Happy Spring Friends! I’m so excited you stopped by today.
It was a busy week as we got caught up after spending so much time at our beach cottage.
I did manage to share some of the details about decorating the cottage in a Farmhouse Coastal style, all while shopping resale, thrift and consignment shops.
In addition, while out thrifting this past week, I found some great copper pieces at our Christian United Outreach Center. I loved the cute lids and especially how they add to my collection.
However, I may need a larger plate rack! It’s getting loaded with thrifted finds.
Did you see how I made the plate rack? If not, click here for all the details.
Thrifting Tip – Reuse & Contribute
I found many of the items we used in our beach cottage at the CUOC in Downtown Asheboro. It’s a local charity thrift store that benefits so many citizens in our community who are in need.
When you shop local charity shops, you will find so many great deals because all their inventory is donated by concerned citizens.
In addition, you are contributing to the charity with your purchase, saving items from the landfills and helping those in need.
Think Repurpose, Reuse and Recycle when you shop your local thrift stores.
Here are the items that came from CUOC to help decorate our beach cottage and all the details were featured on this post.
After finding the copper one day, I couldn’t resist popping in one more time.
Although I’d just shopped two days before, you know my car automatically turns in as I drive by! lol!
But just look what I found. This old wooden bowl is 13″ in diameter and 2 1/2 inches deep and they had just put it out.
It pays to stop in often! Find some other tips on Successful Thrift Store Shopping here.
Can’t wait to decorate with it. Stay turned.
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In other thrifted news!
I also refinished a thrifted mid-century dresser that I shared a few weeks back.
Although we kept the chest of drawers, I added the dresser my mini shop, Downtown Asheboro.
It’s looks completely up to date in this new color which is Amsterdam Green by Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.
Featured last week!
How to Paint Flour Sack Napkins – Featured on HomeTalk
Terra Cotta Pot Spring Wreath Tutorial – Featured by The Crowned Goat
In Case You Missed It
As part of our Thrifting with the Gals series, I shared all the thrifted finds, repurposed finds and how I used them in the beach cottage.
Don’t let this photo scare you because you don’t have to add a closet to your small bedroom to create more space. I shared 6 more creative ideas if you are dealing with a small bedroom and need more storage.
This is a simple and inexpensive way to keep your rugs in place without using those ineffective rug pads.
Adventures off the Dirt Road
Why Didn’t I Think of That?
Each week there are so many wonderful blog posts and I’m sharing some of my favorites with you today.
There are so many creative ideas and I’m always asking myself, “why didn’t I think of that”? LOL
Great DIY Adventures
How to Make a Bunny Topiary by Michelle at Thistle Key Lane
How to Make an Easy Paper Flowers – My 100 Year Old Home
Country Style Hutch Makeover – Reinvented Delaware
How to Arrange Flowers Like a Pro – Stacy Ling Bricks N Blooms
How to make the Cutest Bird Nest Napkin Rings – Peacock Ridge Farm
Bits & Pieces
Mix & Match Vintage Dishes – White Arrows Home
I loved this Dish Bar idea!
How to Decorate a Spring Mantel with Blues and Greens – The Tattered Pew
How to Fold and Hang Tie-Up Curtains – Dabbling and Decorating
How to Create a Garden Party Tablescape on a Budget – Shiplap and Shells
How to Add Character to Your Home with Thrifted Finds – Vintage Home Designs
What’s In My Cart This Week!
We are getting a new mattress for the beach cottage. We’ve been so happy with our guest bedroom mattress from Sweet Night, we decided to get one for the cottage.
Click here to see their latest mattress.
I ordered this remote for our lights at the beach cottage!
I’ve read so many good things about these supplements and decided to give them a try.
Click image to shop
Spring is a great time for NEW SHEETS
If you want the most comfortable sheets, check out these Organic 100% Cotton Sheets from Boll and Branch. You can get a 15% discount with Code: PONDSFARMHOUSE on a $200 or more order. Their site is for a $300.00 or more order, so be sure to use the code for the best deal.
Plus, you can now order these cute testers and help choose which scents will be added to the line.
Click here for all the details!
Coming Up This Week
Y’all, to get Spring started with a bang, I’ll be sharing some Easter Table Ideas and some brunch ideas for Easter as well. I have a SPRING Home Tour planned for you and I might even throw a DIY project into the mix. So stay tuned.
I appreciate you for your support!
Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you have the best first week of Spring!