So .......................I've been hanging and moving around and placing all my little garden " treasures "
Like the inside of this house - there's lots of little nooks and crannie's to fill -
Suzan says - Stop what?
John says - I don't want the back yard to look like an old curiosity shop
Suzan says - Back yard? How crass - it shall be known as the GARDEN from now on please.
John says - It'll be too crowded - LIKE EVERY OTHER SINGLE SPACE WE OCCUPY !!!
John says - AND WHO PUTS MIRRORS OUTSIDE?
Suzan says - Uhhhh - everybody !!!
I created a little Kitchen area - that needs a LOT of work - but the potential is there !
When we created the " niche " to fit the fridge into the kitchen - we had to remove this very cool
piece that they had in the mud room - it's absolutely perfect for beside the bar-b-q - sink and all.
We'll use the sink to fill with ice in the summer to keep drinks cold - and have extra counter top
( plus there's storage underneath )
I have to paint it still - but I'm definitely leaving the formica countertop as is.
John wanted to throw it out - NO WAY - it's so perfectly vintage
Some tea lights above it - ( paid 2.44 for each of these spheres on sale 2 years ago - I think I bought 10 of them )
Here it is in it's raw shape - which is why John is horrified that I want to keep it - but I'll be spray painting the body of it with black bar b q paint ( because of it's very close proximity to the actual bar b q ) It got tossed out on it's ear during renovations and sat in a heap on top of the snow waiting to go to the landfill.
A few more touches here and there
A rusty old plant stand - which can contain a Dahlia beautifully!
My " Pagoda " light bought on sale many moons ago - still my favorite garden light
A colorful bird feeder
A dollar store find
A Glass Mosaic lantern that shines like jewels at night
Lots of lanterns actually - all rusting up the way I like them :)
I bought these globes years ago also - at the end of one summer - I think I paid 2.00 each - I have 6 of them around the pool section - plus gave all the kids a couple each lol - ( some people buy food in bulk - I buy
" things " in bulk - especially when the price is ridiculous )
My butterfly tea light holder - given to me by the kids many years ago and aging beautifully!
Blooms Blossom Brighter Here - Pokey - beloved first pet for my children - a stone marker I had made for them when he passed
( kitty kat )
And I'm nowhere finished - there's fairy lights and sparkles and wind chimes and wrought iron bed frames
and a couple of beloved water features and ladders..................oh it's just endless really !
Do you think John is right?
Will it end up looking like an Old Curiosity shop?
And if it does - what, pray tell, is wrong with your very own Garden Curiosity Shop anyway?
Wait till he finds out I'm on the look out for a chandelier ( or 2 or 3 or 10 )
Just so you know - I happened to get a glance in that mirror and almost fainted - seriously - OMG -
I need a day at a spa desperately - or a plastic surgeon.
Can't wait - simply can't wait - until everything starts to
Have a wonderful Tuesday everyone !!!
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