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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Pillows Pillows Pillows!

Over the weekend I got out my old sewing machine  and using both old and new fabric began fashioning some fun and Retro pillows.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

DIY Sneak Preview

As luck would have it I stumbled upon this Awesome old dresser on the side of the road the other day.

Friday, November 29, 2013

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Starting To "Deck the Halls"

Its  that time of year again when we are all inspired to start bringing  the decorations out and about.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Super Easy Dropcloth Pillows

While I still had my sewing machine out I decided to use up some of my old drop cloth scraps and make a couple of pillows.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Choose Your Stocking Giveaway

I have been really getting into the holiday spirit here lately so I hand crafted these burlap stockings.I decided to host my first giveaway and give one of these stockings to a lucky winner!

Thursday, November 7, 2013

My DIY Striped Curtains

I have been admiring the striped curtains all over Pinterest for quite some time now and so I decided to make my own.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Easy Yard Stick Star

With the weather cooling down up here and the radio  already cranking out the Christmas music I'm so in the holiday crafting spirit.I saw this particular craft on Pinterest a while ago and have always wanted to make it so yesterday while I was at Home Depot I picked up five yardsticks totaling three dollars.

Friday, October 25, 2013

DIY Shabby-Chipped Photo Board

Here's an easy fun project that I saw on Pinterest today and I knew I had a bit of extra wood laying around in my garage so I thought I'd give it a try.

My DIY Coffee Table

You may remember this table that I got dirt cheap one summer day awhile back, but if you don't you can see it here: http://simplysimplisticated4.blogspot.com/2012/08/a-simple-table.html
Well I was in need of a coffee table for entertaining and I wasn't about to pay an exorbitant amount for something that was going to take a beating so I shopped my house and decided to do a little tweaking to this old table.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

A Shabby Frame

Today I was going through all my old frames as I came across two large black frames and I had an idea to make a shabby memo frame.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

My DIY Pinecone Wreath

With the weather forecast of snow this week I was getting in the holiday mood and was inspired to make a new pine cone wreath for my door.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

DIY Woodblock Pumpkins

Welcome! Today as the family and I were closing down the gardens I had a cute idea for my old woodblock patio candles that I had made a few years ago.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Fall Apple Pie Bars

This has been a family and friends favorite in my house for many years now so today I thought I would share the recipe with you.This is a light buttery,flaky crust  filled with a warm Cinnamon apple filling and topped with a apple cider glaze.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Seed Collecting

Fall is certainly upon us and in my gardens it's time now to start collecting seeds for next season.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

"Going Green"

This is just something fun for my family and I as we LOVE having our chalkboard wall in the kitchen.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Easy DIY Board and Batten Sneak Peak

I've been doing a little wall work around the house as the weather cools and here is a peak at some easy board and batten I just finished.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Friday, September 13, 2013

A Fall Box

This week I decided that I wanted to make a very rustic long box for my table  to house flowers and seasonal things.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Blooms

We finally made it through the extreme heat wave up here and now I'm just enjoying some cool air and crisp mornings out for my early walks.Leaving for vacation but thought I'd show you a few of my favorite blooms,enjoy!

Thursday, July 4, 2013

June in the Garden

It's been raining here for the last two months on and off but as of late on mostly. Earlier this spring I gave my garden some much needed nutrients in the form of manure compost peat moss and hummus as well as some organic mix. I'm here to tell you that there's been an explosion of growth in my old depleted gardens,WOW!
Just the size of everything and add in all the rain and high temps,it's a jungle out there.Dont take my word for it walk with me...

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

A Spring Garden Walk

Well hello there! Its been quite sometime since my last post but I thought I'd take you down the garden path for a peek at whats blooming.please enjoy the view.
Thanks for stopping by!




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