Tag Archives: handmade

Random Thoughts

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  Do you ever have one of those moments when life looks so beautiful all around you? Breakfast looked this way Saturday morning…so I told my kids I wanted to take a photo. There were fresh peaches looking so peachy in the dough bowl, and cantaloupe too. The chocolate chip pancakes were still warm, and […]

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Online Shop Opens Today

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Well today is the day! Buckets of Burlap online shop opens at noon central time 🙂 This shop is an extension of my heart and home…with vintage country farmhouse items that you can enjoy in your own home  🙂 We offer true vintage items that are unique and interesting… and will add that touch of […]

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Repurpose Design Series- Barn Wood Cross

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  Welcome to another Repurpose Design Series Reveal Day! I decided not to purchase anything at all for this week’s transformation. So, I headed to the barn and found some reclaimed wood that we got from an old building on family land. My husband helped me turn it into a cross. I painted it in […]

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More About the Potager

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So, you want to know what’s growing in our Potager? Well, to begin with, lots of herbs. And this Spring, I’m using one of my favorite vintage finds as an herb garden display…a Ferry-Morse Seed cart. It’s a perfect chippy green, with little compartments, just right for holding zinc pots full of herb clippings. In […]

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Hydrangea Love

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Before I plant this hydrangea, I wanted to enjoy it inside for a few days. Aren’t hydrangeas the prettiest flower? My favorite color is purple. Or, maybe it’s white. Well, I guess I like hydrangeas in every color. Have I ever shown you this view from our kitchen? It’s looking into the dining room. You […]

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Herbs & Photography

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  Two of my favorite things in the world are fresh herbs and taking photos 🙂 But you probably knew that already…with all the herb photos I share this time of year.   I’ve learned a lot about growing herbs by reading and researching which ones grow best here in north Louisiana…but I’ve learned the […]

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Repurpose Design Series Reveal Day

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   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 […]

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Goblet Centerpieces

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I believe in having fresh flowers on our table inside…it’s one of my favorite decorating tips. Candles and fresh flowers. When I grow up, I want to be a florist 😉 I love cutting all types of blooms and arranging them just so for little centerpieces. I thought three little goblets would look pretty full […]

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