If you enjoy gleaning ideas from the French country cottage style, then this home tour done on a budget will give you inspiration with loads of vintage charm! I just recently got to know Desiree on Instagram and was immediately smitten with her use of upcycling, vintage pieces incorporated with new and softly muted decor. Like me, Desiree lives in Florida and her colors both inside and out reflect the coastal lifestyle. As soon as you enter her home, you see her love of vintage charm with flea market finds and architectural pieces throughout.
She has a of love photography, refinishing furniture, crafting, DIY’s and really anything creative! She has a blog filled with her pursuits and you’ll find that here – Camelot Art Creations.
She shared that her home was featured in the 2019 Spring issue of American Farmhouse Style, making the cover! Desiree shares that they purchased this 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in 2016, 2 1/2 weeks before the birth of their 4th child.
There was just something about the large corner lot & shaded front yard from the oak tree.”
“The first thing that we did, was paint all of the main living areas in Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray.
“I’ve always loved antiques and the only store bought pieces in our home are our IKEA sofas. Everything else has been curated over time from Craigslist, garage sales, FB marketplace & flea markets.
I love mixing in styles like primitive, victorian, French country & cottage. We had a 5 gallon bucket of gray paint leftover from another project, so I decided to use that to save money. “We added hardware, covered the countertops in marble vinyl, added open shelves and recently did a peel and stick backsplash, removed the microwave and raised the upper cabinet above the stove to give a more custom look.” I like mixing furniture in a bedroom instead of everything matching, like a tea cart for a nightstand.” “We added board and batten, did a peel and stick floor tile. There is so much to see in this home including a mix of vintage glam, farmhouse chic... See More