Tag Archives: summer

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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Let’s Talk Flea Market Finds

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Don’t you just love a great flea market? We first started shopping at Canton Trade Days in Texas around 2008. Canton is our favorite flea market…and where we’ve found the majority of the vintage pieces in our home. These little vintage water wheel buckets came from Canton…I think it was in 2010. The dealer sold […]

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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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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 Desk with a Cubby Shelf

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  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 […]

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A Savory Spring Salad

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I don’t know about you, but I love a really good salad. I mean, I’m a could-eat-salad-every-single-day kinda girl 🙂 And this salad…oh you’re going to want to rush to the market (we call it grocery store) and get these simple ingredients right away… This time of year, when the veggies are fresh, I enjoy […]

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Slow Down Summer!

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  Happy Monday friends! Is summer just flying by for you? It is for us too…and it makes me sad. I love the easy, lazy days of summer- kids sleeping in, staying up late, coffee on the deck, weekend trips :)  It’s been a relaxing month for us…and I hope you’ve all had a great […]

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