Barn Charming With A Friend

Saturday, I met my friend, Donna, for a morning of antiquing. She introduced me to a neat little antique shop, where we both found some goodies we just couldn’t live without. We drove a few miles to a second shop, only to find that it was closed that day.  We mumbled a few comments like: “How could they?” and “You’d think they’d be open on a Saturday!”, only to then see a little note explaining that they were closed because of a wedding.  Oh, well, that’s different; completely understandable and forgiveable.

Since they were closed, we drove a few miles further, because Donna knew of  a church where sometimes little yard sales/plant sales take place on the lawn. Nothing that day, BUT I did find a barn for Barn Charm!

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Although I spotted this from the highway, Donna knew of a way to get closer for better pics, and NO, it didn’t require trespassing.

Let’s get a closer look (good thing I had my “long” lens): hmmm…rustic….shabby chic.  But look at that gorgeous horse!

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Such a beautiful setting.

horse barn and hills

I knew the light-colored horse was a palomino. Donna, who loved horses as a child, (unlike me, who waited until much later in life) explained that the one near the barn was a bay and the one to the far right was a pinto.

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Donna is also responsible for that third photo – I was driving down the lane, back to the highway, and she recognized what a nice shot that would be.

Antiques + horses + a barn + time spent with a friend = one fun morning.

Linking up to Barn Charm.

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18 responses to “Barn Charming With A Friend

  1. Sounds like you had a delightful day of barn and horse spotting!

    Pam

  2. The barn shots turned out great! The day was perfect and you gave me far too much credit for your skills. I look forward to our next adventure (maybe this time it WILL involve trespassing -ha).

  3. Beautiful photos and seems like it was a perfect day. Nothing like shopping and sharing with a good friend. 🙂

  4. Charming barn made all the more charming by the horses.. 🙂 Love the wonky gates!

  5. sounds like a perfect day!

  6. Sounds like your kind of day…a friend, a barn, antiquing and horses! Perfect!

  7. itsallaboutpurple

    shabby chic for sure…..the horses, a big plus!!

  8. That would be a fun morning and then finding the barn and horses a bonus. Great photos! Enjoy the day. Pamela

  9. Shirley Matthews Dunn

    A perfect, day you could not ask for more. The pictures are great and the horses are beautiful.

  10. mollieandalfie

    Come on show us the goodies you just can’t live with out..LOL We love antiquikey ( can’t spell that word ) stuff. What a great day you had xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

  11. Don’t you just love a “stumble upon it” moment? Nice pictures, Dianna! I sure hope I can get down your way this summer…

  12. Trespass ?? Of course not ! – I’ve never known you to do it ! That barn looks a little tired, but it’s hanging on !

  13. Nothing beats a good time with a friend.

  14. Always great to find another barn on our outings!

  15. It’s a great barn in a beautiful setting!

  16. I’m with mollieandalfie, what treasures did you find?

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