Friday, June 20, 2008

Happy Summer

Well yesterday was the official first day of summer and what a gift we got...RAIN! In summer our thoughts turn to beaches, lakes, the seashore and other resort areas as we plan our vacations.
My childhood summer vacations where filled with days at the beach or loafing in the lake on a float my brother and I fashioned from old pieces of wood we found.
Those days bring back wonderful memories of sleeping on the back porch surrounded by chirping crickets and frogs.
Today many people are transforming their own screened porches and decks into sleeping rooms where you can nap during the day or sleep listening to nature at night. Decorating can be fun with vintage architectural finds, old iron beds, and lots of cozy covers to carry you into the cooler evenings.

This week, Ms. Wendy offers some great pieces that are just right to tranform your ordinary porch into a perfect summertime sanctuary.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.

Clarence Budington Kelland


To all you great Dads out there and to those who are still trying to figure it out.

With the official start of summer just a few short days away, we are already feeling the heat. Things are really blooming at Ms Wendy's this week not only in the scenery, but in the great finds as well.

Unusual garden decor

The shape and style of this bench is really unique, perfect for a backdrop in your flower bed.

Vintage Wicker

Neat little collectible shelf
Wow, what a find for the boy scout memorabilia collector

These great baskets have a lot of serving potential

Beautiful antique dresser with mirror
Lots of decorative accents

Vintage cooking utensils

The days are filling up fast, however there is still time to reserve Wendy's lake cabin for a peaceful weekend, just click on the picture in the sidebar for details.

Have a great weekend!