Friday, December 7, 2012

Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles Christmas House

We’ve decked the halls, y’all! Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles presents their Christmas House in the lovely Chastain Park neighborhood, and Team Farmer is so glad to have a wonderful space to decorate! This is the last weekend to tour the house, so scoot on over!

With the help of Sami my assistant extraordinaire, Jason my project manager and Martin and Aaron from McCorquedale Transfer providing lifting, logistics and smarts, and of course, the ever gracious, fun, talented and best pal a Farmer can have Maggie Griffin, we got our room together and the house opened to the public.

 
 

Taking inspiration from the traditions of Christmases past with an eye for the future and staring up at a stairwell just begging to be a gallery, our Mudroom and Back Stair Hall became a warm and classic space with a touch of Christmas chic and a nod to a few of this Farmer’s Favorite things – red cabin check, Oushak rugs, blue and white china, simple greenery, red bows, and a Farmer’s dozen fabulous works of art depicting bucolic cow scenes – all on loan from the wonderful folks at The Madison Gallery through Foxglove Antiques.

I wanted the space to feel as if I found painting after painting stowed away in my grandmother’s attic - or maybe a great aunt - and collected these treasures for my gallery-like arrangement on a stair wall.  This display creates a heavenly scene leading the way to the guest room with exquisite paintings of farm life and this Farmer’s favorite farm animal, cows. I guess this is the result from growing up on a cattle farm.


We had a blast decorating the space and I cannot wait for the next show house – they are always an amazing opportunity! Hope y’all can make it!

22 comments:

  1. Truly breathtaking!! Wish I could come see it in person!

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  2. Absolutely perfect. I am in love with this room! ~Delores

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  3. WOW!!!!! Simply breathtaking, of course I love all the blue and white, the rustic elegance. Just stunning!

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    1. I love the way you work that blue & white too! Thanks for the kind words!

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  4. Truly gorgeous. I have some red buffalo checked drapes and need to add trim. Wish I had not missed this tour.

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  5. What a wonderful job you did. It looks like a great background to work with.
    The buffalo check drapes and perfect and the collection of paintings to die for.

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    1. Give me a cow painting and some buffalo check any day and I know I'll be happy! Thank you!

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  6. I found this on Pinterest, and have fallen in love. I collect blue and white pieces and love how they mix with Christmas decorations too!!! Love the gallery of cow prints. It all looks fabulous.

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  7. Found this on facebook through pinterest! The white cabinets,red and white check curtains and blue and white dishes....love it all! Simply gorgeous!

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  8. Wonderful! Being a southern lady living in the wilds of Wyoming... I am going to thoroughly love following this blog! I love the simple southern charm of this!

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  9. love your truly southern style. so homey.. coming from a farm girl

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