So Handsome Hubby and I took a little trip to Roger’s Gardens a few weeks ago. If you are not conveniently located in Orange County, you are probably not familiar with this awesome garden center, and I am sorry to hear that. However, I was close enough to snap up some of the fab Halloween […]
Spring planter makeover (& how it looked like Shrek until I added a chicken.)
I know that 2/3 of the country is being ravaged by winter weather, but here in So Cal it has been really mild. So much so that it was time to do a spring planter to put by our front door. A few months back I spotted this guy, just sitting on the curb. He […]
A cute DIY garden flag… just in time for Valentine’s Day!
Today, Katie from Sew Woodsy is going to share a quick, cute little project with you, just in time for Valentine’s Day: A DIY Garden Flag. Hi V Spot readers! I’m so excited to be here today and share with you how you can create a Burlap & Felt Heart Garden Flag in under 30 […]
A Thanksgiving tablescape and centerpiece. (a cheap, easy and beautiful DIY)
Yesterday I did a wrap up of our Thanksgiving dinner and decor, but I wanted to share how I put together the hanging centerpiece before I move on to all things Christmas. There are no rules here. I mixed yard clippings with rhinestones and mercury glass with mason jars… it all worked together. I explained […]
Saving tired old flower pots with textured spray paint.
They aren’t replanted yet, but today I wanted to show you how I saved a couple of old flower pots. I have a couple of planters that have been around here for quite a while. I like the style of them, and I have repainted them several times over in order to get more life […]
Hanging out on the patio.
We love entertaining, and our parties and dinners are often held on our patio. I love getting ready for these events and making everything look special. But I also love to sit quietly and enjoy the morning sunshine with a cup of coffee too. I feel like I am always so rushed. So even though […]
Easy garden tip: Planting basil from cuttings
Did you know that basil will root in water? I didn’t either. If you take a few cuttings of fresh basil and just keep them in water, they will send out some roots. I waited until there was a large mass of roots, then simply (and gently) placed them into a pot with soil in […]