I found this cute little crate at my favorite thrift store. I wasn't a fan of the chicken motif and it was a bit beat up. The size was great and I knew it could be transformed into something perfect. ...
We selected a “Tea Party” theme for the bridal shower of my nephew’s “bride to be” and my sister quickly sent me her ideas for the big day.
We planned brunch, and of course, needed a special centerpiece for the food table.
It had to compliment the theme. Therefore we incorporated "tea cups" and a "tea-pot".
Tea Party Centerpiece ...
Today I wanted to share a quick and easy project with you. A USA Sign - Farmhouse Style!
It's almost so easy I can't even actually call it a "project".
I know the July 4th holiday has passed us by, but over the weekend I created this project and it is so simple I just had to share it with all of you. This also involves an element that I am loving, therefore I wanted to share it with you in ...
Welcome to Motivation Monday No 3!
Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!
Motivation Monday No 3
On the 4th of July, the day we celebrate the independence of our country, I always find myself stopping and pondering.
What must life have been like years ago when our forefathers fought for our freedom? ...
We have created the decorations and planned the food ... now it is time to set the table with these great Patriotic Table Ideas.
If you are planning a 4th of July holiday celebration you are sure to need ideas for setting a patriotic table. Each of the features today will help you achieve a wonderful patriotic look for your holiday celebration.
No need to stress over how to make bring the red, ...
Not long ago I got a message from my good blogging friend Katherine letting me know she was putting together a series entitled "Between the Lines" featuring bloggers of a "certain age" meaning those of us over 50.
One of the blessings I have had with blogging has been the friendships I have made with other bloggers and one of those special bloggers is my sweet blogging friend Katherine from ...
If you have been following this blog you will know that last week I began a new feature called Motivation Monday. So today I am sharing Motivation Monday No 2!
In life don't we often feel like the trials we face, whether big or small, will lead us to a place we don't want to be. When often, many times instead our lives are changed by trials for good .... much like the ...
I have been adding a few last-minute patriotic touches to the house. One simple thing I added was this Patriotic Printable and today I am going to share it with each of you.
Free Patriotic Printable for the 4th of July ...
Happy Flag Day!!! To celebrate the day here's a wonderful collection of 10 Creative DIY Patriotic Decor Projects!
Each one a fun, easy and super cute addition to your home decorating!
During the time I have been "laid up" and recuperating I may not have been able to create patriotic decor ideas myself, but I have been able to find a lot of wonderful ideas on the wonderful blogs I have been ...
Motivation Monday - A New Feature on Surroundings by Debi
Sometimes a good quote can give me encouragement to get me through an hour ... a day ... or even the week.
So I am starting something new here on Surroundings by Debi. Something I am calling Motivation Monday where each week I will share a simple quote to start the week.
My hope is that maybe the quote will resonate with someone and it ...
I love flowers!
I love giving flowers!
I love getting flowers!
I love arranging flowers!
And in my 40 plus years as a floral designer I have worked with a lot of stems of flowers!
Simple Steps to Arranging Flowers
This time of year flowers are abundant.
There are many ways to arrange flowers and many tricks to making your own floral creations look professionally ...