A True Rustic And Refound

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 Hello! Most of us are all busy being socially distant while still working from home. While wanting to take a walk or run, the dang wind the past couple of days, like the pandemic as held me captive to my living quarters. This is definitely spring weather, not knowing if it…

5 Steps To Collecting Table Top Treasures

April 4, 2020 Happy Saturday! How do you set a table? Do you set your table with a matching set of dishes or china? I have multiple sets of dishes and one set of fine china. You know the white china with the gold trim? I do love that set. I also have a set…

Sure to Please! A One Pot Wonder!

Monday, March 23, 2020 Zuppa Toscana! A rich and creamy, hearty and warming soup. A famous Olive Garden soup.     Happy Monday! Through all of this COVID19 biz, staying at home, I think that there is a peacefulness of slowing down, buying less, and just having the basics, and being grateful for everyday. Less…

Western Wednesday

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Welcome to Another Addition of Western Wednesday! I once mentioned that sunsets and old board corrals make me a bit sappy. And… they do. Sunsets close on the day, good or bad. (Because I never met a sunset I didn’t like.) Old board corrals have held together and confined a family’s lifetime…

Love You Bunches

    Friday, February 14, 2020   Happy Valentine’s Day! For the Heart! Valentine’s Day is all about flowers,  heart shaped boxes with chocolates, and frilly cards filled with words of love.   Why am I sharing this? My great admiration for flowers (obsession maybe) began on Valentine’s Day many years ago when my husband…

A DIY Rustic Candle/Sugar Mold

Sunday, February  9, 2020   A little DIY project from the Rustic and Refound.     A home DIY decorating piece is my favorite! My life is all about simple, easy ways to decorate.     To fuel my obsession with candles and candle light, I’m always on the hunt for ideas to create candle…

Western Wednesday

  Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Welcome to Western Wednesday! An interior decorator, I am not! I once told you that I love western décor, chippy items, the rustic, cowhide and things I can “refound.“ I live in the West and love the western way of life. I’m sappy for sunsets and old board corrals.    …

The Act of Kindness

  Friday, January 17, 2020   “Kindness: A simple idea with significant impact.”     Open The Gate and Come On In…     Today I want to talk about the topic of being kind. We always hear and see the quote, ‘kindness is free so spread it around.’ In fact that is pretty true….

A Floral Note

Tuesday, January 14, 2020   Is your husband a welder? If not, do you know one? Well my husband is a welder by trade, so what I’m going to show you won’t surprise you.   When arranging flowers, I like to add the quirky and different on containers. I’m always looking for a sensible, cost…

Perspectives, Point of View, and Gratitude

January 9, 2020 January. The first month of the new year. Maybe a time for renewal. A time for reflection, and a time to look at things in a different way, with a new point of view. 2019 brought some good significant changes in my life, beginning with my career. I officially retired. I retired…