Boerne Farmhouse offers beautiful architectural salvage, antiques and home goods

Holiday Shopping in Texas Hill Country

Be sure to stop at Boerne Farmhouse for all your holiday decor. Boerne Farmhouse gives me so much home inspiration. You will find architectural salvage pieces, specialty furniture, and an assortment of home goods.

A lot of my clients have asked me for recommendations on where to purchase furniture in the hill country. It is difficult to find furniture pieces right now so I thought I would put together a few of my go-to places for furniture and home decor. Boerne Farmhouse is a must. I recently purchased a beautiful over-sized credenza from them. It was the perfect piece for my office.

These old doors… Right when you enter the store all these doors are lined up against the wall. It makes such a visual impact and immediately makes me want to buy one. That would then start the domino effect of renovating a room in order to incorporate that exact door. It would all be worth it.

The fall displays were so gorgeous the last time I visited.

I am always on the look out for faux stems that actually look real. Boerne Farmhouse has an assortment of beautiful floral stems.

Check out Boerne Farmhouse on your next shopping trip. Located at 1499 South Main Street in Boerne. For more hill country home good recommendations, click here.

Shopping in the Hill Country

With the cooler weather, I usually get an itch to go shopping around the hill country. I am always on the look out for furniture or ornate salvage pieces. If you are visiting the Texas Hill Country, I encourage you to take some time to visit a local antique shop. We have some wonderful stores in the area. 8th Street Market is at the top of my list. This multi-dealer has been a shopping go-to for years. The store is huge and filled with old, pretty things.

The 8th Street Market is a curated, multi-dealer shopping community with an eclectic mix of architectural, industrial, repurposed, and vintage lifestyle antiques and art. Our extensive collection of unique finds are always changing!

The Comfort based store is rich with history. It was originally a Ford dealership from the 1940s. The roof was constructed with steel silos from the World War II era. You can see the exposed ceiling in this picture above. How neat is that?!

The store is already decorating for Christmas. I recommend you visit 8th Street Market for holiday shopping.

Isn’t this fall-themed center piece so beautiful? All the store displays are so pretty and well thought out.

And this tablescape…

Be sure to browse around outside. There is so much to see and rummage through. Garden structures, light fixtures, large salvage pieces.. and so much more. They have a new section too. Possible VRBO in the works…. The owner would not disclose but I am looking forward to the reveal.

My front yard needs these vintage street lamps.

Comfort Coffee Co. is also located inside 8th Street Market offering tasty shopping fuel a.k.a. coffee and sandwiches.

Go visit 8th Street Market! Contact me when you need a home to fill all your goodies.

Has Covid-19 changed your office space?

What does your office look like compared to pre-pandemic? Have you started working from home primarily versus going into your office? If you’re anything like me, this past year has presented lots of new challenges to my “at work” status. One thing that has become very clear is that I am not nearly as organized as I thought I was.  I was so sure I was organized, but carting my laptop everywhere I went to get my job done made me realize that this system was not very effective for me. In fact, I really needed to reevaluate how I was going to work and where I would be able to actually accomplish my work related goals.

What does your current home office look like? Are you able to work anywhere with a Wi-Fi connection and great coffee? Or, are you like me and require a designated area for all things work?

So, I needed to create an office workspace in my home. This mobile work situation wasn’t going to suffice anymore and thus, I ordered a little desk and chair.  Like many of you, this pandemic brought out the “do-it-yourselfer” in me and I got started creating an office space in the master bedroom. Unfortunately, I didn’t think through how much space I would need (you remember I said I wasn’t as organized as I thought I was) and I quickly outgrew the little nook I had created in my room.  I’m going to need more space so look out guest room, I’m coming for you next.

If you’re needing more space to work, or just dreaming of a quiet office space in your home, you must check out 226 Northwest Hills Drive in Kerrville, TX. The Hill Country Charmer (pictured above) includes a perfect office nook just off the master bedroom. The space is tucked away from the main living areas and ready for all your work projects. It has plenty of storage with floor to ceiling built-ins and just by stepping into this space I feel more productive. Can you picture yourself, right there, with your coffee in hand as you tackle your to-do list? I can. 

Please contact me if you would like a closer look at the lovely, office nook located at 226 Northwest Hills Drive.

Jaylynn Perkins, REALTOR®, TRLP