Tag Archives: primitive country decor

Home Decor Basics: Paint

If you’ve never painted a wall in the past you may be quickly confused upon entering a modern paint store. Gallons of paint, treatments and finishes line the shelves without much explanation of why you’d choose on can over the next. Take heart! There are just a few basics to consider when choosing the right [...]

Nativity or Christmas Village for the Mantel?

A fireplace mantel is the perfect place to display a Christmas scene whether it be one of the cute Christmas villages or a nativity set. There are many different styles you can choose from – you can go with traditional or try something a little different this year. What is your personal style of country [...]

Primitive Furniture

At the GoodByeCityLife farm we’ve been busy making some reproduction farmhouse pieces. So far we have six items in the primitive furniture collection that are ready for sale but there are many more planned for the future. Although some of these furnishing and decorating items are simplistic in design – just like they might have [...]

Primitive Decorating Tips and Resources

Let’s talk about Primitive Decorating… what it is, and what it isn’t. Primitive decorating is part flea market finds, part shabby chic, part ‘make-do’. This style of decorating might, at times, involve antiques or barn finds – that you fix up to the point of usability, and then display. At other times, if you have [...]

Country Decorating Books and Magazines

Receiving home decorating inspiration and ideas for your own home can be a lot of fun when you have books (even vintage books) and magazines to pour over. There is always shopping in home decor and specialty stores, but after a while that can be expensive, buying items that looked great in the store, but [...]