• garden flags,  home decor,  outdoor decor,  summer decor

    How To Make A Garden Flag

    I came to the hanging of garden flags late in the trend, but once I got there I was on board in a big way.  But I am picky.  Maybe even a little snobbish about my garden flags.  I usually go for the bold colorful, embroidered ones. No cheap printed signs for me! Every once in awhile I  will make one when I can’t find one that I love. Which is what happened recently. Today I will show you how to make a garden flag! Up until today, this is the garden flag flying at the castle. It had three of my favorite colors, was embroidered and I admit I…

  • chairs,  flowers,  gardening,  makeovers,  Painted furniture,  repurposed furniture

    Garden Chair Makeover – Again

    Yay! It finally stopped raining so I can get out into my yard and start planting, pruning, rearranging and enjoying the sunshine.  This is my favorite time of year. Today I gave my garden chair a makeover – again! It’s not the first time this garden chair has had a makeover, and it probably won’t be the last either. This is what my chair looked like last year… well, at least it did when I decorated for fall. For the life of me I can’t find the original pic of when I first painted this chair. Mental note: photo re-organization in my future! As you can see Mother Nature took…

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    Easiest Project Ever…Distressing an Olive Basket

    OK.  I hate looser thieves that come and steal your ideas and blog them as their own!  So I am just gonna tell you right up front that this post is about trying out someone else’s project.  Yvonne over at Stonegableblog.com ( I apologize right now because for some reason I am not able to link or grab her button) has this really great idea for the easiest project ever – distressing an Olive basket!  If you get a chance go on over to her blog…I think you will become a fan just as I have! If you are like me, my first thought was what the heck is an…