Succulent Garden in Vintage Containers and Tidbits

The past two weeks have been very, very busy for me . . .

~ ~ and this past weekend was no different. . .

~ ~ ~ ~ a local tournament of my hubby’s and 2 sets of company to prepare for.

Hydrangea Bouquet

I gathered what little blooms I had on my hydrangea bush and placed them in the guest room bath.

Hydrangea Bouquet

I even had a couple of blooms to place in the kitchen . . . oh how I miss these flowers this year!

We have had four trips in a matter of two weeks . . . that’s how we roll around here.

On one of those trips, I ventured “away from the ballfields” . . .

~ ~ and went antiquing with my friend Merry in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

We found this great place of a cluster of antique shops.

In one of the shops “Picket Fence Antiques” . . . I found these great succulent gardens.

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

I loved these and LOVED the price!…the blue swirled enamelware succulent garden was $15.00 . . .

~ ~ and the white enamelware garden was $12.00.

I could not buy the containers and succulents for that price !!!

I found lots of bargains that day!

Vintage painted table

Like this table that was in a booth in which all of the furniture and items were 50% off !

Vintage painted table

Loved the top of this table . . . and with 50% off, this table was a little less than $50.00

I did get more great bargains that I will share later.

In the meantime, between travels and such . . .

~ ~ my granddaughter and I have been working on “her space” . . .

Here is a little of what we worked on last week.

Fairy Garland

Fairy Garland

We added “fairies” . . . she was so great in placing them just in the right spot!

The weekend was very rainy and dreary . . . so photos were a bit hard to take.

Precious Moments Japanese Doll

Placed accessories about and she finished painting the lamp.

As I stated above, the weekend was filled with company and a tournament . . .

Carolina Cobras

They won!!…They are the Eastern National SSUSA Tournament winners in their division. . .

~ ~ so off they go in the Fall to Vegas to compete for the National Championship…Congrats Carolina Cobras!

My hubby is the one holding the trophy!

Have a most wonderful day and hope you had a great weekend too!!

Comments

  1. Congrats to hubbie’s team!! I love your succulents and containers. It sounds like it was a great shop. The fairies are sweet.
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  2. Congrats to hubbies team! Love the. Succulent gardens….great prices!

  3. Love the succulents, you got a great deal on them! Congrats to your hubby and his team on their big win :o) Have a great week!!!
    ~Des
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  4. Such a beautiful post, Shirley. I love the containers and the succulents. Of course, I always love hydrangeas.

    The fairies are wonderful!!

    Congratulations to the Carolina Cobras!
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  5. Shirley what great scores!! Congrats to your husband’s team!

    xoxo
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  6. So much fun to see your “finds”, Shirley! You are so right about those adorable gardens…you couldn’t buy the supplies for those prices. Congrats on your husband’s team winning their division. My sons used to love to play baseball and I loved going to their games. Maybe my husband will take up playing as a hobby and we can enjoy going to the diamonds in the summers again.
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  7. I love your succulent gardens and the containers are wonderful!!
    Wow, you hit the jackpot with terrific prices.
    Mary Alice
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  8. Linda miller says:

    Love succulents. Wish I could get Jeff to replace his cacti garden with them. They love our dry air, too. The containers are great, too.

  9. Carolina Cobras!!! Whoo hoo!!!!!!!! And so now it’s Vegas, baby!!! Oh, yeah! You’re going to have a good time!

    AMAZING prices on those succulent gardens!!! Really super, and so easy care & hard to kill (my favorite part!).

    Congrats on the new table! Great price on that, too. You were a bargain-findin’ maven out there!!!!

    I hope you’re able to slow down and catch your breath. You have really been on the go for the last several months!!!
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  10. Wow, what great prices on those succulents and the containers! Yay team!!
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  11. Shirley, your succulent gardens are lovely! I am such a fan of enamel items; they remind me of my Grandmother’s farmhouse. Your found some real deals! The table is so pretty! I adore the top and am so glad it wasn’t painted. Congratulations to your hubby and his teammates! What an honor and best of luck to them in the National Championship!

  12. Shirley I love that table!! How lucky were you to find. Congrats to your hubby.
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  13. Linda Kemp says:

    I also love that table and those wonderful plants. We go to Blackberry Farm for three days every September and go through Chattanooga. What part of Chattanooga are these neat shops?

  14. Linda Kemp says:

    Sorry…I didn’t edit my post.

  15. Congrats to the hubby and you will get to go to Vegas! Love the great treasures you found with your friend. Love that table. That is pretty awesome. Graylyn’s room is looking so cute. Love the picture of her and her mom and the family picture is so sweet too.
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  16. Wonderful treasures! I have a table very similar to the one you found…I hope you enjoy it as much as I have. Your g-daughter’s decorating is so precious! Congrats to your hubby’s team.

    xo
    Pat
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  17. What a great team picture, Shirley! Congrats to them and good luck in their next phase. Love your finds. You’re right, those succulent gardens would have cost more to put together if you did it yourself. Love the table you found, too.
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  18. Shirley, Let me know how the scullents come along. I can never keep them alive! I think I mother them to much. Great Post!Always something great. XX Jo

  19. CONGRATS to the hubbies team!!! Shirley what a steal on those succulent gardens…I love them!! Love that pretty table too…you did good girl!!
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  20. Question: Do the guys play fast or slow pitch softball? I’m sure they are strutting, enjoying their championship, great at any age.
    Leave it to you to find treasures. I wouldn’t have passed on the succulent garden either.
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  21. I love the succulent gardens you bought! Those are amazing prices too. Your granddaughter’s bedroom is looking sweet.

  22. How sweet to have fresh flowers for the guests. What a great score on that table Shirley. Pretty succulents too. Enjoy, relax and have fun…the FUN part I know you already have down pat. XO
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  23. Great finds Shirley!! Those succulent gardens are just darling and congrats to the champs! :-)

  24. LOVE the succulent gardens, and what a steal! And, the table, too. You find the best things!
    I just noticed the candle holder with the eggs…behind the fairy. I have those, too, and I never thought of ‘styling” them with eggs, etc. Great idea, and way to go Carolina Cobras!
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  25. Congratulations to the team!!! I love those succulent gardens! What a BARGAIN!!! The table is fabulous and your little sweetie’s room is going to be fabulous, I know. Can’t wait for the reveal!
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  26. Jeanette Price says:

    Wow, have you been busy my friend! You always find the best treasures! Hope you get a chance to catch your breath!

  27. Wow, you have been busy. Love all the succulents and that table is gorgeous. That little girl just makes me want to squeeze her in half. She did a great job!!

    Cindy
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  28. You have been so busy and on the go, I am exhausted just reading your posts, lol! Congrats to your hubby and now you have a super fun trip to look forward to in the fall! You found some great things on your shopping trips, I just planted my first succulent, love the ones you found! Have a great week!
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  29. I love everything, but your granddaughter’s fairies are just the cutest thing ever!
    Stacy
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  30. Sounds very busy for you but at least it all sounds fun!
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  31. Your hubby must be thrilled! That’s fabulous that they’re going to Vegas!!

    Succulents are almost always a good investment. They’re hard to kill and need little attention :).
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  32. Congrats to your hubby’s team, how exciting!! I love the succulent gardens, and that table is just beautiful ~ you have such a good eye for scoping out pretty bargains!
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  33. Oh I love the succulent garden in the enamelware bowl! Congrats to your hubby’s team :)
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  34. Congrats to hubby! Guess you’re heading to Vegas, baby!! I love your succulent gardens and your granddaughter is going to have the most magical room!!! Love it all!! Happy weekend!~~Ang
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  35. Adorable room… Congrats… Off to Vegas… Hoe nice…

  36. Wow, congratulations to Tommy and his team. Great job. I love succulents, and the way you surrounded them and tucked them into beautiful containers is amazing. Gray must be over the moon with her own space in the house. I just love everything, and the lamp she painted turned out beautifully! Lucky little beautiful girl.

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