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Plant It Yourself:  Hyacinth Bulbs In A Vintage Tureen

Plant It Yourself: Hyacinth Bulbs In A Vintage Tureen

Around this time of the year, you should be able to find potted hyacinths at your garden center. You can place the plastic pot directly in a pretty cachepot or, even better, you can replant the bulb in an elegant serving bowl, just as I did today. Either way, waiting and watching the hyacinths grow and bloom… Continue Reading

DIY Vintage Crate With Planted Flowers

DIY Vintage Crate With Planted Flowers

It’s not every day that you can find a free wooden crate like the beautiful wine crates  I got a few months ago, but it’s easy enough to buy one for just a few dollars and make it look like it’s a vintage one! They sell plain ones, in various sizes, at the craft and home improvement stores.… Continue Reading

Welcome the Summer with a Starfish Wreath

Welcome the Summer with a Starfish Wreath

I just love it when I can put together a little project in under 10 minutes.  Especially when the result is both pretty and unexpected.  Even though  we aren’t living in a beach house and our home isn’t located by the sea, I still wanted something “summer looking” by the front door. I took apart an old starfish… Continue Reading

DIY Wooden Placemats & Summer Table Setting Ideas

DIY Wooden Placemats & Summer Table Setting Ideas

After spending a few hours during the last weekend working on some backyard updates (see here, if you haven’t already read my previous post), it’s now time to enjoy it!  And what a better idea than inviting a couple of friends over for dinner.  That was just the motivation I needed to make some summer… Continue Reading

Easy & Inexpensive Updates for Any Outdoor Space

Easy & Inexpensive Updates for Any Outdoor Space

Over the weekend, I spent a few hours working on some minor and inexpensive updates for the backyard. Nothing really fancy, just small touches here and there. But it was worth doing every single bit of it as my backyard is now unrecognizable! I washed the outdoor table and chairs with mild soap and applied some oil onto the… Continue Reading

Succulent Plants Everywhere!

Succulent Plants Everywhere!

Happy Friday! Is it just me or do you, too, see succulent plants everywhere nowadays?  Not only in the nurseries, but also in stores, magazine articles, TV shows, and blog posts! It seems that succulents have taken over the universe lately! And it feels like I’m the only one around who doesn’t own and grow… Continue Reading

How To Make An Oversized Square Wreath

How To Make An Oversized Square Wreath

Super easy!  At 30 x 30 inches, this big wreath will not go unnoticed!  Just take a look on how I did mine, and you can do one too! Choose any kind of Christmas garland, color and material you like and you’ll have a wreath for your front door at a price you’ll love! I went… Continue Reading

From Water Fountain to a Beautiful Planter

From Water Fountain to a Beautiful Planter

It’s already been a week in our new house, in the San Francisco Bay Area, and although we’ve made huge progress, there is definitely a lot more to do. It’s going to be a while before this feels like home!! So, today, I’m leaving aside all the boxes, to get my hands on something that will… Continue Reading