Authentic or Faux — My Forsythia Struts Its Stuff
Authentic or Faux — My Forsythia Struts Its Stuff

Igot so excited when I rounded the house this weekend to find my forsythia bush blooming! I immediately cut several stems to take the place of the faux flowers I wrote about only days before on my post “Five Tips for Displaying Faux Flowers.”

Country Cuteness from Mom’s Garage

This cheery card is a perfect way to brighten someone's day. . . complete with a little shaker surprise!

Country Cuteness from Mom’s Garage
Country Cuteness from Mom’s Garage

I took an old canning jar, a partial can of off-white spray paint, twine and twigs and quickly whipped up a cute little country-style home decor.

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“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”

-Margaret Atwood


  • Inside & Out

    My “Hello Spring” Mantel

    So here’s my latest mantel configuration, just in time for Spring. Of course there are a few touches of Easter like the bunny banner hanging in front and the chick picture on the right that lend a super springy feel to the whole thing. My husband isn’t crazy about the bluish-gray frame without a picture and said it looks like we’re having a garage sale; but I just ignored his comments, because it pulls in some accent color. . . and well, I just kind of like it. I picked up that metal bucket for cheap at Hobby Lobby the other day and found a beautiful bluish-green type of fern that…

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