Down a dirt road, past fields and deep woods ~
stands a humble little farmhouse wearing chippy white paint and a rusty tin roof...
it's here at our beloved Notforgotten Farm that you will find us...chasing our kittens, puttering in the herb gardens, or talking to the trees.
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Our Needlework Shop & Studio
is located here at our farm:
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, Virginia 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
email ~ notforgottenfarmwitch@gmail.com

Due to Covid-19 Health restrictions, the Shop & Studio at Notforgotten Farm is CLOSED until further notice...

Our ETSY Shop is Always Open!
visit our Etsy Shop by clicking on any one of the thumbnail photos below or going to
www.Notforgottenfarm.etsy.com



Friday, January 29, 2010

{ thoughts of Spring }

Hi Folks!
thought I would share with you some pics of the old farmhouse...
I've decorated for Spring!

here's the top of the TV cupboard...
had to pull out the faux forsythia & tulips!

This is a mirror that my brother in law made for us one christmas
it was plain oak-stain colored, so I painted it to match the TV cupboard!
put in some ivy & tucked a few Easter cards in there!
{yeah, I know...Easter? yepper...}

This is the top of the mantle in the keeping room...
I placed some of my favorite little bottles
{that we dig up in our backyard}
on a small primitive childs cupboard,
added a white-washed trencher with old wood garden tools,
flanked that with two wooden acorn finials and added an old tin water puitcher of daffodils!

here's the whole mantle...
above it hangs a huge framed piece of early red & cream toile
that shows different birds on it...
my favorite original Hitchcock chairs hold two of my most favorite dolls....

...a quiet little corner in the den...
my favorite wooden carrier holds 2 hooked rugs, a coverlet and fresh herbs...

another picture of the keeping room,
this shows the top of my little blue & red book-fulled cupboards
{one of MANY in the house that hold my books!}
above it hangs a sweet needlepunch piece made for me of my logo by Maria Barton...


I've named my dress form "Elda"
...after my PA German Mom...

and here's my dining room...
plants, tulips, white runner & curtains...
hooked & braided chairpads, and another book-filled cupboard!!

I have a pot of Spaghetti Sauce cooking on the woodstove today...
& will bake a loaf of rosemary olive-oil bread to go along with it for supper.
The farmhouse is comfy-cozy & waiting for me to get back in there & stitch!

Hoping your day is filled with thoughts of Spring!
Plenty & Grace be Yours,
Lori

P.S. THE SHOP IS CLOSED TODAY & TOMORROW {JAN. 29 & 30TH}
DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER...
AND CLOSED FRIDAY FEB. 5TH AND SAT. FEB. 6TH FOR THE WINTER IN THE VALLEY ANTIQUES SHOW!!!!!

7 comments:

  1. Wow!! You really are ready for the change of seasons! I'm still embracing winter and looking forward to the weekend snow. I'll be hookin' by the woodstove. Your place looks so sweet and welcoming.
    Hugs...

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  2. Oh I absolutely love, love your dining room!!!!! Love anything tulipy.

    Jennifer

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  3. Thanks for sharing peeks of your lovely home! It's perfect!

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  4. Just beautiful Lori! Makes me wanna move in with ya! :)

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  5. Your house is so lovely. It looks so warm and inviting. I wish I lived there....

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