Party Panache, Donut Party

  When I made a Donut Cake a few weeks ago, I had no idea CC was having a donut themed birthday party!       “hey mom,  I ordered some lollipops, like the ones in this picture, for party favors, any ideas how I can display them?” asked DD “I could always do this … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Flaming Flamingo

Don’t know what to paint? Wet your paper and drop and splatter a little paint and let it dry What do you see?       I saw a pink flamingo The dots on the upper far right looked like the eye and beak shape       Next came feathers and the long curved … Continue reading

Holidays, Busy Bunny Easter Grass Tree

Before we Spring ahead to the Easter tree, I want to take a minute to thank everyone who stopped by and entered the March 1 Tales of the Traveling Tote giveaway!   The lucky winner of the MacKenzie-Childs soap dish and Beekman 1802 Goat Milk Soap is Sherry B! Congratulations from all the Traveling Totes! … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Kitchen Redo with Art

    With the kitchen freshly painted I wanted to change out the art work make it more masculine,  a “chef’s kitchen” The florals came down and up went some framed watercolors of food         HH and HHjr both love to cook so I have learned to share         … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Florabunny”

This painting was inspired by some watercolors I saw recently by Sillier than Sally Her style is loose, whimsical and colorful, and her paintings are magic     When I saw this bunny, I couldn’t get started fast enough I wet the paper and started blending the ears         If you use … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Dancing Tulips

  Here’s a fun way to approach a subject, break it down into simple shapes                                   Try layering your marker colors to create a new color                           … Continue reading

Creations, Spring Wreath Recycle

I am trying to purge and not buy new, so poking around some of my tired craft stash, I decided to bring some new life to these tulips and semi dissembled wreath           The burlap tulips were tired from their stint in the Door Umbrella,  a little faded and worn   … Continue reading

Creations, Books & Bags!

There are several fun events coming up and I’d love for you to join them! Leslie Anne Tarabella, a fellow Southerner from Fairhope AL, is a friend I met through blogging, and we get together now and then for lunch and laughs.  She is a super talented writer and has just published her first book! … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Musical Mixed Media

  A quick sketch gathering thoughts for a musical painting for a special family friend           Grew and emerged into 2 fun collage projects, a decoupaged bottle         And a mixed media canvas         When I got the idea for the collage projects, my first … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Love Letters

    ❤️  Welcome to the 2018 Romantic Tablescape Blog Hop  ❤️ Celebrate & Decorate’s clever Chloe has gotten us together to share table ideas for Valentine’s Day Be sure to drop by throughout the week to see all the fabulous tables!         Long ago, before text, email, and free long distant … Continue reading

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