...because there is a little country living in all of us



Monday, April 9, 2012

Rain Boots

April showers bring May flowers, so while I wait for those showers, I decided to bring my rain boots inside to add a little color to our living room.






I love re-purposing items into flower vases in unconventional ways.  Flowers look great displayed anywhere, so way not spice it up a bit?






The arrival of spring always moves quite slowly here in Michigan, so I try to bring it indoors as much as I can until my garden is in full swing!  I see all of your gorgeous gardens well on their way, and I am just itching to get out in mine!  I will share outdoor photos as soon as I can, but in the meantime, I hope you enjoy the splashes of color I give you indoors!


Thank-you very much, Courtney at French Country Cottage and Debra at Common Ground for featuring my vintage ice cream bucket of blooms!


French Country Cottage


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Thank-you as well, Nicki at The Vintage Farmhouse, for featuring my tole bedroom chandelier!





Go give these talented ladies a visit and tell them I said hello!





Maria ~Rusty Hinge




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27 comments:

  1. I love that!! So cute!! What a fabulous way to re-purpose!!

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  2. Love your tulip filled rain boots:)) So cute! Loving the pink truck they are next to also..yummy. Have a great week.
    xo~~Cheryl

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  3. great idea- so cheery! thanks for the inspiration

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  4. Il est vrai que les tulipes aiment beaucoup l'eau !!... Une belle idée pour une botte de tulipes!
    Gros bisous

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  5. I love that idea the flowers are very pretty colors.

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  6. Such pretty and cheery photos Maria!! xoxo

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  7. Maria,
    Those tulips and boots are lovely.
    Anne

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  8. What cute rain boots. Love the addition of the laces! Visiting from TT. I'm your linky neighbor. ;-)
    ~ Sarah

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  9. The flowers and the boots are just the cutest thing. How fun is that. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

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  10. Love your rain boots and the pop of color in your lovely home!
    Mary Alice

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  11. this just makes me smile! .................. your newest follower. :)

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  12. Hi Maria!
    I love the flowers in the rain boots; that is so charming!
    I hope you had a lovely Easter,
    Stop by anytime!
    Jenah xo

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  13. Beautiful boots, and beautiful tulips. Two favorite and perfectly spring things.

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  14. So pretty! They look beautiful with the flowers!

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  15. love your rain boots! I need something cute like that other then my old ugly brown pair.. if only I wasn't so sentimental towards them :)
    Hope you're having a great weekend!!

    xoHeather

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  16. How do you keep your boots so clean???

    I have been collecting children's boots at rummage sales so I can do a row of planted boots on the front porch.

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  17. I love how you put flowers into the boats.


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Love,
Maria