Our youngest son came over this week with his new drone. He’s working for a roofing company for his summer job, and he offered to take some aerial shots of our home for us.
I have several aerial pics of the farm I spent a lot of time on as a child, and one of the farm my dad grew up on too. Those were taken back when companies would fly over farms with small planes, and then go door-to-door offering to sell them the photo.
I liked the idea of having a similar photo of our own property. I’d say Kyle did a pretty good job.
He even captured an aerial view of my garden!
HERE is the drone he used, if you’re in the market.
Fun story: A couple of months ago, I made an offer on an item that was for sale on Facebook Marketplace. It turned out that the item was being sold by the current owners of my dad’s childhood farm! When we realized this, she invited me over for coffee. We spent a couple of hours chatting, and she sent me home with this aerial photo of Dad’s farm. She was so sweet and kind. Life is funny like that sometimes, isn’t it? Dropping unexpected little blessings right into your lap.
In other news, our sweet Evie made her modeling debut on the Sage and Ivory Instagram page!
In Case You Missed It…
This week was Pinterest Challenge again! If you’re looking for some patriotic inspiration, be sure to check it out for beautiful red, white & blue ideas from more than a dozen home decor bloggers. Plus, you can hear the story of my American History transferware collection that I began as a young teacher taking kids to D.C. for spring break!
Dixie Belle Paint came out with a gorgeous new decoupage paper in a vintage butterfly pattern. As soon as I saw it, this project came to mind. It’s similar to a display I saw on an antique road trip we did earlier this spring, but the prices on those pieces were much more expensive. I got the same look with just a little easy DIY.
The Weekly Features!
- Patriotic Fruit Kabobs | Cincy Shopper
- Paper Plate Shark Craft for Kids | Simple Everyday Mom
- Patriotic Living Room | Debbie Dabbles
- Patriotic Tablescape | Common Ground
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