Thursday, May 12, 2011

It's the Small Things

After a rough day yesterday, I decided to go look through some local flea markets and came across this adorable vintage metal can. Isn't it cute? I love it! It's an old vegetable shortening can! Well, since I love to bake, I couldn't think of anything more fitting, so, I had to get it, right?! I filled her up with these gorgeous, snow white variety of stock I picked up at the grocery store. They immediately made me smile. Simple, pretty and cheerful.
They're going on my kitchen counter which just happens to be getting a mini-makeover. Since I have so much lovely barn wood to work with, I am building a rustic, farmhouse style center work table for my kitchen. Check back for that, and I promise I will do step by step pics for a tutorial should anyone ever want to build one as well. Happy day!
Sorry for the slightly crooked photos!


  1. Nice! I need to go flea marketing soon!

  2. Very cute! What a great find, the flowers are beautiful too! Great way to cheer up :)

  3. I just love your blog, Diana!
    I stumbled across it today and I think we share the same tastes :)
    I'd love for you to drop by Crisp sometime!
    Crisp Interiors

    P.S. The barn door is FABULOUS!!!

  4. Hey!
    I just found your blog and have spent the last several minutes checking it out. I like what I see and I'm following! Have a great week.

  5. So very sweet!

    Many Blessings,

  6. Just found your blog! Love your work, stop over and see me! I love visitors! I am your newest follower!

  7. Such a cheery flower arrangement. It brightened my morning.

  8. Stopping by from Lettered Cottage..your blog is so cute!!

  9. I, too, am stopping by from The Lettered Cottage and quickly became your newest follower.

  10. Hi, looks like Layla sent a lot of us your way! I'm enjoying your blog, your creativity, and your thriftiness. Kuddos to your son for the "found" measuring cup! I'm a new follower. Come by Nina's Nest for a visit. Linda

  11. Gorgeous display. I recently found an old library "glue pot" that I put flowers in and I love it too. Who even knew there was such a thing as a glue pot? What were they gluing?? LOL
    Heading out to check out more of your blog. I found you from The Lettered Cottage :)
    Come over and say hi!!

  12. This is so cute! It looks so pretty with the white flowers!

  13. Hello - Here from The Lettered Cottage! Funny, I just also did a post about these kinds of containers for flowers. Would it be tacky of me to say that great minds think alike?

    Yours arrangement is beautiful!

  14. Hi there!

    Love the Spry container! I have an old Spry cookbook that has been passed down in my family. It has the BEST peanut butter cookie recipe!

    Love your blog! Thanks for sharing :)

  15. I'm your newest follower - I love me some rustic farmhouse lovelies and I'm getting my fill with your blog. Would love to have you swing by for a visit

  16. Wow this is amazing!!! Great job!! :)

    <3 Belly B

  17. Beautiful blog! I'm a fan and follower :) Lovely taste. Keep going, your doing great!


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