Thursday, May 26, 2016

Handmade Spotlight - Sights of Summer

Sights of Summer

Summer items made by the Old Farmhouse Gathering team on Etsy for the Celebration of Summer Celebration.
Watermelon Basket with 2 Old Crows and LED Candle Light - Primitive Summer Decor
$47.50
Americana Decor, Primitive Decor, Patriotic Decor, Uncle Sam, Embroidered Pillow, Red White and Blue, Hand Stitched Pillow, Cross Stitch
$19.99
Instant Download - Digital Label Sheet - Sweet Southern Peaches - Printable PDF and/or JPG File
$2.50
Blueberry Mini Pillow - Maine Blueberries
$6.87
Uncle Sam Head Americana
$32.50
Personalized Picnic Basket Tag, Wood Label, Rustic Wedding Gift, Romantic Gift, Couples Gift, Hand Painted Hang Tag, CTSOFG
$12.00
Primitive patriotic crow sack, prim flag, primitive crow, july 4th, prim americana, americana crows, stars, usa,memorial day america
$27.00
Liberty & Justice americana flag and crows upcycled recycled repurposed rustic wood pallet sign
$26.00
RESERVED for BEV-Soft Sculpture Honeysuckle Hen and Her Chick Charlene
$125.00
Primitive AMERICANA Pillow Grand Old Flag Shelf Sitter July 4th Cupboard Tuck
$10.95
Uncle Sam self sitter
$21.00
Camper sign, happy camper, hand painted camper decor, wood sign, summertime, vintage camper sign, camping, mixed media, nature, ctsofg
$20.00
Elsie the Gardening Crow, Summer, Crows, Crow, Crow Doll, Ofg, Faap, Hafair, Dub, Ctsofg
$49.95
Hand Painted little pillow - bowl filler - hand sewn - Americana - OFG - FAAP - CTSOFG
$9.99
Sunflowers, Checkered, plaque, wall hanging, kitchen, handpainted
$13.50
NECKLACE, Uncle Sam, Americana, Folk Art, Wooden, CTSOFG
$7.95

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Kidz Korner - Thank You Teacher Free Printable


As the schools begin to come to a close, it's always a nice gesture for the children to give their teachers a Thank You gift. What about a personalized thank you just perfect for him or her with your own child's sentiments? Stop by The Suburban Mom blog by clicking on the photo above and download your free printable today.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Needles-n-Pins Stitcheries: Vintage Spring Vegetable Garden

Well spring is about over and we are starting into the summer season. Some schools are out for the summer and some have a few weeks still. With that said it is time to start working in those gardens getting the flowers and veggies planted. Remember all the "hand" tools we use to use in our gardens? So many of the garden tools nowadays are power tools, but I like the good old fashioned hand tools. So let's take a look a some of the old tools we use to use. :)



First we have to turn the ground over from sitting all winter. We need a good shovel for this. Nenafaysattic has this shovel for that use. 




Next we have to level the ground out so we need a rake for that. Remember these rakes that NakedBones has. :)





Now I use to (and mind you I said "use" too!) crawl around on my hands and knees to make the rows for the veggies seeds. I use to use these tools from HomageToJackVintage to do that job. How about you?





Now that all the seeds are planted for your vegetable garden you need to mark them so you remember what you planted because sometimes the veggies all come up looking the same. :)
TinyWhiteDogVintage has these really cute vegetable markers. 





Now that we have had a look at the "old" way to prepare and plant your veggie garden let's get out there and get busy. :)

Happy gardening!

Colleen :)













Monday, May 23, 2016

How to Arrange Flowers Like a Pro

 I love flowers...all types, all colors, all sizes. But when it comes to arranging them, I fall short. If you are in the same boat as I am, perhaps you will find the post at The Nest helpful. Click on any of the photos below and start arranging those pretty cut flowers like a pro!




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Saturday, May 21, 2016

DIY - Rustic Cooler


Here's one DIY going on the honey do list. Great pics and instructions to create your own Rustic Cooler. Click on the photo above for the tutorial.

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