Antique Farmhouse Kitchen Cabinet

Antique farmhouse enamel topped kitchen cabinet

A few years ago I found this antique farmhouse kitchen cabinet at a garage sale for a song. The woman was moving into assisted living and drastically downsizing her things and was very happy that I was very happy with finding it.

I brought it into the house, set it here and it’s never moved. It’s just about the most perfect piece of vintage goodness known to man and I want to hug it every single time I walk past.

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Super easy DIY Arrow Coasters made from craft store wood slices.

Arrow Wood Slice Coasters

I was sort of excited when I started seeing more and more arrows showing up in home decor in the last year or so. I've seen them described as "tribal" decor, but I prefer to think of them as "camp" decor. As in summer camp.  That magical place ...

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Pink crabapple blossoms in a jadeite green pitcher

Jadeite Green And Crabapples

Lucite Green is one of the 2015 Spring Pantone Colors. Normally, I don't care a whole lot about what's in and what's out.  I have a deer head hanging in my living room and wood tone cabinets in my kitchen for gosh sake.  But Lucite Green grabbed ...

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Morning Dove in a crabapple tree

Of Mice And Men And Birds And Snakes

Isn't that a pretty photo?  Little Mrs. Morning Dove sitting on her nest. It's a ruse, people. Now that I have my blog set up to have one photo of each post show on my main blog homepage, I didn't want to ruin the "look" by having a cruddy cell ...

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Radicchio - Red Leaf Chicory

Growing Lettuce In The Spring

Growing lettuce is one of my favorite spring gardening projects. There's nothing like walking out your back door, ripping off a piece of lettuce, throwing it into a bowl and having lunch. It makes me feel all green and organic like. I prefer to ...

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Farmhouse storage ideas to give you the farmhouse look and organize your life at the same time. Vintage suitcases, picnic baskets, toolboxes and more.

Farmhouse Friday Storage Ideas Edition

Welcome to another edition of Farmhouse Friday where we discuss all things farmhouse and old.   Today on the agenda is Farmhouse Storage Ideas. Because if you've got stuff . . . you gotta have some place to hide it when company comes over. ...

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Keapsit Thermos with cork stopper from The American Thermos Bottle Co

It’s Electric Boogie Woogie Woogie

Ready for a good old-fashioned "thrift store finds" post?  It's been a while, but thrifting season is heating up and I'm ready to show and tell.  And boogie! It's electric. Boogie woogie, woogie! I started humming that Electric Slide song, ...

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If you've ever wondered what to do with all those vintage hankies you got from your grandma, here are 10 craft projects to repurpose those handkerchiefs!

Craft Ideas Using Vintage Hankies

My grandmother must have been one snotty person. She died when I was fairly young, but one of my biggest memories of her is that she always had a hankie or two stuck in her ample bosom. At first sniff, she'd whip one out from her bra to wipe her ...

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DIY seed packet refrigerator magnets for your spring and summer decor. A super quick and easy five minute craft project and would make cute wedding favors.

DIY Seed Packet Refrigerator Magnets

Sometimes you need a simple, quick and easy craft.  Something that takes 5-10 minutes to complete. So you can get in, get out and get on with your life. Enter my DIY seed packet refrigerator magnets. Ain't nothing easier than this*. ...

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