quick little project

a few months back, i found these pails at michael's, clearanced to 5 dollars each.  finally, i bought some stencils and painted numbers on...and placed them on top of my oh-so-bare kitchen cabinet.

and then i snipped off a hydrangea and found a glass baby bottle that i still had in the cupboard

it's funny how many hydrangeas and peonies i see around blogland - they're beloved by so many people, it seems.  and it's easy to see why...

this tote was just laying around here after i rescued it from the thrift store - and i finally decided to use it for my gardening supplies

i forgot to use my seed packet holders when i planted our square foot garden; love these little things!


Lynn said...

Those seed packet holders are so cute - where did you get them?

rustandruffles said...

Love anything galvanized!

Brynwood Needleworks said...

I love what you did with the pails! I love hydrangeas, and thanks to my brown thumb, I have artificial ones in the house. Wish I could grow them in south FL!
Thanks for the lovely images.

Jessica at Kids Napping? I'm Scrapping! said...

Those pails were not $5. What a steal!
I love your pictures of your hydrangeas!

Christine Edwards said...

Mary, what a great idea with the buckets. I had a set at TJ's all picked out, and ended up putting them back. Now I'm wishing I got them. ;-) Hydrangeas are my fav, unfortunately the ones in my yard are not looking so lovely.

maryboys said...

lynn - i'm not sure but i *think* i got the holders at target(?) at least 4 or 5 years ago:)


sweetpea said...

OMG I love those seed packet holders! I have never seen those before. How cute!



Anonymous said...

I love these pails with numbered stencils, are really nice.

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

Such great ideas in this post! Love what you did with the pails...they look great! And...I LOVE that little glass baby bottle filled with your blossoms! Nice way to start my day...thanks!
:) Laura

Fabulously french said...

They look great with the stenciled numbers - what a great idea!

Leeann x

Sixty-Fifth Avenue said...

The pails were a great find. I would love to find a tote like that!

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