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Melony of Whimsy Daisy!
One toe in the water, one finger in the cheese dip.
Interests: i love decorating on the cheap...making something charming and whimsical out of junk. making my house a home is a pleasure, and i love knowing my family enjoys being here at what i have named "the glory patch".
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I've had my share of bad perms. I would tease my mother about some of my childhood photographs where I am sporting an obvious "Mama-was-in-the-mood-to-try-a-Toni" do. Someday, I will do a search for all the family pictures with bad perms... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2013 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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Jun 28, 2013
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My mother came to the end of her long battle with Alzheimers nearly two years ago and I just kind of lost steam on blogging. Alzheimers is such a mean disease and takes the one you love piece by piece.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2013 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
How bizarre! :) My old Maw Maw always said "it takes all kinds."
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We could talk about how the lingo has changed from Biblical times to now...from "being with child" to being "preggers". Instead, I would like to do a little flashback in history and discuss maternity wear. Above is an old photograph... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2011 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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****I found some very kitschy wall art this past week at the Highway 80 Garage Sale event. It made me wonder about the story behind it because the creator's name was signed on the back. I have no way to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
Huge Gigantic Love for this piece. My first visit to your blog. WOW!
Toggle Commented Apr 14, 2011 on Not Your Grandma's Tea Cart at Becolorful
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The influence of all things "sailor" must go way back further than this humble blog can cover, but I realize I have enjoyed the "sailor" theme since.... was it the first time I watched South Pacific? What a musical! TransformTreasures... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2011 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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Apr 13, 2011
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One of my favorite books, as a girl, was Little Women. Pure sweetness, tragedy, and love were on each and every page. Being the oldest of four girls in the family, I was very familiar with the emotional ups and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2011 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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A quick little post of a yummy 1970's vintage dress I discovered at a wonderful local Catholic Church Sale. It is on sale now in my Whimsy Daisy Etsy Shop! It is so sweet and innocent. I could love sheets... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2011 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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One of my favorite memories is coming home from school to find my mother watching the Dialing for Dollars 3:30 Movie. She would sometimes have her ironing board set up with her big heavy silver iron and the spray bottle... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2011 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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Jan 31, 2011
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Here are some items that have sold lately in my Etsy Shop that apparently tickled the new owner's fancy. I'm always intrigued because you never know when you list something if someone will actually want it enough to BUY it!... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2010 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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I've been inspired with all the crafting going on in blogland. TESORO FINO had a tutorial on a Vintage Inspired Pantyhose Pumpkin. She did a beautiful job using textured pantyhose to cover a fake pumpkin. I used her project as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2010 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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how about enjoying a plus-size lemonade? sigh. I am linking up today to for my tongue-in-cheek post I have entitled: I Love Vintage Clothes-and if I Were a Size 8 I Would So Wear This But would I wear a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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I found something I loved today. Just one of those quirky things that tickled my fancy and sparked me to do a little research between loads of laundry, cooking potato soup, and other Monday chores. What was it? A vintage... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2010 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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Let's say it's 1976 and I am 15 again. I would have swooned over this dress in the store. Why? Well, first, it was from Riff's. Riff's was the exclusive downtown dress store where ladies who had social engagements...you know...teas,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2010 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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Melony of Whimsy Daisy! added a favorite at A Beautiful Mess
Oct 22, 2010
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This will be a different makeover post and I wanted to share for REDnesday at Sue Loves Cherries Blog! ! My Sunday School class had a costume party a few weeks ago, and I LOVE dressing up! I challenged myself... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2010 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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I'm writing about cooking. gasp. It may never happen again. I was doing some blog-hopping and came across I Love Naptime: A Time to Create One Chocolate Sundae at a Time. It must be that time of the month when... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2010 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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It is so nice to be participating in Pink Saturday again. Click on the badge above to visit lots and lots of other ladies who love a little pink in their life. I am also loving all the great crafty... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2010 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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I was excited to have the opportunity to obtain an old filing cabinet from a local church. For many years it served faithfully holding the Sunday School rolls from each class. It had seen better days and suffered from some... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2010 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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You are such a patient woman! You inspire ME to stick with my projects even when the going gets tough.
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but not now. We all line up to love on the new addition to our family! Welcome to the world my first little grandson! Kent Shepherd Eventually, he will need a place to sit...so, Cookie (that's my name if he... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2010 at Melony's Whimsy Daisy!
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