Saturday, September 20, 2014

Garden Art and a Room Makeover

We went to our first farm clear out sale ....heaps of people, a long walk. Mr VL grabbed two farm made garden windmills. He turned his back and one got pinched but we still had one ...for $10.
It looks awesome in the rose garden whizzing around in the wind

This was our TV end of the family room and the last of the brown furniture to go. We had a local joinery put together a wall to ceiling unit


everything is probably going to be re-arranged again

You may have spied a cute vintage fabric covered box on the shelves...I bought it from Etsy to checkout as a project for using my stash of vintage material I've been collecting

In the Spring garden this week

 Rainbow at the end of the garden

 Foggy dawn

Golden Elm flowers

First Sweet Peas 

Larkspur and Foxgloves slowly opening



  1. Your room is stunning, I love the vintage luggage it looks just perfect there. I managed to pick up a couple of suitcases that I keep in my craft room. Such a beautiful garden.

  2. My pink sweet peas are blooming now too. I always have to stop for a smell when I walk past.
    The built in tv unit looks amazing, and all that space to display your collections too.

  3. The wall unit looks lovely displaying your bits and pieces, the blue/green bottles are such a pretty colour. The spring garden is looking gorgeous too with lovely flowers starting blossom.
    Anne xx

  4. Love the new built-in! I love the old books, and arranging them by color is attractive. The globes are a sweet treat! I always enjoy seeing your chickens and the scenery you get to see every day. I am a bit envious! The windmill is a nice find, too, and it will add another element of interest to your garden. Keep on blogging, and have a wonderful day!

  5. What a lovely makeover and the view from your garden is beautiful.

  6. Your room makeover is just beautiful and it's all the props that make it so special. The books are stunning, what a beautiful display.
    Your garden photography? I hope you know how lucky you are! Breathtaking. xxx

  7. The windmill is perfect for your place. Love the TV unit too, and all the vintage touches. Thanks for linking up at Vintage Bliss Tuesdays! Jo

  8. Wow! I love your new shelves and your amazing collection of antique books! I'm going back to look at some of the titles! How beautiful everything looks in your part of the country! Hugs, Diane

  9. I love the shelves and how you arranged them, and the garden is just dreamy!

  10. What a transformation! Love the addition of the suitcases -- I'm a vintage suitcase and book junkie so love all of these touches!

  11. $10 for that windmill? Wow, what a bargain and it's so perfect in your beautiful garden. Love your new shelves and of course your drool worthy pictures. Thanks so much for sharing at Vintage Inspiration Party.

  12. What a difference the shelf wall makes in your room. Love the way you styled it. Thanks for the spring photos!

  13. I love books arranged by color! And, you seem to live in a small paradise!

  14. Beautiful rainbow and flowers pics! I love the floor to ceiling shelves -- everything looks so nicely arranged!

  15. Love all your vintage books and the trunks too. Your garden views are just spectacular!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

  16. I love the way you styled your new shelves. Thank you for sharing this week at Revisionary Life Thrifty Life Thursday. :)

  17.'re featured today at Revisionary Life! :)


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