Sunday, October 16, 2016

Crash went the glass.

Earlier this month the glass top of our 20+ year old patio table
shattered in a wind storm.  (See last photo in this post.)

So after waiting for 2 weeks for a new table to arrive from Amazon~
it didn't,
We ordered one from Wayfair.

Two days and free shipping and it was here.

My husband has never liked having a glass topped table
so we took the opportunity to buy a different kind.

We also wanted something slightly smaller than our old table.

This one is 42 inches in diameter.

Earlier this summer I had repainted our patio set with
Rustoleum 2X paint in 'Oregano".

I bought extra paint at the time so I had the paint to
make our new black table match our
old chairs and umbrella stand.

Now we can enjoy the last warm days
of autumn on the patio.

I think the paint made everything match

What do you think?

Bye, old table.  You did your job faithfully for
over 20 years.

We put the frame on the curb.
and it is getting a new life somewhere.

If you are interested in what's new 
in my Etsy shop.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Spooky. Ready for Halloween.

The skeleton is my ONLY vintage Halloween decoration left.
I have sold everything else from my
vintage Halloween collection.

I bought the black bat decals from a shop
on Etsy.

This is the first time I've made 
a pumpkin stack.  I like how it looks,
but next time I will get top pumpkins that
don't match the brick.

Oops.  You can see I forgot to straighten the rug.
Things you don't notice in person
always show up in photographs.

Are you ready for the Halloween?

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Back to normal~ A small mudroom-like space.

Things are getting back to normal
after my garage sale a couple of weeks ago.

We added these shelves last summer to create a place to put down 
groceries and items as they are unloaded 
from the car.

The hooks on the left side are for
coats and jackets.

Scarves and hats go on the
vintage dressform.

Underneath we put shoes and boots.

We live in a small house, and there isn't anywhere inside to
add a mudroom.  This is our 

If you are interested in what's new
in my Etsy Shop~
come by and visit