Confession…I have a pillow problem 🙂 The more, the better, right? I’m certain a sofa is more inviting with stacks of throw pillows. Hemp linen and grainsack pillows are quite an addiction for me. Ironstone…well, it just speaks for itself. Beautiful, chippy, and crazed. Too bad I don’t find ironstone easily around here. I’m thankful […]
Today’s the day! It’s Reveal Day for our first Repurpose Design Series! If you’re new here to Buckets of Burlap…Welcome! I’m honored that you are visiting my blog 🙂 The challenge was to add #salvageswagger to our homes by finding a used item to repurpose for $20 or less. And without further delay… my […]
Last spring I planted two foxglove plants. After adoring them in photos on Pinterest, I really wanted to try to grow some in our garden. They are one of the prettiest cut-flowers. Well, good news is, they grew…and grew 🙂 Of course, I had to clip a few stalks to bring inside to enjoy. I […]
Remember last November, when we had our Barn Sale? Well, I got this fabulous cubby shelf from the sweet ladies at Junkin on Main…painted it white and it’s one of my favorite pieces 🙂 And remember in this post, when I said a Pinterest photo prompted me to rearrange furniture? Well…this is what I […]
I know you do this…find a gorgeous photo on Pinterest, and then you find yourself re-arranging the furniture in your whole house, just to create “that look” 😉 Well, yes, sometimes I do that too. So…my sweet kids helped me move a few larger pieces around from the dining room to the family room. […]
Open the windows, clip some fresh blooms from the flower garden, and pull out your best dishes 🙂 It’s time to gather around the table! Just like Spring is my favorite season, setting a table is one of my favorite things to do for my family. I enjoy the process…Layering of textiles, stacking of […]
I’ve always had a deep love for the written word. When I was little, I could spell complicated words easily. Words and reading came effortlessly. And books, oh how I adore books. As a teacher, I have literally thousands of books 🙂 I’m usually always in the middle of reading two or three books at […]Continue Reading...
I can’t believe my eyes…one week after we had REAL SNOW, our pear trees are blooming! Every winter, it takes what seems like FOREVER, for the trees to bloom. And every year, it is usually one of the first signs that spring is arriving 🙂 Really makes my heart happy! I clipped several branches and […]