Welcome to Funtastic Friday #124!
We plant a food garden every year but, one thing I haven’t really ventured into as much is decorative plants and flowers. We have quite a few different perennials planted by the previous owners over 10 years ago and I can’t imagine not having them. If the hostas, ferns, and a variety of ground cover weren’t already planted and established, I’m not sure I could have made the front garden area as pretty as I think it is now.
I wouldn’t have been confident enough to know what to plant when and where. Since the front garden is pretty much taken care of, I now realize I don’t need to have confidence and instead I just plant and see what happens. For example, I now know Iris’ don’t care what I do with them and could easily take over the world.
This brings me to my favorite at this week’s Funtastic Friday Link Party by Michele over at The Scrap Shoppe Blog. She made this gorgeous flower box from an old bee box. She shows us how to build the legs and really it couldn’t be anymore straightforward. I have no doubt you and I will be able to make this with her tutorial. Check it out!
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We all know how time flies and in just a couple of weeks, it will be Mother’s Day. What’s great about these gift ideas is that they would be appreciated by anyone any time of the year! Thanks to all those who’ve shared these with us at our parties!
Free Printable Mother’s Day Cards by Carielle
Mother’s Day DIY Melted Bead Bowl by Dazzle While Frazzled
Tassel Keyring by Country Chic Cottage
Mother’s Day – Grandma Printable by Building Our Hive
Make an Easy and Special Mother’s Day Tin Can Photo Vase by Dazzle While Frazzled
Easy and Beautiful DIY Mother’s Day Gift Basket Idea by Real Coake
DIY String Art Heartbeat by ambient wares
Mason Jar Bath Bomb by Country Chic Cottage
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Fried Ice Cream @ Cooking on the Front Burner
Sherry’s favorite – Iced Lemon Poppy Seed Scones @ Culinary Envy
Angie’s favorite – Old Drawer Flower Box @ The Scrap Shoppe Blog
Heidi’s favorite – Super Easy Strawberry Sweet Rolls Recipe @ 5 Minutes for Mom
Kimm’s favorite – Make A Paper Flower Out of Your Favorite Old Book @ Recreated Designs
Debra’s favorite – Fried Ice Cream @ Cooking on the Front Burner
Donna’s favorite – DIY Rustic Wedding Card Caddy @ The Interior Frugalista
Liz’s favorite – Scalloped May Day Mason Jar @ Dukes and Duchesses
Joyce’s favorite – Strawberry Lime Margaritas @ Delightful E Made
Lacie’s favorite – Taco Grilled Cheese Sandwich @ Simply Stacie
Donella’s favorite – Coconut Shrimp & Gouda Grits @ The Bearded Hiker
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