Wordless Wednesday – Happy Thanksgiving

2013 GourdNo. 18

The Southern Special #34 and Features

Cajun Tenderloin

It is so exciting being here for week 34 of The Southern Special.  Thank you all for sharing and partying with us each week.   I always see so much dedication and hard work in the posts every week making it so difficult to choose features. Purple Hues and Me Gail showed us how to make these […]

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A Junk Wreath for Christmas

Junk Wreath

It’s been a dreary day in these parts.  So to cheer myself up a bit I decided to make a junky wreath.  I dug out a bunch of jello molds and cookie cutters from my stash then set to work. I really enjoyed making this junky wreath. It is hanging in my kitchen on the door […]

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Ten Minute Rustic Scoop Decor

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Today I wanted to do a quick little project from things on hand that would work for Thanksgiving. Here’s what I had on hand. A galvanized scoop, green reproduction Mason jar, mossy pine cones, plain pine cones, and some branches with faux ice crystals all came from my decorating stash. I arranged the branches in the green mason jar then placed […]

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TTT Week 15 – This and That

Mid Cent Libby Leaf Glasses

Since next Thursday is Thanksgiving Thursday Thrifty Treasure is taking a break and will return on December 4th.  I don’t know about you but November slipped through my fingers, however; I did manage to find a few treasures. I found this lovely Blue Ridge Southern Potteries hand painted bowl in perfect condition at Goodwill.   From […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Tom’s Japanese Maple

Tom's Japanese Maple

No. 17

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The Southern Special #33 and Features


Can you believe another week has rolled around and that Thanksgiving is next week?  Oh my.   Let’s see if we can’t stir up some inspiration today.  Thanks to everyone who shared with us last week.  Now some fun features from last week. Panoply Rita found some wonderful vintage goodies on her trip through the northeast.   See her post to see […]

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Holiday Extravaganza @ Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt Title

The Holiday Extravaganza at Treasure Hunt was so much fun.  I sold a lot and bought a lot.  Like I told you my fear is that I am a better shopper than vendor.  So let’s take a stroll through the mall all decked out for Christmas. This booth was completely transformed for Christmas.  All of […]

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Vintage Ladder Christmas Tree Inspiration

Funky Junk's treeless Christmas ladder tree

Our internet was on the blink last week so I missed Wordless Wednesday and Thursday Thrifty Treasure but I will pick up where I left off this week.   What’s on my mind today?  I bet you guessed, Vintage Ladder Christmas Trees. My late husband always wanted the biggest Christmas Tree he could fit in the […]

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The Southern Special #32

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 Here we are again for the Southern Special and it hardly seems like it has been a week.  Time just seems to fly this time of year.  I would love for some of my vintage and thrifty  blogging friends to share some of their finds here on the Southern Special. All the V’s All the V’s […]

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