Vintage Spring Toolbox Centerpiece

Vintage toolbox spring centerpiece

When I was a kid, my parents took my sister and I to the Knights of Columbus for their annual Easter egg hunt. We searched every blade of grass for the egg that would win us the Ultimate Grand Prize. The competition was fierce but we had trained for this moment. "Watch out," I screamed to my sister as her freshly polished Mary Jane was about … [Read more...]


Easter in a Jar

Easter in a Jar with FREE Bunny Gift Tag Printable

A tisket, a tasket A green and yellow basket ...   What the heck is a tisket and for that matter, what's a tasket?   Beats me but I do know that this year instead of the Easter Bunny filling our baskets with treats, he'll be leaving Easter basket jars. They're perfect for filling up with treasures once the candy is … [Read more...]


Rustic Spring Mantel and a DIY Garland

Rustic Spring Mantel and DIY Carrot Garland

Spring is in the air ... tomorrow is officially the first day of spring and I'm celebrating the warmer, longer, happier, brighter and all around better days with a fun mantel. Remember my egg garland that I made a few years ago? CLICK HERE FOR THE CARROT GARLAND TUTORIAL This is my 2015 version made from little carrot eggs from the … [Read more...]


You’re a Good Egg – Natural Spring Decor

Love this natural spring centerpiece!

I've always dreamed of living on a farm, surrounded by my menagerie including a coop full of colorful chickens who lay the most amazing eggs in every color of the rainbow. But alas, my eggs come from the supermarket and honestly, I'm not about to shovel chicken poo. These eggs don't need neon dye - they're perfect in all their brown speckled … [Read more...]


Fave 5 Simple Spring Projects


  You know my motto ... simple projects equals more time for cocktails.   So here are my favorite 5 all time ideas I've created for spring over the years ...   Burlap Bunny Table Runner - this family of bunnies is still hopping across my table and their pom pom tails are still making me smile.   Easter … [Read more...]


My Spring Mantel & What I Stole from My Mom-In-Law!

Spring mantel

  Remember when you were a kid and your parents would buy a case of soda and return the empty bottles to get 5 cents back? If I knew then what I know now, I would have hoarded all of those bottles away instead of returning them. So when I discovered these dusty, neglected glass beauties in my mom-in-law's basement, I had to rescue … [Read more...]


Make a Peeps Wreath that Lasts for Years!


It all started one year ago today with my Peeps wreath ... Did you hear of that teacher who left a Twinkie on the classroom windowsill for years ... and it didn't rot, go bad, spoil or fall apart! No, it weathered the test of time and remained unchanged through many mid terms, science experiments and proms. I cringe to think of all of … [Read more...]


A Winning Spring Table Setting – the Trophy Goes to …


And the trophy goes to ... a winning table setting. Vintage silver and my easy to make burlap bunny table runner. All that's missing is dinner. I'll have to see what's on tonight's menu - I love having a hubby who loves to cook!   See all my Easter projects here. Check out Eclectically Vintage Pinterest boards for more … [Read more...]


Spring Forward and a Simple Centerpiece


  In spring when maple buds are red, We turn the clock an hour ahead; Which means, each April that arrives, We lose an hour Out of our lives. Who cares? When autumn birds in flocks Fly southward, back we turn the clocks, And so regain a lovely thing-- That missing hour We lost last spring. by Phyllis McGinley Although we … [Read more...]


5 Creative Spring Projects, a Link Party & $250 Pottery Barn Gift Card Giveaway

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  Welcome to 6 Days of Spring Link Party! While I wait for spring outdoors, I've got it covered inside. My burlap bunny table runner has to be my favorite. And what's better than a spring centerpiece you can grow yourself - from cat grass! Colorful designer wrapped soaps perk up my guest bathroom. And my great ancestor Peter … [Read more...]