Exceptionally Eclectic – Country House

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Another fabulous Exceptionally Eclectic home tour from California girl Kelley at The Polished Pebble blog has me drooling! The effortless mix of colors, textures, patterns is fabulous! That trunk coffee table - that green, chippy metal bin... A gal after my own hydrangea loving heart! Loving the red trimmed barn wood … [Read more...]

                 

Recycled Easter “Grass” & a Vintage Bunny

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It's tax season ... which means lots of shredding! Bits of paper everywhere. Turn those bits into Easter grass!   And check out my little vintage orange wooden bunny I found at the thrift shop! Doesn't he look cute under his cloche (hey, I gotta keep him under wraps - you know how bunnies like to multiply)! Keeping it simple … [Read more...]

                 

It’s a Cinch Link Party!

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Let's Get This Link Party Started! I've shared my It's a Cinch projects: Peep Wreath DIY Music Lyric Plate Singing in the Rain Spring Door Now show me your simple, easy, piece of cake projects. … [Read more...]

                 

Singing in the Rain Spring Door Umbrella Wreath

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Think outside the round wreath when decorating your doors - why not an umbrella wreath. Spring showers bring flowers so why not combine the two. Snip some bright forsythia and pop it into a bubble umbrella (add some water so they stay perky). Don't judge my outfit in the reflection!  Ok - so I'm in my pj's but I'm blaming my recuperation … [Read more...]

                 

Passing It On with Some Fab DIY Vintage Gifts

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Need a unique handmade gifts? Here are three amazing gifts any vintage lover would love! Gift 1  - Homemade Bath Salts in Vintage Mason Jar & Vintage Stamped Silver Spoon Love these old silver spoons and had fun stamping them with just the right words. Bath Salts Recipe: * 6 parts coarse sea or kosher salt (I used kosher) * 3 … [Read more...]

                 

Fab Friday Finds – Unique Memo Board & Curbside Castoff Table

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Here's the story of a lovely lady of an unlikely memo board combined with a curbside castoff to create the perfect landing spot by my back door for notes, keys, shades ... and other random things! At an estate sale a few months ago, I spotted an old crib in the dark recesses of the attic (picture me doing the happy dance)! I politely declined … [Read more...]

                 

It’s a Cinch – DIY Music Lyric Plate

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To know me is the realize that I will only do an easy craft. If it involves anything requiring the least amount of patience, I'm out. My Music Lyric plate fits the bill - it took me less than 5 minutes! I was inspired by this Halloween plate from Brooklyn Limestone where she wrote the words from The Raven. My plate is for The Hubs who, … [Read more...]

                 

Fab Friday Finds – Crates & Buckets Oh My!

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Gotta love a good estate sale! My tip - hit garages and basements first.  It's where I find the best and cheapest stuff! Here's my recent haul from a day at two sales. Two milk crates will make great storage for magazines or I may hang them as shelves. I have a few of these old galvanized mop buckets but this is the biggest and first I've … [Read more...]

                 

Doorknob Easter “Eggs”

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Who needs plastic Easter eggs when you've got old doorknobs? Farm fresh doorknobs nestled in bright easter grass ... putting all my eggs in many baskets of white milk glass ... on a tarnished old silver platter. Linking Here: Debbiedoos Newbie Party (Mondays) At the Picket Fence, French Country Cottage, The Charm of … [Read more...]

                 

Party with My Peeps Easter Wreath

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What says Easter better than a gooey sugar coated marshmallow shaped chick or bunny? The infamous Easter peep has been reincarnated into a wreath! Remember my marshmallow wreath? - well I figured ... peeps are just marshmallows with the added cuteness factor so why not do a Peep wreath?! I always feel like somebody's watching me!  (extra … [Read more...]