I decided to pop into Goodwill on Wednesday to see if they might have any white platters (no they didn't) but they had so many other neat things! It's always a cheap thrill when I find great home decor items at the thrift store that I don't even have to do anything to! What! Nothing needs painting!! Amazing! I first found these black and white Royal Stafford plates below ($2.52 for two) and then ... Read More about Cheap Thrills
A few weeks ago I was sitting here having a cup of coffee when a thought came into my head. "Why haven't you painted that mirror? It would look so much better white than it does silver!" So I decided to paint it! I moved my couch out of the way which gave me a chance to vacuum behind it and I took the slipcover off and stuck it in the washer. I normally sand and prime things I paint but the ... Read More about Mirror Makeover
We have a compost bin but we need more compost than it can make. We've always wanted this heavy duty composter but it's $257!!! So I did a little research and found that you can make you own compost tumbler very inexpensively! Out of an ordinary garbage can! Compost tumblers are suppose to make compost much quicker than the bin method. I've never used this type of tumbler composter before ... Read More about How To Make A Compost Tumbler for Cheap!
A few more pictures of Easter decorations around our home. Some pretty vintage Easter Postcards. The art work is always so much nicer on vintage cards than the newer ones!Instead of hanging our eggs outside. I hung them off the same branches that I used for Valentines Day (the Valentine Tree ).I hope each of you has a wonderful weekend and Easter. I have some gardening and quite a bit of cleaning ... Read More about Happy Easter!
I thought you all might be interested in seeing the progress of the planter that I planted with a triple layer of bulbs last November.I planted daffodils, tulips and hyacinths in that order one on top of the other. And waited. And waited. And waited! I actually thought the bulbs had rotted or something when suddenly in March the tips of something began appearing!One hyacinth bloomed out of the six ... Read More about Triple Layer Bulb Planter Update
I don't have a lot of Easter decorations so I decided to group them all in the dining room since that's where we'll be having Easter dinner. I made this plastic Easter egg garland from the eggs we used to hang outside. I wish I had a picture! It looks so cute to have a real tree filled with dangling eggs! Some of you probably still do this. It was pretty easy to make. Just make sure ... Read More about Easter Decorating