Simple Sunday

Remember that cat and kitten planter I found a couple of weeks ago?  I decided how to use in in my bedroom makeover.

It’s a planter so I’m going to use it as such.

So sweet!

Here are my supplies.  I had everything on hand.  The faux succulents and white rocks are from the Dollar Tree.  The moss collection is from Hobby Lobby.

 First, I added a thick layer of white rocks to help hold the faux succulents in place.

Next, I placed the faux succulents in the rock layer and tucked the moss in around the succulents covering the rocks.

I love the way this little Cat and Kitten planter came together.

 Here’s a sneak peak of my bedroom makeover.  It is a cloudy day so I’m getting some weird shadows on the wall.

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Simple Sunday ~ A Five Finger Vase Bouquet

The five-finger vase I found last week is so unusual that I am curious to see how a bouquet looks in it.

So today I’m going to arrange a few blossoms in it.

You may remember this vase from Vintage Fascination No. 119.

I picked out an inexpensive mixed bunch of flowers at the grocery store.

The yellow Gerber daisy is the focal point of the bouquet.

Next, I filled the second fingers.

Then I added flowers in the end fingers but the focal point needed more definition.

So I added a few more flowers in the middle.  The five-fingered vase helped me design a charming spring bouquet.

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Simple Sunday ~ Easy Easter Cloche

Welcome to Simple Sunday.  I am so glad you joined me today

Today I’m putting together an easy Easter cloche and vignette in the foyer.

First, I gathered a few things to use in my Easter cloche – three cover-less books, cute bunny, vintage Easter postcard, small green flower frog, a bird nest, and some pastel Easter eggs.  Before I began putting the cloche together I placed a twig runner over the chest.

I picked a vintage Easter postcard to include in the cloche held by a little green flower frog.

I sat a little pot of daisies on Easter egg plates beside the cloche

to complete the Easter vignette in the foyer.

The cloche and vignette came together very quickly.

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Simple Sunday

Welcome back to another edition of Simple Sunday.

 Today I’m going to show you how I put together a quick and easy Easter centerpiece.

Here are the items I am using.  Two little green moss-covered rabbits I picked up while in Florida last month, a bunch of three carrots from Target’s Bullseye’s Playground,  three faux plants (Ikea), three clay pots, two small Daisy plants (Ikea), and a breadboard to pull it all together.

First, I situated the three clay pots on the breadboard.

Then, I added an Ikea plant to each clay pot.

To make room for a carrot in each pot it scooted the leaves around so the carrots fit into the pots.

Next, I added the little moss-covered rabbits.

Then, I added the daisies but I didn’t like the little black pots they came in.  So I added a burlap wrap and tied it with some twine.

So simple and so cute.

Thank you for stopping by today.  Happy Birthday to my youngest today!!

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Simple Sunday

Welcome to this week’s edition of Simple Sunday and hope you all remembered to spring forward an hour last night.

I don’t have a project to share this week but a trip my daughter and I made to Scott’s Antique Market in Atlanta this weekend.  If you aren’t familiar with Scott’s they have three markets.  The markets are in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Atlanta Expo Center on the second weekend of every month, Columbus, Ohio, at the Ohio State Fairgrounds November through March on specific weekends, and Washington Court House, Ohio, at the Fayette County Fairgrounds specific weekends.  See their website for details.

There are two large buildings filled with fine antiques, silver, rugs, and art but my favorite shopping is outside the south building.  It is where I make most of my purchases.

Lots of great architectural items in this area.

There were bins and bins of all types of salvaged metal pieces.

I loved these lanterns but couldn’t find anyone to give me a price.

This is my heart’s desire in a window, well almost.  I’ve been looking for a window something like this one but not exactly.  These were a tad on the expensive side and like I said not exactly what I have in mind.

A plane photo bombed this picture.

I didn’t make very many photos inside but this booth of floral arrangements always catches my attention when I go to Scotts.

They have some funky art and unusual items such as a glammed up dinosaur.   (This photo was mostly for my grandson who loves dinosaurs.  He was appalled that anyone would do this to a perfectly good dinosaur.)

Love this bicycle wheel upcycle as a hair bow display/keeper.

This brush and mirror caught my eye.  The vendor was originally asking $50. So do you think I bought it?  Come back for Vintage Fascination to see if I did.

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Simple Sunday

Welcome friends, I am so happy you are here.

This week I’m showing you a little St. Patrick’s Day decor in my kitchen.

I won this adorable green vintage inspired post box from Tania at Little Vintage Cottage back in December.  She had a contest on her blog sponsored by Bits of Vintage to give away a vintage inspired post box to one lucky reader who turned out to be me.  I was beyond thrilled to be the winner and this is the first chance I’ve had to use it.

Since it is almost St. Patrick’s day I decided to use the post box to create a little vignette of sorts.  I started with a little greenery.

Then I clipped a pretty green bird in the greenery.

Next, I tied on a vintage style shamrock with some twine.

What self-respecting St. Patrick’s Day vignette would be complete without a leprechaun?

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Simple Sunday

Welcome to Simple Sunday.

I’ve wanted to create a Fairy Garden for a couple of years.  So when Dollar Tree had most of the Fairy Garden supplies I needed it was a sign that the time was right.  My Dollar Tree didn’t have all the pieces I wanted including a fairy, so a trip to a larger Dollar Tree near me is in order.  Today is just a miniature preview.

A white pedestal from my stash serves as a base.  I covered it with moss.

My granddaughter picked out this house.  We actually bought two houses.

A path made of white rocks leads to the Fairy house front door.

A sweet little bench is a perfect place for a Fairy to rest.

The gnomes are on guard until the Fairy comes home.

 Gnomes are protectors

and good luck charms.

Thanks for joining me today!  Coming soon a Fairy Garden Village.

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Simple Sunday

Welcome to Simple Sunday.

This week we are going to have some fun with flowers from my yard.

My daffodils bloomed early.

So a bouquet is an absolute necessity.  First, we must pick a container.  Maybe my new to me silver pitcher or

a Dundee Marmalade jar or,

milk glass vase or,

a vintage aqua mason jar or

white ironstone pitcher or

a small galvanized watering can or

one of my all time favorites a cow pitcher or

a chemistry flask or

a milk bottle ……..

Here is what I chose.

I bet you have many of the vessels I displayed above or another favorite and something in your yard worthy of turning into a bouquet.  Go have some fun!

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Simple Sunday

Welcome to Simple Sunday.

Today’s project is Mini Mason Jar Waterless Heart Snow Globes.

I found these mini mason jars with handles at the Dollar Tree and the hearts at Target.  All the other supplies were in my craft stash.

First, I put a dab of hot glue on the bottom of the little pink bottle brush tree and placed it in the mini mason jar.

Then I added some of the faux snow left over from Christmas.

 Next, I added a pink heart for Valentine’s Day.

A decorative cord tied around the top just for fun.

A pink heart is hot glued to the top to co-ordinate the top with the heart inside the mini mason jar.

Mini Mason Jar Waterless Heart Snow Globe

Since I had all the supplies handy and extra mini mason jars, I made a few more waterless snow globes.

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Simple Sunday

My friend Donna from Distressed Donna Down Home has a series she calls “Quickies” that she posts on Sunday.  It gave me the inspiration to start a similar series called “Simple Sunday”.

My first Simple Sunday post is a quick and easy project that takes just a few minutes ~ a super easy Valentine wreath.

Remember the set of three wreaths from my stash?  I used the middle size heart to make this Valentine wreath leaving me with the large and small hearts.

They were on my breakfast room table one inside the other waiting to re-enter the stash when inspiration struck.

 I went to my ribbon supply to see what I had to tie the two wreaths together and make a hanger.  The stash produced a little spool of cotton tape with red stripes that I got for $1 at Target in Bullseye’s Playground.

The inside of my front door was looking a bit forlorn since all the Christmas decor came down so a Valentine wreath is just what it needed.  Once I saw it hanging on the door it seemed a little too simple so a few vintage inspired valentines made it so much more fun.  My granddaughters actually squealed when they saw it.

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