Sunday, October 10, 2010

Silver Sunday Surprise

Today is Silver Sunday and I wanted to share a little silver sumpin'
I found at our Ozarks Craft Fair last weekend.
We've been going for the last 20 years or so,
and it's always such fun.

This darling little silver creamer
transformed itself into a sweet little lamp.

This is on my kitchen counter.
My English tray which depicts Buckingham Palace in the background,
and a few "cocky" friends.

And who doesn't love a stack of English Ironstone?

And the surprise?
Sweet Beth was having a Silver Sunday Give away
of which I was the lucky winner!
A $50 Anthropologie Gift Certificate,
a 1936 Pocket Diary,
AND one of her wonderful necklaces with the dolly and top hat.
(Thank you for saving me one!!) 

These pink ribbons and lace were almost too pretty to unwrap!

Thank You, Dear Beth, Love all the goodies!!

Hope you're having a wonderful Day.
Yard work awaits!

Friday, October 8, 2010

Come Join the Fun

Just scroll down to the next post and link up!

see ya there!

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Vintage Inspiration #6 Porch Party!!

Hi Everyone!
Today is the day for the
Fall Porch Party
here at
Vintage Inspiration Friday!

Welcome to my Home

Our house faces south, but with all the large trees around here,
we don't get a lot of sun on the porch.
And since my hard maple in front,
 doesn't show Fall color till later this month,
I have a lot of shade and dappled sunlight.

I love having a front porch, wish it was larger,
but I enjoy decorating what I have,
and the stairs give me a great place to display my mums and pumpkins.

Earlier, I was trying to think of what to use this year on the porch,
Then I remembered my concrete planters in the back full of impatiens.
They were repotted and I hauled these babies up front,
to hold my mums.
(And I do mean HAULED)

I have several vintage metal picnic tins,
and love to include them in my vignettes
since I can cram fill them full of vintage goodies and plants.

These little guys were needing a big drink.
I love mums and pumpkins of every color and variety.

My orange watering can is hiding back there. 

super duper cute curly stem on this one

Love my little "Half" park bench chair
although my son in law fusses every time they have to drag luggage
through the front door..."hey", Keith!!

I've had mysweet little concrete Momma and Baby squirrels for over 20 years. 

Hope you'll  join in on the party!
Just grab a pumpkin,
and your camera,
and take a pic.

Remember, even if your not doing your porch today,
please join in with whatever vintage inspiration
that you may have!

October Give Away!!!

Just be a party goer and you're automatically entered!

Have a Wonderful Inspired Week!


Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Fall Porch Party this Weekend!!

Hey there all you Fall Fanatics!

This weekend is the Fall Porch Party
at Vintage Inspiration Friday

Be sure and join in!
Link up starts about 5:00 pm Thursday evening CST

October 7 thru 10

so come and have some
Fabulous Fall Fun!!

love, Debra

Monday, October 4, 2010

Wicker Wonderland

Over the summer we redid a couple of our lower level family room areas.
We exchanged the office area of my husband's
and a sitting area where I have my white wicker.

I debated whether or not to show this right now,'s really not where I want it to be.

White wicker has always been  a compulsion of mine
and a point of contention between my husband and I.
I can't resist it...
He doesn't like having to fall over it in the garage.

I've had these white wicker pieces for several years
and I have had a few other pieces that were...
yes... gathering dust in the garage.

So when we rearranged the basement
I found that my hoarding instinct had been right after all.

A few other pieces were right for the re-do.
My gallon of off white Behr paint
made some magic with a library/dining table
and a round repurposed pedestal table turned coffee table.

I haven't finished some feed sack pillows that I have been trying to put together,
and the wall behind the sofa looks sort of bare.
I want to add an architectural piece, a mirror...something,
just not sure yet.

We've really enjoyed having this area,
we seem to gravitate there for coffee and conversation.

I found this great grain sack table runner from Lidy at Frenchgarden House.

And check out this miniature wheelbarrow that's holding
pumpkins and squash,
and some tiny gardening tools.

So this may be seeing some more change
as the weather gets cooler and I have time for a few more projects.
And I've learned something in all this...
use it or lose it!

I'm linking up with
 Marty for Table Top Tuesday
Kathleen for White Wednesday

Hope everyone is having a great week!

love y'all,

Sunday, October 3, 2010

"Hoooos" New at the Etsy Shop

A few little owls and pumpkins have found themselves at my Etsy Shop.
Just thought I'd show you what's been added for Fall.

If you'd like something personal put together,
just email me.
We can design something special.
Charms can be interchanged, added, or removed,
And chains can be exchanged for French Ribbon.

Don't just decorate your house,
decorate yourself!!

I'm running over to the Freckled Laundry Sparkle Party
thanks Jami for the invite...
see ya there!
Have some fun this  Fall,

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