Monday, May 23, 2022

My New Garden: Surprises, Delights

Y'all! My landscape garden has been surprising and delighting me at our new home each week since the start of Spring. I want to show you some of the highlights and successes, and even the fails (luckily, not many). I haven't posted a garden update since last fall, so this is a photo heavy post. Grab a drink!

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Blissful Signs of Spring / Easter Tablescape

Welcome to my blog, Panoply, and welcome Spring! I am so very excited for Spring this year, for two reasons. First, Spring is absolutely my favorite season and, two, this year we are in a new home with a small landscape garden that I'll be able to play in again. But today, I'm bringing Blissful Signs of Spring / Easter indoors with a tablescape for you.

Thursday, March 10, 2022

St Patrick's Day Flying Colors Tablescape

Hello, and welcome to Panoply! Today we are celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a table fit for the occasion. My theme is St. Patrick's Day Flying Colors - the tricolor of Ireland's national flag.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Tales of the Traveling Tote #30 & Giveaway

Hello, tote traveling troupers! Join me as I recount my travels in this 30th edition of the Tales of the Traveling Tote. This past quarter has been mostly a sleeper for me, especially when compared to moving in the last quarter. Winter - a time for resting, rejuvenating, and reorganizing - and that's primarily what I did.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Miscellaneous Musings No. 21

Rabbit, rabbit! Well, hello there, Panoply friends. We made it through January! You know when you see the heading of Miscellaneous Musings, you know it's time for another brain dump. Little things amuse me, whether just plain cool, or funny -  ha-ha, or sarcasm-ly speaking. This is number 21. It's not the least bit adult-like as you normally think of 21.

Do you remember my concrete Bunny Van Gogh that I rescued from the street and had in my garden? 

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

I Only Have 'Ice' for You, Valentine

Welcome to Panoply! Today I'm sharing my Valentine's Day 2022 tablescape with you. Inspired by a wintry weather mood and one of my favorite torch songs, I'm calling this, I Only Have 'Ice' for You, Valentine. You might enjoy listening to my favorite version of the song from which I loosely interpreted my table title as I go through the details. I don't claim any rights to the song. Cue the music.

Monday, January 17, 2022

Vintage Shopping Finds: Design on a Dime

Sharing vintage shopping finds and antique mall booth displays is really the reason why I started this blog. One of my Panoply sisters lives out of state but is still very active in buying and selling with my other Panoply sister and me. So, the main purpose of blogging was to share vintage finds and collective booth displays for her to see. I know it's something many of my readers enjoy too, so this post is an attempt to catch up in sharing the finds that I was drawn to buy in the second half of 2021. 
Pearson sofa (with ivory pillows only) - estate sale Nov 2021

What's different about this post, though, is that these finds ended up being ones that are currently being used in my new home, not for sale.....yet! My recent vintage shopping goals have been to fluff our new nest. You may want to backtrack to see a mini tour of my home in winter, here. Otherwise, armchair shoppers, get yourself a drink, and let's go shopping!