Archives for June 2018

DIY Gazebo Succulent Hanging Planter

DIY Gazebo Succulent Hanging Planter On Thursday it was a beautiful day until a storm started brewing bringing 50-mile-per-hour winds.  It was the middle of the afternoon, but it was so dark it looked like evening.  The sky looked kind of creepy but beautiful as well.  I was hunkered down out in my workroom (which was formerly my guest house) working on a couple of projects.  The wind was howling outside, but I continued working away knowing it would soon {Read More}

Incredibly Beautiful DIY Farmers Market Chalkboard

I’ve been wanting to share the final project of my bathroom remodel, but we’ve had grey skies for several days in a row.  So I’ll wait for brighter skies to take pictures.  Instead I’m going to share with you my DIY Farmers Market chalkboard, which I’m head-over-heels in love with! How to Make a Farmers Market Chalkboard: Watch the video or get the directions below. Stain or paint wood chalkboard frame, if desired.  (I stained mine.) Remove transfer backing and {Read More}

Talk of the Town #129

Welcome back to Talk of the Town!   First, let’s take a look at what you may have missed from your party hosts! Cow Screen Print Upcycled Farmhouse Style Planter Favorite Finds & Movie Recommendations: June Edition Hiding an Air Conditioner with a Clematis Garden Arbor Easy Landscape Timber Solar Light Four Legged Side Table Budget-Friendly Deck Restore Over 30 Fabulous Nautical Beach Inspired DIY Ideas 24 Other Places to Shop in Waco, TX   Here’s what we’re talking about {Read More}

Hiding an Air Conditioner With a Clematis Garden Arbor

Hiding an Air Conditioner with a Clematis Garden Arbor Do you have any ugly eyesore outside of your house?  What do you do about it? For us, it’s a window unit air conditioner that hangs outside the guest house. It’s dented on the outside and sticks out like a sore thumb.  It can be seen from the entrance of our house and looks so ugly! We don’t have a small window inside the guest house so my husband had to {Read More}

Favorite Finds & Movie Recommendations: June Edition

Favorite Finds & Movie Recommendations: June Edition I got good feedback last month when I shared my favorite finds and movie recommendations, so I decided to do it again this month.

Cow Screen Print Upcycled Farmhouse Style Planter

Cow Screen Print Upcycled Farmhouse Style Planter Last summer when my daughter still lived at home, she bought a couple of large indoor plants and replanted them in ceramic planters.  Since I never like to throw away anything that might be useful, I held on to the hard plastic pots that the plants came in, and I’m glad I did! I turned one of them into the cutest farmhouse style planter with a cow image on it … Because seriously, {Read More}

Farmhouse Decor Gift Certificate Winner & Talk of the Town #128

This week is even a crazier weak than normal.  Our church is having VBS this week and I’m helping to serve dinner in the kitchen, so I drop my son off at work early in the morning, drive back home to get some work done, then go back and pick him up before we both head to the church.  It’s fun, but a little hectic!  Let’s get to the party and at the end of the post, I’ll announce the {Read More}

Choosing the Right Farmhouse Bathroom Vanity

Choosing the Right Farmhouse Bathroom Vanity We took about a month off from working on our bathroom remodel to focus our attention on outdoor projects, mainly the secret garden patio area.  That’s all finished, so we turned our attention back to the bathroom and we’re almost done.  Just a little bit of painting and primping remains.  I use the term “we,” even though I mean my husband.  He really is the one who’s done almost all of the work.  I {Read More}

Repurposed Frame Bathroom Mirror & Windmill Chalkboard

Repurposed Frame Bathroom Mirror & Windmill Chalkboard I hope you all had a wonderful Father’s Day celebrating with your spouse or father.  My youngest son and daughter went out to eat with my husband and I to celebrate, but they both had to work today so it was a quiet day other than that. Over the next week I’ll finally be sharing my bathroom makeover.  I know you are probably thinking “It’s about time,” but working on the outdoor projects {Read More}

Easy DIY Galvanized Farmhouse Style Bucket Planter

Galvanized Farmhouse Style Bucket Planter Life in farm country has its ups and downs depending on the weather. The situation around my farmhouse has been looking grim for the last several weeks because of the severe lack of rain.