Rain Boots Refreshed

Rain Boots Spring Door Decor

Goodwill Rain Boots can now be checked off the list! I keep this extensive list of treasures that I'm always on the lookout for. And these have been checked off the list:I shopped the house for the white tulips, originally bought at Hobby Lobby, I know they were bought at 50%.  Not that my memory is good, but because I never pay full price … [Read more...]

How to Make a Burlap Wreath {Spring}

Burlap Noodle Wreath

Creating seasonal wreaths can get expensive.  The total cost for my burlap spring wreath was under $7.  Last summer I made sure to buy an extra pool noodle for $1, planning ahead for my spring wreath.  I bought a roll of burlap ribbon from Hobby Lobby when it was 50% off and one package of eggs with raffia from the $1 area at Target.  The flowers … [Read more...]

How to Make a Natural Wreath

How to create a natural wreath

A Wintery White Wreath You will need: Vines, Twigs from your yard Florist Wire Dried Leaves A Sharpie Flat White Spray Paint Seed Pods I gathered my vines and twigs and removed all  the leaves. My grandsons picked up fallen leaves and I placed them between the pages of a magazine until they were dry.I wrapped the vines in a … [Read more...]

Front Door Flowers


Spring on the door.This was before...this was before, before.Can I say that I love that metal container on the door :)I lined it with plastic.I know it won't last forever, but what does? Sharing:Nesting Place, Southern Hospitality, At The Picket Fence, Addicted 2 Decorating, From My Front Porch to … [Read more...]

Around The House – Christmas 2011


Come on in, and welcome to the wordless home tour from pictures that I haven't posted.Thanks for visiting! Sharing at: The Inspired Room DIY by Design Dittle Dattle … [Read more...]

Planter Makeover


Did you wonder, where that white container on my door came from.. I took this metal hanging planter from this:To this:Thanks to Krylon Dual Paint + Primer .I used a sanding block to distress it a little, I just can't handle perfect (at least not in this case).Love the white on the dark front door!While I had the paint out I … [Read more...]

Poinsettia Front Door


I bought two poinsettias from Walmart last week.  Then I came up with the idea of using them at the front door, so I went back for two more.  I was pleasantly surprised to find them for 50% off, I got four.  Now I have a total of six :)Right Side of entrance.Left Side I'm glad all my plants have filled in.  The green looks so good with the … [Read more...]

Mrs. P’s Fall Door


You may remember her spring/summer basket that I did here.  It held up really well, but the seasons are changing and so is the door decor.It's wonderful to have a friend who says just be creative! So that's what I did. When I think about fall, I think harvest, berries, feathers and colors like orange, yellow and red.I used a round … [Read more...]

Outdoor Ideas


One is a lonely number.Especially when the spring/summer plants start fading.I decided to add some friends.Don't you just love the end of season sales at Sam's!Of course they weren't the right color , but never fear.  Spray paint to the rescue!The flat black needed a little Yard & Garden patina. I diluted it with water, … [Read more...]

White Pumpkins


Recycle those orange pumpkins from last year.  Just a little spray paint works every time! Glue, tape, wire on some styrofoam and cover with moss.Spray paint old pumpkins from a Goodwill wreath. I used craft paint for the stem.Separate your dried materials, you'll need some for both sides.Add some fun flat mushrooms.I … [Read more...]

Door Decor


Two of my fans requested some new door decor.  My daughter and a friend of hers.  That was several months ago, time sure flies.  I am finally getting around to making them something!All of the supplies came from Hobby Lobby, bought at 40-50% off.  If you time it right, you almost never have to pay full price there.  Can I get an Amen!  I love … [Read more...]