Friday, June 13, 2014

Splurge

Although most people fill their gardens and planters with beautiful pops of colour, I'm too cheap to spend money on annuals. Since I've been feeling under the weather, I decided to splurge on 1 hanging basket since these beautiful red flowers spoke to me.

Before

After

Cost: $15 I bought the planter for $1 at a garage sale and the annuals cost me $14. They are a beautiful addition to the backyard.
Description: I spray painted the terracotta trim on this square planter. I'm hoping that the paint doesn't chip off. I'm starting to notice that on some of my projects from last year.


Butterflies

I am more of a matchy matchy kind of person and I typically wear black and shades of grey. I've been collecting different things for the garden and have finally decided on a theme. I have mushrooms, birdhouses and butterflies. I've been busy painting everything black, white and red.






Garage Sale Finds

I got quite a haul at a garage sale recently. I've therefore been busy refinishing some of the pieces I found to make them mine. I started with the easy pieces first since some of the stuff I got is going to take me A LOT of elbow grease.

 Before
After

Cost: $1 I got the metal dish for free and got the apples for $1.
Description: I spray painted the dish black to match the metal on our coffee tables and the burgandy apples match our couch and accent wall.