I hope you had a great week!
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Random Things Happening Behind the Scenes at Bricks ‘n Blooms
What a week it was!
We spent some time at my daughter’s college last weekend for a visit.
It was really fun to meet some of Mackenzie’s friends and spend some time with her.
We went to Super Saturday, which is just one huge frat party, and visited a local winery.
The weather was ridiculously hot but it was a fun day nonetheless!
And we got to see one of Mackenzie’s lifelong BFF’s too.
This weekend, Chris and I spent time in Vermont at the cabin.
We went out to dinner and shopped at the outdoor antique flea market.
And we got our last boat rides in for 2021!
The weather was spectacular!
Sadly, it’s time to start wrapping things up from the summer so we can prepare for ski season.
The leaves are changing and winter will arrive pretty quickly here so we are preparing for it now.
It looked so beautiful on the lake though!
Cheers to a great season!
In addition to seeing my daughter at school and spending some time in Vermont, I spent some time in the gardens this week doing some fall plantings, cleanups and cutting some flowers for arrangements.
I’m all about the flower arrangements these days.
It’s been so fun going out there and cutting some blooms to enjoy indoors.
Anyway, I can’t wait to show you what I worked on this week!
What’s Happening at Bricks ‘n Blooms
It was a fun week on the blog!
For starters, I found this amazing copper boiler when I went thrifting a few weeks ago.
When I saw it, I knew it would make a great planter.
There are two ways to enjoy a thrift find as a container garden but there are a few things you need to do to help plants thrive in them.
CLICK HERE to learn how to turn a flea market find into a gorgeous planter.
And wait until you see how I potted this one up for fall!
It’s my favorite time of the month where some friends and I get together for our virtual supper club.
This month’s theme is a cozy fall harvest dinner party.
CLICK HERE to see our fall table decor and get some tips for how to throw a cozy fall harvest dinner party.
This one might be my favorite dinner party yet!
Oh and this month, I was in charge of the beverage.
THIS one is a good one – I can’t wait for you to try it!
And finally, I shared how to make a gorgeous fall centerpiece using fresh-cut flowers from your garden or the local market.
I love the beautiful fall pinks in this one, don’t you?
Amazing Inspiration from Around the Web
I love finding cool inspiration from around the web and wanted to share some of what I’m loving right now.
My good friend Mary from Life at Bella Terra shared some of her favorite fall recipes and let me tell you, they all look amazing!
My good friend Rachel from The Ponds Farmhouse shared an amazing DIY this week that was used in her fall harvest dinner table for our supper club this week.
I love how these DIY leaf chargers look!!!
My good friend Kim from Shiplap and Shells shared her favorite perennials for the fall garden.
She has the prettiest garden on the PNW and I love seeing how her garden grows.
And here is some more inspiration you’ve got to see!
THIS fall recipe.
THIS before and after bedroom makeover.
THESE peanut butter cups for fall recipe. Yum!
THIS tin can vase DIY.
THIS fall home tour with some great autumn ideas.
THIS fall decor tour.
And THIS DIY on how to bleach a table.
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Enjoy a beautiful day! xo