Monday, April 6, 2009
How I Spent My Sunday
The day started off early...6 am. Went to meet a friend to go flea marketing with. I meet Eileen through ebay and many emails later we've become friends who share an interest in painting anything old and discarded. We both love giving things new life. So we met at the market and spent the morning going through booth after booth looking for the different and the unique. I think we both found some neat stuff as you can see in picture. I also was able to pick up 2 small rockers...these will sell well at Christmas time. When I go to paint them I will take a before and after pictures.
When I came home my hubby suggested that we go to Home Depot to get mulch since it was on sale. So off to get mulch. The picture is of about half the mulch stacked. I had the boys put the other bags in the flower beds so I didn't have to drag it too far.
My longest flower bed takes the most work as I reset the stepping stones when I mulch. A few sedum, one of my coreopsis, and some bearded irises are popping through the mulch. The black eyed susies were just starting to come up through last years mulching...and should be through this years in a few more days again.
More mulch on the backyard flower beds...not much is popping through there yet...the hostas were just starting to sprout. There are more irises and a rose bush or 2 along with some day lillies and a few more sedum. I can't wait to be able to plant all my annuals and add to my periennials. I spend a lot of time in my flower beds, planting, weeding and pruning.
I picked up this piece a few years back from my favorite junk guy...I just love it as I haven't run across a love seat metal lawn chair in all my years of junking. I decided to paint it in the americana theme. The heater is also from my junk guy Harold...I just love those old kerosene heaters.
It was a very full day and I was glad to see my bed.