Monday, May 5, 2014

Spring Mantle & Tweaking

 I finally changed out the mantle with a little "spring"....I'm sure it will change, but not before Sandy comes next week to visit!!!

 Rearranged my chicken collection and "cleaned" the top of the Hoosier, which looks crooked, but isn't LOL!

I "HAD" to keep the canister set and put it above the refrigerator, in a cabinet that I took the doors off...hubby isn't "thrilled" with this !!!

This Saturday is the annual TEA party at church. This year I am hostessing a table. I will take photos.

Sweet Pea had a wood TICK on her today...ICK!!!They now have a "natural" tick repellent on that smells like cloves, which it is...

Bought some flowers today the outside and a new welcome mat. The bluebirds are back. However, the little sparrows are trying to take over the nesting box...I'm hoping the bluebirds win!

Off to enjoy this nice day as it's going to rain for the next 3/4 days...REALLY!!!


Susie said...

My daughter has a new bluebird house and said she was getting a bluebird...can you believe this, it's a pair of barn swallows. Well they are blue.LOL. I like you new vignettes. Blessings, xoxo,Susie

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Your Spring mantel looks great. Love that you kept those canisters....such bright colors. I'm always rooting for the bluebirds!
hugs, Linda

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

The bluebirds are nesting in my neighborhood, too. Love your pretty touches around the house...especially the old canisters! Have a wonderful week! Hugs!

Joy H said...

Love the mantel and those roosters are too cute. My sil
has a rooster collection too ;)
Have a great week!

vivian said...

how exciting that Sandy is coming to visit you!! Im sure you will have a wonderful time. I wish I wasnt so far away from everybody or that I liked to travel, there are soooo many bloggy girls that I would love to meet in person, including you!
have a great week

Debby said...

Love your tipsters. That's a lot of rain. Hugs

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Deb, I'm just catching up! I missed 3 posts, not everyone is coming through to my e mail that comments, I guess a lot of bloggers are having this problem! Sounds like you have been busy and having so much fun. Love your daughters flowers, how great that you did Bachmans and could stay under budget!! Have fun with 521 blogger...take her to that great restaurant we went tooooo!! I still remember it!


vintage grey said...

Your mantle is beautiful and love all those pretty tin canisters! Have a lovely week! xo Heather

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Oh please let us know if the new tick repellent works. My poor doggie gets them too.

Well, I love your canisters in the cabinet, hubby will adjust to the door being off, lol. Your mantle is so pretty.

How fun having a blogging buddy visit! We want lots of photos. :)

Protector of Vintage said...

I like your idea of taking the cabinet door off!! My canisters are all piled in a heap on top of the fridge. Not pretty.

Musings from Kim K. said...

You and Sandy are going to have so much fun together. Love all your special vignettes. Your mantle is so pretty and I really love your rooster collection. Enjoy this amazing weather! It's about TIME!

Theresa said...

Love that Spring mantel and I ADORE those canisters:) Have a blessed day dear Deb, BIG HUGS from sunny Georgia!

ThrifterSisters said...

Yay! So happy you kept that canister set. It looks perfect with all your other sweet stuff.


CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Hi Deb, your spring mantel looks great and I love your Hoosier top too. I also took a few cabinet door off and love it. Your canister collection is wonderful.
The birds are all back here too and we love watching them at the feeders.
Enjoy all your upcoming activities.

Tammy's Vintage Finds said...

You are getting your house all spiffied up before Sandy's visit, and it looks great! That will be so much fun. Those canisters are fabulous. We are also supposed to get a few days of rain down here. I sure hope we do, it has been SO dry. We haven't had hardly any spring rains at all, and it's already in the low 90's. Poor Sweet Pea! Ticks are so nasty. We get fleas here with it being so hot and dry. They spread like a wildfire if you don't get them under control quickly.

boopnut said...

Seems all we have had is rain! Today the sun is shining. I love your touches of Spring and I'm sure Sandy will too. Enjoy your visit.