Fearless Friday, Casual Bouquet

  After taking an art workshop recently, I couldn’t wait to get back to my own easel, and my own painting style!         During the workshop I experimented with painting on a new surface, Ampersand gessoboard This is really becoming popular with professional artists because of it’s durability and it’s much easier … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Oink Oink

  It’s a Piggy Palooza!         It all started when I fell in love with the tin MKC farm animals         Last Spring I fell hard for the MKC pink tin pig Polka dot ears on the front, striped on the back matching his feet and tail     … Continue reading

Home Decor, The Case of the Curious Tulips

  We have had such a rainy, dreary winter in the South I’ve been filling my house with colorful flowers           Roses, daffodils tulips         I’ve never been especially drawn to tulips until I got some for Valentine’s day         Darling Daughter & Nicest Guy … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Irish Spring

  Next Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day! I want to send some gold and green your way~ With an Irish Spring Table…       and suggestions for food to get you in the mood!         The recipes above are some favorites from the past year, that feel like Irish food to … Continue reading

Tablescapes, “Prickled Pink!”

Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate Springtime Tablescape Blog Hop!         I am “Prickled Pink” today to be joining the fun! Be sure to visit everyone, at the links below, throughout the week for inspiration and incredible Spring eye candy!         I am head over heels about cactus … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Changing Colors

  This has been a busy week, all of a sudden I am redoing my bedroom 😳 I had mentioned to HHjr that the next time he had a hole in his schedule, I would love for his guys to paint my bedroom Next thing I knew, “hey Mom, it would really help me out … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pink Kisses

  Happy Valentine’s Day!         My sweet daughter and son in law gave me these gorgeous flowers last weekend         Pinky red tulips and a hydrangea, plus a white and pale pink hydrangea, in a frosted hot pink vase… Swoon!         Tones of red, pinks and … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, This Little Piggy

  All of a sudden I am all about pigs in this “Year of the Pig!”       So when I saw that Pig was a prompt for February 5 for the February Doodlewash Art Challenge I couldn’t wait to get started!         This Little Piggie was so simple to do, … Continue reading

Holidays, Valentine’s Day The Easy Way

It’s all about Valentine’s Day this week with a Valentine Tablescape Blog Hop, a buffet of ideas for beautiful, romantic, sweet or fun ways to set your table for Valentine’s Day ❤️   You can enjoy a lot of Valentine fun without working too hard…         You know the old saying, “The … Continue reading

Tablescapes, XO Hugs & Kisses

  Welcome to the annual Celebrate and Decorate Valentine Blog Hop!       Valentine’s Day is celebrated as a birthday in my house,  my son was born on Valentine’s Day, and he is a real sweetheart!         To keep this table more on the masculine side, I chose to use black, … Continue reading

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