Vintage Items With Meaning, Sharing Little Trinkets With Big Meaning

I just want to first say a BIG hello to my regulars.

I’ve missed you!

I’ve been off the grid a bit for a few days. Me and bunny traveled to my visit my Gramma. We had only planned on staying a week but we were having such a wonderful time that we extended our trip another week. Since we stayed an extra week unexpectedly, I didn’t have anything prepared for the blog but I knew you all would understand. Family first.

And let me just tell you – it was a great trip! I’ve been visiting my grandparents in northern California since I was a little girl. Even now, my visits are so much fun. My Gramma spoils me with all of my favorite foods (ehm the coconut cake and cobbler for those that follow me on Instagram), we talk, we play games of Scrabble, and watch Wheel (of fortune) together. Mostly, we just make memories. [Read more...]

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A Glimpse of Spring and an Embellished Mason Jar Vase

Over the weekend, it felt like SPRING here in Southern California! It was gorgeous, sunny and even in the high 70s. My mom was in town and we spent part of Sunday morning at my favorite farmer’s market. The farmer’s market, the warmer weather, and the beautiful sunshine really had me thinking of Spring. I hadn’t been to the farmer’s market in months even though it’s open year round here. So I haven’t had fresh cut flowers in some time either. And since it was just a lovely day I decided to pick up a small bouquet of flowers. One thing I love about the farmer’s market is that I can get fresh cut flowers for super cheap! I means $3, CHEAP! I love that!

Embellished Mason Jar Vase for Spring [Read more...]

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Tin Ceiling Tiles Wall Art

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today, I want to share with you my vintage ceiling tiles wall art.

A few weeks back while my mom was in town visiting, we stumbled into this awesome architectural salvage shop. They had anything you could dream of from old rustic solid wood doors, to gorgeous brass door knobs, to old vintage ceiling tiles.

These little babies were $8.00 each. I honestly thought they looked perfect just the way they were. If I didn’t have such stark white walls I would have hung them up just like that. I love that you can see the tin showing through and little bit of rust around the edges. It just screams vintage. I spray painted them navy and grey and that really allowed them to stand out.

To hang them up I just hot glued some sawtooth hangers to the back. I love the way they turned out. These little vintage pieces really give the room a great look. Have you come across any great vintage pieces? Tell me about it!

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