A Primitive Christmas

“Shopgirl” Ruth Brown of From The Homestead in Elk Grove, California has a passion for beautiful antiques, and has a knack for decor. Every year Ms. Brown with the help of her husband, Bob decorate their adorable shop in Old Town for Christmas with primitive goods found exclusively in her shop.

From The Homestead

9082 Elk Grove Boulevard

Elk Grove, CA 95624

(916) 686-7434



18 Responses

  1. Do you know how long it took me to find where to leave a comment??! haha! I’m sooooo slow. 😉

    oh but I LOVE LOVE your new look to your awesome blog, girl! 🙂

  2. those teddies look so sweet!

  3. Yeah!!! We missed ya!! I am glad you feel good about your tests!!!

  4. Just in time for the holidays. Great inspriation from this shop for Christmas 🙂 Good luck about your exams 🙂

    Karen O.

  5. Oooh, this looks magical! I love stepping into shops like this and finding little treasures.

    And the new blog look ROCKS! Love it 🙂

  6. i so heart those stars with the candles in the second photo! how awesome are those sweet little stars!

  7. I love your blog! I especially like the pics, I should start including pics in mine, thanks for the idea!

  8. I love antiques and second-hand shops! This is really quaint – somewhere to get lost =)

  9. magical and homely : ) just like i like it!

  10. I would love to be able to have a look around their shop! It looks wonderful.

  11. I love it…so festive.

  12. I have tried on many occassions to ‘get into’ antiques but I just can’t seem to find the level of appreciation that is needed. I love it when I find old stuff that has sentimental meaning but the other stuff, well, it is just stuff! : ) I have a relative whose entire house in nothing but antiques…people ooh and ahhh over her collection but I just look at them like they have lost their mind. LOL

  13. Oh thank you for all these amazing photos 🙂 I wish I could come and visit this and see for myself!

    By the way, i love the new layout for your blog!

  14. I love the new look! The colors are wonderful and it’s SO cozy here!

  15. I love it all! thank you for sharing! xo

  16. what a great shop! loving all the vintage products (teddy bears are so cute!) & furniture!

  17. Oh, so adorable! I love the little holiday bears.

  18. This looks like my kind of store! I love to mix in gorgeous rustic pieces with more modern decor. It creates such a lovely tension! I’ll have to stop by here the next time I drive up to reno 😉

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