Fearless Friday, Peacock Dreams

  I recently finished this commissioned painting which is titled “Peacock Dreams”     The client requested a 48″ H x 36″ W wrapped canvas abstract, mostly whites and grays, with touches of green, blue, and gold     The greenish-blue areas seemed to take on the form and feel of peacocks     It … Continue reading

Creations, Fanciful Bunnies

  “You’re not going to leave those plain are you…” he stated     “Well… I do have an idea…” I said     “You’re going to paint them aren’t you” he declared more than he asked     “Not exactly,” I replied     You see, I saw the most adorable papier maché bunny … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Zoodle Primavera

This is a wonderful light spring dish that you can adjust to your own taste preferences       I paired favorite green vegetables       with spiralized zucchini noodles,       roasted Brussels sprouts,     caramelized sweet onions,     and tossed them all together in a skillet     Into … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Easy as pie Danish or Dessert

I wanted to make the famous bread pudding with whiskey sauce from the Grand Hotel this month,     but I had a half jar of pecan pie filling, leftover from Pecan Pie Salted Caramel Cupcakes, that was begging to be used…   And a can of crescent rolls…     Which would make this … Continue reading

Creations, Pink Ribboned Watering Can Wreath

So much to do, so little time!     I’ve been busy back and forthing, and wanted to hang something for spring on my door, that could stay up through April     I combined the watering can from the Spring Watering Can Wreath with the Spring Wreath Redo from several years ago,     Birds … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Spring Garden

Welcome to the finale of the Spring Tablescape Blog Hop!  What a fabulous week of tables we’ve been treated to, why… Spring is Springing everywhere!     Thank you to our wonderful hostess Chloe of Celebrate & Decorate!  The links to all the tables can be found at the end of this post     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday on Thursday

We’re doing Fearless Friday a day early this week because tomorrow I will be hopping with my tablescape buddies with a table for the Spring Tablescape Blog Hop!  {see the links below}     With Spring in full swing, let’s do a free & loose watercolor bouquet     I keep an art inspiration Pinterest board of … Continue reading

Holidays, It’s All About the Bunnies!

Now that it’s officially spring, it’s time to think BUNNY!     Needlepoint Bunny     Busy Bunnies     Bunny Buffet     Asparagus Vase     Cottontail Bunny Bottom Cookies   Edible Centerpiece     1-2-3 Easter Baskets     Burlap Bunny napkin rings   Hopping Bunnies     Bunny Buffet     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Spring Radish Pizza

  I had some big fat rosy red radishes in an edible centerpiece     Radishes are one of my favorite things to paint and “play” with   Radishes and Roses And guess what?     They are crazy good on a pizza!     Cut them into slices     Drizzle with olive oil … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Cupcakes & Cabbage

Last week was a whirlwind … 🌪     These are a few random things that were swirling around   A big fat cabbage got dressed up with a few ranunculus blooms     It was paired with some other spring vegetables for a centerpiece that you will see later this week     Then … Continue reading

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