Tag Archives: spring

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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Growing Foxgloves

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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 […]

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A Walk Through Our Flower Garden

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In the late afternoon as the sun begins to sink below the treeline…this is where you’ll find me. I love to spend time each evening walking through the garden. Here is a bridal wreath bush. It’s taller than I am now. We don’t have any veggies planted yet. Tomatoes, peppers…we’ll plant those real soon, I […]

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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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A Place to Hang Your Hat

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Today would have been Poppy’s birthday…we sure do miss him 🙂 That was his cowboy hat, on the left. When he rode down to the pond to feed the donkeys, he always wore his cowboy hat. I’m thankful to have this sweet reminder of Poppy hanging in our room. We look forward to that heavenly […]

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An Herb Wreath & Watermelon Salad

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The herbs are all blooming in the garden! I wanted to make an herb wreath this spring…using fresh herbs. I’ve had a few favorite herb wreaths pinned to my Garden Pinterest Board for a while…and finally had a chance to make one while Amy from Tennessee was here 🙂 So, we gathered these herbs: sage, […]

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Be Still and Know

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Have you ever really thought about that verse? “Be still, and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10  To be still…that’s not very easy for me. I’m usually one to stay busy, getting things done, multi-tasking. Projects, work, kids, home…   Although, this past winter has been different. I’ve had the painful “frozen shoulder” and […]

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