Farmhouse Light

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  • How to make a farmhouse light.
    farmhouse light with antique scale
    Long before farmhouse was “in”, it was very much a part of our lives.
    My grandma and grandpa had a beautiful farm, and had also inherited my Aunt Essie’s beautiful farmhouse. Both were filled with antiques.
    When my grandma passed away, Chris selected this old scale from her home. Years later, we integrated it into our Kansas cottage for a little farmhouse charm.
    I find myself trying to integrate the farmhouse mindset into our home. Have not, want not, blending old and new.
    antique scale
    Family heirlooms {and antiques} add so much warmth to a home. To create this farmhouse light fixture, we purchased an inexpensive chandelier and used the scale in lieu of a traditional chain.
    You can see more of our cottage home with farmhouse charm here.
    Originally published Jan 25, 2011.
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