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Early Fall Decorating with Hydrangeas

Hello friends!  And, yay, it’s finally Fall!  This past week, I’ve been doing some early Fall decorating with hydrangeas.  When September hits, I usually grab my stash of store-bought pumpkins and acorns. But, since there’s not...
by A Pop of Pretty on Sep 24, 2016

Sunset Dinner in the Garden

Last night was one of those evenings when everything was so pleasant that we didn't want it to end.  So we sat with our guest at the garden table until dusk fell and the owls were hooting.I just love these limelight hydrangeas that we have in th...
by A Toile Tale on Sep 1, 2016

Look Beautiful with Simple Wedding Centerpieces

Update post by admin Wedding Decoration Ideas - Wedding Decoration Ideas.Many people think about creating a core part of marriage is a complicated thing. You don’t need to do anything complicated to get results. Simple wedding centerpieces are...
by Wedding Decoration Ideas on Aug 30, 2016

New Test Garden: Hydrangeas

photo: Star Roses & Plants Hydrangea macrophylla 'L.A. Dreamin' (Star Roses & Plants) A new North American Hydrangea Test Garden has recently opened at Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA. Heritage President & CEO Ellen Spear s...
by Garden Design Online on Jul 21, 2016

Fun and Friends On the Fourth

After a parade this morning, lunch at the club, and a swim to cool off, we are having some good friends over for a simple meal to celebrate the fourth.  This table doesn't scream "Fourth of July" the way some of my tables have.  It's more o...
by A Toile Tale on Jul 4, 2016

Centerpiece Basket with Vintage Flags

This last year I've been all about "decorating" the easiest way possible; How to give a little flavor of the Holiday or Season without going over the top. I found the old tapestry... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Common Ground on Jul 2, 2016

DIY Iron Fence and Arbor

We started in the morning with the lawn all grass and within a few hours, the grass was cleared and this antique looking fence was standing. I’ll let you in on the secret… This was the lawn before we started… We’ve worked har...

Heavenly Hydrangeas!

It certainly is time to break out these dishes!  Why???Because this is what my hydrangea bushes look like.  This one is on the lower terrace, but the ones in the cutting garden look just this glorious.  So I set a table just in front o...
by A Toile Tale on Jun 12, 2016

How To Care For and Prune Hydrangea Flower Shrubs

How To Care For and Prune Hydrangea Flower Shrubs   General Care When Growing Hydrangea Flowering Bushes Hydrangea shrubs or bushes are among favorite flowering plants for many people. They grow in a wide variety of sizes, colors and shapes. ...
by Aspiring Homemaker on Mar 18, 2016

Random Weekend: Pumpkin, Hydrangeas and Butternut Squash Oh My!

Happy Weekend! How was your week? This weekend seems to be full of surprises, and it's only just begun. Just a little bit of everything!It's a glorious Fall day here!Today I am busily painting away,and trying as fast as I can to get a few projects fi...
by Cherishing A Sweet Life on Oct 24, 2015

6. A cleaner, whiter reclaimed wood office reveal

(click to enlarge picture) A cleaner, whiter reclaimed wood office reveal is finally a wrap! And I am LOVING IT! Can YOU see what’s different? Sooo many things. To recap, my self proposed challenge was to clean up, and lighten up this area...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Oct 6, 2015

My secret to arranging hydrangeas

One of my most fondest memories of going to my grandma’s house was admiring her hydranga bushes.  Oh my goodness… they lined the entire one side of her house in heavenly, abundant blooms! Not being a green thumb at all these days, I&...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Sep 30, 2015

4 – a fall hydrangea dressed up dresser

Guys, I nearly cut out this week. I’ve been struggling with a companion paint colour for the white blog office, so that project is still on hold. And then life took some unexpected turns. Result? Nothing done. Nothing. Just a bunch of silly pai...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Sep 27, 2015

A summer hydrangea mantel with a twist

My poor fireplace mantel. It hasn’t been changed out since I did this version with the dried brown hydrangeas. During winter! Can you tell I’m not huge on seasonal decorating? I honestly would have just left it, but the metal contain...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Jul 5, 2015

Hydrangeas Just Make Me Happy!

Mother Nature decided that my hydrangeas would not be providing very many blooms this year, but fortunately, they are easy to find in grocery stores and farmer's markets.  There's nothing like cutting your own, but with a little planning, I'll s...
by A Toile Tale on Jun 26, 2015

Hi There Hydrangeas

Have you ever noticed that when you come home from a trip that your garden has made big changes? The kind you may not notice day to day, but seem monumental when you're gone for a week. That's what I came home to this week (after a cruise with 17 me...
by Pretty Pink Tulips on Jun 24, 2015

How to propagate hydrangeas in 6 easy steps

I used to hate hydrangeas.  And roses.  But, let’s stick with hydrangeas for now because I hated them for the same reason.  My mother had so many that I became immune to their beauty.  They shared equal billing with kudzu and weeds, somet...
by A View To A Thrill on May 18, 2015

A fall home tour with hydrangeas and junk

While fall may be the shutting down of many things, it’s also the start of something pretty spectacular. For me, fall is a season to gather what’s been growing all along, catching it while it rests. Then making it into something...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Nov 3, 2014

James Farmer at ADAC

CUTENESS ALERT:I have seen James T. Farmer III several times and each time I am charmed and inspired.  And greatly awed by him.  James is the quintessential Southern gentleman with a smile that will melt you and a wit that will keep you lau...
by A Toile Tale on Oct 16, 2014

The over abundant hydrangea filled mantel, 2014 edition

It’s most definitely hydrangea harvesting season! Let the over abundant decorating games begin.   Most folks have pruned their hydrangeas by now. I leave them intact until I use them. Frost is just around the corner, and that’s when...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Oct 12, 2014


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