Spring is in the Air Home Tour

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Spring is in the air. I'm not talking about the pollen that has me running for Zyrtec ... I'm talking about budding trees and the promise of patio sitting, book reading (did you know there is a new Harry Potter book coming out this summer that I just pre-ordered), cocktail sipping weather to come. My house is alive with color, greenery, … [Read more...]


Spring Living Room and I Kidnapped My Sisters Chairs!

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The 10 foot snow drifts are finally melting and spring is in the air. Tomorrow is the first day of spring and I'm celebrating the longer, warmer, sunshiney-er, skip in my step days by adding some spring touches around the house.   It all started with these red grain sack chairs. I have temporary custody - I'm decorating my sister's … [Read more...]


You’re a Good Egg – Natural Spring Decor

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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...]


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...]


10 Best Spring Crafts, Decorate, Party & Eat Projects

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360 fabulous projects joined us at the 6 Days of Spring party (see them all here). So many amazing ideas and here are a few of my favorites. Craft Reclaimed wood bunny  art from Serendipity Refined. Chalkboard and stamped egg planters from Number Fifty-Three are the cutest. DIY farmer's market baskets are such a great idea from … [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...]


Grow Your Own Springtime Grass Centerpiece


  Do you have a green thumb? Or do you plant things that seem to wither and die before your eyes? The solution? Plant grass - well, it's really not grass it's ... cat grass! A simple centerpiece with a few blown out eggs dyed the perfect shade of robin's egg blue. What could be better than that to welcome spring into your … [Read more...]


Spring Mantel and DIY Egg Garland

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  I'm not putting my eggs in one basket. In fact, I'm taking them out of the basket and stringing them from my mantel and filling up glass jars from HomeGoods with the rest. Peter Cottontail makes an appearance. You know those bunnies multiply like, well, bunnies. DIY Egg Garland 1) Buy cheap plastic eggs (the … [Read more...]