Sunday, February 7, 2016

Snow at the Homestead!



Love how the snow glistens on the architectural details, making then stand out even more!
Here at the Brayton Homestead,  our house particularly shimmers with this lovely white coating in the recent snow storm. Historic houses like ours, built in the Federal period, have architecture that features clean simple lines and are symmetrical in design.
Thanks for visiting the Brayton Homestead...








Monday, January 25, 2016

Textures for Winter Warmth



Winter textures, warm and inviting. Woven  bottle cover, painted crunchy textures add visual warmth to any room.



My handmade hearts have old buttons and newly handyed fabric, sitting on the fireplace mantle.
Some items are available on my online shop; www.braytoncottage.com. Thanks for visiting the Brayton Homestead.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

A Country Homestead Christmas


My Homestead front door is completed; do you like it? 


Inspired by my recent visits to Colonial Williamsburg, I kept the decorations simple and authentic!


So fortunate that the woodwork is original, circa 1796. Fresh greens, red berries and a Tartan plaid ribbon bow is all that is needed at the Brayton Homestead!