Countdown to Christmas Eve: DIY Frosted Tree!

Happy Wednesday Friends! The countdown continues--9 more Wednesdays until Christmas Eve! Today we are revisiting my post on DIY tree flocking.  I call my version frosting...

Vintage Bathroom Bling!

Greetings Friends! Today I am sharing several ways I used thrifted Vintage finds to add some bling to my tiny bathroom...



Friday's Find: Vintage Treasures!

Thank God it's thrifty Friday! Today I have oodles of thrifty Vintage goodness to share with you--the kind that makes it worth getting out of bed on a rainy morning! I had been looking for milk glass candle sticks so I was thrilled to find both a tall and a shortie. My heart skipped a beat when I saw this divine Hazel Atlas plate with the luscious aqua scalloped rim! Ready for more? We're just getting started...

Countdown to Christmas Eve: Shop Black Friday in Your Pajamas!

Happy Wednesday Friends! Would you be surprised if I told you there are 10 more Wednesdays until Christmas Eve? I have to admit, I was! I know it may seem early to begin Christmas posts.  Having said that, more than any other season I want the holidays to be a time of joy, peace and celebration.  With that in mind, today I am starting a weekly Wednesday feature to help you plan ahead and keep it simple!  I'll be sharing some new ideas as well as revisiting some of my favorite Christmas posts each week right up until December 24...

Florida: A Trip to the Beach!

Greetings Friends! Last week I was invited to vacation with my Mom in Hollywood, Florida.  I don't travel often so this was an unexpected blessing.   The sound of the waves, the ocean air, our toes in the sand--what a treat!  If you could use a virtual escape, come along........


DIY Reed Fence Upgrade

Happy Wednesday Friends! If you have read my Secret Garden post, you know that my garden is not only my creative space and source of inspiration but has also been a labor of love.  I started with rocky soil and that was pretty much it! The labor part was frustrated by my constant need to do damage control after the deer ate the latest plant I had tried that they were not supposed to eat! After seeing them easily hurdle four and even six foot fences,  I eventually came to the conclusion that I was going to need a game fence.  Had this city girl ever heard of a game fence before moving to the rural Texas hill country? Heck no! Even so, determined to have my Secret Garden, I found a new fence company that agreed to add eight foot game fence to the back and side of my property. It kept the deer out, but wasn't a pretty sight! Have you ever noticed the reed fencing that is in some of my garden photos? Today I am sharing how I used this inexpensive material to upgrade my rural game fence. It could just as easily be added to chain link fence...