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Christmas At The French Farmer’s Wife

It’s my favorite Christmas show, and I’m taking you along. Join me as we visit The French Farmer’s Wife French Farmhouse Christmas Barn Show. The barn is filled with rustic French Farmhouse Decor and European Antiques.

If you have followed me for a hot minute, you know I have several treasured pieces found at previous French Farmer’s Wife Barn Sales.

Probably the most popular are the large wooden bowl for my coffee table and the large hod container I use for my Christmas Tree each year.

Large wooden bowl filled with bottle brush trees and shiny brite ornaments came from the French FArmhouse Decor Sale.

I get many questions about where to find both of these European Antiques, but that’s the great thing about purchasing from these sales; your decor is unique and hard to find.

Because of all the interest, my husband and I shared a tutorial for making a wooden version of the tree container. Although it’s made of wood, it gives you the same feel as this antique and is easy to make.

Vintage Christmas Tree in European Grape Hod .

You never know what wonderful, unique treasures will be waiting for you at each show. Plus, you’ll get so much inspiration for Christmas decorating at the Holiday Sale.


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What is The French Farmer’s Wife?

The French Farmer’s Wife was started in 2016 by California native Kathee after she moved to North Carolina.

The barn on her property was converted into a showroom for the semi-annual Barn Sales.

Kathee and her business partner, Gail, have decorated every inch of the barn with her authentic, rustic French style for the holidays.

Kathee loves to collect “Ironstone, quilts, breadboards, dough bowl, books, iron doorstops, Barbola mirrors, French grain sacks and zinc, baskets and chandeliers” for her home. Therefore, and you will see that love reflected in the beautiful inventory at the sales.

If you are not in the area, you can still inquire about items that can be shipped to you. I’ll share all the contact information at the end of the post.

Bread boards and french linens are for sale at The French Farmer's Wife Barn Sale

Thrifting With The Gals

Today’s visit to the French Farmer’s Wife is part of this month’s Thrifting With The Gals Series. If you are new to this series, we are a group of friends who live in different areas of the country but share a love for vintage and thrifted finds.

Each month we share ideas and tips on decorating with your vintage finds, how to shop, what to look for, and more.

This month our guest is Kelly from The Tattered Pew, who is joining us from Colorado. Kelly recently purchased a new home and has been filling it with her unique blend of old and new decor.

If you are joining me from Kristin at White Arrows Home, welcome. I know you loved how she decorated with wooden totes.

French Farmhouse Decor

My other favorite purchases are Vintage French Copper, French Cheese Boards, a great dough bowl, and breadboards.

In addition, several pieces in my greenhouse came from the French Farmer’s Wife. These include a chippy desk and chair, a chippy step ladder, and vintage garden tools.

Copper and other french antiques

European Antiques

If you are looking for authentic European Antiques, you will find an abundance at their sales.

Christmas Display at the Holiday Barn Sale

Although they occasionally add local finds to their stock, many items are from their travels. In addition, several European pickers hand-pick French Farmhouse Decor for Kathee and Gail. This includes Kathee’s daughter, who lives in Europe.

French Farmhouse Style Decor and authentic European Antiques are available for sale.

French Farmhouse Kitchen Decor

Some of my favorite pieces are French Copper. I recently added a copper pot hanger rack to my kitchen to display my growing collection.

The copper pot hanging rack is a new addition to my kitchen

Several of the pieces are from The French Farmer’s Wife; just look at the items available at this weekend’s sale.

I plan to arrive early for the best selections.

Copper Pots and Pans from France are in abundance at the Barn SAle
Look at this copper cookware display available at The French Farmer’s Wife

Christmas Inspiration

The Christmas Barn Sale is my favorite because I always find some fantastic vintage items. But I also get so much Christmas Decor Inspiration.

From unique bottle brush trees to shifters filled with Christmas trees, it’s a feast for the eyes.

In addition, many of the holiday items are displayed in unique vessels that can be used year round.

Unique Vessel hold twigs for a holiday display

I usually make several trips around the barn and always see something exciting that I missed.

Christmas at The French Farmer's Wife French Farmhouse Decor Holiday Open House.

If you love an eclectic and unique decorating style, rustic European antiques, and French Farmhouse decor, you will be inspired by a trip to The French Farmer’s Wife Holiday Sale.

French European Antiques fill the spaces in the barn for the French Farmer's Wife Sales.

Contact Information:

No worries if you can’t attend this weekend’s sale because they ship.

Contact Kathee with a personal DM on Instagram or see other contact information on their website.

The French Farmer’s Wife Website and The French Farmer’s Wife Instagram, where you can see updates on the latest arrivals.

I hope you enjoyed today’s look at Christmas at The French Farmer’s Wife and that you see something you can’t resist.

More Vintage Inspiration

Now it’s time to see what all my Thrifting with the Gals friends have been up to this past month!

Up next is Kelly from The Tattered Pew, sharing How To Decorate With Vintage Flower Frogs.

Kelly’s – Decorating with Vintage Flower Frogs / Ann’s Irresistible Antique Bargain Finds

Robyn’s – How To Make DIY Light Sconce / Kristin’s – Decorating with Antique Wood Totes

Thanks so much for stopping by.

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stacy

Monday 26th of December 2022

What a cool place!

Rachel

Monday 26th of December 2022

It really is.

michele - vintage home designs

Thursday 15th of December 2022

This looks like my kind of barn sale!! I wish I lived closer so I could go. Thanks for sharing your treasures and I just love the container your tree is in.

Rachel

Saturday 17th of December 2022

Michele, I wish you could as well.

Cindy@CountyRoad407

Thursday 15th of December 2022

What a fantastic place to have at your fingertips! I'd need a trailer! Gave me some great ideas for displaying things at the farmhouse. And maaaaybe made me want even more vintage goodies even though the house is full already! ;)

Rachel

Saturday 17th of December 2022

Cindy, That's my problem as well. but i always find something I have to have.

NancyC

Friday 21st of October 2022

I just love all this Farmhouse decor and inspiration--thanks for sharing it! :)

Rachel

Monday 24th of October 2022

Nancy, I am so glad! Thanks.

Renae

Thursday 20th of October 2022

Oh my goodness! I would love to go there. Have so much fun.

Rachel

Monday 24th of October 2022

Renae, It is my favorite.