its own story to tell!

Take care, Sue

MJ said...

found you via Faded Charm....love love love your blog. This is so my style. I like a bit of rustic, old and vintage junk mixed in with my neutrals! Bravo! new follower here.

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Tori said...

Kate,as always your displaying talent is beautiful. I always love looking at the amazing treasures you find!

Will I see you at Irvine Flea Market this weekend?

.....OH,I am getting so excited for my blog to be born. Kristen your blog guru is working hard on it now!!!!
Well must try to go back to sleep....This " Junk Fever " has had me up all night!!!! (sigh)...

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