A Visit to the Bachman's 2012 Fall Ideas House...


Last week, I toured the 2012 Bachman's Fall Idea House!  For those of you not familiar with it...Bachman's is a well known landscaping, home and garden business in Minnesota.  Their Idea Houses have been held in an old family home on the flagship property, and are filled with decorating ideas for the season.  I have a link under my header which leads to posts from all of the previous Idea Houses, if you are interested in seeing more!
I'll be sharing some ideas from the Fall 2012 house in the next few posts!  The theme for this house is "Cool Trends for Fall Gatherings"!  Remember, you can click on any photo to enlarge it!

The porch was ready for entertaining with fun ideas...some of them beer inspired!






This arrangement hung on the door...


The living room had a lot of industrial inspired ideas...this shelving was made from reclaimed metal and wood...


The lamps and lighting ideas in the house were some of my favorites this time!





 Wicker balls and stems decorated a drum shade in the dining room... 









 The kitchen had some fun re-use ideas...




The colors and fabrics are whimsical!



There was lots of fun inspiration!  Next post, I'll take you upstairs!

Until next time...

32 comments

  1. Linda
    I always look forward to your Bachman tour! I especially loved the kitchen shelf with the bright wallpaper and sweet owl. There are always so many repurposing ideas too.
    Thanks for sharing-I'll be back to see the upstairs!

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  2. Oh Fun Linda. I like the kitchen. xo, Olive

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  3. What creativity at the Bachman home tour!!! I love all the inspiration you shared here today!!! Lots and lots to see!

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  4. Lots to like! I could move right in. That kitchenware drawer is a really good idea.

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  5. I love these. Such beautiful inspiring decor!
    Found you through Pinterest. Following you now, would love it if you would swing by my blog!
    14sixty.blogspot.com

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  6. Yay!!! My favorite set of posts from you. That red cart used as a kitchen shelf is very cool, but I love it all. I could just move in to that house, but they would probably kick me out at some point!

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  7. Since I didn't get to the Fall Idea House this year I will have to enjoy it through your eyes. You always get such great photos of it. You always seem to see things that I did, when I did go.

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  8. I love the Bachman house decor, it's always very inspiring. There are some great ideas here, as expected.
    Thanks so much for posting them.
    Hugs, Cindy

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  9. I always enjoy your visits to the Bachman house. Thanks for sharing with us!

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  10. Well, I missed that one too! I like the apothecary jars, gives me an idea of what to do with all of those acorns each fall! I didn't know there was a sale either, I saw things from your last post that I would loved to have....like the paddles! Thanks for sharing pictures.

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  11. Thank you for taking your time to photograph and post this lovely Idea House each season. I look forward to seeing what they come up with each season. Such great ideas. Now if I just had an industrial inspired home!

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  12. I never would have thought to use dark bottles (like the beer kind we have at home) brilliant!

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  13. I love these tours!!! Look forward to the next instalment!

    Love that retro coloured kitchen one!

    Karenx

    ps can't wait to see your porch for Halloween again this year I loved it SO much last year.

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  14. thanks for sharing...always a sucker for industrial chic ideas...

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  15. AWESOME..Looking forward to seeing more posts..Have a wonderful weekend..

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  16. I always look forward to and enjoy your Bachman posts. :) Thank you so much for sharing these terrific ideas with us! There are some really cool things there. :)

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  17. This is a great Idea House! There are so many amazing ideas for repurposing pieces! Thanks for sharing this!~

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  18. Thank you for taking us along! Always enjoy these posts. Mimi

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  19. This house has such great ideas! thanks for sharing.

    Ps. ur pups are super cute!

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  20. Dear Linda, I love the kitchen section, such wonderful ideas, and fun pieces in autumn colours, there.
    Thank`s for the tour again- you are a lucky one, to actually be able going there in real!
    Hugs,Dorthe

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  21. I really should visit that house one of these days. They sure have some great ideas, don't they? :)

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  22. I just love these tours. So much inspiration. Linda, I have always meant to ask, what do they do with the decor once the tours are over? Do they sell them? Ann

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  23. Linda, I love this post, you are right the one room is all about beer and the kitchen and lamps are fabulous!!

    Carol

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  24. wow, that's like a WHOLE LOT of eye Candy !!!
    Very cool

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  25. Hi Linda,
    You know how much I love your Bachman posts! Thanks for all of the great pictures!!
    Jane

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  26. My mother just brought me a trunk like the red one hanging on the kitchen wall! Now my daughter will have an idea what she can do with it. Thanks for sharing, Linda!

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  27. So much fun! I wish we had something like this around here.

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  28. Linda - thank you for these posts! I love seeing all the fresh ideas that come from the Bachman Ideas House. Have a wonderful Sunday!

    xo
    Claudia

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  29. The bucket is great!! I have been such a bad blogger, my first love..haha It seems FB takes up so much time. I was think of you and the Bachman House the other day. I do need to catch up, I missed so much!!
    Did I see wine in the bathroom?!! Great idea!!
    The kitchen is my favorite room but I do have to go back and look again..good job Linda! Thanks for including us!

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  30. Hi. Do you allow pinning to Pinterest?
    shuttermom77 at gmail dot com

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  31. Thanks for the message, I see the button now. I was looking for it at the bottom. Thanks again.

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