Thanksgiving Rustic Angel Basket

Anthuriums are herbaceous epiphytes native to tropical America, a genus of more than 800 species found in the New World tropics from Mexico to northern Argentina and Uruguay. 

I filled a vintage rustic basket with natural elements like a red anthurium plant, pine cones and pumpkins. For Thanksgiving, I put it on the dining table on a placemat, and I added a vintage angel with 2 small pumpkins in front of the basket.

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Shopping For Modern Tropical Inspiration

Decoist says.

“Modern Tropical… involves clean lines, fresh palettes, and lots of greenery. The look is tranquil and chic. Rather than overloading beachy spaces with seashell collections and rattan furniture, the new feel is all about less-is-more decor. It’s simple, breezy, and naturally relaxing.”

In July I wrote about Modern Tropical Inspiration for my living room. I began to develop a plan for updating the space. I certainly like the description of clean lines, lots of greenery, and a tranquil space. I’ve been wanting to refresh my living room. Being eclectic I’ll just add a few touches of the modern tropical style I like.

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Rustic Bunny Spring Table

How are you doing this Wednesday morning?  I hope your family and you are safe and sound.  Today I’m celebrating my 72nd birthday with a pretty spring table.  Nope, not seeing anyone; I’m just talking on the phone as I have done daily for several weeks.  So, now let’s think about a pretty table to lighten the mood.  I want a more rustic spring table. Several weeks ago on my last trip to Ross for Less, I got several items that are perfect for a table: a wood slab I’ve wanted for a while, a rustic rabbit figurine, and 2 springtime plates with flowering trees.   The wood slab is the basis for the centerpiece.  I cannot go buy fresh flowers so I added a faux flower arrangement with pink tulips.  On the side of the flowers is the rustic bunny.  I put a sheer pink ribbon around his neck.  Ribbon has been also added to the vintage milk glass vase of flowers. Read More

Washcloth Baby Bunny in a Nest

Good Morning everyone.  I am getting bored. How about you?   I’ve read all sorts of things to keep busy. Had interesting questions run through my mind.  Passover is coming right around Easter, and my Jewish friends will have very small Seders at home to celebrate. Just like Easter there will be no big celebrations or Seders at the Temple. My sister and I were talking on the phone Sunday night trying to list the 10 plagues of Egypt and couldn’t. Mostly I remembered frogs. I looked it up and one of the plagues was definitely frogs.  My friend Barbara shared this frog in her yard yesterday on Facebook. She thought he looked funny. I thought he had good camouflage for her dry yard but looked too dry.  We’re in the dry season here in central Florida and have not had rain in a few weeks. Anyway I was talking frog plagues on Sunday and see a frog photo Monday. For some reason, it made me laugh. I guess I’ve been inside too long! Read More