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Primitive Equestrian

Saturday, January 17, 2015



I'm drawn to the primitive decor style of the 18th and 19th centuries,
but the rooms can become a bit drab, which I love but don't necessarily want to live in.

While the white vintage and primitive decor style many use to decorate with today is lovely,
I do love color.
To stay true to the furnishings I love,
I temper myself by keeping some things on the lighter side,
so the walls in the great room are painted a gray-white.


I love horses too.
And though we live on old farmland,
our neighbors have horses, goats, and chickens,
and my sister raises Friesians on her farm,
it's been a long time since I've owned a horse.

primitive-horse




Well, that's changed!
I got myself another one and here he is...





Nope, I can't ride him, but that's okay.
As I rounded a corner at one of my favorite shops,
it was love at first sight!






Tarnished brass and worn leather...

















Horse hair tail...

















Primitive and well worn,
I think he's a beauty and goes well with the Equestrian style already in the great room.

Hope you are having a great week!


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12 comments:

  1. I love your new horse. Any time I see something equestrian themed in an antique store, I'm immediately attracted. He looks great on your cabinet.

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  2. So handsome, great rescue! Have a great weekend.

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  3. I'm seeing horses everywhere these days, but yours is my favorite! I love the cracks in the paint.
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  4. I love him too! What a real gem!

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  5. Loving the new look with your new horse.

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  6. Hey! (is for horses).

    It's the perfect addition to the room. Whimsical, historical and the colors are just right.

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  7. If it could talk, sure it would have a tale to tell!

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  8. What a find and a real beauty....I used to collect folk art rocking horses, but I downsized my collection years ago....I now have seller's remorse...

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  9. Cindy,
    I adore your 'love at first sight' Equestrian style find, dear friend!!!
    Stunning decor!!!
    His presence within the room is spectacular!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  10. I love your horse. He has character! I love horses and farm animals of any kind. I miss the country and the farm life.........

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