Home Decor, Hurricane Weary

Having a coastal home for 31 years means we’ve experienced a lot of hurricanes and storms     We’ve seen all kinds of crazy things, a couple of years ago we had an inch of hail in April!     Hurricanes are the definite downside of the life in paradise, we try to think of … Continue reading

Home Decor, Ode to the Sunflower

  Since tomorrow is the big eclipse event, today is all about the sunflower!  🌻     Sunflowers always remind me of late summer and early fall, they are such a happy versatile flower     They are so pretty on a Sunflower table   Jardin Mexicano   On a door, Sunflower Wreath     … Continue reading

Home Decor, Thanksgiving X Two!

There is no Fearless Friday painting this week as I’ve been busy bringing Thanksgiving into 2 homes for the fabulous Thoughts of Home Stunning Vignettes Blog Hop! It has been great fun participating with this talented group of bloggers, they will inspire your creativity and get you motivated for the holidays! Whether you are following … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Painted Pattern Pumpkins

I must confess, I haven’t done any serious painting in several weeks, I’ve been too busy entertaining pirates Playing with fall decor and painting birthday things These fast and easy pirate signs were made by drawing a simple skull and bones on a piece of white paper, coloring with markers, and sticking them on sign … Continue reading

Home Decor, Things to do in October

Prayers to all in harm’s way from Hurricane Matthew…   It seems like everyone is wondering, “Where did September go?” Here are fast ways to bring autumn into your home and fun things to do in October Make a statement with a simple pumpkin stack     Outside or Inside     Make a decoration … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sweet & Savory Apple Tart with Fennel & Prosciutto

  It’s raining leaves at my house     But they aren’t the pretty fall leaves you save and wax and put in your centerpieces or pumpkin pots       It was 97 degrees, dry as a bone, and I think they’ve simply given up!     I had to use faux leaves in … Continue reading

Home Decor, Falling at the Beach

This has been a busy week with guests, but I did have a chance to get a little fall in the air before they arrived     Look closely inside the rim of the blue pot       this little tree frog was ready to greet our guests too…     I hope he’s … Continue reading

Home Decor, Fall Hospitality Buffet

Prayers today on this very solemn anniversary of 9/11  🙏     HH retired recently and we are spending most of our time on the coast   I thought it would be hard to enjoy fall decorating in a beach atmosphere, but I have been having a lot of fun with the challenge, creating Signs … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Any Sign of Fall in the Air?

Is there any sign of fall in the air?       Not really, but I’m putting it there!     Some crab things here     And a pumpkin pillow there     and one more pillow for the other chair     This week the temperature is lower       It feels … Continue reading

Creations, Harvest Tree & Table

I haven’t been to Hobby Lobby all summer  😱 I’m sure their profits are way down  ⬇️ With creating a fall tree in mind, I headed over to check out their selection of fall goodies     I spotted this low priced olive bucket and thought it would be perfect to use with my Charlie … Continue reading

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