Monday, October 13, 2014

The Secret to Dried Hydrangeas…


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Yes, I know the secret…and I am going to share it with you! Here it is…
 
 
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Put your beautiful bunch of hydrangeas into a vase with just enough water to cover the stems.
Then...let the water evaporate!


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That’s it!
 
 
By allowing the water to slowly evaporate on its own, the cut hydrangeas dry perfectly. Every time!
 
 
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I am giving my friend Lynelle the credit for this clever tip…and the credit for these beautiful blooms from her yard.


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Thanks Lynelle!
 
 
 
 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

October Chalk Art…

 
 
 
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Yesterday I finally changed my chalk board canvas to something a little more festive…


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Witches, broomsticks and a little Hocus Pocus seemed fitting for the season!
 
 
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As always, I just freehand my drawings and doodles. Sometimes I will browse my Pinterest board titled Chalk Art…see it here…for inspiration and ideas. My Halloween chalk art from a couple of years ago is one of my most popular pins!
 
 
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See how I made my chalk board in this post. It is the perfect place to add a festive touch to my family room.
 
 
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