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

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

Creations, Painted Pumpkin Crate

Heartfelt prayers go out to all those in harm’s way from Hurricane Laura… 🙏 Welcome to the Creative Craft Blog Hop! hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels Are you ready for some great crafting inspirations? Be sure to visit all the blogs listed at the end of this post to kick start your … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Thanksgiving Thoughts

    Are you all set for Thanksgiving?         Ours will be small and casual         After years of doing Thanksgiving with HH’s sister and her whole family, Everyone is going in a different direction now Our children are grown and have their own family obligations       … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, A Walk Through the Woods

  Let’s talk a walk in the woods today         This photograph by Andrew Neel on Unsplash was my inspiration           I started with a light blue wash for the sky         Next came the path         I used a fan brush … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seaside October

  “Fall is Summer’s Flamboyant Farewell” ~A. A. Fitzwilliam         Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~Albert Camus         Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting  and autumn a mosaic of them all ~Stanley Horowitz     “Anyone who thinks … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fall Harvest at the Pumpkin Farm

  Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate’s Welcome Fall Tablescape Hop Please join the fun this week as we welcome Fall!       It’s harvest time on the Pumpkin Farm Time to pick up some farm fresh Pumpkins, apples and sunflowers~         The Farm Fresh Truck stand is overflowing!   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sunflower Scarecrow

  How do you feel about colored pencils? When I first started drawing, I loved to use colored pencils and markers They are still favorite mediums, You have great control, and many options to achieve different effects   It was so hot at the beach last week, I couldn’t even paint on the porch 😅 so … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fall Favorites

  I grew up in a household that loved to entertain and from the time I was a bride, LONG before there were such things as blogs or “tablescapes,” I have had a love for dishes and table setting…it is another art form for me, another way of creating something pleasing to the eye, and … Continue reading

Creations & Home Decor, Fall Football, Sunflower & Pumpkins

  With Labor Day in the rearview mirror and a lovely few days to myself, it was time to have a little decorating fun at the beach house         As much as I enjoyed the “Life is a Beach” Tree, now it’s time to change things up a bit with fall, football … Continue reading