Creations, Pink Ribboned Watering Can Wreath

So much to do, so little time!     I’ve been busy back and forthing, and wanted to hang something for spring on my door, that could stay up through April     I combined the watering can from the Spring Watering Can¬†Wreath with the Spring Wreath Redo from several years ago,     Birds … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Just Dance…

ūüćĬ† Happy St. Patrick’s Day!¬† ūüćÄ     Today is also CC’s 4th birthday! Wasn’t it only yesterday that she was turning 1?     CC is quite a little artist herself, and she also loves to dance     Just dance!     Her mom asked me to do a watercolor ballet dress for … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Heartbeat

This painting was commissioned by a special friend, {who also keeps my hair magically blonde} for her new space in an upscale French themed salon     She wanted an abstract that was sophisticated, yet pretty, interesting, but not too busy… Something to remind her to keep calm and carry on…   We looked at … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Island buffet with Nora Fleming flatware caddy

“I thought your New Year’s Resolution was to not buy anything,” he said     “It is!”¬† I assured him     “You sure are getting a lot of boxes…” he said     Here’s the thing, in January one of my BFFs from Minnesota came for a visit and she told me about this … Continue reading

Random Recipe Ideas & a Winner!

We have winners! ¬†Thank you all so much for visiting, commenting, and supporting my new venture, Society6! As much as I love cooking and creating in the kitchen, my true passion is art Lately I have been¬†taking shortcuts, still making tempting dishes, but¬†leaving ¬†more¬†time and energy for painting and crafting… February is truly a short … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Jester

It’s all about Mardi Gras here this week, local parades this weekend thru¬†Fat Tuesday       Even CC caught the Mardi Gras bug and did an abstract watercolor in purple, green and gold…obviously inspired by the colors she saw all around her       I’ve had so much fun crocheting lately and I … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Spring Tease Giveaway!

We have had some really warm weather for February, with 74 degrees on Sunday     The guys had not one, but 2 grills going, ¬†so thankful that it’s rarely snowing…     My thoughts of spring were¬†tabletop     So throughout the house, I proceeded to shop     A pot with grass and … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Winter Basket and a Special Sale

For years I volunteered at an organization that raised money for a local children’s museum and the main fund raiser was selling Valentine baskets Every year we put bought items in bulk for¬†5 different baskets, geared to children, teenagers, women, men, and deluxe baskets for anyone. ¬†It took weeks to assemble these hundreds of baskets, … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Drippy Bouquet

Let’s be fearless today and play¬†with watercolor       Lots of fun things¬†¬†happen when you let the¬†paint¬†drip, run, and splatter…             step 1: light wash for each flower   step 2: add stems   step 3: a red rose swoosh   step 4: an orange swoosh and some dots … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Simply Citrus

I’ve been focusing on citrus this month and even though we painted citrus tags last week, I was itching to paint some citrus with watercolor     Just simple shapes and colors     I painted the whole fruits with the wet into wet technique, painting the shape and then dropping in deeper colors with … Continue reading

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