I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me.
Philippians 4:13

Monday, October 24, 2016

Update On Paris Grey Weekend


Hello Again from The French Hen's Nest
 

UPDATE:  For the past few years, I've been looking for the right drawer handles.  I was using white ribbon until I could find what I wanted.  I ordered french handles, and bought  more french handles,  but like most, they just didn't fit.  Finally, I spotted these glass like handles at TJMAXX, and knew that the modern look would add a fresh new look.  So happy with the result.  Thank you for stopping by.  (Below is the original post)





 I had mentioned in my last post, (More Weekend Finds) that I had found a three drawer French style chest to transform. It was in rough shape, painted black with multiple colored flowers, and other symbols. 


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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Fall Decor for the Front Porch









Hello Again From the French Hen's Nest,

  Are you enjoying the beautiful Fall weather?  This is my very favorite time of year, you can work in the yard, and not have a heat stroke, great time to get things done.  

  I shared my Simple Dinning Room Decor last week, and after five days of rain, I was able to plant some Fall flowers, and decorate my front porch for Fall, which will stay until it's time for Christmas decor.

  You will notice that my summer flowers, tomatoes and bell peppers are still in full bloom.  A few years ago I was able to harvest my grape tomatoes through the middle of November, don't know if that will happen this year, depending on how they look.
Ready for the cooler weather







Pillows, Pottery Barn, throws, Pier 1, found at GW for $8.00







I made this last year, a friend gave me the ears of corn from her garden, just added ribbon and fall leaves
 
 
 

  

Simple back door decor
Back/side yard


Zinnias are blooming like crazy, hate to see them go





You know that Fall is here when the spider lilies bloom, popping up everywhere
I made this from Virginia Creeper vine that grows like crazy on my fence



Grape and Heirloom tomatoes hanging in there

  Thank you so much for the visit. Hope that you are enjoying this beautiful Fall weather.

Till Nest Time,


Jeannie




Monday
Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings
Inspiration Monday @ I Should Be Mopping The Floor
Masterpiece Mondays @http://californiacoastalhome.blogspot.com
Tuesday
Inspire Me Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life
The Scoop Tuesdays@ Cedar Hill Farmhouse
and Worthing Court
Wednesday
Before and After Wednesday@ The Dedicated House

Thursday
Share Your Style@ No Minimalist Here
Think Tank Thursday @ Joyful Homemaking
Friday
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Furniture Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
Home Sweet Home @ The Charm of Home
Open House Friday @ Bermideen's Tea Time Blog
Shabbilicious Friday @ Shabby Art Boutique
Show and Tell Friday @ Romantic Home
Simple and Sweet Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme
Stylish Friday Finds @ A Stylish Interior 
Blue Friday @ http://.typbackyardneighborepad.com/backyard_neighbor/

What have you Redone @ Redoux Interiors
Saturday
Pink Saturday at How Sweet the Sound
Party Junk @ Funky Junk Interiors
Sunday
Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things





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Friday, September 23, 2016

Simple Fall Dinning Room Decor



Hello Again From the French Hen's Nest,

  Hope that you are enjoying this beautiful weather, not too hot, and not too cool.  Fall is my favorite time of year, just wish it lasted a little longer.  It has been so warm, that my garden is still in full bloom, my tomatoes are still growing like crazy.  I love it, but it's time to decorate the porch, and the dinning room with fall colors.  Guess I'll have to put the porch decorations off for a little while.  
   However, I can do something in the dinning room.  Here a few simple decorations for Fall.



A single garland above the mirror


Fall leaf garland on the mantle with bowl of lemons



Garland around a vine wreath
Wall by the stairs, pictures are never straight







   

Enjoy these lovely Fall days.

Till Nest Time,

Jeannie



Monday
Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings
Inspiration Monday @ I Should Be Mopping The Floor
Masterpiece Mondays @http://californiacoastalhome.blogspot.com
Tuesday
Inspire Me Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life
The Scoop Tuesdays@ Cedar Hill Farmhouse
and Worthing Court
Wednesday
Before and After Wednesday@ The Dedicated House

Thursday
Share Your Style@ No Minimalist Here
Think Tank Thursday @ Joyful Homemaking
Friday
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Furniture Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
Home Sweet Home @ The Charm of Home
Open House Friday @ Bermideen's Tea Time Blog
Shabbilicious Friday @ Shabby Art Boutique
Show and Tell Friday @ Romantic Home
Simple and Sweet Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme
Stylish Friday Finds @ A Stylish Interior 
Blue Friday @ http://.typbackyardneighborepad.com/backyard_neighbor/

What have you Redone @ Redoux Interiors
Saturday
Pink Saturday at How Sweet the Sound
Party Junk @ Funky Junk Interiors
Sunday
Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things
Sunday Showoff @ Twig Studios



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Friday, September 16, 2016

A Trip For My Sister




Hello Again From The French Hen's Nest,


  Hope that you have enjoyed your summer. Mine has has been especially nice.  It's always good when I can spend time with my children and grandchildren.  I was able to go to the beach with them and it was so nice.
Wild horses on Cedar Island across from Beaufort, NC
  Have you every visited the Crystal Coast of North Carolina?  It's absolutely beautiful, the  beaches, and the surrounding small towns, the islands are a must see.  
 

  This summer my older sister, Georgia,  and I went to the beach for a couple of days.  We are also very close friends.  She could only go for two nights due to responsibilities at home.  She lives in the town where we grew up, and my mom, who is 93, also still lives there.  My sister is the one my mom calls for whatever she needs. She takes her to appointments, constantly goes to the store to pick up something, and takes care of her finances.  She has the patience of Job, and certainly needs it.  I always feel a little guilty that most of the responsibility falls on my sister. So, to give her a break, I made reservations at the beach, and told her that we would go wherever, do whatever, and eat wherever she wanted.  We had so much fun, two days of total peace, fishing, beaching, and good food.  When I delivered her home, she was completely relaxed.
  I'm sharing some photos of the Crystal Coast.  Hope that you enjoy them.

 
A selfie before we start our adventure

   
Crystal clear water at Fort Macon





Quaint little cottage on the sound
A tree molded by the sea breeze


A boat docked at Cedar Island
She was catching them two at a time
Some lovely homes in historic Beaufort, NC

 
Now that's a sunset....


  Hoping to plan another get away for my sister.  She loves the mountains, so maybe a drive up to the Blue Ridge Parkway is in her future.  Fall leaves will be here soon.
 
Till Nest Time,
Jeannie 

Monday
Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings
Inspiration Monday @ I Should Be Mopping The Floor
Masterpiece Mondays @http://californiacoastalhome.blogspot.com
Tuesday
Inspire Me Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life
The Scoop Tuesdays@ Cedar Hill Farmhouse
and Worthing Court
Wednesday
Before and After Wednesday@ The Dedicated House

Thursday
Share Your Style@ No Minimalist Here
Think Tank Thursday @ Joyful Homemaking
Friday
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Furniture Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
Home Sweet Home @ The Charm of Home
Open House Friday @ Bermideen's Tea Time Blog
Shabbilicious Friday @ Shabby Art Boutique
Show and Tell Friday @ Romantic Home
Simple and Sweet Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme
Stylish Friday Finds @ A Stylish Interior
What have you Redone @ Redoux Interiors
Saturday
Pink Saturday at How Sweet the Sound
Party Junk @ Funky Junk Interiors
Bouquet of Talent Party @ Life On Lakeshore Drive
Sunday
Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things
Sunday Showoff @ Twig Studios



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Monday, July 4, 2016

Happy 4th of July!






Hello Again From The French Hen's Nest,

Linda and I would like to wish you and your family a lovely, fun, safe and Happy 4th of July.
Everyone is busy this morning making sure they have all the food  they need to cook on the grill for their families.  I've got a really big salad to make and of course red, white, and blue strawberry shortcake for dessert.  Just a few blueberries added on top take care of the blue part and it looks so festive.
Have a wonderful day with your family and friends.  And thank you, friends from all over the world that have sent good wishes to us for a Happy 4th.














Have a wonderful day celebrating the independence of our great nation.  We are truly blessed to live in such a beautiful place.

Till Nest Time,

Jeannie & Linda


Monday
Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings
Inspiration Monday @ I Should Be Mopping The Floor
Masterpiece Mondays @http://californiacoastalhome.blogspot.com
Tuesday
Inspire Me Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life
The Scoop Tuesdays@ Cedar Hill Farmhouse
and Worthing Court
Wednesday
Before and After Wednesday@ The Dedicated House

Thursday
Share Your Style@ No Minimalist Here
Think Tank Thursday @ Joyful Homemaking
Friday
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Furniture Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
Home Sweet Home @ The Charm of Home
Open House Friday @ Bermideen's Tea Time Blog
Shabbilicious Friday @ Shabby Art Boutique
Show and Tell Friday @ Romantic Home
Simple and Sweet Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme
Stylish Friday Finds @ A Stylish Interior
What have you Redone @ Redoux Interiors
Saturday
Pink Saturday at How Sweet the Sound
Party Junk @ Funky Junk Interiors
Bouquet of Talent Party @ Life On Lakeshore Drive
Sunday
Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things
Sunday Showoff @ Twig Studios


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