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Monday, May 21, 2018

Memorial Day Honor

~Honoring our Veterans~
 outdoor decor that will carry thru July 4th

Some simple fun ideas
Some photos are courtesy of Pinterest

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Christmas on the Porch

Since we painted our house this summer from red to blue, I quickly discovered I needed to take a totally different look at decorating my porch for the Christmas holiday.  But I don't want to spend a fortune on new decor so I started searching out Pinterest for ideas for what I could do with what I have. The pic above is one I really love, the color pallet is amazing and very fresh looking-I have that sign and also an old window. Some of the ideas below I can switch the colors out too.

Above is my porch before and after...

Perfect for those planters on either side of the door--white freezer paper wrapping?

This works for the planter chair, paint the bucket white or red. Or maybe use white elements inside the bucket.

 I do have a picket fence similiar to this too

I have this exact watering can too...I would leave just as is...

I may not use all of these ideas, but got some great inspiration to do this on the cheap with many of the items I already have.

Today I got an email from Flea Market Gardening blog with more inspiration. Ammie does an excellent job of using elements from her home and garden to decorate.
Check out the bench below and head over to the blog to see more

Inspired? Share with us what your porch decor looks like by posting a pic on our facebook page---we will share it in a special post next week!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Garden Journal

Cottage Garden Inspiration with YELLOW

How about a little color inspiration with yellow? Many of us are busy planting and decorating our gardens, patios and porches now. Some die hard cottage gardeners say yellow is not a color widely used (Especially in English gardens) but as you can see in the images below, we say absolutely!


(all images with the exception of a few of our members are courtesy of Pinterest)

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