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Farmhouse Style, Country Chic and Vintage Décor

Great Ideas are Numerous for Popular Designs in These Three Local Shops

Article by Connie McFall Clark

Photography by Kate Cooley/Cooley Portraits

Originally published in Boerne Lifestyle

The farmhouse style with country and vintage decor is popular these days. Homey, comfy spaces welcome quiet conversations, a chair to read your favorite books, an area to display your treasures, or laugh with children playing on the floor. Utilizing repurposed wood, doors, windows and fixtures is a good way to bring that warm vintage look into decorating your favorite rooms. Two shops in Boerne and one in Comfort offer just what you need for adding decor to a room or completely redecorating your home. Walk through the areas in each and I'm sure you'll find treasures galore that will brighten up your home.

Cindy Carr and Sylvia Griffin, Co-Owners of Boerne Farmhouse offer, “We and our associates are savvy, enthusiastic and we understand the nuances of mixing vintage and salvage with new items. We delight in showing our customers how to create a fresh, layered and unique look. We also learn from you – we really enjoy hearing your ideas on decorating with vintage salvage!” Boerne Farmhouse is located at 1499 S. Main Street in Boerne. Go the website for more information about their great shop:

“We have always been inspired and drawn to the connection with the stories of the past through the old and unexpected treasures that we find at estate sales, shops, markets and strangers’ attics. After years of collecting and cultivating, and with the launch of our children, it was time to start having fun with a new direction in our love of all things “aged”.” Robin Morgan, co-owner with her son Dustin, of The 8th Street Market in Comfort found an uncommon historic industrial building to open the fabulous vintage market.


The Sanctuary for the Vintage Soul is located at 615 South Main Street, Suite100 in Boerne. It features a fun collective full of repurposed, salvaged, painted, vintage, gift and home decor items provided by five separate vendors. Owners of The Sanctuary, Laura Black, Angela Brunott, Sarah Dipaola and Lisa Taber provide assistance from Lisa Michael Interiors and offer Iron Orchid Designs, DIY paint and finishes and wonderful décor for the soul. Inside and outside the shop you'll find many luxury items as well as small treasures you'll love adding to your home decor.

  • The 8th Street Market/Comfort
  • The 8th Street Market/Comfort
  • Boerne Farmhouse - Architectural Salvage & Home Goods
  • Boerne Farmhouse - Architectural Salvage & Home Goods
  • The Sanctuary for the Vintage Soul
  • The Sanctuary for the Vintage Soul