Friday, July 8, 2011

Summer Vignette

I have been busy this week watching my grandbaby , his daycare takes the whole month of July off .

So I haven’t been able to work on many projects.

But I have been enjoying the summer weather , even though it is hot . I mean , that is what summer is about isn’t it ?

I started looking around for things that reminded me of summer fun , I found this old pop case in the garage , we bought it years ago at a flea market to use for displays at craft shows .

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It makes me think of boating and stopping for a refreshing drink.

Did you ever hear of 3V Cola ?

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Then I pulled out this vintage look sand pail and shovel , it’s a reproduction but it reminds me so much of my childhood and playing in the sand around Lake Michigan , Ahhh , those were great summers.

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Then I picked some wild flowers and a few flowers from the yard and added them to a covered jar. and then added a few things that made me think of picnics.

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Now I have a summer vignette centerpiece .

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I’m heading up to Indiana in a couple of weeks , going to a high school reunion , getting together with a lot of old friends.

I hope to get a chance to go out to the lake and put my toes in the sand again . I spent so many summer days there as a kid .

I hope you all are having a great summer !

I think I’ll link this up with Debra’s Vintage Inspiration Friday .

Head over there for the party !

14 comments:

  1. I love all those red summer goodies in the wonderful pop crate. Great job!

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  2. Oh, how cute is that... I Love your vintage theme and that crate is great... ( didn't mean for that to rhyme... : )

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  3. Hi Sharon,
    I hope that you are enjoying your summer. I love the summery display that you put together in the wooden crate.
    Have a wonderful, relaxing trip.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  4. Oh that is so adorable. Thanks for sharing. I love your blog

    Debbie Kay

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  5. Love your displays, I love the pop case vignette I am from Michigan so we called our drinks "pop"
    Love it!!!
    Enjoy your vacation it will be fun getting together with old friends.
    Suzann ~xoxo~

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  6. That's a pretty perfect summer vignette! Cheery and beautiful. I had one of those sand pails too. I find myself thinking of being a kid a lot this time of year. Summer really was the most fun. I'm with you... I don't mind the heat. It's the whole point. Glad you're enjoying it too.

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  7. What a cute display! I love the pail and shovel and have been keeping my eye out for the real thing to no avail. I'm visiting from Common Ground today.

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  8. Hi Sharon...
    The pale is the cutest....I remember mine as a kid too.
    Have a ball at the class reunion, would love for our class to have one. Been quite a while.
    xoxo~Kathy @
    sweet Up-North Mornings...

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  9. That is just a super terrific Summer vignette!!! Enjoy your grandbaby while you can! Hope your class reunion is a lot of fun.

    Hugs XX
    Barbara

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  10. That's a perfect display of summer fun! It really look great.

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  11. How very, very pretty! Love your little vignette!

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  13. I am drooling over your sweet vintage goodness - that crate...that pail. LOVE them. Enjoy Indiana and your reunion!

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