Tablescapes, MacPumpkin Octoberfest

  I have been enjoying  Fanciful Pumpkins so much in my Fall decor         I call them MacPumpkins because they were inspired by MacKenzie-Childs         Time to bring them to the table!         I displayed them “bakery” style, perched on cake stands of different heights   … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Fun in the Sun

  Ahh Summertime!! My fellow MacKenzie-Childs loving Traveling Toters are sharing tales of summer fun today My tote, “Miss Coquille” and & I are spending our summer doing the usual back and forthing between the “city” and the “sea”           In the “city” we have been watching the progress of my … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Pink Roses

        I know I’ve been on a floral kick lately, but I promise I’m working on some landscapes and other stuff I hope to share with you soon         These roses were inspired by a MacKenzie-Childs floral rug       And a large bud painted on the wall … Continue reading

Tales of The Traveling Tote, #19, June

  Welcome June and Tales of the Traveling Tote #19!     The Traveling Tote Group is composed of 11 Mad for MacKenzie-Childs gals who all have the same tote.  Every season we post adventures we’ve had with our totes to share a little part of our worlds and give readers a chance to win … Continue reading

Creations, Chef MacPig

  After discovering I have a sudden passion for pigs         I started a little collection         One pig, a chef, I’ve had for years         He has loyally staffed my kitchen and held anything I asked him too         I decided he … Continue reading

Tablescapes, “MacCarrot”

  Today’s table is sort of an Ode to MacKenzie-Childs         MacKenzie-Childs has always appealed to me because of the creative ways their wonderful things are designed and painted         Their signature black & white check literally goes with anything, even bunnies and Easter eggs!         … Continue reading

Creations, Spring “MacCarrot” Swag

  I have been having a lot of crafty fun lately, inspired by my long time favorite MacKenzie-Childs Last week I shared a tutorial for bunnies and eggs       When a new MacKenzie-Childs catalog arrives, I pour over every page, so many whimsical wonderful things! This 24 Carat Swag caught my eye   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Black & White Checked Bunnies & Eggs

  Today we are going to paint bunnies   Florabunny     But not on paper   Rosie the Rabbit     Actual bunnies!         How sweet are these??         Inspired by Etsy and MacKenzie Childs       I started with a trip to Hobby Lobby and found … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Where In the World …

  Hello! Welcome to  “Where in the World …” a new Tales of the Traveling Tote adventure! The Tales of the Traveling Tote group is made up of 12 McKenzie-Childs loving ladies who all happen to have the same tote bag that we love to photograph in various places         Back in … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, MacKenzie-Childs inspired Fall Crafts

This has been a stressful week in the South, and I am happy to report that our little piece of Gulf Coast paradise was spared this time, but my heart aches for everyone suffering from the incredible devastation from Hurricane Michael…many many prayers for my eastern neighbors, Georgia and the Carolinas and now Virginia! Unbelievable … Continue reading

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