Pickles and Cherry Blossoms



That would make a cool blog name.

Pickles and Cherry Blossoms.
Pickle Jar Decorating

I’m not changing my blog name, but I do love pickles, and well…cherry blossoms.

Michigan Cherry Blossoms…

Michigan Cherry Blossom Tree

This is our cherry blossom tree out front.  Isn’t it just gorgeous.  She has a sister directly to her left.

I had a ball in there clipping branches with the bumble bees.

How to decorate with cherry blossoms!

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Oh, so the pickle jar!

When you go through your next Pottery Barn magazine, look for the ridiculously overly priced large jars they fill with branches and such.

I’ve always wanted to try it, and this was the perfect opportunity.

I found this amazing pickle-icious pickle jar at a local thrift store at a great price that I’m actually forgetting at this moment.  I also found one for you HERE.

Just look at the details on it…and the lid, uh, the lid.

As soon as I saw the handle I said, “Don’t move, you’re MINE.”


Large Pickle Jar Decor

So, now  I get to decorate with it.

Cherry Blossom Centerpiece

Butterflies flew in from Amazon HERE and they are very affordable.


Cherry Blossom & Butterfly Floral Arrangement


If you can’t find a pickle jar of your own to decorate with you have 3 options:

1. Hop on a train and come share mine.  (train sounded better than bus)

2. Go to the grocery store and go in the bulk section.  Find a big jar of bulk pickles, eat the pickles, and use that jar instead.  It’s not as big, but it’s still fun.

3. Or…

Pickle Jar Decorating

Make pickles, and forget the jar.

Easy 3 Day Dill Pickle Recipe (pickles last 6 weeks in fridge)

Garden Fresh Easy Dill Pickle Recipe

Happy 49th to my amazing husband.  I love you with all of my heart & soul.

(deck reveal coming soon!)

Rick Saving the deck

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3 Responses

  1. Cindy says:

    I’m new to your blog. I love Cherry Blossom and your vignettes are pretty. I hope you visit and take a look around my blog


  2. Rusty. Williams says:

    New to your blog and I am loving what I see so far. I’m interested in all of the things I see!!

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