New Uses for Old Doors in the Home

One of the cheapest ways to bring character into the home is by using an old door. This is a perfect project for a rainy weekend, when you’re stuck inside want to make your home feel fresh and new. It’s also a great way to dress up a guest room on a budget, or how about the… [Read More]

How to Make A Dried Hydrangea Basket

A great way to make use of a large bounty of hydrangea blooms, is to gather them into a pretty display basket. After all, it’s a shame to waste so many beautiful flowers. They are easy to dry, and last a long time. Easy, quick and basically free, those are the best projects, and I think… [Read More]

Vintage Garden Collectibles

When shopping at estate sales and vintage/antique shops I find it helpful to have a few ideas of items I’d like to find. If you are a garden lover I have a few interesting collectibles to add to your list. A while back I wrote a post about Flower Frogs and showed several owned by my friend Lisa. She… [Read More]

Antique Shopping Treasures

A favorite past-time of my friends and I is shopping at antique malls and local gift shops. Recently we went away for the weekend and spent the good part of the afternoon on the first day shopping. Here are some of the purchases I made in addition to some really good chocolate covered pretzels and potato… [Read More]

It’s News to Me – New Trends and Gardening Obsessions

Seed Libraries Did you know that there are libraries where you can check out seeds, along with the latest New York Times bestseller? I didn’t either, until recently. Some libraries actually have programs where they are basically giving out free seeds. The rules vary, but basically, the idea is that you grow the plants from… [Read More]