Vintage Farm House style decorating and repurposing on a dime, thrifty and delicious recipes , lots of crafting ,gardening and much more thrifty do's. Follow along without having to purchase expensive items to decorate your homes......why? Cause we are going to make it ourselves! So join me for some crafty fun.
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A WINTER DRINKERY WITH A BIT OF SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
Welcome, its a chilly one today even in the south, I love it though! This weather calls for a steeping cup of cocoa and a good topping of marshmallows! This year I have created this winter drinkery with a bit of something for everyone. Grab a mug and lets check it out!
The first thing is 2 electric coffee makers are ideal ,one for boiling water and one for coffee.
So I have included tea,coffees, cocoas and instant oatmeal that can be had in just a couple of minutes. I also included brown sugar, marshmallows and sugar .
spoons napkins and of course Candy canes …..oh my Oreo candy canes at that supper yummy.
A winter drinker is a great way for guests to help themselves with everything right at their fingertips. All I have to replenish is the milk, half and half and whipped cream.
A small pitcher for toting water and plenty of coffee filters.
A winter drinker could be a hostess helper for sure.....add some cookies, pie cakes or sandwiches and you have something nice to offer drop by guests with not a lot of time involved . How about you will you set up a winter drinker?
Welcome brrrrrrr! its cold here in S. W. Florida and everywhere for that matter hope you are as warm as can be. This winter I wanted to go with a winters farm theme. I crafted a sign my imaginary WinterCrest Farm and all the farm items to go with it . I painted things I had been saving when I conjured up this idea months ago.
So my kids thought I was crazy saving the Mrs. Butterworths plastic bottles but I gave them a coat of black chalk paint and added the price seemed fitting because the farm sign says pure maple syrup.
White lights and a few baron branches to give the winter glow
This little ceramic piggy bank also got a lick of paint
I added my vintage wooden breadbox filled with raffia and some blue and white dishware
A simple rag garland
So this mantle display did not cost me any money just stuff I was saving and some paint and an old piece of wood !
Hi there ! welcome to my kitchen where you can find any gadget you may need and also usually something tasty cooking. Don't mind me though my clothes are paint stained my hands well Ill hide those you sure don't want to see them after cutting wood ,sanding painting etc. I should be arrested for having hands like this lol. So I have crafted, bought and repurposed everything here. A trip to Target was fun I scanned all the clearance in the home dept . I bought 3 lovely green dishes , a wonderful candle and 2 very large kitchen towels all for about 14 $ . All which is used in the kitchen. Lets take a peek....Love to offer you a tea and a fresh bagel...……..
This luscious smelling candle was a Target find
I decided to go for a chunky lace curtain until Fall isn't that crazy we go from less is more to Chunky!
An old wooden box holds some vintage apple dishes and other vintage odds n ends
These 3 crazy shaped dishes which are now my favorites were also a Target find
Hi there welcome! Hope everyone is enjoying the day. Lets talk Shiplap for a bit, I was thinking that Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper was maybe just a tiny bit over doing it with her shiplap but let me tell you she has introduced a wonderful way to explode your home with vintage style and beauty her excitement is fully understood now.....thank you Joanna for introducing me anyway to such a smashing wall finish.
So this is something I wanted to try for a bit , I have a huge wall in the kitchen that I cant really remedy meaning everything I do there I really am not happy with until now that is........people all you need is a paintbrush measuring tool lots of masking tape, dark paint and light paint and you can achieve the "shiplap look". Lets take a look
ok so this is just a flat black painted wall and you do need a dark base color or if you prefer use a light base color and dark on top but the most important trick to all this is CONTRAST For this Faux shiplap application …