Tuesday, May 31, 2011

summer 11 ideas house

 {this is not my house}

welcome to a little tour of the Bachman's summer 11 ideas house ~ you can visit some previous ones: spring 10, summer 10, holiday 10, & spring 11.

first of all in the above photo, house number on wood oar... enjoy the tour !

 shutters mounted on wall in a collage
 great way to "use" a fireplace during the summer ~ so many lovely green plants
 yard sticks made into picture ledges, baking sheet leaf paintings
 have you heard of the woolly pocket? nice way to have greenery on walls
 vintage shopping cart used as pot & utensil storage
 garden fence used as wall-mounted pot rack
 wooden spoon chandelier
 skateboard theme boys bedroom, skateboards turned into shelves
 skateboards turned into night stand & lamp
 butterfly theme in girls bedroom
 decorative chairs mounted to wall

 ribbon lampshade
 headboard made of oars & paddles
 photo holder made from garden trellis, ceiling tin & magnet clothespins
 salvaged wheelbarrow turned into a mini garden
 garden hose & bundt pans turned into flowers
 clay pots turned into decorative wreaths
 shed turned into outdoor reading & writing room
 terra cotta saucers used as chargers, seed packets used as napkin/utensil holders
 beautiful flowers out in the yard...

there's so much more to see than in these photos, so i encourage you to visit it, if you can.

visit the Bachman's ideas house:
summer ideas house: May 26-June 12
ideas house summer 2011 yard sale June 24 9-7 & June 25 9-1
fall ideas house: September 15-October 9
holiday ideas house: November 10-December 18

PS i will taking another blog break during the summer.  my kids will be home from school & we are going to enjoy the sunshine.... hang out at the beach... see you at the end of the summer... happy summer !