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Christmas Gift Guide for Primitive Country Home Decor Lovers 0

Christmas Gift GuideShopping for friends and family at Christmas time can be a daunting task. At Primitive Star Quilt Shop we want to help you every step of the way. We've put together this gift guide list of 30 great suggestions for the primitive country lover on your list with various price points as well.  

How To Decorate Farmhouse Style 0

Farmhouse decorSo let's talk about Farmhouse style. It's all the rage right now…with Chip and JoJo Gaines and their HGTV series Fixer Upper. I for one, love to watch their show and marvel at how they transform houses into homes. So what is it about the Farmhouse style that appeals to people? Farmhouse style appeals to me because...  

4 Ways to Spruce up an Old Bathroom without Breaking the Bank 3

Bathroom projectI don't know about you but watching HGTV sometimes leaves me feeling like every room in my home needs a complete overhaul. Well take heart, my friend, there are ways to spruce up your home without hiring an expert designer and changing every square inch.

Contemporary Quilt Trends in 2016 0

Contemporary quiltLike anything else, times have changed in the world of quilting. Quilts went through numerous design phases and trends throughout the decades. In the year of 2016, a new line of quilts has stolen the hearts of quilt lovers around the country—otherwise known as contemporary quilts. 


Stylish and Practical Ways to Decorate Your Kitchen 0

Stylish kitchenGiven their function, kitchens are often overlooked as a space that can be stylishly decorated. However, these spaces are the heart and hub of the home – a gathering place for friends and family, so there’s no reason it shouldn’t reflect your personal style.


  • Jacki Alcorn
  • Tags: Kitchen

So What is "Primitive" Anyway? 0

Old chair with tin bucketClose your eyes and imagine the word ‘warm’.  What comes to mind? The crackling warmth of a fireplace? Wrapping up in a quilt or afghan? Let us help you create that warm, inviting, simplistic place that you never want to leave.


A Quilt in 'America's Brightest Orange' and how it Replaced my Job. 0

America's Brightest OrangeI’ve always had a job.  I loved work---it kind of ‘defined me’.   But three months ago, all that changed. My answer:  I threw my overabundance of energy into making a quilt.  And, saddled with a gene for over-enthusiasm, this couldn’t be a small project.  My daughter was graduating college and this needed to be her graduation present.  This quilt needed to cover a double bed and exude all of my energy and emotion. 

Country Quilts Inspiration: Tips and Ideas for Choosing Beautiful Country Quilts 0

Quilt on bedCountry quilts add an element of warmth and interest to your home decor. Wondering how you can select the best country quilts for your bed or sofa? This inspirational blog post can give you great ideas for beautiful country quilts.


Are You Ready for This Year’s Summer Kitchen Trends? 0

kitchen food on counterSummer is just about here. While it means more time outdoors and plenty of BBQ opportunities, it’s also the perfect time to think about giving your kitchen a makeover in time for all that summer entertaining. If you’re stumped for ideas, check out our seven trends for this summertime.

  • Jacki Alcorn
  • Tags: Kitchen

DIY How to Make Your Own Chalk Paint and Bring New Life to a Desk 2

Desk with paint and waxThe idea of chalk paint is painting any surface without sanding it or stripping it first…let me say that again…there is no prep before painting a piece of furniture. All that needs to be done is a little wipe down with a cloth to get the dust, dirt, and debris off and you're set to paint the most amazing piece of furniture. It's crazy to think about right?

  • Maura Osborn
  • Tags: DIY