Saturday, April 28, 2012

For The Birds: Unique Garden Birdhouses


It's springtime, and I love gardening and birdhouses! Check out this collection of unique and beautiful birdhouses and maybe you'll be convinced to give a home to some wayward feathered friends!  

Birdhouse Large Mosaic Stone and Wine Cork
Stone mosaic birdhouse with wine corks by Winestonebirdhouses via Etsy

Folk Art Rustic Country Primitive Saltbox Home Decor Garden  Birdhouse
Saltbox birdhouse by birdhouseaccents via Etsy



Copper kettle teapot birdhouse by Gadgetsponge via Etsy


Repurposed Recycled Vintage Coca Cola Crate Birdhouse OOAK
Recycled coca cola crate birdhouse by Piecesofpastimes via Etsy



Toad sitting in handmade birdhouse on top of garden arbor

Shabby and chic wood burned with a touch of color birdhouse from up-cycled picket fence and old copper gutter






I love the balcony on this unique birdhouse



Salvaged metalwork birdhouse from This Old House



Tin man birdhouse



Yikes!


I hope this post inspired you to create your own beautiful birdhouse, or maybe purchase one from one of the artists featured! 

I hope you have a great week 
Love, Laura


My broken china jewelry is always available for purchase at https://www.etsy.com/shop/dishfunctionldesigns



Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Paint It Black: Stylish Black Painted Furniture


There's something about black painted furniture that I just love! Check out these examples and maybe you'll see what I mean...



brown dining room table set




Black accent chest




RESERVED LISTING for Charity: gerda- painted chest with wallpaper insets
By Knackstudio via Etsy (and below)

RESERVED LISTING for Charity: gerda- painted chest with wallpaper insets
Wallpaper decoupage on the outside of the drawers....

RESERVED LISTING for Charity: gerda- painted chest with wallpaper insets
...and also wallpaper on the inside the drawers



Satin black Bombay chest dresser




Detail of a painted dresser





Indigo Creek Black Round Pedestal Dining Room Table Set
What do you think? 
I hope you have a great week 
Love, Laura


My broken china jewelry is always available for purchase at https://www.etsy.com/shop/dishfunctionldesigns



Thursday, April 19, 2012

Organizing & Decorating With Clipboards!


Decorating and organizing has never been easier than it is with 

- you guessed it - clipboards! Why clipboards?  
They are:
Inexpensive - they cost next to nothing
Easy to acquire - available at any office supply store
Simple to decorate (and they make great gifts for teachers and coaches)
Easy to hang & display
A great way to help you and your family stay organized!

Check out these creative examples of clipboard wall displays and altered and personalized clip boards. 






I will achieve my goals - Clipboard






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Wallpaper embellished clipboards 



Image Detail

Entry clipboard wall display holds artwork
















Pictures hung using clipboards

A pretty way to display your children's photos from 4InspirationsPhotography




One for each family member


















 Button decorated clipboard (above and below) from Petite Michelle Louise







  What would you do with yours?

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What do you think?

I hope you have a great week 
Love, Laura


My broken china jewelry is always available for purchase at https://www.etsy.com/shop/dishfunctionldesigns