Friday, July 29, 2011

Touches of Summer

I love to rearrange things. 

I really like to rearrange furniture, but in our current home, it is not feasible.

Since I can't rearrange furniture, I rearrange stuff.

People ask me how I find the time.  Well, I rearrange whenever I dust.  Since I have to pick up an item to dust under it, I move it. 

Rearranging makes old stuff look like new stuff. No need to spend money on new stuff when rearranging old stuff makes it look like new stuff.  Follow?

Here's my latest rearranging for a breezy summer look. . .

Shells and a starfish in a cloche on a pedestal.

A simple dining table centerpiece made with a tray, a vase, a mini urn with a bird's nest, and a gifted box.

Dear friends gave us this sweet phrase for our anniversary. 

I used aqua, brown, cream and white items from around the house.

I just realized that all of the items I've just shown you have come from the thrift store or a yard sale except for the glass cloche (Willow House), the large square plate (Target, last year), and the phrase and box which were gifts. 

Today is the last day to enter the 500th post give-away:
Here are the rules:

1. The give-away starts on July 25, 2011 and ends on July 29, 2011 at 7:00 pm EST.

2. The winner of the give-away contest gets to choose one item from my Etsy Shop - Tidy Brown Wren

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1 comment:

  1. I love that saying. How sweet is it??

    And the shells & starfish make such a simple statement about summer. Love it!


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