Although the weather in the Midwest is seemingly trying to hold onto summer temperatures, it is inevitable that the seasons will soon be changing. In the quest to find some autumn inspiration, I stumbled upon a fascinating website called The Vintage Farmhouse, http://www.thevintagefarmhouse.com/.
For those who look to find inspiration in all things vintage, this Vintage Farmhouse is amazing. Located just northwest of Indianapolis and at 100-years old, this home has rooms that are light and airy full of vintage junque turned glamorous. The house has beautiful chandeliers; Baroque-inspired mirrors and picture frames; elaborate and ornate molding on the walls, ceilings, and fireplace; damask motifs; and delicate glass and candelabra décor. It is really quite fascinating and I urge all readers to explore the Vintage Farmhouse’s website to truly understand the ornate nature of this home.
However, back to the turning of the seasons… The Vintage Farmhouse’s owner has quite the creative mind and has not only showcased her 100-year old vintage-inspired home (which she created single-handedly for the past four years), but she has also showcased her spooky, vintage Halloween party décor as well. The décor ranges from crafty party favors and placeholders to funky junque furniture such as an old medical table and a wooden wheelchair, resembling something that FDR would have used. Most notably, some of this décor will be up for sale via The Vintage Farmhouse website under the name “Haunted Home.”
Some of the ideas on the website are very DIY friendly. For example, one idea on the website is holiday-inspired picture frames. The key to do this with Halloween in mind is to place older, black and white photographs (of course, photographs with the potential of looking eerie and less pleasurable) into Baroque-style or gold antique picture frames. These framed pictures will definitely serve as a conversation piece at any party, not to mention they are very cost-friendly with the use of computer paper portraits and rummage sale frames.
Needless to say, anyone who has a passion for vintage style and fashion, reusing materials, or turning junque into something amazing, this Vintage Farmhouse will definitely light your inspirational fire. It is worth looking into if this kind of vibe and style are up your alley. You will not be disappointed.
To close this article, it is worth mentioning that the Vintage Farmhouse has been featured in Southern Indiana’s Parade of Homes, and has also been featured in Creating Vintage Charm Magazine.