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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Show Off & Inspire-City Farmhouse

Today is a really special treat for me, I get to Show Off one of my favorite people and her home.  Jen at City Farmhouse totally captivated me the first time I saw a tour of her home.  I drooled my way through every single picture, and I am sure you will too.   She is the master of Chic DIY Style and Budget Decor.  So grab a drink and enjoy, you are totally going to be inspired.

Hi friends of the sweet & talented Marty!
I am so thrilled to be here!
My name is Jen
I write a DIY & decorating blog called,
I blog about the journey to decorate my home with meaning & love,
on a VERY small budget.
I make, I sew, I paint & find bargains,
you name it, I do it, or at least I try:).
When we found our DREAM home 3 years ago,
my husband & I were in awe.
It was nestled down a long tree lined street, just steps from the bay.
We had saved for years for this home & knew it was right from the moment we stepped in.
I have taken my time decorating this home
& I am still working on projects, but that is half the fun, isn't it?
I am amazed & inspired everyday by the friends I have met through this blogging journey
{Marty being one of them!} & what I have learned.
Welcome to our Family Room...

This console was $10 at a local thrift store,
what a steal, right?!

This coffee table was an IKEA hack & so much fun to make,
you can find it HERE.

This is my nook, dining room & kitchenSoft Neutral Color Palette Dining Room & Eat In Nook City Farmhouse

City Farmhouse Holiday Housewalk 2013 Kitchen-details

City Farmhouse Holiday Kitchen 2013 Details

I finished this project recently & love how the cream and beige stripes turned out.
It amazing how a little paint can transform a space!
City Farmhouse Cream & Beige Horizintal Stripes in Hallway Found Driftwood Rack

We have this little nook under our stairs & while I would love a built in,
this work well for now.
I love being able to change it easily with the seasons.
Stairway Nook Makeover Using Spoonflower Fabric {City Farmhouse}

And this is where we spend a lot of time as a family, our playroom.
The color palate is cheerful & you can see lots handmade touches around the room.
I love this space!
City Farmhouse-Playroom Sneak Peek

I fell head over heals for this front porch & we have enjoyed lots of time out here as a family.
Fall POrch City Farmhouse Harvest Table

Fall POrch City Farmhouse Bay Wreath & Petite Rosemary Wreath Garland

Fall Porch City Farmhouse DIY Harvest Table & Creative Seating

Fall Porch City Farmhouse Front Door & Table

Speaking of still having many projects, this is one of them,
my master bathroom.
White Subway Tile & Classic Small Windows, Wall Color Olympic- Sprig of Ivy City Farmhouse

And my master bedroom, which is underway, yay!
City Farmhouse Campaign -Cost Plus & getting teh look for less

This is our view.
I feel so blessed to wake up to this every day.
Master Bedroom Office Overlooking Bay City Farmhouse

I also share recipes, you can find them HERE....
DIY Spiced Dark Hot Chocolate-A healthier choice for those chilly winter days-easy & so delicious

DIY Spiced Dark Hot Chocolate-easy, delcious & healthy recipe

and lots of DIY projects & tutorials HERE.
PB Inspired Trio Of Beach Signs Tutorial

City Farmhouse-DIY Thrifty & Pretty Driftwood Mirror-perfect summer project
Thank you for letting me share my story & home:).
Have a beautiful day,

Don't you absolutely love her home and her style.  I could move right in and never change a thing.  Now if you don't follow her you really need to rush over and click that follow button, you don't want to miss a single post.
  Thanks so much Jen for letting me Show You Off and Brag a little about you.  This has really been a treat.

If you would like to be featured, just leave a comment or email me, I would love to feature you too.

I am linking to the following parties:
 Imparting Grace for Grace at Home, My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Fri
                                            French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday
 The Thrifty Groove for Thrifty Things Fri, Common Ground for Be Inspired Fri
The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home ,
 Chic On A Shoestring Decorating for Flaunt It Fri
 Finding Fabulous for Frugalicious Fri ,Rooted In Thyme Simple & Sweet Fri.
 Jennifer Rizzo for Fabulously Creative Linky Party
 Redoux Interiors Friday Party, Remodelaholic Fri. Linky Party
 Pieced Pastimes for Saturday Sparks Linky, Funky Junk Interiors for Party Junk
It's Overflowing for Overflowing with Creativity Sat., 

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  1. Thank you Marty for this wonderful feature! Happy Easter! Jen

  2. Beautiful photos. I wonder what type of camera and lighting she is using, they all look professional.

  3. Love everything in your home Jen, that IKEA hack is genius! Thanks for giving us this tour!

  4. I follow Jen and luv her décor style. So calming ands serene. Like here, my décor is neutral whir pops of colour. zeasy to spice up should the desire hit.
    Such a beautiful tour. Thanks for having me ladies.
    Happy Easter.
    Hugs, Gee

  5. Jen's style is so calming, comfortable, charming, and inviting!! Love all of her amazing transformations and projects she's done to create a lovely home!
    Mary Alice

  6. Oh that front porch is just to die for...Jen has a wonderfully peaceful place and I'm sure anyone would Love to sit down and enjoy it! Thank you for sharing her blog! Blessings for a Great Easter Weekend, Cindy

  7. So fresh and beautiful!

    What I love is that "Lego" box on the shelf of the coffee table. Clever storage idea!

    The pics are perfect. I hope you share her bath and master bedroom when they're finished.

  8. Darling Home! :)
    She has done a lovely job! :)

  9. Jen has a beautiful home, Marty! She has done a great job on a budget. You'd never know it as she has done such a great job. I love how she has decorated all the rooms shown. The paint colors are great, too. Very nicely done and a wonderful feature for today! Happy Easter!

  10. Jen's home is her style and all her amazing transformations!! Her front porch is FABULOUS!! Awesome feature Marty!

  11. Every single thing about Jen's home is gorgeous including the setting. Great feature.

  12. I love Jen's style and her home is lovely. What a view! Thanks for sharing today, Marty. Happy Easter!

  13. Her spaces are utterly charming. Happy Easter Marty.

  14. Her house is beautiful!! Great views. Have a very happy Easter dear lady. Di@Cottage-wishes

  15. This is beautiful! Thanks for sharing!