Holidays, 4th Food, Tables & Crafts

  Let’s talk Pinterest for a minute I LOVE Pinterest, and yes it can be addicting and a time sucker, but it’s also full of ideas for just about anything you can think of, and my favorite thing about Pinterest is using it as a personal organizational tool Instead of trying to keep ideas floating … Continue reading

Creations, New Tabletop Products!!

I am so excited about 3 brand new tabletop products now available my Society 6 Shop   Coasters, Serving Trays, and Cutting Boards!   “Buzzzzzz” coasters “Firecracker” serving tray Garden Tomatoes cutting board     Take a peek!         “Breezy Palms” Serving or Decorative Tray             “Spice … Continue reading

Creations, Red, White & Beach Tree

Do you celebrate Flag Day and the 4th of July? I decided it would be fun to have a red white and blue tree for the summer holidays and was doubly inspired by some of my favorite blogging friends who are having a Patriotic Friday with Tree Classics Blog Hop.  Be sure to see Jen … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Summer Buffet & Watermelon Cupcakes

One of my favorite things to do is arrange the large kitchen island seasonally, setting out plates and self serve pieces so everything is handy at meal time         Right now there is a summer vignette is set on the high top end, with beach chair and palm tree candles, an old … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Garden Tomatoes

Before I made Summer Tomato Slab Pie I took a photo of the beautiful garden tomatoes so I could paint them         If you look closely you can see many different colors on what at first glance is a simple red tomato         So many different shades of red, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sea Creatures & Shells

  We have really been enjoying our new table and the chairs are so comfy for dining or lounging {furniture source at end of post}         The table is cozy enough for 2 or easily can seat 8         This table for 2 features octopus plates!       … Continue reading

Holidays, Memorial Day Cook-out Recipes you can cook inside!

  We will be watching the rain from Alberto tomorrow, but we aren’t complaining… We are so fortunate to live in the USA, where so many men and women have graciously served to keep us safe and free! Thank you for your service!       Just in case your picnic or BBQ gets rained … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Palm leaves in Goauche

  Have you ever painted with goauche paint?  It is similar to watercolor, but it is more opaque         I bought an inexpensive set of 24 colors and a palette pan         This is just like my watercolor palette, with individual pans that can be moved around     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Hydrangreas

Time to paint! I have painted lots of hydrangeas in acrylic, like Pam’s Hydrangeas,  {tutorial here}       And on glassware         I decided to try doing them in watercolor, which to me is a much less forgiving medium           As you can see with the steps … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Here Comes Summer!

    Before I left for the city this week, I had to have some pre-summer fun, And get outside and play in the bright spring sun       I’m off to see baseball games and a 3rd birthday, but first I just had to set a seaside table today       Spring … Continue reading

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