Make a Peeps Wreath that Lasts for Years!

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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 …

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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

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  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

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  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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  Spring has sprung - 5 creative bloggers and Pottery Barn sharing 30 projects all week long! 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. Peter Cottontail makes an appearance. You know those bunnies multiply like, well, bunnies. DIY Egg … [Read more...]

                 

Simplest Way to Update any Room & a Giveaway!

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  I'm ready for warm weather, margaritas, sunshine and happiness. I'm ready to pack away heavy sweaters and coats and break out capris and flip flops. I'm ready for less clutter and stuff in my house and a lighter, brighter, fresher look.   You see, it all started with a pair of pants. I had to have them.  They're … [Read more...]

                 

How to Make the World’s Easiest Bird’s Nest (and Vintage Eggs)

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    It's beyond simple. Easier than buying nests from the dollar store (which I did with my Butterfly Branch Centerpiece).     How to Make the World's Easiest Bird's Nest 1) Buy a bag of Spanish moss (I got mine at the dollar store) 2) Pull off a handful and form it into a ball     3) Push … [Read more...]

                 

Butterfly Branch Centerpiece

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December 21, 2012 marked the winter solstice. The  shortest day of the year. So I can bear the cold months ahead knowing every day gets a little bit lighter, brighter, longer and warmer. While I'm anxiously awaiting summer and dreaming of sitting on my vintage glider beside my butterfly bush while sipping my famous margarita, I'll … [Read more...]

                 

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