Our little needlework shop & studio
is located at
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, VA 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
email - Notforgottenfarmwitch@gmail.com

****** FARM SHOP IS CLOSED ******
until September 22nd for our


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Monday, October 20, 2014

My Hallowe'en Farmhouse ~


...so glad you're here for a visit ~ 
do come inside and sit a spell with me, 
...won't you?

doll by
The Burlap Owl
 hangs on our front door wreath

wart-y spinner gourds growing along our fence line...

our front porch...

leave your brooms outside, please!

little witch greets you in the foyer
she sits atop an old time clock from a defunct factory…
doll made by Deena Warner

enter into our dining room ~
fabulous purse was stitched by
 Theresa Meloon

a gaggle of ladies sit on our deacon's bench ~
dolls by Tina Lewonski & Tammy Speicher

our bonnet-topped cupboard (from Jewel Henley) holds beloved items ~

my dry sink is where my Pumpkin Pete doll resides ~
doll by Becky Carney
hooked rugs on wall by Sherry Kristoff (turkey rug)
and Bonnie Stahl (witch cat)
doll in high chair by Tammy Speicher

another view of ding room

on to the kitchen…
would you like a steaming mug of pine needle tea and a scone??

our humble heart of our farmhouse ~
doll on cupboard by Old n Worn

bittersweet & dried herbs hang above our heads ~

early goat weathervane from dear friend Pricsilla ~
on shelf is a small collection of red ware and salt/pepper shakers...

turning the corner into our keeping room…
...follow along now dearie ~

cozy corner of the back keeping room
october hooked rug by Sherry Kristoff
basket hooked rug by Lori Rippey
a view of the front of the keeping room, from the back side ;)


our mantel and wood stove ~
had to learn to live with the TV on the wall
(until Peter builds the cupboard for it ~ )

a couple of friends enjoying their Hallowe'en tree ~

a few headstone castings made by Netty LaCroix
and a sculpted angel by Cindy Baker

another view of back/keeping room
Peaches, our parrot hangs in the far window…
Barbara, our parakeet hangs in the other wind to the right (blue speck above tree)

hooked rugs and flickering light ~
hanging black jack hooking by Sherry Kristoff

snap of my quilt rack ~

hooked rug by Sherry Kristoff

MOST-awesome stenciled Witch Hat
by Misi Axel

jack on a box sits on our mantel
made by Old Threads

mohair witch bunny & squirrel by Lori Ann Corelis
Jack of the Lantern box made by Stacy Nash

cross stitched pillows made by Old Threads

Fall hooked rug made by Sherry Kristoff

another view of the Keeping room

I hope you've enjoyed your visit!
come by again soon ~

"…a cup of tea, a cookie….and you-hoo!!"

* Blessed be * 


Silent Stitches said...

Good morning Lori,
I enjoyed the virtual-visit, the pine needle tea & scones were delicious! Thank you for always making me smile with your wonderful photos & captions. Always a great way to start the day!
Best wishes~Charl

HomeSpunPrims said...

Yes indeed, I did enjoy your home tour Lori! It's always a pleasure to visit your comfy cozy farm house. Thank you for sharing. Hugs, Lori

Jacqueline said...

Very inspiring tour. Thanks

linda56 said...

I loved my tour of your Halloween home today.....so warm and inviting....I have a few things that you have.....doesn't surprise me though....I think I would love to visit in person one day...thanks for sharing your home today..

Gisela Suski said...

Love your home and all the things you love. I love your energy - please give me some.

Elisabetta said...

I love everything each detail has its right place! I loke the gaggle of ladies, the armchair, the portraits...compliments dear Lory for the beautiful place where you live!

Linda Ann Evans said...

omg...you have the most wonderful Halloween collections !!!!

Larkrise garden girl said...

Oh my gosh I loved your homey home . Lori what a special place to live . Love all the eye candy this Monday morning ! Hugs cheri 🐑

Saundra said...

Thanks for the October decorated tour of your home. Looking at all those wonderful dolls sorta puts me in the feeling to make another. The hooked pieces were enjoyable too.


Laura Richards said...

Thank you so much for the lovely tour of your home! I love all your decorations and the dolls!! Can I please come live with you? 😉

Shuttle, Hook and Needle said...

Warm and cozy. I love the tree in the big coffee pot! Thanks for the tour.

Penny said...

Beautiful, festive, inviting, warm, and wonderful! Love your home and decorating!

Orange Sink said...

Lori your home is so lovely and I can imagine myself there enjoying a steaming cup of pine-needle tea! Your folk-art pieces by all the artists lend buckets of charm and personality! I especially enjoyed seeing the rugs by Sherry! They are great!! Thank you so much for the fun tour as Halloween Eve draws ever near!!
Cathy G

Primitive Stars said...

Evening, your home is so warm and welcoming. So many goodies and wonderful displays.thank you for the tour, Blessings Francine.

Mary A said...

Love your home, Lori! Please share with us anytime! It feels so cozy and it must be the source of your creative being.

Mary A said...

By the way, what is your Halloween tree made out of?

Jubama said...

very beautiful house !!! thank you for visiting !

Nan ~ Threadwork Primitives said...

Halloween has certainly arrived at the farmhouse. Love all the special pieces you've displayed. oxoxo

Jennifer M said...

No matter the season, your home is so inviting:) So wonderful for you to list pieces and their creators, doesn't surprise me cause your wonderful! Thanks and it is always my pleasure to visit Notforgotten Farm:)

Sandra said...

Love everything Lori. It is truly a "Halloween" house.
So warm and inviting~so where's my invitation!!!

Rugs and Pugs said...

Thanks for the tour.
Hugs :)

Janet Baack said...

Love the tour of your house. It gave many ideas for my home. Your home looks so cozy.

April said...

Oh Lori!!! I so enjoyed the Fall tour of your home!! Love everything! :)

Mugwump Woolies said...

Love everything, but especially love the dollies sitting in a row!

Rosemary said...

all I can say is wow! Love the dolls, love it all! Fantastic home :)

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