Fearless Friday, Easter Egg Fun!

  A little Easter fun today with doodles       I first drew some very wonky eggs, added Easter grass and patterns, colored everything and topped it all with a sprinkle of jelly beans       Very fun!         Next I played with watercolor, making colored washes for eggs   … Continue reading

Holidays, hippity hop, Easter is on it’s way!

  We usually celebrate Easter at the beach, but this year everybody has too much going on…         We decided to combine Easter with Charlie Brown’s birthday, April 16,  and have some family fun next Saturday afternoon…a birthday party Easter Egg Hunt!       CC and Charlie Brown’s other grandmother is … 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

Recipe Box, Sunny Side Up Brunch Pizza

  This tasty egg topped naan pizza makes a great brunch/lunch treat Make it for 1 or for many!         You can assemble one in mere minutes         Naan bread, pesto, fresh asparagus, Gruyère cheese, pine nuts and an egg         Spread on a nice layer … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Blushing Bunnies

  Welcome to Celebrate & Decorate’s annual Easter Tablescape Hop!  🐇 Clever, crafty Chloe works so hard to put these hops together Thank you Chloe!         Lots of fabulous Easter tables to see this week!           My table is full of blushing bunnies and flowers       … Continue reading

Holidays, Bring on the Bunnies!

  Now that Spring has arrived I will be hopping back a forth a bit between the “city” and the coast I have holiday decor for both houses It’s time to bring out the bunnies!         I did a little decorating in the city A frolicking Spring vignette in the hall   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Casual Bouquet

  After taking an art workshop recently, I couldn’t wait to get back to my own easel, and my own painting style!         During the workshop I experimented with painting on a new surface, Ampersand gessoboard This is really becoming popular with professional artists because of it’s durability and it’s much easier … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Oink Oink

  It’s a Piggy Palooza!         It all started when I fell in love with the tin MKC farm animals         Last Spring I fell hard for the MKC pink tin pig Polka dot ears on the front, striped on the back matching his feet and tail     … Continue reading

Holidays, St. Patrick’s Day and Spring Chick Baskets

  Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ☘️         Today is CC’s 6th birthday!       We celebrated yesterday with a birthday party at a dance studio, she had so much fun and even the boys joined in Sequined baseball caps and jazz glasses         I also have 3 really … Continue reading

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