Summer Decorating...

It is feeling like summer here!  With temps in the 90's today, the summer decorating I've been slowly adding feels just right!  
As I mentioned in my last post...
I love red, white, and blue in the summer...

Isn't this fun old plate?  I found this last fall at the thrift store and knew it would be a great piece for summer!


We have a lot of family gatherings around this table...



A vintage minnow bucket filled with Scrabble letters 
leftover from my Junk Bonanza selling days, 
makes a whimsical holder for flags...



A great Americana painting has an unexpected home on this hanging grocery store chalkboard...


The chalkboard was a thrift store find, and I found the painting 
at a garage sale last summer for $5...


I added a little red to the hutch...




Red signs add a graphic touch...



I love the look of a vintage flag...



and a great old truck.


A fun little necklace of stars 
makes this mannequin ready for a party...








*THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED*

Thank you for all of your wonderful comments on my last post!  
If you would still like a chance to 
receive the ephemera I shared there, you can
It will be open until Tuesday, June 14th, 9PM CST. 


Hope you have a great weekend!

Until next time...

22 comments

  1. Linda - Love all of your red, white and blue. That watermelon plate is gorgeous.

    Judy

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  2. You have so many fun pieces that I have a ball pinning them!
    Brenda

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  3. love the watermelon plate...and that white truck...sigh...if you ever decide to part with that truck please let me know..:) I have that minnow bucket...mine has a plant in it....so cute!

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  4. You're looking mighty festive there!

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  5. I love your red, white and blue decor. So interesting and unique. That watermelon plate is just perfect for this time of year!
    hugs,
    Linda

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  6. The vintage flag and the watermelon platter are my favorites! Your summertime decorating is awesome!!

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  7. Oh, everything is just so gorgeous! What a great use for that minnow bucket! The watermelon plate is absolutely beautiful. And the old Tonka truck ... swoon. I never would have dreamed I'd feel that way back when I was fighting over Tonka trucks in the sandbox with my brothers!

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  8. My grandmother had a few watermelon plates similar to your platter. My mom was lucky enough to inherit it. Your decorations are so pretty.

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  9. Your home is so gorgeous!! You truly have such a talent for putting things together in the most lovely way!

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  10. Linda, I love the watermelon plate. It's is the perfect summer dish. :):) Your hutch looks great with the red, white and blue touches. I too love old looking flags. Now I have to get busy redoing my center piece after visiting you. :) Blessings, xoxo, Susie

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  11. Very fun watermelon plate! I always enjoy visiting your blog to see what you have been up to! Fun pig sign!
    warmly,
    deb

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  12. I love your watermelon plate and I'm kicking myself for passing up a Campfire marshmallow tin. ;)

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  13. Linda, I love something in every single picture!!

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  14. You are GOOD my friend! My husband would love you for your patriotic decor as in the first few photos. He's a history buff and knows everything and anything about every single president right up to #44!!!!

    Love what you've done. You can't go wrong with red, white and blue. Not only does it meld together, summer hosts some patriotic occasions! Again, ask hubby.

    Jane :)

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  15. Beautiful decorations, Linda! I especially love the signs, the flag collection in the bucket and that sweet old truck.
    Have a great weekend!
    xo Julia

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  16. The old truch looks authentic. The american flags and the painting with 'God Bless America' caption, add a good touch of patriotism to your home decoration.

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  17. You have the best vintage goodies to decorate for summer, Linda. Love the pops of red, and especially your American flags.
    Mary Alice

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  18. I love thrift stores and vintage, and all the items in your photos are beautiful treasures! Warm greetings from Montreal, Canada. :)

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  19. I love how you make little changes throughout the year and keep things so pretty and fresh. Inspiring. :)

    Karen x

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  20. Love all your unique and pretty patriotic touches, Linda! I am coveting that red transferware platter:) The minnow bucket with the flags is just too cute! x Karen

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  21. Your summer decor is just perfect! You always have such a good eye for how to display your beautiful vintage finds.

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  22. You sure know how to decorate, Linda. Love, love, love all your festive vignettes. Pinning!

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