Holidays, Adventures with Skellie!

“hey Gigi, can we get out the skeleton? asked Big E “Sure!” I said, “Where do you want to put him?” “Well…. I dunno…what do you think Gigi?” “It’s supposed to rain alot this week, so probably inside somewhere is best” “I know!!!” he exclaimed “Let’s put him in the bathtub!” he said “Do you … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Night Owl

I am totally in an “all things October” mood This colorful Night Owl was inspired by colorful owl images I often turn to Pinterest for art inspiration and was inspired by these real and fantasy owls So I combined things I liked for my own interpretation of a colorful October owl I started with a … Continue reading

Party Panache, Birthday Football Bash

Last weekend we had a small family gathering to watch the Alabama/Ole Miss Game and to celebrate DD’s birthday We like to celebrate birthdays in a big way, and for DD’s birthday this year, HHjr had a pretty funny idea for a theme When DD first graduated from Ole Miss, long before marriage, children and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pumpkins, Polka Dots and Pointy Shoes!

Welcome to the annual Halloween Tablescape Blog Hop hosted by Chloe from Celebrate & Decorate! If you’re coming from At Home With Jemma  Welcome! Our regular Take-out Tuesday will be back next week, but today is all about happy and cute Halloween fun! We have sat at this foyer table almost every Halloween night, anxiously … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Paint a Scarecrow!

This guy has gotten so many pins on Pinterest this Fall, which got me thinking, I should re-share the post I did with a scarecrow tutorial Maybe you’d like to paint a scarecrow~ It’s easier than you think! Start with a head, arms and legs~ I used white mixed with a touch of yellow and … Continue reading

Creations, Glamorous Gold Bottle

Welcome to the 4th week of There’s No Place Like Home Autumn Blog Hop! Thank you Rachelle of My Hubbard Home for hosting If you’re coming from First Day of Home Welcome! And if you’re here to see Fall crafts you are in for a treat You can visit all of my talented crafty blog … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fall Bounty

Happy October! I’ve been having fun painting Fall and Halloween themes “Off to the County Fair,” watercolor and ink ” The Witch’s House,” ink, marker and colored pencil “Harvest,” ink, colored pencil Earlier this week I enjoyed creating a cornucopia of Fall’s bounty This was inspired by this beautiful MacKenzie-Childs pillow I changed a few … Continue reading

Creations, Harvest Tray Door Decoration

Welcome to week 3 of the “There’s No Place Like Home” Autumn Blog Hop! hosted by Rachelle at My Hubbard Home This week we are sharing Fall Wreaths and Door Decor If you’re coming from Karin’s Cottage I know you saw something fabulous! I have a garage full of wreaths and door decor that I … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Autumn in Bloom

Have you ever been so inspired by something that you literally stopped in your tracks and went to get what was needed to make something similar? That is what happened to me last week when I saw a fabulous fall floral arrangement from Shirley @ Houspitality Designs She created a gorgeous floral arrangement for her … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Floral Escape

I haven’t had time for painting and sketching this week as I seem to have a new hobby… Talking to insurance agents, claim adjusters, and repair people 😩 ☹️ 😫 But one day I set it aside and grabbed a canvas and painted some flowers for a little escape from reality This is my inspiration … Continue reading