Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Photos from our nature walks!

Here are my favorite pictures from our June nature walks!

Thursday, June 20, 2019

DIY Rustic fence with climbing roses | On The Creek Blog
By using items I already had, I made a rustic looking fence panel!

As I mentioned in my spring yard walk, we finally planted our 10 cent roses & I couldn't wait to see what would happen with them!

I intentionally planted the climbing roses in the back & planned to put up a fence panel for them to climb on.

So I had the roses but not the fence panel.

Because I always want to do things on an extreme budget, I was putting off buying a fence panel.  I couldn't see spending a ton of money on something that would eventually be covered up by roses!

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Thrifting Finds | Rustic/Primitive finds from Goodwill!

Here are some recent thrifting finds!

Monday, June 17, 2019

Planting tomatoes in the garden | On The Creek Blog

Some thoughts on the 2019 garden.

I was super disappointed going into the garden this year.

Last year, I made plans to construct a more permanent garden area.  I was going for perfect raised beds & a cute shed/greenhouse area.

By the time this year rolled around, I was pretty much over the entire gardening thing.  After watching my garden turn into a complete disaster last year, it was up in the air if I was even going to attempt a garden, let alone perfect raised beds!

I finally made up my mind at the last minute to continue with a garden this year.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Planting tomatoes in the garden | On The Creek Blog

Planting the 2019 garden!

For the garden this year, I stuck to my favorites:  tomatoes & peppers!

This year we returned to the local greenhouse to buy all of our plants. 

For tomatoes, I got the San Marzano variety.  I tried them last year & am trying them again this year.  I got a different variety of Roma tomatoes this year.  The ones last year were very seedy & I wasn't a big fan.  I'm hoping to avoid that this year!

Tuesday, June 11, 2019


I picked up a table & bench when I went thrifting over the weekend!

See what I picked up when I went thrifting over the weekend!

Monday, June 10, 2019

Rustic wood headboards from the Habitat For Humanity ReStore!
Check out these amazing rustic wooden headboards I picked up from the Habitat For Humanity ReStore!

Thursday, June 06, 2019


A chippy/rustic/distressed heart candle holder!

A heart candle holder gets a chippy & rustic makeover using chalk paint!

Tuesday, June 04, 2019


An old frame gets a chippy white transformation!

A super easy chippy white paint makeover for an old picture frame!

Monday, June 03, 2019


I love taking nature walks!  Here are pictures from my first nature walk of summer 2019!

See pictures from my first nature walk of 2019!

Sunday, June 02, 2019


Link Love | Links I've been loving lately!

Here were a few links I was loving in May!
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