Tag Archives: country living

TENNESSEE BARN WEDDING

I’m back from doing a destination wedding in Tennessee! Y’all know Tennessee is one of my favorite places…. all that Southern hospitality! This time I ventured further south of Nashville towards Chattanooga and spent 6 sun and fun filled days in Sale Creek at an amazing lake house! Sunrise, sunburn, sunset, repeat! Believe me I […]

Mountain Lake House

Morning view… just kidding! I wish it was mine…all I can say is this is now my new favorite space. If this isn’t perfect, I don’t know what is. If you don’t work out now, I bet you would start:} The way the wood comes together in the ceiling and wall design is just as […]

INSPIRATION PHOTOS WITH A VIEW

My world is like having 10,000 browser tabs open at once! I am always looking for inspiration pics! Usually anything that involves a house interior or exterior.  I cannot wait to move to wide open spaces someday, but until then I live through inspiration and I am grateful for the view that I have which […]

The Rustic Home

I love raw, organic, rustic style and if your reading this you probably do too. No matter what you call it…. farmhouse, log home, timber frame, rustic luxury, log cabin, mountain home, or ranch, there’s nothing like it! Is it the character? The sturdiness? The natural textures? Yes, and so much more…. It’s the feeling […]

An Outdoor View, Faux Fur and A Few Accessories

I happen to have a thing for huge windows and a view…..that is everything to me…..add some cute accessories and a little faux fur and it makes the perfect cozy spot! A cozy spot is a personal thing. It makes you feel happy, warm and secure. It motivates you, gives you hope and allows you […]

Holiday Cabin

A Holiday cabin… the ultimate Hallmark movie. What is it about a cabin in the snow? Sometimes it’s because cabins are usually in a beautiful open area, surrounded by trees and good old mother nature…the air, the stars, the snow…but…when you have a cabin like this…its all about the inside that makes it shine! This […]

It’s Finally Fall Y’all!

Yay! It’s officially Fall! … although I had Fall fever months ago…. yes, lets just call it like it is….I am obsessed with Fall and Winter….So now that everyone else is on board, let the Fall festivities begin! Everything is popping up pumpkin and I cannot get enough so here are a few things to […]

I love a Chippy Distressed Sign

Who doesn’t love a good chippy, distressed sign? Of course I love to rescue anything that is distressed and add a little new life to it! This week was busy with custom sign orders at The Striped Barn. I love doing signs because there is no end to the words, themes, colors you can create.  […]

Adding Texture “Rustic Farmhouse Style” to Your Home or Event

You love the “Farmhouse Style” trend which has been around since “Fixer Upper” started ….thank you Chip and Joanna! And yes its here to stay! Maybe you want to add a few pieces to make your existing style a little more inviting or to add some texture and interest to your modern or traditional style […]

When Pigs Fly and the Cows Come Home

As you know Fall and Winter is my favorite time of year when the air is crisp and snow is falling…. but after the holidays and a few months into the year I am always ready for the warm sunny days of Spring and Summer! I love that floral is so big this year and […]