Tablescapes, Holiday Woodland

  I seem to be decorating backwards this year šŸ˜‚     Our tree is still in a bucket of water outside but the dining room table is ready for Christmas Eve!       Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate Christmas Tablescape Blog Hop     Chloe keeps us hopping every season when … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Hand Painted Angel Tags

Angels are so pretty for the holidays     And this simple angel design is one of my favorites     Pink dot cheeks are optionalĀ Ā  šŸ˜Š     This fun little craft will add some love to your holiday gifts             Step 1     Paint a large dot … Continue reading

Creations, Painting Watermelons, Lemons, & Limes

Now that it’s officially summer, let’s paint some summer watermelon, lemons and limes If you can paint a triangle, you’re all set! For watermelon I use white, pink and a touch of red for the fruit and yellow and green for the rind Dip your brush in pink, then white, then a touch of red, … Continue reading

Creations, Recipe for Easy Gift Wrapping

ThisĀ  post is all about gift wrapping, but first I want to mention another kind of “wrapping,” this slip covered chair in my studio This chair was featured yesterday on The Dedicated House, Before and After Wednesday Please pop over and give Kathryn a visit, her blog is full of fabulous decorating ideas, tips, and … Continue reading

Creations, gift wrapping

Remember that freezer paper I discovered recently? [see August 24] I have been putting it to good use lately… it is great for wrapping gifts!Ā  Obviously ANY ribbon you have will work, and you can use it for boy, girl, adult, child, anyone.Ā  Tie on an extra treat with the bow or tuckĀ  in a … Continue reading

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