Old Red Farmhouse Stool

Her: " look what I found today"

 Him: "found?"

 Her: "yeah....I've been looking for a new kitchen stool for a long time"

 Him: "really?"

Her:  "yes, I have been looking for one for over a year now, ever since "we" redid the downstairs last winter

Him: "But we have a stool already"

Her: " But not as cute as this"

 Him: "You are going to repaint it ....right?"

 Her:  "Huh? You're kidding right? Look at that patina! And I think I'll leave the cute price tag on it too" :) 

 Him:  long pause 

 chippy worn white

 perfect faded worn red

Original old tag

Yep...this is where I'll sit peeling apples for that apple pie he requested and have the grand kids join me as their special seat in the kitchen ~~~  it's perfect!

 When I got home from my treasure hunting, the mailman had left this for me. From the perfect rusty old worn patina under my bottom to the perfect silver and gold bling on my wrist.  I won this fabulous leather snap bracelet over on Kathy's blog
All About Vignettes.  If you have never visited this blog, you are in for a treat.  It's fabulous with design, vignettes, staging, styling, vintage shopping, re-purposing, and fashion.  It's worth the trip over just to catch a glimpse into her home. Thank you Kathy.

Until next time  xoxox

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Stacey said...

Why don't I ever find good things like that? That stool could go perfectly in my kitchen. :) Great find!

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

The red stool is wonderful and I wouldn't touch the pretty patina. Congrats on your win.
Hugs, Sherry

Lisa~A Cottage To Me said...

Love that stool! Great find, lucky you!

Jeanette@Creating a Life Studio said...

How totally charming! Thanks for sharing it with us.

Jeanette @ Creating A Life

Phyllis @Around the House said...

I love your stool, wow what a wonderful find, it goes so perfectly in the kitchen, you are lucky to have discovered it before it was too late for that little beauty..

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

Oh it's perfect ! and I know the apple pie will be too. (())

NanaDiana said...

What fun pieces, Lynn....from rusts to riches! xo Diana

Junkchiccottage said...

Love that chippy beautiful treasure you found. Speaks volumes in the personality department. Such character. Love it.

Susie said...

Kathy, I like the stool. I have an old red one that was my MIL's and it's really beat up. I can't part with it, it was "mom's" and she was a wonderful person. Enjoy your weekend. Smiles, Susie

All About Vignettes said...

I love chippy and rusty--and bling too. Kitchen stools are the best and I'm so glad you like the bracelet. Thanks for the shout out.


Olive said...

The stool is perfect-great patina.

Chris said...

My Nana had a stool like that but it had a two step unit that lifted up and out from beneath. I used to sit on it next to the mixer when she made chocolate chip cookys. I got to dump the chocolate chips into the bowl then lick the beaters. If I had her stool when my grandchildren dumped the chocolate chips into the bowl, they'd have had the same memory that I have. Enjoy your stool in all it's lovely glory :-)

Pendra said...

It couldn't be more perfect!

Town and Country Gals said...

love your stool, I can't pass them up when I find one! I have a green one and a red one which still have their original paint colors, spatters, scratches and all. Your's is perfect as it is!

Alycia Nichols said...

Dear Lynn's Husband: It's a vintage thing! You know....VINTAGE!!! We could have 20 brand spanking new stools, but it wouldn't matter because this one if VINTAGE...and so cool!!!!!!!!!!! Painting it would make it....well, just another painted stool! And what't the fun in that??!?

Betsy Brock said...

hahaha...this conversation could have very easily happened in our home..every single word. Even the bling as contrast. hahaha.

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Wow, that is the perfect stool....Paint it...Oh no, what do guy's know!


Blondie's Journal said...

You have a new header, Lynn! I love it! And that stool is terrific. I remember something like it in our kitchen when I was small. And yes, it's perfect as is.

The bracelet is very sharp...I will pop over to Kathy's blog.

Happy Weekend! :)


Maureen Wyatt said...

Of course that stool is perfect just the way she is!

Sueann said...

It's fabulous!!
Love it

Art and Sand said...

That stool is amazing.

I laughed when you mentioned keeping the tag on. I just bought a great little chair and the tag is so cute I haven't removed it yet. I guess I'm not crazy. Or then again, maybe both of us are.

Lisa Sall - Sall's Country Life said...

that is the perfect stool, I can see grand kids climbing all over it!! Great find!!

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

Lynn, have you been recording conversations at my house? That sounds just like me and my sweetheart! They just don't "get" the patina thing (or needing a cuter stool). What a great stool you found! Lucky girl. laurie

Cranberry Morning said...

Lucky you to win that giveaway! Beautiful. And that is a great old stool. I am certain that my mom had one like that years ago. Cool!!

DearHelenHartman said...

I LOVE that stool. It's got character!

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

Hello Lynn,
The stool is devine.Its perfect.What a find.You sure lucked out on this one.
Hugs Dearest,
XXOO Marie Antionette

Anonymous said...

I love this, the age definitely adds so much character and tells a story!

SewSweetVIntage said...

Your post caught my eye. Love having a special seat in my kitchen too! Your Hubby's convo made me lol! Stop by for a great cookie recipe with the kids!! http://www.sewsweetvintage.com/2013/02/fabulous-flourless-peanut-butter-cookies.html

Jamie-So Much Better With Age said...

Love that stool! I'm your newest follower ;)
Jamie ~ Better With Age

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