Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Add a Little Character

Hey my friends!
Spring is definitely in the air around our "neck of the woods" ;)
I have had that spring fever lately,
you know, to create, fluff the nest, move things around a bit.
However, with homeschool and job deadlines,
it's hard to get projects done, so I did some simple fluffing.

I found this old door at a local shop of my friend Suzanne's.
She has some great old, chippy pieces with unique character.

I just couldn't pass up this door with such a vintage feel.
The patina is fabulous.
With wood and white peeking from under the glorious green.

I so wish I could grow my own hydrangeas.
I'm going to try again this spring.  Until then, I use the "pretend" kind :)

If you are new around here, you can check out how
we have used another old door as a headboard in
"Tour Our Farmhouse", on the sidebar.

Last weekend we had beautiful weather,
and I did get to plant a little herb garden.
Maybe I can share that with you soon.
What about you, any gardening going on around your place?

I'm joining  Good Life Wednesdays with Sarah
White Wednesday with Kathleen.
Thanks for hosting each week, ladies :)

And thanks to all of you for stopping in to visit.
I appreciate your sweet comments and enjoy being part of your day ;)
I hope you have a wonderful week.
Becky C


Dan said...

I love it! I just recently found an old door in our chicken coop and brought it in. It is a great way to add a touch of whimsy to any room. I hope you have a great day!


The Cranky Queen said...

Hey La girl...I too call Louisiana "home", but now live in Alabama! I really like your blog...We have similar interests in decorating! Old door knobs, chippy doors, rusty fences just call out to me. so, what part of La do you call home??? Please visit me at my blog Follow and leave a comment...thanx so much...I am going to be one of your follower andpass on to other blog friends. Tiff

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

Oh wow, I love the chippy paint on it. You do find the best things!! Happy WW.


I like the door to, I have several thru out my home and in my yard they add so much to decorating. Cool score. Hugs Mary

Angela said...

Love the old door and the numbered buckets. I too have an old door in my guest room. It has a special place in my heart because it was the front door from my parents old homeplace. I plan on sharing it in a post in the futue. Love your home and love reading your posts. Have a blessed day.

Morning T said...

Love your new door Becky, and the way you pulled it all together! I definitely have spring fever too and need to dump my dead plants (thanks to the freezing temps a few weeks back). I'll wait a few more weeks though just to be safe.

Shawn Seay said...

just tripped across your blog this morning, and now i am having to peel myself away! i see some fabulous ideas. let's just say that i am inspired. can't wait to come back and see more:)

Jane @ Jane's Junk and Treasures said...

I love that door!! I love doors! And I probably have way too many! ha

Still cold here in Colorado, but I did hear some birds this morning when I was feeding the chickens!!!
It's getting closer!!!

Inspiration...Vintage, The Vintage Inspired Home said...

I am IN LOVE Becky with that door!! Fabulous find, I wouldn't have been able to pass that up either!
Have a great day.

Brayton Homestead Interiors said...

love your find! the colors of the door are yummy -love how you decorated...


Honey at 2805 said...

That's a great new door, Beck. And your photography is always a pleasure to look at.

Amy Kinser said...

Okay, you know I am melting a little right now, don't you? I LOVE that door and that bit of green showing through is exactly what you said, "glorious". Girl, you do great with your photos. Maybe you can teach me a thing or two or three or ten... said...

LOOOOOVE your door!!!What personality it has:)
~Debra xxx
Capers of the vintage vixens

Shabby soul said...

This door is simply stunning, shape and color!!
It's time that I'm looking for some like this, but here it's impossible to find a siple wood door ...
Here is still too cold to start gardening, but I'm thinking to reproduce hortensias and roses :)
Have a nice day my darling!

Blue Ridge Altered Art said...

I love that door and the way you have it displayed is gorgeous. Looking forward to seeing your herb garden!!! ~~Sherry~~

Kerri said...

That door is one of the most fabulous things I've seen in awhile! Just delicious!

Vintage Gal said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the door ~ wow. Wish it was spring here ~ we're waiting for another ice storm ~ oh well....soon....;-)

Robin said...

Oh Becky your "new" door is gorgeous! I love it leaning up against the wall surrounded by pretties. It just looks so fabulous.

michelle said...

Beautiful door Becky, it does have the perfect worm look with the colors! Great find and I love your pictures!

Janice said...

Love your vintage door! I wish I had more room to display stuff like you!
My yard is coming to life….the daffodils are blooming and seeds are germinating in my greenhouse.

Anji Johnston said...

That door rocks! The patina is stunning, one of the best I have ever seen.
No planting for me unfortunately - the weather here in Virginia has been so up and down of late and still too much frost. Roll on Spring!

Heaven's Walk - said...

HA! I WISH I was doing some gardening, Becky! lol! My garden is still buried under a foot of snow. AGHHHH!!!!! I love your door, your hydrangeas, and that photo of looking at your door through the doorway is exquisite!!! :) Happy WW to you!

xoxo laurie

pamq said...

No gardening going on around here....

Just snow shoveling.

Awesome door!

AIR KISS said...

That is a great great door Becky! How lucky you were to discover that! :)) Have a great weekend!!

Brenda Kula said...

And you fluff so prettily! Love old doors. I have up one once; wish I hadn't.

blossoms vintage chic said...

Hi Becky, Just found and now following your beautiful blog! I'm so in love with that beautiful chippy door...the patina is just gorgeous! What a wonderful find!!
Wishing you a great weekend!

Ann said...

I love the look of your blog. Your rearranging is beautiful. The old doors are perfect. I'm your newest follower.

A Shabby Moment in Time said...

I just discovered your beautiful blog and signed right up to follow. I'm IN LOVE with that green door. It's shabby scrumptious!!! Looking forward to perusing through your posts. Come say hi over at "A Shabby Moment in Time". Love to get to know you.
Blessings and hugs,

Secret Garden Cottage said...

I LOVE that door, Becky! I looked for doors, windows, and shutters on my treasure hunt last weekend and found none... NONE. I was so bummed. The patina on your door is fabulous... beautiful... lucky! ;-)
I hope you have a wonderful weekend, my friend!

p.s. Thank you so much for your sweet words of encouragement on my mention in FMS, Becky. I appreciated it so much. :)

Alice said...

Your photos are just gorgeous!!!! I love the old door--it has so much character.

I would love to grow hydrangeas but I fear our weather out here at the edge of town would be too harsh for them. No gardening here for me as we still have snow on the ground and below freezing temps.

Lissa said...

that door is fabulous! We have an old door on our playhouse and I just love it so much.

Rebecca said...

Hi Becky
It looks fabulous, nothing like an old door to get my attention!
Spring has not sprung around here yet... I am so ready for it

Vintage Begonia said...

I love the door. What an adorable blog!! Cant wait toi see more.

Take Care ,
Vintage Begonia

Kerrie Lightfoot said...

Just discovered your blog. Wonderful. Beautiful. Looking forward to more.

Tricia - A Rosy Note said...

Gosh that is a beautiful door, such a pretty color. What a great find Becky :)

Anne Marie... said...

perfect spot for it Becky!! love it........looks so great.
Anne Marie

Becca said...

Hi Becky, I'm Becky too! Or, you can call me Becca.:-) I found your blog and really love your style. Funny, I just did a post on some of my burlap pieces, and I think that's why your blog name stood out. Also, my post before that was about hydrangeas too, and how I can't grow them in my garden where I live either, so I enjoy the fake ones or the occasional one from the grocery store that my hubby brings home.
I love your blog, and I'm also going to put you on my side bar.
Enjoy your day :-)


I wouldn't have been able to pass up that door either!

Looks great,

Cheryl said...

Hi Becky!
Love your decorating style. I too love hydrangeas and just moved to Louisiana about eight months ago. I am hoping to be able to grow some. I will neeed to check the PH of the soil as well as find some good shady ground. While they do love sun, they don't like a lot of it.

I plan on growing an herb garden as well as a veggie garden. Would love to see what you have decided to plant.

missshawna said...

I love that door too! Great patina. I wish Spring was here in Colorado but I think we are getting snow again tomorrow.Your photos are beautiful.

Carol said...

Love your Blog..............lots of ideas that I just love.


Rachel Noelle said...

Your chippy door is AMAZING!!! LOVE it!! Hugs,Rachel

French Farmhouse 425

Vicki said...

You have a beautiful blog! Isn't it wonderful that we can all share ideas and look at each others blogs? Blessings to you!

Angie said...

Hi Becky! I am new to your blog and love it. This post...well I am in love with this doors, and the numbered buckets, and the lavender...actually I love everything about it. Can't wait to read more.

Angie @ Linen + Verbena

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