Fall Fabric Wreath

Fall Fabric Wreath

Even though I haven't started any fall decorating I've been working on some fall projects.  I wanted to create a fall wreath that has a "vintage" natural feel. It turned out to be a very quick project and completed in under 45 minutes.... but the time to pull/set up your sewing machine isn't included.  Only […]

Too Late To Share My Spring Wreath

Spring Oil Painting with bird

I've been in a frenzy to get all our major summer projects completed. I haven't shared a few projects that have been done for quite awhile! So. . . .  is it too late to share my spring wreath with you? I hope not since sharing the wreath with you will help me bring closure […]

Dinner With Friends On The Deck

Vintage Dish Place Setting

Our Labor day weekend was pretty laid back due to the hot humid weather. I also wanted to get some quilting done so it worked out perfectly to stay inside. Saturday night we had dinner with friends on the deck. It was great being with them but in the back of my mind I kept […]

Master Bedroom Remodel Sneak Peak

Kitchen Remodel Sneak Peak

I never thought this day would ever come! Our Master Bedroom remodel began over three years ago.  We ran into construction problems, put it to the back burner, and slept in my dressing room, on the floor, far longer that we should have. It's a milestone having the master bedroom completed, so many negatives behind […]

Cottage Summer Buffet

Lefton Rose Lantern

Instead of a warm breezy summer day we having weather rather Fall like! So I'm in a rush to get all our summer projects posted since walking in HL nothing but FALL items. I hope all of you are enjoying your summer....and let's now rush out of summer in to fall! Our Cottage Summer Buffet […]

Cottage Summer Mantel & Hard To Focus

A Cottage Summer Mantel

I walked in to HL last week to see Fall decorations everywhere!  It immediately struck me I haven't shared our... Cottage Summer Mantel with you! But before I do, I want to explain why my photos may not always be in "focus".  Last December I suffered a hemorrhage in my right eye.  I knew something […]

Kitchen Updo: Corner Dish Cabinet

Vintage England Bell

I bet you thought I was going to show my kitchen reveal?  I promise one day I will, but today I'm sharing another Kitchen Updo: Corner Dish Cabinet. I found this cabinet at a thrift store (that's how I roll) and updated it (sorry no before picture) by adding crown molding, beadboard backing and new […]

Teacups and mugs and I’m In Hiding

Tea Cups

The last few days has been beautiful, and yesterday I stopped at Savers for a quick look.  I found some pretty teacups and mugs and I'm in hiding this week! Last Saturday Mr. C and I went to my nephews wedding, and we did not have fun.  The bride and groom looked wonderful, and are […]

Hooked On Vintage Chafing Dish Lids

Vintage chafing dish lids

You'd think with all the projects going on around the Charmer that I wouldn't start another one :-}! Well,  I did, we've having friends over for dinner, and they haven't seen the Charmer before, and our bathroom, is well, not very nice looking! So there was only one thing left to do, another quick updo! […]

Touring Through Blogland

My 1929 Charmer

Hello Everyone! I am excited to be participating in Touring Through Blogland!  I was invited by Kathy at Creative Home Expressions.  Kathy starting blogging in December of 2007!  She lives in Ohio with her hubs of 29 years. She's a Mom and Grandma (certainly doesn't look it).   Kathy loves to decorate, and she's a […]