Things We Liked This Week (12/3/17 – 12/9/17)

things we saw

things we saw

Our favorite finds from the internet this past week.

Dot  (AtticandBarnTreasures.com) – I adore poinsettias and I’ll bet you do too! At Christmastime our front porch is filled with their vibrant color. Just as I finished decorating the porch yesterday I wondered about the different varieties I’ve seen over the years pink, white, red, tri-color, yellow are they all “real” poinsettias? Read up on the lovely poinsettia plant and stump your friends with your knowledge during your next trivia game.

JD (ThirdShiftVintage.com) – Are you having a hard time getting into the festive holiday mood? If so, check out this slideshow of how Christmas is celebrated around the world. It’s sure to make you feel merry! 

Laurie (NextStageVintage.com) – Making wee houses from graham crackers and/or big houses from gingerbread is a tradition at our house. They’re fun to make with kids but even for fun to make when those kids are adults. Inspire yourself with these gingerbread houses with tutorial links courtesy of Country Living. (At our house we use the construction gingerbread recipe from King Arthur, FYI)

Linda (SelectiveSalvage.com) –  What fun. Retro Renovation has designed 11 DIY putz houses and the plans are downloadable for free. It’s the perfect way to build a Christmas village that is truly one-of-a-kind. 

Mary Ellen (AuntHattiesAtticVintage.com) –  This remarkable woman creates surreal environments with paint,photography and her incredible imagination. Artist Uses Age-Old Technique to Create Photomontages of Surreal Indoor Landscapes Her forested stage gives me chills of delight!

Pam (VintageRenude.com) –  Do you love vintage kitchens?  Are you a child of the ’80’s? Then you might just love these 8 Outrageous ’80s Kitchens Love em, or hate em, some of these styles are coming back.

Tina (GirlPickers.com)The most popular interior design styles in each state.  It seems I need to move to either Pennsylvania, Rhode Island or Vermont for my vintage obsession to be “popular”  I’m not worried though because vintage covers many eras and is usually combined with other styles in our homes.  

 

Have you found something on the internet this week that you would like to share? Post the link in a comment below!

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