Friday’s Fences – Murfreesboro, NC

Last week, Motor Man and I went to a race in North Carolina. En route, we traveled through the little town of Murfreesboro, where I spotted this old fence.

A close-up of the gate with the house in the background.

The house seems to be in better condition than the fence, although there IS something to be said for shabby-chic.

Linking up to Friday’s Fences.

27 responses to “Friday’s Fences – Murfreesboro, NC

  1. Oh, I agree with you, Dianna. This shabby chic is striking.

  2. i love it, so much detail!

  3. Imagine this house and that fence in it’s “day?” I’ll bet it was beyond grand!

  4. I love that fence – shabby chic and all – almost looks like a doll house mansion! But I would hate to have to paint that fence!

  5. Absolutely inspiring. I love how it matches the house. They don’t make ’em like they used to!

  6. Wow….talk about a fence (and house) with a lot of personality! I do agree though that it would be a pain in the neck to paint them…..especially that amazing fence.

    Pam (and Sam)

  7. So neat. I love Shabby Chic!

  8. What a beautiful and unique fence. I hope it will be restored before it’s too late. Great photos!

  9. That is one of the neatest fences I’ve ever seen! Love it!

  10. Wow…I Love it!!!

  11. people pay big bucks for whitewash effect. 🙂 really cool!

  12. I love the fence!

  13. That is the BEST fence EVER! I love everything about it.

  14. I think this is my very favorite fence…well, right now, anyway!

  15. Very cool—they don’t make ’em like that nowadays!

  16. Interesting fence! I like the shabby look of it.

  17. Wow! It looks like somebody had an idea & went with it ! I don’t think I’ve ever seen a busier fence 😉

  18. I love the shabby chic decor, but that fence could use a painting… beautiful place, at any rate! =)

  19. Now that is something rather special!

  20. Dianna~you always inspire me and delight my heart. i am giving you the inspiring blog award publishing the post on sunday.

  21. Shabby chic is the perfect adjective for this vintage fence – I love it!

  22. I really love this fence – it is very unusual. 🙂
    Congratulations on your award and thanks very much for nominating me for it – I’m very flattered. I will do a post tomorrow for it. :))
    Have a lovely weekend.

  23. Some things are just beautiful in whatever condition they happen to exist.

  24. Shirley Matthews Dunn

    A very different type of fence. Very nice.

  25. My husband’s family used to have a peanut farm in Murfreesboro and we had a lot of friends there. It was definitely a neat town. Your fence takes me back…..

  26. That’s a fantastic little fence. I love old houses like this with character. I hope they’ll recondition it, its got to be one of a kind. Looks like a cute house back there too.

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