July 04, 2012

Happy Independence Day America

Blog readers and followers want details so here's FYI : I honestly cannot spot a thing in this
setting that was not obtained from either a yard sale, flea market or bonafide JUNK STOP/
SHOP! Even the red fiesta plate was a cheap shopping trip ..a steal! I think the goblets [set
of 6] were about $2.00.  And the wonderful [empty] pot in the background was reduced way
Join me at  Kellys Korner Blog  www.kellyskornerblog.com  on the front porch, of course-
Everything you see here is resale shop, yard sale, etc. The little primitive  from
"The Heart of Things'" shop  Jasper, Tx made from wide old, old  boards.com

Yes I did ..drape my oldest most prized [antique-really]
quilt over this front porch table..not to worry it's temporary.
Gramma's old but not dumb~


  1. Oh Ms.Jonell, that is just lovely! I LOVE the pops of RED everywhere! This is shabby chic fab! Just love it! I am DYING for some wicker furniture for our front porch, I havent been able to find anything reasonable tho, Ive looked thrifting & craigslisting & nothing yet, but when I do, I intend on having some beautiful red decor here & there just like u!(:
    -Carrie Eve @

  2. Carrie: I'm glad you like it..love doing it. I never pay big $$$ for things..sometimes real bargains and other times CHEAP [quality] that can be dressed up-But always my attitude is "USE WHAT I HAVE" and make it work. Thanks for stopping by..we had a great day-hope you did too.


  3. This is FABULOUS!! I am in love! I'll have to get busy staging my porch, now... you've inspired me! :) Happy 4th! Love, love!

  4. Thanks HG--I always take at least 5-6 shots when I set a scene-gives me ready pics for use as needed-aren't we just grownups "playing house" when we stage like this lol at me!
    Do it HG..u wl b glad-& u get better all the time

  5. I never, ever get tired of a red, white and blue tablescape. Yours is really beautiful and I love that old quilt you used too!


  6. LYNN..soooooooooo glad to see your note "follow"..keep stopping by..plans for new exciting BLOG STUFF pretty soon..


  7. Hi, Jonell!

    I love your porch! I have a porch I love too. I am going to visit yours often for lots of decorating ideas.

    Thank you!

  8. Terry what a compliment..I hope u do b/c Heather at stringtown home blog and I are planning to do a series of "Home tour" type things where [theme/season] we show photos idea all over our house/porches, decks, patios..keep in touch the first will be a fall theme..I'm thinking we will keep them up long enough for lots of you to be able to browse.am excited; thanks for following; I was trying to find you if you do not have a blog or web site leave comment notes OK?
    btw how did u find me?

  9. I love all your linens!! What a cozy spot...it is just lovely. Come link up to Centerpiece Wednesday and share you ideas.

  10. Absolutely love your porch and wicker furniture! This is perfect for your gorgeous tablscape! I love thrifting and you have used many lovely treasures in your tablescape. I like the salt and pepper shakers and all the red colors. The quilt with the tablecloth on top is just great for your background. Please, be kind enough to view my thrifted finds from GW for a tablescape I posted!

    Thanks, Pam

  11. You have a fabulous porch! Love the quilt and the topper over it.. Your treasures are just that - real treasures.. pretty table xo marlis

  12. What a wonderful porch setting you have. I'd enjoy spending time there for sure. Love the table settings. The old quilt is a perfect table topper!


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