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Summertime Seashell Vignette

Since it's still Summer, I wanted to try to use my antique Blue Willow Transferware Tureen here on the Entry Hall Console. I've had it out with some other "blues" for my Patriotic decor so, I hunted... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Common Ground on Jul 23, 2016

Making Blackberry Syrup

It is time for Ball's 6th International Can-It Forward Day!  I am participating this year.  They so kindly supplied me with these blue glass mason jars and a copy of The All New Ball Book of Canning and Preserving.  I took my blackberr...
by The Charm of Home on Jul 22, 2016

Lilac and Mint

When long lost girlfriends call and give you less than a day's notice, do you start cooking and use paper plates, or do you set a thoughtful table and head to Whole Foods for prepared food?  I bet you can guess my answer!It's been so hot here, b...
by A Toile Tale on Jul 12, 2016

Easy Festive Votives with Plaid and Boxwood

Hi Everyone, I hope you're having a wonderful weekend.  Getting the Christmas decorating in hand, shopping, making plans for this busy time of year...  and enjoying your loved one's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ful...
by Common Ground on Dec 5, 2015

Thanksgiving Sitting Area

Time for the Thanksgiving Edition  of the Kitchen Sitting Area! I realize that many people in Blogland may not be all that interested  in how my Kitchen Sitting Area changes with the Holidays and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my w...
by Common Ground on Nov 10, 2015

Last days of the holidays

Oops, the last days of the holidays are upon us and I haven't been blogging much at all lately. We've been busy with a some play dates and time seems to have flown past pretty quickly, especially the last week.On Monday, we are back to school again a...
by Swedish Corner - Down Under on Jul 10, 2015

Home Sweet Home #220

Hello and welcome to Home Sweet Home!  This week I took tea outside and remembered how much I love it in Nature Lover.The strawberries are in season so I had to make this Buttermilk Strawberry Bundt Cake.There are so many great ideas, great deco...
by The Charm of Home on May 14, 2015

Before they're gone...

We've had a few storms and windy days lately, so I thought I'd better get some photos of my blooming branches before all the blooms were blown away. I had planned on doing this early yesterday before... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Common Ground on Apr 11, 2015

Styling a DIY Seedbox for St. Patty's Day

All it takes is a few sunny days where the temps are 50 and above and you'll find me puttering around with seed boxes, seed packets, and some old gardening tools. This week will be the "official"... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Common Ground on Mar 16, 2015

Share Your Style Party #2

Welcome to Share Your Style party #2. What a fabulous turnout we had last week and a big thank you to all who attended. Wonderful "styles" among all of you. Fabulous re-do's, DIY, recipes, how to's, .... just all kinds of fun. This wee...
by The Vintage Nest on Feb 25, 2015

The Spring Forecast is Green

One of the things I loved most about having a shop space or antique mall booth was the styling and designing. I always had plans for each new Holiday and Season rearranging furniture and displays.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Common Ground on Feb 20, 2015

Over the River & Through the Woods – A Transitional Table For Thanksgiving Into Christmas

I conducted a Christmas-themed workshop in early November that forced us to drag out all of the Christmas bins WAY before their natural time. There was no way in the world we were going to put it all back for a couple of weeks, so we started Christ...
by Table Twenty-One on Dec 20, 2014

Over the River & Through the Woods – A Transitional Table For Thanksgiving Into Christmas

I conducted a Christmas-themed workshop in early November that forced us to drag out all of the Christmas bins WAY before their natural time. There was no way in the world we were going to put it all back for a couple of weeks, so we started Christ...
by Table Twenty-One on Dec 20, 2014

Christmas Milk Carrier Centerpiece

I had a lot of fun decorating the kitchen and adjoining sitting and kitchen dining area this year. I still have Christmas decor I haven't located, so I tried to make use of the things that I could... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Common Ground on Dec 19, 2014

Christmas China Cabinet and a Winner!

When you go through a move you just have to expect that things will change. Room sizes, function, and wanting a different look all cause the upset of the proverbial apple cart...even down to kitchen... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Common Ground on Dec 15, 2014

Kitchen China Cabinet with a New Look

You've heard the old saying "It's got to get worse before it gets better." That's exactly what happened here at the new house this weekend. We rented a U-Haul trailer and made several trips from the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Common Ground on Nov 10, 2014

Red Transferware

Adding to My Collection Wherever I go, I’m always on the lookout for teacups.  I am quite fond of Transferware and Chintz… Strolling along the path at The Country Living Fair I was almost overwhelmed with all of the wonderful items d...
by A Delightsome Life on Oct 27, 2014

~ The Platter That Stared It All ~

I hope you all had a fabulous weekend. I spent mine outside enjoying yet another beautiful Fall afternoon. I mowed Sunday afternoon, that makes 24 times I've mowed this year. The grass around here just won't stop growing. Is this my last time...
by lynnesgiftsfromtheheart on Oct 19, 2014

I never get tired...

of my blue and white transferware.So many different beautiful patterns;castles and sceneries,birds and flowers. Romantic lace here and there.Blue and white on wooden shelvesSome pretty vintage pearls mixed in...Rows of cups, saucers and plates.A...
by Swedish Corner - Down Under on Mar 23, 2014

Nothing to blog about...

Wow, talk about not having anything to blog about... I look around and I have neither inspiration, nor ideas.I feels like I've already showed you every nook and cranny of the house. You've seen my table runners, enamelware and my candle holders... as...
by Swedish Corner - Down Under on Feb 26, 2014


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