DIY Farmhouse Coastal Mirror

Back in 2008 when I had a booth at a flea market, I got a cheap mirror at a thrift store to hang in the shop.  It had a thin wooden frame which I painted white.  When I closed my shop, I put the mirror in the second bedroom.  It’s not a very attractive  mirror with its little frame.  Over the years, I’ve read all sorts of blog posts about people making a frame larger with wood, paper mache, etc. They were all rather complicated. So I kept thinking.

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Pastel Blue Cottage Table

My friends and I often get together for brunch or lunch. Sometimes we eat out and sometimes we dine in one of our homes. Today I’m sharing a pretty, farmhouse cottage table covered with a handmade quilt. It was a present many years ago from my wonderful sister-in-law, the best little sister anyone could ask for.  It is a lap quilt with a hanging pocket  on the back. Over the years, I’ve hung it on the wall, displayed it on my bed. and laid it on tables.

 

 

 

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DIY Patriotic Farmhouse Decor With Bandanas

It’s coming to the end of May and it’s time for me to start adding more red, white and blue to my home. From Memorial Day until mid July blue and red dominate my colors on the dining table, living room, and front porch.  Today I’m making an extremely simple patriotic decor from Dollar Tree bandanas and white cord.  What I love about this idea is that I can take it apart in August and do something entirely different with the bandanas and cord.

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