One thing I love to do before every holiday is setting a beautiful table. I head into the dining room and start creating a table setting. I find such joy and satisfaction in it because it’s bringing together beauty and utility, mixing old and new, and arranging combinations that work really well. I recently invited a […]
I’m sharing an easy peasy DIY show stopper holiday entertaining idea that only takes minutes to create, but packs a gorgeous punch! For those of you that are new here to Farmhouse 1820, I must tell you that I absolutely love to entertain. Big parties, small parties; lunches and cocktail gatherings, welcoming friends and loved […]
When the weather warms up enough to eat outside, then you can guarantee that we’ll be eating alfresco every night, as long as the weather holds up. We don’t eat out much, mainly because I love to cook. And, not only do I love to cook, but I also love to set a table. Sometimes […]
It’s been at least two years now. I saw a heavy duty cable spool wheel on the side of the road. Some new neighbors were moving in to a home that they built and it was sitting out by their curb. I drove by it a few times, thinking it would make for a good table – just like the one that we had in our backyard in Mississippi. I mentioned the cable spool to Sean once, maybe twice, never thinking that he would really help me bring it up the hill and into our backyard. However, on a hot summer’s night when he had a few friends over, and after quite a few beers, Sean and his buds rolled that bad boy up the hill and into our backyard.
I’m excited to show you how many ways I’ve repurposed it!