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…

A Little Christmas of Past

Thursday, December 27, 2019 Even though Christmas has come and gone…  While digging through some old photos I ran across some past Christmas décor.     I hope everyone had a blessed Christmas and rejoiced in the reason for the season.   Every year I deck the house out in its holiday best and try…

An Instant Mood Setter

Monday, November 4, 2019 I don’t know about you, but daylight savings time seems to be a catalyst for a new game changer for all things around my house. We end the day earlier heading inside for food and warmth.   As the day draws to a close, I like to add warmth to my…

Just Jacks – A Rustic Display

Saturday, October 26, 2019 “This is the season she will make beautiful things. Not perfect things but honest things that speak to who she is and who she is called to be.”  ~Morgan Harper Nichols     With all the craziness of “The great move” lately I’ve needed some distractions to keep my mind off of…

My Simple Autumn Styling – 2 Ways

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 A simple Autumn styling with the rustic and refound. A simple autumn vignette on the buffet.   Lets talk about fall. Fall is colorful falling leaves, crisp fresh air and pumpkins. I’m tackling all kinds of projects this week, making my primitive wood pumpkins, packing up my house, and maybe decorating…