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July 23, 2016


Sandi magle

Very nice ideas here. The thrift stores are full of abandoned baskets, so cheap---you just have to be patient in looking for the right one. And the whitewash spray or paint is a great way to update them. Thanks for the great post, Sandi


I love what you did with your baskets! The whitewash look is to "in" right now. Thank you for sharing and linking up at DI & DI Link Party. We enjoy having you!

MaryJo Materazo

i know sandi. there are so many at thifts and so inexpensive. trying to figure out creative ways to put them to good uses. thanks for stopping by! xo- mj

MaryJo Materazo

hi lori! thanks so much to you for hosting every week. i appreciate so much that you stopped by & left a sweet comment. xo- mj

Sandra Garth

What a lovely way to welcome guests into your home it is beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us again at Celebrate Your Story.

MaryJo Materazo

thanks for stopping by sandra. i love joining at celebrate your story. xo- mj


I like the finished baskets! You have inspired me to go dig out some and paint.

xo Dianne

MaryJo Materazo

thanks dianne! yes do it, you'll be so happy. it's such an easy way to give baskets a new life. thanks for stopping by. i love visitors! xo- mj

Kathleen Charm Bracelet Diva {At Home}

I'm a huge proponent of painting baskets so you're not alone. I especially love the one on your door. I picked up the exact same one at a thrift store but it's about 20 times larger and I'm not sure what to do with it! Guess I'll have to bite the bullet and fill it with flowers then hang it on the front door! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm! xo Kathleen


Pretty look for all of the baskets! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

MaryJo Materazo

hi kathleen- i would love to see your hanging basket when you have it all done. i haven't picked up any baskets thrifting in awhile, but now i want to get more. lol. xo- mj

MaryJo Materazo

thanks sherry! have a wonderful week. xo- mj

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hello, hola, bonjour. I’m MARYJO, a vintage soul, who’s married to my honey, aka mr. M., who made all my dreams come true. He made me his wife, he made me a mother and me makes me laugh each & every day. My life revolves around my family & my home and on this blog I share all the pieces of this wonderful life. I love all things that are weathered, tattered, tarnished, rusted, faded, shabby, & distressed because they have a story to tell. Here I tell my story, which includes my love for cooking, home decor, gardening, traveling, entertaining, crafting, and anything that makes life pretty, fun & interesting. welcome & thanks for visiting. XO