How I Repurposed a Vintage Table Lamp into a Candle Holder

I love old table lamps, I mean vintage table lamps. I am not into the 70’s lamps yet. I knew I didn’t need it for a lamp but I knew I could repurpose it into something amazing. This lamp has all the vintage goodness, milk glass, marble base and brass. First I took off theContinue reading “How I Repurposed a Vintage Table Lamp into a Candle Holder”

Patriotic Silverware Holders for your Fourth of July Table

I told you I would be sharing some patriotic ideas for your Summer parties this year. I was trying to come up with something to put the silverware. it needed to be easy enough for adults and kids alike to just be able to pick up and carry while they are getting the rest ofContinue reading “Patriotic Silverware Holders for your Fourth of July Table”

How I Made Some Faux Wood Fireworks

Today I am joining some other ladies for our Ten on the Tenth Blog Series. Our theme was Fourth of July. Here is my faux wood fireworks I made last year. These were fun to make. I decided I wanted to use color for these ones. I found these fabric quarters at Walmart and thoughtContinue reading “How I Made Some Faux Wood Fireworks”

My Summer Inspired Fourth Of July Table setting.

I am joining some friends over on my Facebook page. We are each sharing a Summer tablescape. I decided to do the Fourth of July. because I have become obsessed with all the patriotic decorations I have been seeing all over Instagram. I have several diy’s that I used. I will be showing you themContinue reading “My Summer Inspired Fourth Of July Table setting.”

Let’s Make Some Patriotic Decorations, How to make Spindle Flags

Why hello June! I always try to make some patriotic decorations to use around the farmhouse and porches for the Fourth of July. So I will be showing you a new diy each week for the month of June. Then you will be all ready for the fourth. Todays patriotic decoration is very simple andContinue reading “Let’s Make Some Patriotic Decorations, How to make Spindle Flags”

Adding Some Patriotic Decorating to the Barn Porch

It is warmer weather here in Michigan finally. With Memorial Day coming up I have been adding some patriotic touches around the exterior of our home and barn. I love making the decor rather than spending money for new things each year. Plus it allows me to use some of my thrifted items which IContinue reading “Adding Some Patriotic Decorating to the Barn Porch”

Welcome to My Fall Porch

All of my pumpkins came from our own pumpkin patch this year!!! Can you tell I’m excited! I’m doing a happy dance and so is the hubby. Especially after I added up how much money I saved in buying pumpkins this year. And after I am done with them they will make great snacks forContinue reading “Welcome to My Fall Porch”

DIY Lanterns for the Porch

I have been wanting a couple of wooden lanterns for my porch for a while now. I decided to diy some. The ones I liked in the store seemed simple in design and when I showed the hubby he said “you could diy them yourself you know” nothing like a hubby who has faith inContinue reading “DIY Lanterns for the Porch”

Drying Hydrangeas

Years ago I fell in love with Hydrangeas. My mother in law had a beautiful huge bush. She had a green thumb and taught me the easiest way to dry them. My smaller bushes are babies from the baby of her Hydrangea bush that she had given me a root from many years ago. thisContinue reading “Drying Hydrangeas”