Summer Farmhouse Decor Using Lemons and Buffalo Check

June 24, 2019


lemon dinnerware topiary wall art bowls plates

Lemons and buffalo check are totally in right now. I mean really in. While I probably could have titled this post Dollar Tree Treasures, I've chosen to share it as more of a farmhouse lemony goodness home decor post. But don't be fooled -- Dollar Tree played a huge part in my lemony summer dining room upgrade and I'm thrilled to be able to share it with you today.

DIY dining room farmhouse shelves white wash


Most recently I farm-i-fied my DIY dining room shelves by whitewashing them with a white wash stain from Rust-oleum. I was loving the farmhouse look and styled them accordingly. But as happy as I was with that arrangement, I couldn't help myself when I came across a boatload of lemony decor goodness at my local Dollar Tree. 

lemons dinnerware plate

Ironically, I first saw Dollar Tree's lemon dinnerware on another blog over a year ago. That blogger lived in the southern U.S. So I waited and waited for it to appear in my neck of the woods but finally gave up hope. You can imagine how happy I was to come across it this summer! I did my usual double take as I always do at Dollar Tree, and then began grabbing pieces to put into my cart. While I only took plates and bowls, they also had mugs, wine glasses, place mats, oven mitts and napkins.  

lemon dinnerware plate bowl topiary buffalo check

In addition to the awesome dinnerware score, I also came across these these buffalo check beauties at Wal-Mart on clearance. Are you ready? They cost $1.50 each. How could  I resist? Lemons, topiaries and buffalo check -- a match made in heaven.


buffalo check lemon topiary tree art

  
whitewashed farmhouse shelves lemon plates bowls topiary art


faux lemons buffalo check topiary bowls plates

lemon plates bowls topiary buffalo check wall art


three faux lemons lemons bowls plates

I love the look of my faux lemons filling out the arrangement. 


farmhouse whitewashed dining room shelves sideboard buffet olive bucket boxwood

And as usual, vintage ironstone and white milk glass plays a huge part in my dining room decor.

buffalo check wall art dining room farmhouse shelves

The bright yellow really pops and adds a nice touch of color to a space that's usually decorated in neutral tones.


lemons dinnerware plate



It's now one of those spaces that makes me smile every time I look at it. Not bad for less than $16.00. Have you found this lemon-y goodness in your local Dollar Tree? What about the lemon decor at Wal-Mart? It all really does work well together and for that I am grateful.

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Summer Farmhouse Decor Using 
Lemons and Buffalo Check
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My thrift store addiction said...

Love these, Kathleen! Gotta love Dollar Tree!

Amy Johnson said...

Yes, I bought the plate and a towel from the dollar tree. I was so happy to see they had Lemon decor. I also saw the lemon decor at Walmart but I bought different stuff than the picture you show. I purchased a little sign and a tin pot with yellow flowers. I will have to go back and see if there are any pictures left. Love what you did with your lemon decor! I love budget decorating!

NitkaDesign said...

Love all lemon decor:-))) Beautiful arrangement!

Kathy said...

I love how the lemon yellow stands out so nicely from the neutrals; I'm a color fan and am enjoying how you style your dining room. The pops of color really make that whole wall shine! I have not styled much from DT or Wal-mart--just kinda stuck in a rut, I guess. I think you got me thinking! Thanx!

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

I love the look of black, yellow, and white together! It's so fresh and pretty for summer, Kathleen!

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