Here's what's blooming in my garden today. Zone 7 Atlanta, Georgia Please visit Jean http://msgreenthumbjean.blogspot.com/ for more Bloomin Tuesday posts! This daisy just opened up in the past few days! Pampas Grass along the back border. Yellow and orange mums in the china bed. The sunflowers are trying to eek out a few more blossoms! This is one of those azaleas that ... Read More about Bloomin Tuesday!
This little white pumpkin has some pretty fall leaf stickers all around the top. This is a pumpkin I did last year. I just used some scraps of ribbon and scrap fabric for the leaves. This is also from last year. I just took little terracotta pots and painted them. Then I used stick on letters. You could do three pots that spell "boo", or "eek", or "harvest", "home", you can spell out ... Read More about More Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
This has been quite a week! Lehman's, AIG, another bank failure (Ameribank) & government bailouts. I've never watched so much programming on the financial news networks before! I think that even if you're in a good financial position, it would be good to institute some cost cutting measures. There will be many people in need in the times to come. Cutting back on some things to save money will ... Read More about More Cost Cutting Tips
I thought I'd share one of my favorite prints. I got this years ago and I just love what it says. I also love the soft watercolor roses! Have a wonderful weekend everyone! I'll be back on Sunday with more money saving tips left by readers and a few that I do. ... Read More about Vintage House Blessing Print
O.K. so I saw this great pumpkin in the Ballard Catalog. It's a white pumpkin with a black Fleur de Lis and I thought "I can do that". I already had a stencil that had a fleur in it, some black craft paint, tape, brush. I'm all set. Well, I couldn't get that stencil to sit flat on the pumpkin. I taped it (strapped it down really), I used spray adhesive, I held it down with my fingers, I cut it ... Read More about Poor Pitiful Pumpkin Stencil Project
It was finally a little cooler today so I felt motivated to start doing some fall decorating. Starting with my foyer. I'm not done yet but I thought I'd show you my pumpkin topiary. Here's a very quick way to makeover a craft pumpkin. I started with this urn (which already was in the foyer with some faux orchids in it) and I painted it black. I didn't have any black spray paint (oh no! how ... Read More about White Pumpkin Makeover