April Showers

 “… millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.” ~ Susan Ertz 

What do you get when you spend a quarter on galoshes at Good Will, wash two empty tin cans and collect some spring blooms from your yard?

Smiles. Lots of Smiles.

galoshes & tulips

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24 Responses to April Showers

  1. Sue in Atlanta April 13, 2012 at 9:33 pm #

    I love this….such a cute idea and at 25 cents the price was certainly right!!….hope you have a lovely weekend….Sue

  2. kathleen April 13, 2012 at 10:58 pm #

    I love those beautiful flowers in the rain boots. I think I need to visit the Salvation Army store and have some fun. Hope you enjoy your weekend!

    • Angie @ Beneath the Magnolias April 14, 2012 at 12:54 am #

      This is so pretty! Flowers always make me smile especially when they are from my own yard. Have a lovely weekend!

      Angie

  3. Rhonda @ BlueCreekHome April 13, 2012 at 11:38 pm #

    The best things in life are free, huh?
    Cute!

  4. Jennifer April 14, 2012 at 6:24 am #

    lovely deb!!! big smiles from me!
    have a BEAUTIFUL weekend! :)

  5. lisa moran/Bilancia Designs April 14, 2012 at 6:33 am #

    Love this idea, Deborah. Perfect choice of flowers, as well.
    I will be sending you some photos soon… We are finished with “Phase 1” of “The Loft” at the barn. It is beyond breathtaking. I can’t wait until you see it. :)
    Wishing you beautiful Spring days ahead….
    Lisa xo

  6. Lynn @thevintagenest April 14, 2012 at 7:14 am #

    I’m smiling!!! I have had a pair of child’s rain boots on my front porch for ages that I found at SA. They always eliicit a comment from company. yours are so sunny and warm! Happy Saturday

  7. Autumn April 14, 2012 at 7:57 am #

    What a fantastic idea!

  8. Laura Ingalls Gunn April 14, 2012 at 10:08 am #

    I think those cheery yellow boots are made for walking….right to my front door.

    On Tuesday I leave for Minnesota to celebrate Grandma Jingles 90th birthday. It is so hard to not keep going all the way to New Jersey. :)

  9. Oklahoma Granny April 14, 2012 at 10:24 am #

    Simply beautiful!

  10. Stephenie from Decorating Addiction April 14, 2012 at 5:31 pm #

    Wow Deborah – these look like images that walked right off the pages of ‘Country Living’! Gorgeous; simply beautiful.

  11. LindaG April 14, 2012 at 8:59 pm #

    Awesome! :o)

  12. Rene April 14, 2012 at 9:31 pm #

    Deborah,
    You are right…smiling here, too! That is a wonderful spring display…
    THANKS for the input on my woodwork…we’ll see what happens:)…I can tell you understand the dilemma.
    Have a great weekend!
    Rene’
    PS…your new blog layout looks great!

  13. Cyndee April 15, 2012 at 10:33 am #

    Great idea! If this doesn’t say Spring Time, I don’t know what does!!

    Thanks for sharing.

  14. Glenda April 15, 2012 at 9:20 pm #

    I love this. I’ll be looking for a pair of rain boots on my hunts this summer. Thanks for sharing!

  15. Debbie Refresh Restyle April 15, 2012 at 10:47 pm #

    :) smiling here! Love these, I always look and have not found any yet! I will not give up! They are perfect, love the tulips!
    Debbie

  16. Roeshel April 16, 2012 at 8:43 am #

    Beautiful! Great photos too! I just purchased a pair of black wellies at the Salvation Army. This is such an inspiration! It’s an unseasonably warm day. I just had my tea on the patio in the sun and could smell the lilacs. Heaven!

  17. thistle April 16, 2012 at 10:21 am #

    I live in an old farmhouse too and this would be perfect for a display on my back porch! Thanks for the inspiration!

    blessings,
    karianne

    PS I love your photography!

  18. Pam April 16, 2012 at 9:07 pm #

    That is so cute. 25 cents well spent!

  19. renee April 17, 2012 at 9:47 am #

    What a lovely blog and your yellow boots filled with tulips are so delightful! Thanks for your kind visit and Happy Spring.

  20. Rita@thissortaoldlife April 17, 2012 at 2:20 pm #

    What a great reminder that small, simple things can be the best things. And to look at things through a different lens. Thanks for the smile.

  21. Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage April 17, 2012 at 9:45 pm #

    How fun – I do this with my girls old ladybug boots! Great score on the boots too!
    Kelly

  22. Trish @ Uncommon April 22, 2012 at 5:12 pm #

    I just love it! Just screams Spring! Thanks for sharing it with us!

    Take care,

    Trish

  23. Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon April 24, 2012 at 10:52 pm #

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