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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Rustic & Raw....

                      This old board has been in our basement forever...
                               think it was the top of an ironing board in its first life....its just shy of 5ft. long...

                       I have used it as a shelf many times....but now it graces our island & looks like an old french cutting board (to rough to use as one though)
                       
                           I love how imperfect it is....its worn and cracked and old.....
                            looks like it belongs in our kitchen...so thats where it will stay ...at least for now! Hope you have a great day...mild and wet here , can all but smell spring in the air!  x0x0

23 comments:

Lisa ~ A Cottage to Me said...

Once again, beautiful pictures! I love that you are using that board in your home. I has a beautiful patina to it. Love it!

chickie said...

The board is gorgeous. I love the way its combined with the whites. Have a beautiful and creative day...Chickie

Modern Country said...

Hi Chrissy, it was so nice to hear from you !! Yes, you are so right, it was almost impossible to get me out of the shop, haha ;)) So difficult to choose just one of the lamps, lamp heaven for sure! Hopw are you ? Did you have a nice christmas celebration ? I love todays post, it is so beautiful with white porcelain against a rustic wooden table. My favorite combination decoration in the kitchen.

Aina

Ps : By the way, I will absolutely try to update more often this year, I really am !

Kelly said...

I like it too. Love that little wicker cake dome too. Old wood has so much character. It's nice that you found a place to use it.

Sandy said...

Love your blog... I'm you newest follower...I'd like to invite you to come visit and follow me when you get a chance. xoso Sandy

Chrissy...The Apothecary Shop said...
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Fågel Blå said...

Ohh so lovely photos!!!!
Kathrine

Andi's English Attic said...

I hope someone will love me when I'm worn, cracked and old. :)

It looks lovely. I shall look at old wood in a different light from now on. xx

THE FARMHOUSE PORCH said...

Found you on the sidebar at 52 Flea. Great blog! I'm following!

♥Linsey

Kate said...

Hi Chrissy

Love the rustic inspiration You always do the best with your vignettes. Have a wonderful day

xoxo
Kate

chateau chic said...

Love the combination of white ironstone with the warmth of the worn wood.
Mary Alice

Gail said...

Looks great and I like the wicker wotsit in the last photo !! Gail x

A Cottage Muse said...

That old piece has the perfect patina!

Amy Kinser said...

What a great idea to use that board on your island. Girl, you are one talented and creative lady. Always love seeing what you have to show us.

Shannon said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. These are lovely pics-the combination of the wood & white is very appealing. And I really like the wire crown you have pictured on your sidebar!

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

Beautiful arrangements and photos Chrissy! Love your old board too! :)

June said...

Oh I love things like this Chrissy. Things that have been around for a long, long time and have had a previous life. It gives our homes a soul.
hugs from me...

Zuzu said...

A beautiful new life for this old board . Love it, Chrissy!!!
:)
~ Zuzu

bj said...

{{{{{{ SEA }}}}}}
I was so glad to hear from you. So glad all is well in your world.

Now, of COURSE, I am wanting an olden board, just like this one. :))

Hope you will come back to see me soon.
xoxo bj

Shabbylishious said...

Hi! New visitor her( from Norway) I found you via via via facebook, link comment from you. Ah well I am happy I did. I have seen a few posts and I dont want to leave. We like so much of the same. I love this board the deep rich patina makes me happy of just looking at it. Your kitchen oooh I am melting. The brick wall in your kitchen is to die for. Love the countertops and the mirror above the sink was really a cute blast from the past. Love it! We hare in the making of a new kitchen ourself. Right before it is finished so our house is mayhem and the kitchen is evolving fast in my blog now. Stop by. :) Im gonna stay now for a while and enjoy your blog. Iadd myself as a new follower as well. Happy weekend!


Line Cathrin

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

It's worn and cracked and old and gorgeous! The contrast with your beautiful gatherings is just stunning!

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Hi Chrissy,

Oh I do love that gorgeous board! It's just perfect!!! :) Looks great with your white bowls too! Take care and have a great weekend!


Hugs,
Jessie

manon 21 said...

Une belle ambiance de simplicité dans ces photos.

amicalement,

Manon

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