Thank you to Better Homes and Gardens at Walmart for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own!
I have been sharing little sneak peeks of this bench on instagram all week. I’ve also been telling you that it was for my bedroom. But since at least one person in this house has been sick since Christmas and I’m the most recent victim, my bedroom is a torn apart disaster. While I was downstairs eating lunch (aka cough drops) and staining this bench I’m thinking… I’m never going to finish all this by Wednesday (because sometimes bloggers have deadlines). So I decided I’d just pull it upstairs and stage it somewhere in my living room. I didn’t think I was going to fall in love with this little Rustic Farmhouse Entryway, in this little corner, on this day. It has a little cottage, a little farmhouse, and a little industrial. 3 of my favorite things. We are calling this Rustic Charm.
I really did have intentions of moving this bench straight into my bedroom, but to be honest this little corner has been such a problem space for me. It’s right next to my couch and it’s a big awkward corner… I had no idea what to put here. I’ll still have to move some stuff around, but I am much happier with this space. So it looks like my bedroom will have to wait!
Let’s talk about where all these pretty decorations came from! You guys know how much I love a good bargain, especially when it’s a versatile piece. Everything I have here I could easily move to a different room in my house. That is a total win for me! But let’s not talk about re-arranging this space yet…I’m sure that will come soon enough ; )
I built this bench specifically for these galvanized bins from Walmart. They are so affordable and I am kinda in love with them. I have so much junk that needs to be put somewhere… 8 bins, why yes… I think that will do!
I actually found this lantern on clearance at Walmart, so if you want one you might need to literally run down there to see if they have one (the one I linked to is a slightly different color, if you want this one you might have to check your store)! And that just so happens to be a mirrored picture frame it is resting so beautifully on, but I’m using it as a tray!
I will be working on a tutorial for the bench itself over the next few days. I hope I got all my pictures for it because I was building it in the garage, the basement, and my living room (fingers crossed). Yay for winter (not really… that’s my sarcasm coming through). I hope you love this little space as much as I do! If you have any ideas for my bedroom let me know… I’m kinda starting over in there!
Rustic Farmhouse Entryway
Want to Shop this Look?
Bench – DIY/Tutorial Here
galvanized bins – Walmart
Wicker Basket – Walmart (not sure if it’s still sold)
Wood Shim Vase – Tutorial Here
Cream Colored Throw – Walmart
Lantern – Walmart
Picture frame/Tray – Walmart
Pintuck Pillow – Really old tutorial here
Giant Chalkboard – DIY/Tutorial Here
Wreath – from last year’s Spring Mantel
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