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Front Porch Summer Decor Update

Front Porch for the Summer of 2016 This is the first house I ever had with a porch of any kind. Our porch is rather small but I adore decorating it to welcome people. Like the rest of the house I change it to match the seasons and my updates aren’t always big or a significant amount of work. These are all super easy ideas and Hubs in the picture is glad none of it was on his…

Fairy Garden, Fairy Garden Ideas, Container Garden

Container Sized Faerie Garden

A Fairy Garden for Urban Settings I became fascinated with faeries only last year.  I had never heard about fairy gardens until my grand daughters showed me theirs.  Their yard has 100 year old mature trees,  pin cherries, roses, lilacs, rhubarb, raspberries.  They have a big fairy door and all kinds of treasures both purchased and hand made in their large fairy garden. We have a very small urban yard. This year I had grand plans…

Antler Art Tutorial

Have you seen art that’s masculine antlers paired with feminine flowers?  You may have seen the pretty You and Me Antler Art at weddings, but how about adding one to a  little girl’s room? Nature has so many feminine aspects starting with Mother Nature , and then  flowers, female animals, the soft green of new leaves, and those wonderful sweet natural scents. I am selling a few of these at local craft fairs.   If you…

Flower Care Hint Pots

Refurbish Flower Pots to Match Are you constantly refreshing and redoing your home?  I certainly do.  I have a bad habit of constantly updating and changing my home.  As a teenager and young woman I would rearrange all the furniture three or four times a year.  These days I am not physically able to move china cabinets and beds by myself, but I can still lift  a mean paintbrush. Our home is monochromatic, with splashes of colour…

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Spring Decor – bring the outside in

Before I decided to blog, I would get up with visions of coffee and then wake up to enjoy Pinterest for the first half hour of the day.  Empty nesting has some advantages. I still get up longing for that first cup, but now I sit down to write my blog post.  I never quite  know what I am going to write about, but I always think of something. My best friend is Bonnie; she…