Mini Snow Globe – DIY

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Mini snow globe DIY, quick and easy!In my formal dining room I wanted to create a pretty arrangement for my round table.  An arrangement that would not take up the whole table.  High impact for a small area, so we'd have room for the dinnerware and be able to see each other.I bought these simple ingredients at Dollar Tree, I already … [Read more...]

Farm table dressed for Christmas

Farm Table Christmas

  It started here:I don't have my tree, but I have my farm table dressed for Christmas. I also discovered that I donated some of my Christmas decor or I've misplaced it.  Either way it's a good thing.  I was just saying the other day that I was going to get rid of a lot of my Christmas stuff and go more natural.I started with my $5 … [Read more...]

Pheasant Fall Tablescape

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This summer when I found these brass pheasants at Goodwill, I knew they'd be the center of attention on my fall table.It was love at first site, the jumping off point for the natural setting.The floral centerpiece is a small urn filled with greenery, sticks and a bird nest. A real feather at the top of the setting … [Read more...]

Flower Power

Flower Power

One of the easiest, least expensive ways to freshen any space is with flowers.From the grocery store, from your yard or your neighbors yard (not really-unless you ask)Bring fresh flowers in to your space and see what happens!Who doesn't love fresh flowers!Not only are they beautiful, but they are one of the least expensive items … [Read more...]

Floral Container Makeover

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Isn't it funny how it's takes so little the make a change.I'm not really sure what this was made out of, it kind of felt like leather. I doubt that it was, a funny texture none the less.I picked it up, and put it down.  It was strange and ugly.I walked away and then I came back. It was so different I had to have it.Flat white … [Read more...]

Mason Jars

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Free ones, yes that right!If you make spaghetti the homemade way that I do :)You can buy the Classico sauce, get a free mason jar~and a home cooked meal.And when you bring those grocery store flowers home, you've got a sweet little countryfied place to put them.I was talking to a friend last night, she's a florist and she said, how … [Read more...]

Tulips again,

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for a Copy Cat Magazine Challenge hosted by Debbiedoo's Blogging and Blabbing This month I've had a few posts about tulips. They are fresh and beautiful. I wished a you a Happy New Year with a picture of tulips: I talked about how I made the natural frog to support them:But before all that I was inspired by a picture from a Southern Living … [Read more...]

Flower Frog

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I ♥ tulips.But they have flimsy stems and they need a little help so I created a natural looking frog.I used my 40% off coupon at HL and bought a large plastic branch.Yes, I could use one from the yard... but I thought water and the branch may get a little yucky.I grabbed an old fish bowl from the attic.Did a little tree … [Read more...]

Mantel #1 of 2012

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I am ready for something green...I am ready for something shiny...I am ready for something fun...I am ready for something inspiring...I was ready to take the Christmas decorations down...I don't really know why...I love the holidays... this year just seemed different...I can't put it in to words...but I'm glad … [Read more...]

Christmas at a Discount – Kitchen Dine-In

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This is the Eat-In kitchen dining area.  Spruced up with more poinsettias. (What can I say, I love their velvety beauty.)Here's a closer look,Three poinsettias $4.50 (they were half-off at Walmart)Small wreaths tied with raffia on the back of my white chairs $4.00 total. (Dollar Tree)Branch over the window $5.00 (bought at the … [Read more...]

Around The House – Christmas 2011

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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...]

Christmas Tablescape

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I've been working on my Christmas tablescape.  You've probable seen several of my post about a couple of the items that I've used on the table.  Like the Christmas Floral Craft or the Gift Tag, well here's the completed table.Are you like me?  Everytime I get a new Pottery Barn catalog, I just drool all over every page!(Via Pottery Barn) … [Read more...]

Poinsettia Front Door

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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...]