Tuesday, June 11, 2013

pretty farmhouse graduation garden party ~

 Welcome to my dear friend Janet's home.

Janet blogs at Open Market Style and has a booth at Heritage Square Antique Mall, actually she has the best booth there, hands down!

We had the pleasure of visiting her home over the weekend to celebrate the high school graduation of her sweet and talented daughter Emily who will be heading off to college in just a couple short months.  Emily prepared all the food for the party, all vegetarian and so delicious.  She is such a bright, kind, thoughtful and gifted young lady!

Janet's cottage farmhouse was simply darling and I couldn't resist taking lots of photos to share with all of you!  The house was built in the 1930's and has so much character.  She has two super old barns where she gets to stash all of her treasures.  I might be a tad bit jealous of those barns!!



 


 

Look at this cute barn!  LOVE the curtains in the windows!


The whole house is surrounded by fabulous landscaping and gardens, very English cottage farmhouse style.  Boxwoods, urns, columns, statues, white wicker.  Little seating areas in various little spots around the house.  I was absolutely smitten!  Everything was so green and lush, so inviting and pretty.

 










 We took a a few minutes to check out the vegetable garden too.  I have wanted to put a little garden bed in at my house for the past few years, but we just haven't made it happen.  This inspired us!


 

 Cutest chicken coop ever



 Pretty apparent why I love it so much, right?!?!?

It was such a lovely evening and gathering!

~ vintage love ~

Polly









4 comments:

Janet- OPEN MARKET STYLE said...

Polly you are so very sweet !! Thank you so much for the kinds words on our little old farm !
What a wonderful evening ! We are so blessed with great friends and family !!
Hugs
Janet

Debby said...

It's an adorable farmhouse. Love it. I is just how I would have expected it look.

Stacey said...

I would love it there too Polly. Nothing better than a beautiful outdoor setting.

Shannon Gabor said...

Just fabulous! Janet has such style!

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