“Gardening” and the Pie Safe

Previously, I showed you all the new hutch in the kitchenette . .

There was an antique pie safe in that spot . . .

~ ~ so it had to be relocated.

You know, my “changes in latitude . .. changes in attitude” . .

My hubby said there was no space left!!!..Ah, I now had a “challenge”!!

Antique Pie Safe

Can you guess where it landed?

Antique Pie Safe

Antique PIe Safe

Yep!…in the sunroom!

Vintage Garden Tools/Flower Pots

Since the sunroom has a “garden feel” to it . . .

~ ~ I decided to place my vintage flower pots and garden tools in the pie safe.

Vintage Garden Tools/Flower Pots

Vintage Garden Tools/Flower Pots

The vintage garden tools were a gift from my great friend and fellow blogger Kim . . .

~ ~ ~ and the great “Shirley” seed packets were also a gift . . .

~ ~ ~ ~ from my friend and fellow blogger, Mary.

Antique Pie Safe

Antique Pie Safe

Antique Pie Safe

I placed a dried flower wreath on the door that was a gift from my dear friend . .

~ ~ I have had this for over 20 years!…I know she is looking down and smiling . . .

~ ~ ~ ~ and saying “you still have that” !!!

Antique Pie Safe

My collection of tole trays add some great color . .

~ ~ to the “all white” vignette on the pie safe.

Antique Pie Safe

So I won the challenge!…now I have to ask my hubby what my prize is!!! :)

~ ~ most likely a good “atta girl” !!

Have a wonderful day!!

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Comments

  1. I love the pie safe in there being used to house garden items. That was such a good idea! I love how you styled it for that room. Men should never challenge a woman to do anything. We usually find a way. LOL!
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  2. I love it in that spot and perfect styling. What was there before?
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  3. Jeanette Price says:

    I love how you are always moving things around in your home..there is always something lovely to look at. My husband always asks me when I am buying something “where are you going to put that” only to be followed with ” I know exactly where’s it’s going. Why do they even ask..ha ha. I love the tole trays they are beautiful!

  4. Shirley, what a perfect spot for your gorgeous piece! Just goes to show, where there’s a will, there’s a way! :)
    Susan

  5. What fabulous changes- I love your collection of tole trays! We have similar pie safes too. I love your ideas for styling it. You have turned this room into a Spring wonderland! It’s so bright and welcoming! I know your friend is smiling down on you to see her cherished wreath displayed! Husbands, your’s sounds like mine!

  6. Shirley, love your pie safe and your tole trays are gorgeous! I have one very similar that we bought at an auction years ago. I’ve had it in almost every room in the house! Looks nice in your sunroom. Hope we get some sunshine in NC very soon!!!

  7. Just brilliant. Looks awesome in the sun room. Beautiful.
    Kris
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  8. Love the gardening decor in the pie safe…………………..a lot less calories!!!

  9. Betsyjoyner says:

    Loving the Spring
    look of your house and booth in Mebane!

  10. Your antique pie safe is beautiful…no wonder you’d find a place for it! I adore the whole display on that wall…the garden tools, vintage planters, black tole trays and vignette on top of the cupboard!!! Absolutely delightful!
    Mary Alice
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  11. Love love that room! The red bird cage is adorable.
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  12. The perfect spot indeed! Love the trays over it.
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  13. oh this is absolutely perfect, Shirley!! Love all your garden goodies showcased in your pie safe. Like I say, where there’s a will to find a spot, there’s a way to find a spot, especially when it comes down to vintage pieces!
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  14. What a great new way to use your pie safe, Shirley! I love the gardening theme you went with. Do you get a pat on the back with that “atta girl”? : )
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  15. This is so pretty with all the accessories inside. What a great spot for that pie safe.

    Cynthia
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  16. Isn’t it funny how, when after you make the change, you wonder why you didn’t think of positioning a piece where it settles any earlier? I think that pie safe in the sunroom is perfect – love your vintage pots. Little did the pie safe know its real purpose was not for the kitchenette, after all, but for the garden items!
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  17. I love the way you always find a spot for something. I am always saying I like that, but have no place to,put it.
    I was wondering if your wreath was a gift from Ruthie.
    Barb

  18. A perfect place for your pie safe! It looks beautiful!~~Angela
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  19. Linda miller says:

    Wasn’t the bast challenge Tom ever made. Hasn’t he learned by now that you always find a spot? And it’s sometimes even better than the first one. Great job. It looks lovely there.

  20. It’s perfect there, Shirley! I love how you styled it. :)
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  21. Hi Shirley, I love your pie safe and the fact that you have kept it’s natural color and not painted it. It looks wonderful holding all your vintage gardening tools. Love the look.
    Thanks for sharing; it is perfect for spring.
    Hugs,
    Noreen

  22. Hi, Shirley,
    This is my first visit to your blog and I just had to tell you how lovely I think your design choices are, and how warm and welcoming your home is. I will look forward to your posts and the ideas you have to share! Rosie @ The Magic Hutch
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  23. It looks amazing, Shirley – the perfect spot!! Love the gardening items inside ~
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  24. Perfect place for your pie safe with all your gardening tools and pots. I really like where you put it, it’s perfect for the Sun Room.
    Have a great rest of the week.
    Mary
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  25. Nancy brantley says:

    Nancy said
    I love the pie safe in the sunroom, I think that is where it was meant to be. My hubby is always asking me where am I going to put something. He should know after 40yrs I have a place already in mind. I shop Mebane and Burlington. May I ask where is your booth?

  26. Perfect location Shirley and you have it decorated beautifully.
    Sandy

  27. Shirley, the pie safe looks so great with all of the gardening accents! Love your sunrooom so much! I love it when my hubby challenges me, too! If there is something that I really want, I’ll make it work!
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  28. Love your pie safe the old pots, the wishing well my grandmother had one i wish i had hers but unfortunately her home burned down with many beautiful things. I love your window treatment did you make them I can’t make out the design but I like. Love reading your blog each day one of my favorites. Gloria

  29. Oh you certainly found the perfect place for the bird cage…next to that lovely pie safe and all your vintage garden tolos. Your sunroom looks so cozy and vintage, you want to spend the time there with a cuppa tea and a romantic book!
    Hugs,
    FABBY
    PS: WHEN MY HUBBY SAYS THERE’S NO SPACE FOR SOMETHING, THE MORE THE CHALLENGE FOR ME, LOL!

  30. I agree with “Where there’s a will there’s a way”- determination pays off!
    Stacy
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  31. It looks wonderful in there! I want a pie safe. I love the garden theme. Perfect for a sun room! I want a sun room. lol If there is a will, there IS a way! Good for you in finding a place to put it!
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  32. The perfect spot and I love the gardening things.
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  33. Shirley- That is the perfect location. I too love the garden implements. Cheers.

  34. Your pie safe is wonderful there with your gardening items Shirley and I’m wild about your tole trays on the wall!
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  35. You found the perfect spot… Lovely displayed… Lor

  36. I love the paint color-it looks beigy/yellowish. What is the color and brand of paint? Thanks!

  37. Oh, I LOVE that pie safe!!!! Love the vintage gardening things too, lucky you!!!! Maybe one day I will get to see that gorgeous home of yours in person! THAT would be a treat!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  38. Shirley, I think I have found a kindred spirit in you. With this post, I was drawn in by the pie safe because my hubby’s 92 year old grandmother Shirley has a pie safe in her garage that has been used to store oil cans, etc. for years. I have told her that I would clean it up and move it indoors for a pantry for her but she doesn’t take the bait. I covet that pie safe and love yours too. As I was looking around your pictures, I noticed your curtains, I love those too. So I will be spending time on your blog to see more! Come by and see mine, I think you will know what I am talking about.

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