We’ve started seeing more and more chicken nesting boxes used in farmhouses all over instagram. This farmhouse decor craze blows our mind, and we love how items are repurposed throughout the home.
Confession Time. Using chicken nesting boxes in your homes left us scratching our head a little.
How do you get one clean enough to bring into your house?
Then, we checked out how our Instagram friends were using them in their decor, and we have fallen for them as we think you will if you haven’t already.
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CHICKEN NESTING BOXES
We’re excited to invite you on this transformation journey and hear how it leaves you inspired. Chicken nesting boxes have so many different uses and aren’t just for hens anymore.
Miss Mustard Seed writes a blog that we follow, and are often inspired by her and how she decorates her home (inside and out).
So, when we saw the craze for repurposing chicken nesting boxes, we thought we’d see what her take was on them. She has written a post about how she made a potting bench and incorporated a chicken nesting box on top of an old workbench. It turned out lovely, and the nesting spots make a great storage bin!
Using a nesting box as part of a buffet is genius! It makes the perfect top to a floating hutch.
Laura lives on a farm, so there is no doubt she has the farmhouse look down pat.
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You met Resa before in our Farmhouse Kitchen post (where she allowed us to show you her watermelon stand kitchen island).
Now, she’s allowed us to peak inside her dining room where she uses a nesting box to hold plates and such.
And check out that vintage scale while you’re looking!
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Mary and her family are working toward living a minimalist lifestyle. Using a chicken nesting box as a bookshelf is an excellent step toward their goal! They make great little nooks for all sorts of things.
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Struggling to find the right headboard for her family’s bungalow, Julie came up with the idea to use this nesting box.
We think it turned out great!
It’s rustic, and it gives this an out-of-the-box use for this piece (pun intended).
Upcycling a nesting box gave Thea more closet space and is brilliant! She’s put many great things in it, and it’s inspiring to become a shoe station to hold and organize the numerous pairs of shoes you have.
Look at this beautifully placed chicken nesting box! Hanging on a shiplap wall is exactly where it belongs.
We’ve seen a nesting box used in a potting station, but maybe you don’t have a green thumb. That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy flowers around your home! This little vignette area brings so much life to this room.
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Isn’t this little curtain accent so sweet on this nesting box of Amber’s? The rusted, time-worn stamp of the farm over time gives this such a rustic chic look. Not to mention the farmhouse sign looks perfect hung right on top!
Jacey runs an upscale antique boutique and has styled this chicken nester as a bookshelf. It’s fun to be able to use the shelf on top to display more antique farmhouse type pieces.
Where are our Rae Dunn fans?
Bet you have been thinking all along about the pieces you could display in a nesting box. Chelsi doesn’t disappoint. She has several Rae Dunn pieces in her nesting box as well as cotton stems that scream farmhouse!
This chicken nesting box styled to be part of a flower market turned out beautiful! It encompasses all things efflorescent.
Randi’s home is farmhouse chic in so many ways.
Jenn has styled this nesting box so sweetly.
The eggs really stand out in this galvanized box. There is so much farmhouse love in this photo.
We’re not entirely off our rockers.
We know it’s not Christmas.
But, we loved the way this nesting box was used as a Christmas Advent Calendar. Thinking outside of the box is one of the things we love most about the farmhouse community.
How many different events could you countdown to using this chicken nesting box? Days until schools out, days until vacation, days until a birthday.
The possibilities are endless.
We have to admit, just doing this post and gathering together all of these adorable ways to incorporate chicken nesting boxes into your farmhouse has caused us to fall head over heels with the idea of bringing one into our home.
How about you?
Do you already have one?
We’d love to see how you’ve been inspired by these chicken nesting boxes ideas!
Since you all have loved the chicken nesting boxes we showed off we couldn’t resist featuring a few more than 13. This one filled with lemon decor and Rae Dunn pieces belongs to Michelle.
It’s rustic and fits perfectly into a farmhouse.
This chicken nesting box looks great in Kenzie’s mudroom. Not to mention adorning this shiplap wall.
Alisha’s nesting box has adorable buffalo check banner dressing it up and wooden beads hung just right.
The ‘Chicken For Sale’ sign hanging above the chicken nesting box pulls together the farmhouse wall with ease.
We trust you don’t mind us having added a few more chicken nesting boxes. They are like the bow on top of an already perfectly wrapped package.
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