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Step Ladder Flower Stand

 

An old handmade ladder is used as a sweet step ladder flower stand

 

Good morning, ladies of the nest. Welcome back to another episode of decorating the deck (see this years first episode of decorating the deck here) . Spring is still making us feel that summer is a long way off with cold nights and cloudy days. I decided however to not let that deter me from playing around outside and making our roofed terrace a nice place to hang out.

And so we did. We’ve had the grill going already and we dined al fresco several times (even if I did put on the heater and wrapped my legs in a blanket). I have also been planting. A bit early actually, I kept getting warnings from the weather channel that the nights are still very cold (almost freezing still), but I went for it anyway. So far so good, I haven’t lost a plant yet.

What is it by the way with the addictive power of garden centers? You go in there to buy a new attachment for the garden hose and you come out with an overflowing cart of perennials (even after I decided to be frugal and not waste too much money on perennials this year). Oh the lure of all those flowers blooming in all those pretty colors. The colorful arrangements that look so good in this years hottest containers. The rows and rows of  blooms begging you to take them with you.

I am such a sucker….. [Continue reading…]

Gotta love this door makeover

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  Hello my sweets. How is life treating you? I am happy and sore. Happy because I just had a long weekend and it was such a nice long weekend. Sore because we started on the first stretch of a 500K long distance hiking trail that we are going to do … [Continue reading...]

Fruit crate storage shelves

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 Howie sweet folks. Popping in today to show off another little project I just finished. Can I say that I am still after all these years hesitant to show off my latest bit of DIY/ decorating. I have been at this blogging thing for quite some … [Continue reading...]

Coastal Cloche: beach decor at the nest

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 Hello sweet ladies of the flock. I hope you are all okay and enjoying Spring. Over here the weather is crazy, one day it feels like going to the beach, the next it is hot chocolate and scarves time. But I have started doing the rounds in the … [Continue reading...]

Army Crate Makeover and some Outdoor Decorating

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 Hello my friends, welcome to my little nest on the web. Today I have a little decorating, a little DIY, and a little craft to show you. I have had a week of Spring break and I have used it to work on several projects all at once. Hardly any are … [Continue reading...]

My Final Vintage Inspiration Party

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Welcome back to the Vintage Inspiration Party!  I am sad to announce that this is my final VIP post. Things at the big girl job are starting to get seriously busy as you might have noticed from my sporadic posting schedule. And I feel I am not doing … [Continue reading...]

Spring Time at the VIP

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Welcome back to the Vintage Inspiration Party! This is the place to share anything old, treasured, passed-down or tattered, but you can also share projects that were made to look old, including repurposed and upcycled … [Continue reading...]

How to make a plaster cupcake candle holder

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Goody my sweet friends. Last time I got such great response when I showed off one of the golden oldies from my blog. That I thought let's do that again. I gave an old post a little wash and shine and she is here in full glory for you … [Continue reading...]

Spring Inspiration at the VIP

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Welcome back to the Vintage Inspiration Party!   This is the place to share anything old, treasured, passed-down or tattered, but you can also share projects that were made to look old, including repurposed and upcycled … [Continue reading...]