Sunday, August 24, 2008

I Love These Ideas! Sunday

Kimba at A Soft Place to Land always has great ideas to pass along. Here she combines a platter, wine glasses, votives, gourds and pine cones for a creative, use-what-you-have centerpiece. Clever and resourceful!

Here's an idea I plan to try. Rhoda at Southern Hospitality offers a creative suggestion for covering up grout that never seems to look clean. I've had our tiled kitchen floor professionally cleaned ... and sealed... and it looked good for about a week. So I'm glad for Rhoda's suggestion. I'll let you know how it turns out on my floor.

Finally, this from A Romantic Porch. It's not so much an idea as it is a photo essay about summer. I love how she approached this. Take a look and escape to a lazy summer day... for a few minutes...

I'd love to hear more ideas for future I Love These Ideas! Sunday columns.

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Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

Seems like lots of us have the grout problem!

We don't have a craft store here in I may just order my paint online. I really need to do this project!
Have a great day,

Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

Hey, Mary, thanks for liking the grout idea. Yeah, sometimes you have no choice but to try to fix a problem like that, so I resorted to painting that grout & never regretted it. I know there are much more sophisticated methods out there too. It's definitely worth the time to do it.


Kimba said...

Thanks for the feature!

I always have the same grout problem. Thanks for the link to Rhoda too!

a day in the life of bella said...

I need to read that grout one, thanks, I missed it!


Jen r. said...

Great ideas! I love Rhoda's grout idea! and Kimba is so talented! Jen R

A Romantic Porch said...

Thank you so much for the honor of being featured on your site. It is so kind of you. The other ideas were great also. What a neat way to share what you learn from others and pass it along. Have a wonderful day. xo rachel