I’m so excited to share my patriotic wood ruler basket with you today my friends! Can you even believe that it’s almost Memorial Day? And does anyone else feel like the month of May is trying to kill them?
Hello At the Picket Fence friends! It’s me, Julie, from redheadcandecorate.com. You might be wondering if I didn’t realize that YESTERDAY was Memorial Day and thinking this project is too late.
But decorating our home for Memorial Day and The Fourth of July has always been something I truly look forward to and enjoy. The American flag is so beautiful…it makes it so easy because no matter where I display it (or what time of the year), it seems to belong.
Last year, I decided to take things a step further and I designed this “American Flag Candle Log”…
Moms everywhere know the truth about Mother’s Day. It’s not the perfectly arranged floral bouquet or the velvet lined box holding expensive jewelry or even the breakfast delivered in bed on a fancy tray that we hold closest to our hearts.
It’s those priceless hand-made, covered in glitter, framed by popsicle sticks, dripping in glue gifts from our children which are the truest treasures.
Hello folks, it’s me Julie from Redhead Can Decorate!
Spring has finally sprung in the Midwest! I’m hoping it has where you live, too. If it has, it’s time to get our hands dirty and dust off our flower pots!
Today, I’m sharing a very easy, affordable, and innovative flower pot idea.
Introducing my “Repurposed Candelabra Flower Planter”.
Do you ever hold onto something and you aren’t exactly sure why but you just KNOW that there is a reason? I’ve been eyeing some really darling vintage-styled dryer sheet holders in various online stores but I just couldn’t ever bring myself to buy one.
Perhaps I knew that what I really wanted was right under my nose (or in my attic!) all along!
Sometimes I think I suffer from short-term memory loss.
Correction…sometimes I think I suffer from short-term ‘thankfulness’ memory loss.
This is totally a 5 minute craft. I mean, for YOU, I’m quite certain this is a 5 minute craft.
For ME, on the other hand, this was one of those ‘let’s take something super simple and make it totally more complicated than it has to be’ kind of crafts.
But, I promise, in reality this is, in fact, a five minute craft. Okay, maybe 10 minutes, but still, in theory this should be an easy peasy project.
“You know we call it the ‘coast’ and not the ‘beach’, right?
It was 1996 and my boyfriend was attempting to give me a brief linguistics lesson while we visited his family in Oregon over winter break. He was eager to show me around his hometown and take me for a drive along the ‘coast’. I was a Southern California girl and frankly, this slight nuance in terminology was lost on me. Besides, I was in love and not really paying much attention. He could have told me they called it the ‘watering hole’ and I would have simply nodded and gone along with it!
I’m officially declaring this the summer of kids movie theme songs getting stuck in my head.
Just when I start to think that I’ve finally buried them deep enough in the recesses of my mind something will come along and just yank it back out again and I’m fairly certain that ‘Let it Go’ and ‘Everything is Awesome’ will haunt me for the rest of my life.
And I now have a whole new appreciation for how many times my mom had to listen to ‘The Sun’ll Come out Tomorrow’ when I was obsessed with the movie ‘Annie’.
I’m sorry Mom…so, so sorry!
I have to be completely honest with you.
Technically this is supposed to be a 5 Minute Craft. And it totally would have been.
Except I received an invitation to a tea party from a little girl who was trying to teach manners to her brother who was pretending to be a cheetah.
I don’t ask questions. I just GO! Wouldn’t you?
But, if you didn’t have to attend a tea party with a cheetah who kept being reprimanded for burping out loud and not holding up his pinkie finger/paw when sipping from his tea cup then this would TOTALLY qualify as a 5 minute craft!