Holidays, July 4th Ready!

I’ve been working really hard this week preparing for the invasion the arrival of my children and grandchildren for 10 days over the 4th     Detailed advance planning eliminates stress for everyone, especially me, and spending time now means I can relax next week     My favorite part is decorating     The … Continue reading

Creations, Patriotic Door Basket, Gearing up for the 4th of July!

Time to take the front door from Spring to Summer This May Daisy Basket  was looking a little sad Spray paint is so handy I had some red mesh in my Christmas stash and picked up some picks and ribbon at Hobby Lobby The mesh fills the top of the basket and ribbons are tied … Continue reading

Holidays, Get Out the Red, White and Blue!

With Mother’s Day celebrated and mid May past, it means it’s time to gear up for Memorial Day, Summer and the 4th of July!! I decided to look through my own photos to see if I could get inspired… A great way to start is to gather up everything you have that is red, white … Continue reading

Home Decor, Proud to be an American!

Like so many places, every year there is a  parade in our little coastal community for the 4th of July Our house is near the finish line so we have to make sure it looks festive! Come on in, friends often stop by after the parade There are decorations everywhere! This boat has been decked … Continue reading

Tablescapes, 4th of July!

Santa? Nah….just an aging beach boy! A very patriotic aging beach boy He’s carrying a flag and a bucket of shells in his rolled up red shorts He sports a bright floral shirt and a red and white umbrella, with sunglasses perched on his hat Tip: the “tablecloth” is actually 4 bandanas laid on the … Continue reading

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