Home Decor, Long and Low Decorating Ideas

Last week I got a request from one of my BFFs to help her decorate a new trough/box she bought I had no idea what she wanted and figured it might be best if we went shopping…to my surprise when I arrived at her house, she had already been shopping… Her kitchen island was arranged … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Seeing Double

  How about a cocktail?         Looking at a photo of a Manhattan Cocktail by Cheryl Oz, I was fascinated by all the colors and shapes I saw, and decided to recreate this drink by using a combination of different colored shapes         I started with a very light … Continue reading

Home Decor, Poinsettia Arrangement for Valentines Day

I received a gorgeous poinsettia plant for my birthday in December and it was so pretty on the hearth with other holiday decorations         By mid January it was looking “leggy,” meaning the lower leaves were dropping off, not only making a continual mess, but the bare stems were getting the attention … Continue reading

Home Decor, Building an Outdoor Kitchen

  Back in October, HHjr and I started talking about building an outdoor fireplace… He has a residential remodeling business, and even though his talented crew can do just about anything, they mainly do kitchen and bath makeovers, and tile installations.  The fireplace was not something he was interested in doing, so I contacted a … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Pelican Stone

  Things are moving along on the outdoor kitchen, and they started covering the base with stone earlier this week         “Hey, what do you think this piece of stone looks like?” asked HHjr         “Don’t you think it looks just like a pelican?” he exclaimed       … Continue reading

Creations, Setting the Mood with Flowers and Food

  The sun finally came out yesterday After days and days of gray My spirits lifted, I felt giddy & gay         The flowers I put in the foyer last week were starting to droop so I dashed out to Trader Joe’s so I could regroup         Sunflowers and … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Beach Dream

  Dreaming of the beach today         In a loose and crazy Zentangle type way         Drawing freely, loose as can be         And adding some shells brought in by the sea         You know how the sand looks when you walk on … Continue reading

Creations, Things to be Thinking about in January

  Okay, so I know we’re all about new beginnings, reorganizing, decluttering and deep cleaning, making New Year’s resolutions and living better, healthier… but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun too!         Just ahead is Valentine’s Day, let’s think of some fun things we can do now to get ready   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sweet Holiday Citrus Wreath

  A great way to brighten your January is with citrus fruits         Oranges and grapefruit are at their peak in wintertime USA, and when I drew this citrus laden wreath earlier this fall, it was not only with the holidays in mind, but also the wintertime blues       I … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Last Minute Tags

I need an extra week before Christmas, how about you?  😂 I started off in December keeping up with the daily Doodlewash Challenge,       but I have been busy busy, finishing decorating, mailing packages and best of all celebrating my birthday!         So being wined and dined, spoiled and pampered … Continue reading

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