Decor Inspiration from President Lincoln's Rustic Illinois Home

Anthropologie or Mary Todd Lincoln?

Aug 15, 2011 at 12:32pm | Leave a comment

The McPaddens fullfilled a New York friend's request and day-tripped it to the Springfield, IL home of our 16th President, ol' Too-Tall himself, Abe Lincoln.

I immediately became obsessed with a little vignette atop a dresser in one of the children's rooms.

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Not even a horse girl, but how sweet, right? And so easy to reproduce this with flea market, yard/estate sale, Ebay and Etsy finds.

Here's some suggestions from my Etsy favorites:

Also, I'll throw in a search to get you started on wooden horses. Bonus photo, Lincoln's outhouse. It's a three-seater!

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