The long days filled with sunshine really have my energy up. I've felt very inspired the past few days and have a lot of projects on the go, all at the same time.
Flipping between digging a swale to direct rainwater away from the house, fixing up and renovating my biggest satellite dish planter, and building a twig lattice fence, there is a lot going on.
I also spent a few minutes making a sign out of a very weathered canoe paddle.
A blinding strike of inspiration, and a few minutes later, a sign was made for the porch.
Acrylic craft paints do the honors; find out more about my rustic garden signs and how I paint them here.
The crowning glory; a verdigris fishing spoon used to lure the fish closer.
The twig lattice fence is taking shape; these Amelanchier twigs were collected from the debris left behind by a road side crew, trimming brush around power lines.
Two wires are now strung between arches, and I'll work on wiring on the twigs to form a lattice.
On the far right of the picture, you can see yet another project under way; a swale to move the rain water away from the house. Speaking of lattice...
Now a bit weathered and worn, these lattice panels are shown here. Now they can have a second (or is that third?) life as shutters for the window.
So that's it for my Solstice - with these long days, it's great to find inspiration and excitement to get a few fun and rustic projects done. I find, the more I do, the more motivated I get to do even more. It's contagious!