Archives for February 2016

Neutral Rustic Home Decor Ideas

Hey readers, today I am going to share 5 inspiring neutral rustic home decor ideas. I don’t know about you but, I love that warm rustic feel in my home. These amazing projects will either inspire you to create your own DIY home decor ideas or I also will be sharing some sources to shop the look.

Ready to get started?

Neutral and Rustic Home Decor Ideas



These rustic DIY wood coasters are a wonderful way to bring a bit of the outdoors in. I love the simplicity of them.

DIY wood coasters

DIY Wood Coasters-White House Crafts

This DIY pull down map would look great in your home office or in a den/reading nook. It is both functional and pretty. I love the industrial feel while staying in a neutral palette.

DIY Vintage Pull Down Map

DIY Pull Down Map-Bless’er House

These pallet floating shelves are just stunning! I created some similar shelving in my dinette area. They bring a ton of warmth to the space and these kept the cost down. Now, that is decorating on a budget!

pallet floating shelves

Pallet Floating Shelves-Seeking Lavender Lane

And speaking of adding warmth to a room, this rustic sofa table is a wonderful piece to incorporate. The sofa table adds extra room for lamps and decor as well as staying in the neutral rustic realm.

rustic sofa table

Rustic Sofa Table Tutorial-Worthing Court

Do you have a favorite quote from a book that you would love to display? This quote from The Fellowship Of The Ring is a unique way to incorporate that into your design.

book quote poster artwork

Book Quote Poster-Over The Apple Tree

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If you are not the avid DIY’er and are looking to shop the neutral rustic look…

Here are some options:

If you love neutral rustic design style check out these other posts.

How to create industrial pipe shelving the easy way via


DIY rustic arrow wall art using Homestead House Milk Paint as a stain. It is super easy and I love how you can control the depth of the color. Just mix with water!


Enjoy your day,

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Dandelion Patina on bHome

I have some very exciting news to share with you all today! Dandelion Patina is officially on bHome!

Dandelion Patina on bHome app

What is bHome you ask?

Overall, bHome is a home & garden community where you can visit over 40+ fabulous bloggers and brands on your cell phone, any time any place! So, if you are waiting in the car to pick up the kiddos from school or standing in line at the checkout, just a few taps and you are on your way to viewing your favorite blogs and their latest projects. And one of the best features of this app is, you can interact… with all the bhome bloggers too! You will be part of the bHome hive!!

You also have access to your Pinterest boards and in a matter of seconds you can share the latest amazing idea with your Pinterest followers! Oh and one more detail…(because this app is so amazing), you can also follow your favorite bloggers on Facebook, Instagram, Google + and Twitter accounts too, so you will not. miss. a. thing.

Dandelion Patina on bHome app


To celebrate my launch on bHome, Dandelion Patina is having a pretty awesome farmhouse style giveaway! Woot! Woot! My friend, Karli at The Farmhouse Box is giving one lucky Dandelion Patina reader a one-of-a-kind farmhouse box full of goodies! All you need to do is download the bHome app on your phone.

farmhouse box giveaway with bHome app featuring Dandelion Patina

Here’s how to enter the GIVEAWAY and find me at bHome. So exciting isn’t it?!?

Just download here and…..

…to see a great tutorial for downloading click here.

bHome app now featuring Dandelion Patina

Once you have joined bHome, hit the browse button at the bottom of your homepage and then find Dandelion Patina. Then, tap that star in the bottom right hand corner to turn it yellow & make my blog one of your favorites! Once you have tapped my star, look at the bottom of your screen and you will see the messages prompt. Tap on messages, then tap the link and you will be entered to win. It is as easy as that!

I am so looking forward to having you join the bHome community hive!

Now….buzz on over!!

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5 Super Soups To Savor

Hey readers! There is nothing like a hearty bowl of soup during the chilly months of fall and winter. Today, I am sharing 5 of the best super soups you can cook up. These super soups will take melt away the cold weather chills and leave you warm and toasty. Soup is a weekly staple in our home and I am sure you will find that these recipes will become some of your favorites.

Super Soups to keep you warmed up and filled up this winter.


This is one of the super soups I have yet to try. Doesn’t it look amazing? Those chunks of delicious vegetables and creamy broth are begging me to try the recipe.

Super Soups to keep you warmed up and filled up this winter.
Paleo Zuppa Toscana | Just Us Four

Nothing beats some homemade chicken soup! It is my all time favorite and a cold weather staple in our home. The chunks of vegetables and spiral noodles make it a savory soup indeed. Oh, and those bowls!

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup | Tidbits

This sweet potato and black bean soup is so colorful. It might even be too pretty to eat? I see some cilantro there too. Yum.

Spicy Sweet Potato Black Bean Soup
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Soup | Cooking on the Front Burner

Talk about sweet and savory, this super soup is a must eat! Some of my favorite ingredients of ham, corn, and potato.

Slow Cooker Ham, Corn and Potato Soup| Sweet and Savory by Shinee

The last of the super soups is this beautiful bowl of chicken and rice. I am running to the pantry to pull out some super crackers for dipping right now!

What is your favorite chilly weather super soup? Chili is also one of my favorite soups/stews to savor during those cooler months.

Chicken and Rice Soup | Cooking with Curls

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Super Soups Essentials:



Other recipes you may enjoy:

Garden fresh bruschetta with basil and cilantro


OREO Cookie Ball Pretzel Turkeys via #OREOCookieBalls


Enjoy your day,

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