I purchased this flag bunting several years ago. It's nice, but it's really red, WHITE and blue. I haven't even used it for the past couple of years because I wasn't happy with how it looked.
Last time I stained baskets with my boiled black walnut dye I had some left over so I decided this was going into the dye pot!
I LOVE IT!
I think it may have faded just a tad and needs to be re-dyed soon. Our front porch faces South so there is plenty of sun on the bunting almost all day long.
Am I bragging when I tell you that everything on the front porch is from a garage sale or an auction? (with the exception of the bunting) Do I sound like a redneck hillbilly? Hope not!!!
The black kettle is the only thing that I did not buy - my Mom gave it to me last time we were in NY. She likes to load up our truck before coming home, I always come home with lots of new treasure! Thanks Mom.
I'd like to make a make-do chair, but don't' want to use this one. I'm on the lookout for another one to use inside. Found this one at a church rummage sale.
Oops! I forgot about these flowers - they did come from a prim store. I love them, the look so real - maybe better than real. I've wanted some for a couple of years. A few weeks ago a friend and I were shopping and I decided that I'd waited for them long enough. The crock holding the geraniums was 50 cents at a garage sale. It's glued back together in the back. I really don't care - no one can tell from the front that the back is in really bad shape!
This next crock was a whole $5.00 at an auction. My friend Melissa is showing on her blog where she got one at an auction for $13.00. I guess I beat her price! I must admit that hers does have a great bee sting motif on it where mine is just the number 6 inside a crown. But wow $5.00 I couldn't believe I got it for that.
Have a Happy 4th of July weekend! ~Ann