Enchanting Pallet Picnic: Summer Nights Mini Blog Hop


Happy Friday, Friends! Today I'm hosting the Summer Nights mini blog hop. How do you enjoy spending summer evenings? Whether you are a porch sitter, enjoy dining outdoors, or grilling, I know you'll find some inspiration from our small group. Over the years, I've seen many versatile pallet projects, including those that involve power tools. I'll be honest--I'm not really a power-tool-kind-of-girl, but I am a picnic lover... 


summer pallet picnic

Vintage Charm Party #235 and May Feature of the Month




Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #235 and the May Feature of the Month!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Dark Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies: Comfort From My Kitchen

Happy Monday, Friends! It's no secret that I am a self-confessed chocolaholic, so I'm sure it will come as no surprise that my latest recipe is all about chocolate. You can whip up these easy cake mix cookies in no time and choose your favorite variation...

dark chocolate cake mix cookies

No Stencil? No Problem--Use "Leftover" Crafts to Get the Look

Hi there, Friends! I'm popping in a day early this week to join this month's Creative Craft Blog Hop hosted by Chloe at Celebrate and Decorate and Andrea from Design Morsels. If you've hopped over after visiting Rachelle at My Hubbard Home, welcome! So let's say inspiration strikes, and you have just the right place for the perfect sign--you can just picture it...

DIY stencil using leftover stickers

Vintage Charm Party #234




Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #234!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Repurposed and Upcycled Patriotic Garden Inspiration

Memorial Day greetings to you, Friends! For those of you who have served or are currently serving in the military, thank you! Once again, we face another unprecedented holiday in light of the current pandemic. In honor of celebrating our country's red, white, and blue, today I am sharing some of my favorite repurposed and upcycled patriotic inspiration for the garden that will last through July 4th and Labor Day...

repurposed patriotic garden projects

Fragrant and Effective Hand Sanitizer: Fridays at Home

Happy Friday, Friends! Has your state started phases toward reopening? Texas has, but I am cautiously still staying close to home. I schedule most of my grocery shopping for pick-up and clad in my face mask, I make a monthly early morning run for other necessities. If you would have told me several months ago that I would consider hand sanitizer a fabulous find, I am not sure I would have believed you--but here we are! Today, I'll show you how to make the 99.99% effective germ-killing stuff wonderfully fragrant...

essential oil hand sanitizer

Vintage Charm Party #233




Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #233!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

May Flowers: Upcycled Vintage Summer Calendar Botanicals


Happy Monday, Friends!  I have heard from many of you who like me, are spending your stay-at-home days spring cleaning, raiding craft supply stashes, and tackling projects from your to-do lists. Over the weekend, I refreshed some framed vintage botanical prints that have been on my list for some time...

upcycled vintage botanicals

Upcycled Floral Swag Basket: Fridays at Home

Hi there, Friends! As I shared last week when I highlighted Secret Garden Herbs,  I have been selling mostly seeds during the pandemic. I use note cards to mail out my seed packets and recently purchased a mega pack online to avoid running out. You know that I'm all about pretty storage, so today I'm sharing how I  shopped my home and paired previously purchased finds: a clearance basket and a yard sale floral swag to create this lovely card caddy. 

upcycled floral swag basket

Vintage Charm Party #232




Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #232!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Feathered Friends Tablescape: Spring Nesting Mini Blog Hop

Hi there, Friends! Today, I'm excited to be hosting a "mini" blog hop. I opted to keep the setting more intimate by hosting a smaller group to highlight ideas for spring nesting during the pandemic. Whether you enjoy nesting in the garden, baking, or feathering your nest indoors, I hope you'll come away inspired... 


Spring nesting mini blog hop

Happenings at Secret Garden Herbs: Fridays at Home


Hi there, Friends! During my usual Friday's Find posts, you get the first peek at the new listings I add to my  vintage Etsy shop. With signs of spring all around us,  I thought it would be fun to highlight my original shop, Secret Garden Herbs...

Secret Garden Herbs etsy shop

Vintage Charm Party #231 and April Feature of the Month



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #231 and the April Feature of the Month!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread: Comfort from My Kitchen

Hi there, Friends! Have you noticed that many people seem to be spending more time in the kitchen during the pandemic? Whether you're partial to baking, simple recipes, or gourmet dishes, there is just something comforting about preparing food. Today I'm sharing a recipe for delicious chocolate chip banana bread...


chocolate chip banana bread recipe

Inspirational Embroidered Sign Upcycle: Fridays at Home


Hi there, Friends! Are you missing thrift store shopping as much as I am? Obviously, I don't  have any recent thrifted finds to share, so for the time being, I'm introducing a feature called Fridays at Home. It may be a little different each week, but today I'm sharing the upcycle of a forgotten find...

vintage embroidery sign upcycle

Vintage Charm Party #230



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #230!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

How to Create a Relaxing Garden Retreat

Hi there, Friends! Are you enjoying nice weather in your neck of the woods? It has been lovely here, and I have been getting outdoors for walks and soaking up some much-needed garden therapy. With everyone at home, many of us are refreshing our outdoor spaces. Today, I'm sharing a few thrifty tips to create a relaxing retreat in your garden...

DIY garden retreat

Repurpose a Flour Sack Towel as a Farmhouse Pillow!

Hi there, Friends! Are you surprised to hear from me on a Thursday? I am posting a day early this week to join the Creative Crafts blog hop hosted by Chloe at Celebrate and Decorate! As we continue to stay at home, now is the perfect time to create crafts and spring DIYs, and today you'll see lovely ideas from over 25 blogging friends! Who else loves a pretty flour sack towel? Come see how I repurposed mine to create a farmhouse style pillow for spring to summer...

repurposed farmhouse pillow

Vintage Charm Party #229



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #229!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

DIY Reversible Face Mask


Hi there, Friends! Recently, the CDC has recommended wearing face masks for necessary outings like grocery shopping. To clarify, they are not recommending N95 masks for nonmedical use, and fabric masks are not intended to replace social distancing. Instead, when we wear them, they help protect others, and vice versa. Today, I'll show you how to use items you have on hand to create a reversible fabric mask...

reversible face masks

Avian Quartets: Friday's Find #334


Hi there, Friends! It has been over a month since my last thrifting jaunt, and although I've been spacing out my finds for several weeks, today I'm sharing the last episode of my early spring haul--a few avian-inspired quartets from Goodwill...

garden inspired bird plates

Vintage Charm Party #228




Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #228!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Jadeite, Roses, and Hankies: Spring in the Kitchen

Hello Friends! As we continue to stay at home, I'm curious what have you been up to? Do you take comfort in baking, gardening, or crafting, or do you find yourself drawn to the news? Sometimes, little changes in decor can make a big impact. Today I'm sharing some spring accents in the kitchen featuring my vintage jadeite collection, roses, and hankies...

vintage jadeite

Egg-cellent Easter Upcycles: Friday's Find #333


Good Friday Greetings to you! As we continue to ride out the pandemic, Easter may be a quieter celebration this year, but I still want to honor the holiday. As I reflect on Christ's resurrection, I am grateful despite the uncertainty of what lies ahead. In the spirit of new beginnings, today I'm sharing an Easter upcycle crafted from thrifted finds I scored at the beginning of last month, before we were staying at home... 

upcycled Easter decor

Vintage Charm Party #227



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #227!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Early Spring Garden Stroll

Hi there, Friends! How has the "new normal" due to the pandemic affected your routine? Some of you may be cherishing the time with your kids home from school. Others have mentioned crafting through the crisis. I've been finding comfort by nesting in my home and garden. We had a lot of rain over the weekend, but in between showers, I managed to capture signs of spring in the garden. Take a stroll with me...

spring garden tour

Lovely Floral Inspired Easter Decor


Hi there, Friends! I realize Easter celebrations may look different for some of us this year, but staying at home doesn't have to dampen the joyous occasion! As I mentioned before, during the pandemic, I find joy in creating and surrounding myself with pretty things. It is one thing we can control during this unpredictable season--right? Today I'm excited to be joining an Easter blog hop hosted by Amber at Follow the Yellow Brick Home...  

floral Easter decor

Vintage Charm Party #226 and March Feature of the Month


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #226 and the March Feature of the Month!



My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Blushing Blooms and Bunnies Vintage Easter Tablescape

Happy Tuesday, Friends! If you are getting a little stir-crazy while you're staying at home due to the pandemic, today I have a treat for you! I realize Easter celebrations may look a little different this year, but that doesn't mean we can't set a festive table, and today I'm joining over 25 of my blogger friends hosted by Chloe at Celebrate and Decorate to bring you Easter tablescape inspiration...  

vintage Easter tablescape

Vintage Quilted Pig and Dollar Store Scores: Friday's Find #332


Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! I hope you are all doing well during this season of social distancing. Just a reminder, I am currently staying home--the fabulous finds that I'll be sharing today and the next couple of weeks were purchased earlier in the month. This vintage handmade pig makes me smile. I am thinking someone out there will want to give this little piggy a home...

vintage quilted pig

Vintage Charm Party #225




Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #225!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

No-Sew Repurposed Vintage Easter Linen Pillow


Happy Monday, Friends! True confession: I scored this gorgeous vintage linen months ago. I fell in love with the sweet chick and bunny pattern and held onto it for a special seasonal project. Today I'm sharing how I repurposed it as a no-sew mini pillow plus my tip for crafting it without sewing...

vintage Easter pillow

Hobnail and French Milk Glass: Friday's Find #331


Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! How are you dealing with coronavirus in your area? This weekend, I would have been traveling to Colorado to spend spring break with my girls and Ginger Grand. I know it was the best decision to reschedule, but I'm feeling a little blue and missing them! In the last several weeks--after allergy season and before things escalated--I went to a few thrift stores. For the next couple of weeks I'll be sharing finds from those jaunts with you. At this time, I'm working from home, starting some gardening, and going on daily walks to get some sunlight and fresh air... 

vintage hobnail milk glass

Vintage Charm Party #224




Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #224!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

15 Minute Upcycled "Hoppy Easter" Garden Greeting

Happy Monday, Friends! Today I'm sharing a 15 minute project that you can craft from a thrift store platter and dollar store decals. Come see how easy it is to create this whimsical Easter greeting for your garden...

Easter garden sign

Boho Baskets: Friday's Find #330


Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! How has your week been? Are you ready for this week's fabulous finds? The boho style trend of hanging groupings of baskets on walls is quite popular...

boho wall baskets

Vintage Charm Party #223



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #223!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

St. Patrick's Day, Spring, and Touches of Green!

Happy Monday, Friends! I'm not one to go all out for St. Patrick's Day, and I know we're still a few weeks away from the official arrival of spring, but I'm enjoying adding touches of green to my home...

spring greenery St. Patrick's Day

How to Tell the Difference in Similar Dish Patterns: Friday's Find #329


Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! Have you ever noticed vintage dishes from the 1950s that aren't marked and feature similar patterns? With St. Patrick's Day around the corner, today I'm sharing 3 green and white vintage patterns by Royal China and Currier and Ives that are constantly confused and how you can spot the difference...

vintage dishes

Vintage Charm Party #222 and February Feature of the Month


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #222 and the February Feature of the Month!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Thyme to Garden Rustic Spring Tablescape


Happy Tuesday, Friends! Welcome to the Spring Tablescape Blog Hop hosted by Chloe at Celebrate and Decorate! If you're like me and have a case of spring fever, you're in for a treat--I'm joining 25 bloggers, all sharing spring tablescape inspiration...

spring tablescape in the garden

Friday's Find #328

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! It's time to share my latest fabulous finds! These sweet dishes put me in the mood for gardening...

vintage dishes

Vintage Charm Party #221



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #221!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

3 Easy Farmhouse Centerpieces for Spring

Happy Monday, Friends! Are you as ready for spring as I am? A few weeks ago, it was warming up, and I bought these pretty dianthus thinking I would plant them outdoors. Of course, the weather has been rainy and dreary in the meantime, so I have been enjoying them indoors, instead! I had the rustic planter, mini gardening tools, and mossy bird on hand to create this sweet centerpiece in minutes. Come check out the other easy farmhouse style centerpieces that you can enjoy right now...

Seasonal Clearance and Dollar Store Scores: Friday's Find #327


Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! Are you ready for this week's fabulous finds? Today I'm sharing some fun seasonal clearance bargains plus my latest dollar store scores...

clearance bird's egg plate

Vintage Charm Party #220



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #220!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

15 Minute Prince Charming Teacup Garden

Happy Monday, Friends! If you have a case of spring fever, but it's still too cold to garden, check out this whimsical Prince Charming teacup garden that you can assemble in less than 15 minutes!

Prince Charming teacup garden

Vintage Pyrex: Friday's Find #326

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, and Happy Valentine's Day, Friends! For this week's fabulous find I'm sharing a little vintage Pyrex love. First, is a retro covered pint casserole dish in the Sunflower pattern...

vintage Pyrex

Vintage Charm Party #219



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #219!


My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!