Singing the Blues with Blue Farmhouse Style

While I love white as the wall color in my house, I think blue in all shades makes the perfect companion to white in farmhouse style, so let’s take a look at some of them that “sing the blues” beautifully!

Blue Farmhouse Style

Farmhouse Blue Projects and Printable you'll love! - KnickofTime.net

When I think of farmhouse blues, of course one of the first things that pops into my mind are mason jars.  I pick these up every chance I get a flea markets and auctions.  My favorite one is large, and I added a dispenser on the lid to hold dish soap.

Aqua blue mason canning jars - KnickofTime.net

The next thing that comes to mind is well worn denim.  This Denim Wall Pocket took about 5 minutes to make (it’s no-sew!) and looks so charming with a mason jar inside to hold flowers.

Turn a pair of child's overalls into a farmhouse denim wall pocket! - KnickofTime.net

One of my son’s names is Levi, so my mom used a bunch of old pairs of jeans to make him a Denim Quilt.  He’s lucky I haven’t swiped it from him, because I love it.

Repurposed jeans denim quilt - KnickofTime.net

My very favorite blue is the Barn Quilt one of my son’s helped me make last summer.  I’m hoping I can talk him into helping me make another one this summer with a different design on it.

DIY barn quilt sign - KnickofTime.net

I used my favorite blue grain sack stripe fabric as a  tablecloth on our picnic table for my Outdoor Spaces Summer Tour.

blue stripe grain sack fabric tablecloth

I love these Printable Vintage Postcards.  While you could print them and send them in the mail, they can also be printed and framed as a grouping for wall decor.

Vintage Postcard Printables

Last year I brought home this enamelware coffee pot. It made such a cheerful flower vase.

blue enamel coffee pot

And look at all those pretty dish towels on the peg rack via Vibeke Design – perfectly simple!

blue farmhouse dish towels - KnickofTime.net

I have 7 different Vintage Blue Labels available as printables HERE.  These can be used as gift tags,or address labels, and I turned one of them into pantry labels as well (see below).

vintage labels

This spot in the kitchen at My Painted Garden looks so cheerful with the blue gingham curtains and chair.

blue gingham curtains

I bought bag full of Blue Bird Flour last month – not because I needed flour, but because I fell in love with the image on it.

Flour sack with blue bird image - KnickofTime.net

I spotted this incredibly beautiful rustic door last year when I visited Santa Fe.  I would love to have a front door like that!

old blue rustic wood door santa fe - KnickofTime.net

Here’s another beautiful blue door, via City Farmhouse.

blue front door

These Printable Pantry Labels will instantly give your jars some vintage farmhouse style.

Pantry Labels Blue Vintage Set #1

DIY Rustic Wooden Backdrops and printable Dictionary Page Banners

DIY distressed wood photo backdrop - KnickofTime.net

A few years ago, I made this Old-Fashioned Blue Wooden Swing for the tree in our front yard.

DIY farmhouse wooden swing - KnickofTime.net

The Country Farm Home turned men’s shirts into farmhouse dish towels that I’m drooling over.

blue farmhouse dish towels

And nothing says, “farmhouse”, quite like this  Fresh Air and Sunshine Sign by Lovely, Etc.

blue fresh air and sunshine sign

Are you singing the blues yet?

Vaya con Dios!

signature 2

Here’s something I think you’ll love!

Mason Jar Spoon Rest

mason jar spoon rest

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Comments

  1. Candy Cox says:

    Wow I love blue and these were great ideas for my home. Thank you. ✝

  2. Well, there is a post full of wonderful inspiration! Thanks for sharing, Angie!

  3. Blue has always been incorporated into my home because The color calms and cheers me! I love the pictures you shared. However, it was even more fun to wake up to your Singing the Blues headline because it’s the slogan for the foundation my family started in honor of my dad. It just put a smile on my face. Thank you for sharing! I’m new to your site and am enjoying your posts. Much love from Team Tom at The Tom Lennon Foundation. ?

  4. Marlene Stephenson says:

    Love blue and you had a wonderful lineup, thanks Angie.

  5. I love the blue jeans quilt! Love all of it…I’m a lover of blue as well, Angie! Happy Easter!

  6. Helene Farley says:

    I really enjoyed your post. I am SO envious of your blue Mason jars. I only own 1 that my father in law gave me. They are hard to come by here in New Mexico. At least I haven’t been lucky enough to find any. Ha ha! I’m really singing the blues! Great post Angie!

    • What part of New Mexico are you in, Helene? ABQ and Corrales are my old “stomping grounds”!

      • Helene Farley says:

        I live in Grants. Between Albuquerque and Gallup. No wheresville. We’re only an hour away from Albuquerque so we shop there. A LOT. I also have a sister who lives in Rio Rancho.

  7. Love that blue swing you made! It’s my favorite!

  8. Sue Glass says:

    Wow! What an awesome post! Thanks so much.

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