Spring brings us cool mornings which is a great time for a yummy easy baked oatmeal for breakfast. Oatmeal is a wonderfully versatile and inexpensive food, but it makes cool spring morning’s even better. The farmer’s markets and the road side fruit and vegetable stands are beginning to fill up with berry offerings. This will allow you the opportunity to play with different tastes to complement your warm and taste oatmeal breakfast.
You found an awesome treasure that fit’s nicely in your home and you have moved it many times and just can find the right fit. Then you get this “ahh ha” moment and decide to chalk paint it, but what brand and what color. Here are just a few choices that may help with your DIY paint project.
(brands and palettes are in no particular order)
- Paperwhites florals are a member of the jonquil family which are a bulb. They make a lovely hand tied arrangement or placed in a vintage vase. (http://www.countryroad.com.au/livewithus/winter-blooms.html)
I absolutely love brussel sprouts and I am always looking for new recipes to try and ahhhh have I found one.
Scrolling through Pinterest, I have located some new special finds that I am lovin this week featuring Vintage Victorian clothing and accessories theme ……
This is referred to as a Pouter Pigeon waist.
During one of my picking/junkin adventures I came across this brown wood cabinet with glass shelving. It really kind of reminded my of a cabinet my grandparents had. It was completely intact, no broken shelving, doors closed and latched. Yes, it was going home with me.
I know what you are thinking, this is pretty bad and not much to look at and besides the lighting is terrible. Well, we are right on all accounts.
It’s a new year and time to reflect on the many things in our lives and what needs changing, improving, discarding, and organizing. Many people look at the new year as a time to renew and many times the renewal is focused around personal health and finances goals. However, there are others that look around their home and decide it’s time for a home makeover or renew. There is one area of the home that is almost always the area that will be updated first and more often than none it is the kitchen. It is one of the most used rooms in a home and it’s no longer just for cooking and eating. Many families gravitate in and around the kitchen area so why not make it the best looking and inviting that it can be.
**These trends are in no particular order, just great trends for you.
Blu Ridge Vintage Beginnings
Blu Ridge Vintage has had an interesting year.
We started a blog, traveling to vintage shows and markets, dug deeper into Etsy and Ebay, created a Facebook business page, dipped into the Pinterest well. We stumbled, fell flat on our face, got back up, fell once again, got back up and dusted ourselves off. Now with a new attitude and approach we then began to crawl.
Vintage fashion has always caught my eye and the printables that I have for you will not disappoint. I know how long it takes me to get ready for work or to go out, however I can’t imagine how long it took these ladies to get dressed each day. There were many pieces to a ladies attire that would go into her final look, such as the stockings, corset, petticoats (many in some cases), under garmets, shoes or boots and the actual dress. I am exhausted just thinking about it, but after all was done the ladies looked amazing. I hope you enjoy and feel free to copy and print.
It is getting that time of year when the days are getting shorter, night air is cooler, and the craving of warm things begins to start stirring.