Vintage Garden Decor a la Kiss My Aster

Bad to the phloem! I’m decorating my house in a vintage gardening theme. Which seems obvious, I guess- but also a little overboard?

I have always been a Maximalist so really, what IS too much?

I have a few more indoor projects I’m working on, like the vintage manure bags I found recently need to be hung, but I’m trying to decide on a shade of paint… so here’s  a preview….

(And you should know, all the items in both photos cost less than $40… total)


Vintage seed packets, Bunnicula, old premium rings and a metal lobster















Vintage fish emulsion and Captain Clawfoot (and paint sample)







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About Amanda Thomsen

Big, loud and fun- Amanda Thomsen landscapes by day and blogs at night. Her blog, Kiss My Aster, on Horticulture magazine's website has alienated/enraptured dozens.She co-authors a blog called Plants That Suck that is about plants that suck. And she is the less popular half of the podcasting team, Good Enough Gardening, which makes her feel like the "Roy" of of Siegfried and Roy, but without the mauling. She lives in Chicago and does not EVER put ketchup on hot dogs.

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