Stacy Ling
Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

September 17, 2020 42 Comments

Welcome to my rustic farmhouse fall home tour! This year's fall decorating style focuses on lots of neutrals, natural elements and garden-inspired, rustic farmhouse touches. Come tour my fall home...

As an avid gardener, I love to bring the outdoors in and decorate my rustic farmhouse home based on whatโ€™s going on outside. Now that we are heading into fall, I am totally ready for the chill in the air, cozy nights in front of a fire and lots of fall flowers. Are you ready for fall too?

Iโ€™m so excited to be part of the Brilliant Colors of Fall Home Tour hosted by Kelly from the Tattered Pew and Mansa from This is Simplicite. If you stopped by from Anne and AnnMarie’s over at Simply 2 Moms welcome to my home and garden. Anne and Anne Marie both have such beautiful homes. They are great friends and I love all of their creative home, garden and lifestyle ideas.

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Welcome to My Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

I live in a quiet suburban neighborhood in northern New Jersey. As you pull up to my home, you’ll be greeted by expansive gardens throughout the property. We’ve lived here for 22 years and I created, designed and planted every one of these gardens myself.

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

My front entry walkway cottage garden is my pride and joy. I designed it to bloom all season long with lots of gorgeous flowers and pretty seasonal colors.

Right now, the garden is still transitioning into fall. But I’m starting to add fall plantings and lots of pretty garden mums. It’s still a little early here to plant mums because they are not bred to last very long.

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

Come On In!

Don’t be surprised if my dogs, Bodie and Koda accompany us during the home tour. They are always with me!

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

When we renovated our home 15 years ago from a small, three bedroom ranch to a four bedroom center hall colonial, we wanted to have an open floor concept on the main floor.

It was a challenge, but we widened doorways and made a half wall between the front entry and dining room.

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

If this is your first time here, this antique bench used to look SO DIFFERENT before I painted the upholstery fabric. I was surprised how well it turned out and it was so easy and inexpensive to do!

Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen

When you first walk into my home, the modern farmhouse kitchen is one of the first rooms you see from the front entry hall. It is the hub of the home. You can usually find me in here cooking something delicious.

I remodeled this kitchen by myself almost three years ago by painting the cabinets. Looking back, I can’t believe I waited so long to do it. If you are considering it, DO IT! I have no regrets and wish I did it sooner.

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

My favorite part of this DIY kitchen remodel is the range hood. I refinished it with gel stain and it looks incredible! The gel stain brought out all those wood details and it is a statement piece in the room. It might be my favorite DIY to this day!

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

Because I have a small kitchen, we swapped out a kitchen table for this island. When we remodeled, I bought these really comfy bar stools so we would linger longer as a family around the table. We used to have saddle stools and we just didn’t hang out here for very long after meals.

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

Rustic Farmhouse Dining Room

The dining room sits to the right of the front entry hall. We love to entertain friends and family here. Even when we are not entertaining, I always have a pretty centerpiece to decorate the table.

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

This year, I kept my fall centerpiece pretty simple with some pretty faux cabbage roses, acorn pics, tiny gourds and fern bunches.

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

Rustic Farmhouse Living Room

To the left of the entry hall is our living room. Since we do not have a formal living room, this is our family room where we love to hang out together.

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

It’s still little too warm here to enjoy a fire indoors, but you will find my family and I here most nights streaming a fun show or watching football. I can’t wait for that first cozy fall night!

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour

Rustic Farmhouse Laundry Room

We recently remodeled the laundry room. It is really small and is a pass-through space from the living room to the bathroom. But I love how it turned out don’t you?

And it was even more fun decorating it for fall.

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Thanks for stopping by my Rustic Farmhouse Fall Home Tour. Be sure and stop by Open Door Open Hearts who is the next stop on the Brilliant Colors of Fall Home Tour!

 

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Stacy Ling

Stacy Ling is a master gardener who loves home decor and creating beautiful spaces. She provides easy-to-follow, easy-to-do garden, home decor, lifestyle & DIY inspo.

42 Comments

  1. Reply

    Aliya

    September 17, 2020

    Stacey!!! Your home is absolutely gorgeous!! I’m so glad i found you through this hop!! I can’t wait to keep watching all you do! PS Football season is the best!! It’s a family event at our house too!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 17, 2020

      Thank you Aliya! I’m so happy to meet you too! Bring on football season. So glad the big ten is going to play – my daughter is at Ohio State! xoxo

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    Paula@SweetPea

    September 17, 2020

    I so much enjoyed touring your decorated for fall home. Each space looks so pretty and inviting. Being a vintage lover, I especially enjoyed seeing some of your vintage-styled for fall like your entry bench and the pretty wood tote on your kitchen table. I also admired how you decorated your fireplace so beautifully that it took me a few moments to realize that there was a TV hanging over it. I’m also a gardener and really enjoyed seeing your beautiful gardens.

    FYI – On your in the news page, I clicked on the link for your sore hip tip but it doesn’t go to that article. I used to run but a bad back ended that joy in my life. I’m now off to try to find your HGTV episode. We love Vermont and I want to see your home there.

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      Stacy Ling

      September 17, 2020

      Thank you so much Paula!!! Decorating the mantel with the tv above it is definately challenging right? Fitness magazine must have recently removed their article. That’s a bummer! It’s an older article but a good one! I’ll see if I can dig it up. But the tip was to change what side of the road you run on. When we run on the same side of the road everyday it throws off your body alignment and you get aches and pains. My marathon friend told me that one and she was totally right! Once I changed sides of the road my hip pain was gone!

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    Ann

    September 17, 2020

    HimStacy I luv all your fall touches in your home. Such a fun home tour. Pinned๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

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      Stacy Ling

      September 17, 2020

      Thank you so much Ann! I’m so glad you had fun! Someday we’ll be hanging in real time! xoxo

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    Lindsay Aratari

    September 17, 2020

    I love how you decorated your mantle for fall!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 17, 2020

      Thank you so much Lindsay!!! xoxo

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    Kim | Shiplap and Shells

    September 17, 2020

    I had such a fun time seeing your fall tour today Stacy! Every single room and detail is gorgeous! I especially love your range hood! I love bringing the outdoors inside as well. Great job my friend!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 17, 2020

      Thank you so much for stopping by! That range hood turned out so good! The pics almost don’t do it justice – the details that you can see now are gorgeous. It was very bland looking before I stained it! xoxoxo

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    Anne

    September 17, 2020

    I absolutely love all the beautiful fall details throughout your home! I especially love the way you use trailing greenery with your pretty fall florals and pumpkins! Every detail is just perfect!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 17, 2020

      Thank you so much Anne! I really appreciate that so much! It was fun doing another tour with you guys – I loved all of your fall decor too. Those bottleneck glass jars are incredible. I need them!!! xoxoxo

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    Cecilia

    September 17, 2020

    Stacy, I’m absolutely smitten with your style! Your home and garden are just stunning and I enjoyed every detail! Pinned and sharing on IG! Happy Fall! Cecilia @My Thrift Store Addiction

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      Stacy Ling

      September 17, 2020

      Thank you so much Cecilia! I’ve really enjoyed catching your blogs through the Charming Homes and Gardens link party and am really glad we connected! It was so fun doing this fall home tour with you! xoxoxo

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    Jen

    September 17, 2020

    Stacy your whole home is gorgeous! I especially enjoyed seeing your beautiful kitchen. I still have gold oak cabinets and want to paint them, but have been afraid to do so. You totally inspired me to go for it!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 17, 2020

      Oh my gosh Jen you have to do it! I wish I did it much sooner! But I was afraid I would ruin them. So it took me a while to build up my confidence. I painted them almost 3 years ago and didn’t take too long to do it. They’ve held up really well. I hope you try it!!!

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    Julie Briones

    September 17, 2020

    What a lovely fall home you have, Stacy! That centerpiece is gorgeous, and I love all the live plants and natural elements you have used in your home! So fun hopping with you! (And now you can see why the porch hop wasn’t going to work for me ๐Ÿ˜‰ I was trying to figure out if I could rearrange, and I just didn’t have the time!) Hugs, and love working with you!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 18, 2020

      No worries at all and we will do another one!!! Thank you so much for stopping by! I’m so glad we met through blogging. You are great inspiration!!! xoxo

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    Kelly Radcliff

    September 17, 2020

    Stacy your home is so dreamy! I am in love with your garden too! I can see why it is your pride and joy. Then going inside was just as lovely. You have added the perfect Fall touches! I am so glad you could join us this week!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 18, 2020

      Thank you so much Kelly!!! It was such a fun tour and I am truly honored to be a part of such an amazing group of talented bloggers! You guys did such a great job organizing it and pulling it together. THANK YOU!!!

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    Krista

    September 18, 2020

    What a beautiful and cozy fall home – so many pretty touches! Your yard and garden look amazing as well!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 18, 2020

      Thank you so much Krista!! I really appreciate that! Enjoy your weekend!

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    Calypso in the Country

    September 18, 2020

    Stacy, your home is so beautiful! I love the touches of fall in all your rooms. I’m sure your house is feeling extra cozy now that the temperatures are cooling down. Always great to see those two characters as well!
    Cheers!
    Shelley

    • Reply

      Stacy Ling

      September 18, 2020

      Thanks so much for visiting Shelley! I’m so glad you stopped by! Thank you!!! The dogs love when we have company. Enjoy your weekend!!! xoxoxo

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    Molly

    September 18, 2020

    Love all the greenery you have in your home, Stacy! And your gardens are looking beautiful!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 19, 2020

      Thank you so much for stopping by Molly!!! I can’t wait until we can hang out in person someday!! xoxo

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    Kristin

    September 20, 2020

    I love all your Fall touches Stacy inside and out! I love the colors you use in your home. Your table always has me swooning!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 20, 2020

      Thank you so much Kristin! I’m so glad you stopped by!!! xoxoxo

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    jill

    September 20, 2020

    Enjoyed my first visit to your site and will be looking at past articles. Pretty, warm and inviting! I love how you bring so much garden style to your inside decor. Is the container on your dining room table called a garden trug? Love it, do you know where I might locate one ? Yours seems to be an antique, but I would be fine with a reproduction aged piece too, Thanks.

    • Reply

      Stacy Ling

      September 21, 2020

      Hi Jill! That is a vintage toolbox I found at an antique store in VT for $15! Check your local antique and thrift stores or flea markets. You may find one there!

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    Carol Karl

    September 20, 2020

    What a beautiful home you have. Thank you so much for sharing.

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      Stacy Ling

      September 21, 2020

      Thank you Carol! I really appreciate it! xoxo

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    Linda Johnston

    September 20, 2020

    Beautiful home. I really like the tool box arrangement in the dining room table.

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      Stacy Ling

      September 21, 2020

      Thank you so much Linda! xoxo

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    Kathy

    September 21, 2020

    You have such a beautiful home! Love the size of your front door wreath. It’s stunning!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 22, 2020

      Thank you so much Kathy!!! I’m so glad you stopped by!! xoxo

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    Juliet

    September 21, 2020

    Stacy – Your fall home is beautiful and your dining table centerpiece – perfection. But, can we talk about your gardens?! Especially the cottage garden. Wow! You’re so talented … I need to comb through your back posts and learn a few things. Also, I had to reread – twice – your sentence about turning a ranch style home into a center hall colonial. Why didn’t I think of this … amazing! I’m just in awe … there’s nothing else that can be said. In awe! xo

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      Stacy Ling

      September 22, 2020

      Thank you SO much Juliet! The transformation from a ranch to center hall colonial was pretty amazing – it was finished in about 3.5 months! We live in a historic town and wanted to expand our house but keep it within the town vibe so went with the center hall colonial. I’m so glad we did it. We needed the extra space and are happy we got to stay in our neighborhood. xoxoxo

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    Renee Barton

    September 22, 2020

    I just loved your fireplace and the entry bench!!!

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      Stacy Ling

      September 22, 2020

      Thank you so much Renee! Happy First Day of Fall!

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    Sonya

    September 24, 2020

    Your home is absolutely gorgeous and I love that have lots of wood tones. That antique bench is stunning and I can not believe you painted the fabric, it looks like it came like that.

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