Happy Halloween and a Wrap-up

Happy Halloween!

Mantel half

I just returned from trick or treating with my grandson.  We went to church for trunk and treat and then went to a few neighbor houses.  He got more candy than should be legal for an eight year old to possess.

The 31 day writing challenge is over and I can’t say I’m sorry.  I had to think long and hard about participating this year.  In retrospect I think there was too much other stuff going on in my life and I wasn’t able to give anything my full attention.   didn’t I share near as many projects as planned but I have supplies to keep me busy for a while.

If you followed along through the whole 31 day challenge, I truly do appreciate it.

PB Inspired Spoon Shadow Box

Right before I sat down to write this post I opened an email from Beckie Farrant.  She is featuring my Pottery Barn Inspired Spoon Shadow Box  Monday, November 3rd on Knock Off Décor.  So be sure to check it out and send Beckie some love.



TTT Week 13 Vintage Christmas Goodies

Vintage Christmas Goodies

Starting today I’m shorting my post title to TTT rather than Thursday Thrifty Treasure.  My post titles are just getting a bit too long. Christmas shopping for my booth is fun and frustrating at the same time.  I’ve really been looking for some vintage Shiny Brite ornaments but just can’t lay my hands on any. […]

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PB Inspired Jingle Bell Napkin Rings

PB Insp Santa Bell Napkin Ring

When I saw the Jingle Bell napkin rings in the Pottery Barn catalogue I knew they would be charming with my Spode Christmas Tree China. Of course making the napkin rings is only part of the story. Pottery Barn Here are the original Pottery Barn Jingle Bell Napkin Rings. The supplies you need to make […]

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Wordless Wednesday – French Postcards & Lavender (Linky Too)

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Vintage Brass and Glass Display Box

Display Box Deer

When I found this vintage brass and glass display box at the thrift store it had an old moldy vignette inside.  It was gross but I knew once the display box was clean it would be a different story.

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The Southern Special # 30

Creek by the Tree

 Today I am joining The Southern Special Linky Party # 30.  First a few features from last week. Redo It Yourself Inspirations Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations worked a miracle on this drum table she found curbside. My Little Shop of Treasures  Darlene’s photo on her Wordless Wednesday post is so calm and serene.  […]

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Southern Special Annoucement

The Southern Spec button

Tomorrow I am joining the ladies over at the Southern Special linky party as co-host.  Hope you will join us by linking up your family friendly DIY, beauty, crafts, fitness, home décor, vintage finds, and recipe posts. I am choosing a few features from last week’s party and plan on choosing several features from this week’s party too.  […]

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Family Sunday Funday

K 2.0

Well no décor or vintage post today.  Today I spent with children and grandchildren and I am feeling sentimental.  So I wanted to share a few photos from the last few years. T and Lucy at Nickajack Creek four years ago.  This photo is forever etched on my heart.  We have since lost Lucy and my […]

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Favorite Christmas Posts

It is only two months until Christmas.  Can you believe how this year flew by?  Since I have a booth at the Treasure Hunt Christmas is on my brain.  I did a bit of shopping for the booth today and found some really cool Christmas goodies.  So tonight I thought I would share my favorite […]

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Quick and Easy Demijohn Vignette

Books and key

This is a demijohn vignette but you could make it with bottles or vases.  You can use whatever you have on hand to put together an interesting look.  Experiment until you like what you see is my motto. Start with a base of some kind.  I’m using a crate but you could use a basket or tray. A couple […]

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