A recap of the after’s from thrift store finds

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Sarah at Thrifty Decor Chick is having a She wants us to spill the beans on what items we’ve decorated with from garage sales, thrifts, free, whatever. Yikes. How many days do you have? Ladder – used goods store. Pedistal sink – free from a friend’s barn. Step ladder from a thrift. Now is a […]

The front entry – Part One

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I am soooo impatient! I always thought it was a joke to hear someone say they’d rather watch paint dry. But here I am actually doing it! I need a life… See this awesome find? It’s an old horse gate that I captured for free before it was taken to a burn pile. This is […]

A few of my favorite things

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I happen to have an ever increasing favorites area I simply lable ‘decorating inspiration.’ When I glance at a picture, I don’t simply look at the obvious. I look at every detail and analyze why I love it and what I could do to incorporate that ‘feel’ in my own home. Some pictures have direct […]

This week’s finds

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Rhoda at Southern Hospitality would like to know what thrifty finds we scored this week. Here are mine.. This microfiber offwhite sofa for (drumroll…..) $30! Included delivery to boot! Do you notice anything missing in the picture? Look one more time before you continue reading. … If you noticed there’s one arm missing, you’ve earned […]

The Birdie Hotel – addition to the birdhouse garden

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I made a little addition to my bird house garden today. I call this one, The Birdie Hotel. Thanks to friends Geraldine and Hank, I’m now the proud owner of that old rustic ladder! Cool! And naturally, I ran home and put it right to work within minutes. Thanks guys! I love it! And so […]

Benches

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Benches have long been a love of mine. They are beautifully simple to construct, look at, and have so many uses and spaces you can sneak them into due to their tiny square footage. Whenever I see a bench, I’m halted in my tracks, my mind busy at work wondering where I would tuck it […]

Rustic garden shed 2 – building a barnwood door

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  Rustic garden shed 2 – building a barnwood door I built a barnwood door from reclaimed fencing wood! And I cheated yet again. The wood strips weren’t perfect width wise and my attempt at ripping one down to fit didn’t go so well, so because of the magic yet again of all those screws, […]

Rustic garden shed part 1 – the build

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This is a story of a morph. From greenhouse to rustic garden shed, this build was truly so very easy. This is a little greenhouse I have tucked in my backyard. I use it to store my firewood. And it’s currently an eyesore. I knew I wanted to eventually do something to it, but wasn’t […]

The birdhouse garden has guests!

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Reporting in live, from Unfinished Projectville! Not totally true. I did abit of homework… Here is my before post. And thanks to Melissa’s Procrastination Project Party at the Inspired Room, this is my after post! Look!!! New guests! It’s my guess they loved the natural country feel of their new digs and couldn’t wait to […]

Adorable character outbuildings!

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I happen to have a framed greenhouse in my backyard that houses firewood of all things. Flappy crappy plastic snaps with every wind gust. The greenhouse could be adorable, but I needed some major inspiration. On the weekend, I frequented a lovely little quaint place called The Back Porch. This home based business resides in […]