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An" In Home" brand non permanent backspash with vintage pizazz & a quick school night yummy recipe!

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Hi there happy summer day to you! I don't know where the summer has gone so quickly with a blink of an eye! I have been working in my kitchen for three days if you visit you know that I had a vintage summer cottage theme going on …..well its time for the farm house look roosters and all to come back in. I have touched up my countertops a bit cleaned things up spic and span and put out some new  and old décor.

As I was shopping Walmart the other day I seen this very cool peel n stick vintage style tin backsplash actually I had my eye on it for quite some time. I would give this a 5 star rating. The Company that makes this is In Home They had 3 different looks one tile was a brassy look and the other was much darker than the one I  bought. This post is totally my opinion and I am not at all getting paid from the company but when I buy something and it is wonderful I like to share it here . The paper is washable, pretty thick and sticks to the tile I have really well I even peeled a…

Make your chair seats pretty again !

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Hi there nice of you to drop on in!  Summer is a scorcher here in SW Fla. The humidity is outrageous. Just wanting to pretty up my heavy vintage iron chairs so I thought I would cover them with some pretty material. For this you will need scissors, plenty of staples ,staple gun and a great pair of textile scissors. First you want to make sure the seat base is in good condition mine is wood .


Then measure the material its a good idea to leave at least 3 or 4 inches on all sides.  Cut the material.

Their are many ways that this can be done but I like this one I call it the present wrap because that's exactly what you do treat it as though you were wrapping a present. the best way to start stapling is one side then the other side directly across pull it somewhat tight , Then just staple it on securely . It is best to use a heavy weight material . I see that the Walmarts that have a craft/sewing department  are selling Waverly Material at a great price


I had enough material for some …

AN EASY APPLICATION FOR FLAT SURFACES USING VINYL SPACKLING

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Hi everyone! welcome were everyone is made to feel at home. How many have flat kitchen cabinets or  boring pieces of furniture? I have a simple treatment that will cost a few dollars and interest as well!  I have posted this project a few years back when I first discovered this unique application.

Before we get started you will need paints of your choice a small tube of vinyl spackling , a stencil of your choice , paint brushes, rags. tape  and a nice small scraper.

 ok lets get started first choose your stencil since I already did my upper cabinets with this a while back I chose the same design, so go ahead and tape your stencil in place
 Add small amount of spackling to the scraper and begin to fill in the design on the stencil taking care to move the scarper to all angles until the vinyl is evenly applied you may have to add some more onto the scraper but trust me with this application less is more so don't add too much the stencil should be filled in only to level the design

A kitchen switcheroo and out of control Sunflowers

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Welcome so happy you could stop in...…. all I can say is the heat is on!   The humidity is also high making it a perfect growing ground for anything green . About 3 or 4 weeks ago I purchased a pack of Sunflower seeds so I thought it would be fun to make a wall surrounding the mulched patio in the back yard so it seems that the sunflowers are growing right before my eyes and why would they not with this weather.
This photo was taken on June 26

 This is from today they tower over me no flowers so in about 4 weeks time this is what we have.


All aboard! Just had to share this photo of a little foster kitty he found a comfy place in the wooden boat
 So I decided to switch the drop leaf table with the kitchen island so I could attach the bakers rack just seems like I really need the storage space.
 My very favorite way to cook corn just soak in water for 15 min and put directly on the oven rack and it make the most delicious sweet corn.
 Mr StNSA came home today with a wonderful bounty of…

Its Mango season & youll be surprised the delicious taste & many Health Benefits

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Welcome to you !  We always try to make everyone at home here at Sweet Tea N' Salty Air!  Its Mango Season  yeeeeeh!  Although we lost the most marvelous Mango tree next door , thank you so much Irma!   That tree put out enough fruit for everyone around to enjoy. Even the bears would  come at night climb the tree and banquet on the sweet plentiful  fruit. If I had to describe the taste for those who have not given them a try...…. I would say peach only better!

There are so many ways to enjoy them my favorite is simply peel the skin slice downward away from the pit which is very large,  plate it up with some greek vanilla yogurt and yum!


 Another great way to enjoy them is to slice them up with a splash of vinegar  salt & pepper let it sit in the fridge for a bit and enjoy! Chances are when you buy your Mango at your grocer they probably will not be ripe. A very simple process is just a quick rap in newspaper or brown paper put in a dark place and forget about it for a few day…

SUMMER DINING ROOM DRESSED IN PINK

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Welcome so nice of you to drop in. As I always do scan the internet for some wonderful inspiration I fell hard for the color Pink. Usually I really hate that color but thought I would try some pink embellishments in the dining room. So I mixed a very light color of pink that I am going to name Pink Lemonade. I used some for the vase on the table.....that was one of many vases that I have sitting on shelf.  Well come on in and have a seat and something cold to drink.....


I made a pink, white and pink printed rag garland



This is my favorite little piece it was my moms and it is what inspired me to incorporate a lick of pink!
These pretty rose dishes as well as the pink depression glass were all thrift store finds.

I made the table runner from an old lace blouse that was headed to the giveaway pile, I stenciled some of the pink Lemonade color and added some bows at the end.


Opps don't mind the wire I have stung up some café lights to add some extra lighting.




I replaced my farmhouse …