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20 July, 2017

Surprising Sources for French Farmhouse Style

If you love French farmhouse style like I do then I am sure you are always on the lookout for inexpensive sources. Sooo...I am excited to share a rather unexpected one...a farm supply store! Yep! I am actually heading back next week for another peek so I decided to share my haul from several years ago to give you an idea of what you might expect to see!

19 July, 2017

Easy-to-Make Mason Jar Tea Towels

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Mason Jar Tea TowelsSummer is in full swing here and this time of year my thoughts always go to my grandmother and the time she spent canning fresh veggies from her garden. I'll be honest...I'm not a canner aside from making pickles as a newly-wed eons ago. But I do love anything Mason jar related! So I am sharing one of my most popular tutorials, including the free graphic...my Mason jar tea towels!

17 July, 2017

The Scoop #284

Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! I hope you are enjoying your summer! Here...I am sharing all the details of my recent visit to the BILTMORE HOUSE AND GARDENS near Asheville, North Carolina...like visiting a French château without the jet lag! I hope you'll check it out! Now I can't wait to see what you are sharing so let's get started!

16 July, 2017

A Visit to the Biltmore House and Gardens

I've just returned from a wonderful little vacation with two of my childhood friends...back to a place I last visited in the 6th grade...the Bilmore House and Gardens near Asheville, North Carolina! If you have never been, you need to add it to your bucket list. I love it because I feel as though I have had a little trip to France's châteaux country without the jet lag!

10 July, 2017

The Scoop #283

Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! We are so glad that you are joining our party both to inspire and to be inspired! We are well into summer here in the South so I headed to my favorite antique mall for some cool shopping in more ways than one! I'm sharing my favorites, like this wonderful spoon basket, for a LITTLE VIRTUAL SHOPPING SPREE! I hope you'll check them out! Now on to the party!

09 July, 2017

A Little Virtual Shopping Spree

Are you in the mood for a little antiquing...the kind that doesn't cost anything? Do you love anything vintage or French...or even better, vintage and French...like me? Well, come along with me on a virtual shopping spree! We are heading to the Queen of Hearts in Alpharetta, Georgia, my favorite spot for antiquing. And...your virtual purchases are limited only by your imagination! ;-)

03 July, 2017

The Scoop #282

Hi everyone and welcome to The Scoop! I hope you are enjoying your 4th of July celebration! Just in case you need some last minute inspiration, I am sharing  TEN FUN AND EASY IDEAS IN RED, WHITE AND BLUE, including these fun Stars and Stripes Rag Balls. You'll also find my favorite patriotic dessert...No-Bake Strawberry Tunnel Cake! Now, I want to see what you are sharing so let's get started!

28 June, 2017

Summery Country Tablescape in Red, White and Blue

Summer is officially here and the 4th of July is just around the corner! It's time for moving outdoors for lots of summer fun...and dining! So in honor of the arrival of summer, I am sharing my tablescape in red, white and blue with lots of wonderful country-style textures and fabrics...