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Decoupaged Patio Table

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Table 3

Last year, I bought a cheap, cheap side table for my patio — I think it was under $6. The glass top was painted a pretty blue on its underside, but over time, the paint had almost completely peeled away. Not a good look! Read the rest of this entry

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Corked Garden Sphere

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Corkball 2

I love how this looks in my garden, but the making of the corked garden sphere was a pain in the neck!  I harvested from my cork collection (how did it get so large?!) and glued the corks on to a cheap, round light fixture. Read the rest of this entry

Pot Ornaments

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It’s so damn hot here (110 degrees heat index), it’s hard to take pleasure from the outdoors. Even the pool is stifling, so indoors and air conditioning are the order of the day.  But looking at this picture from last spring, I get a little reminder of when my garden looked fresh and new.  This year, though, in an effort to save time and money, I didn’t re-do many of my backyard pots.  Instead, I used a lot of mint and oregano to add greenery, and I resorted to this inexpensive boost of purple and gold (LSU!).  I spray painted some thin dowels, topped them with plastic Christmas ornaments, and voila, instant beauty. Read the rest of this entry