Fearless Friday, “Reflections”

  I have been crazy for tulips lately, and that includes drawing and painting them         I found a picture of vases of tulips on a window sill and couldn’t get to my studio fast enough         I was eager to try another painting with a red underpainting {the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Blushing Bunnies

  Welcome to Celebrate & Decorate’s annual Easter Tablescape Hop!ย  ๐Ÿ‡ 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

Home Decor, The Case of the Curious Tulips

  We have had such a rainy, dreary winter in the South I’ve been filling my house with colorful flowers           Roses, daffodils tulips         I’ve never been especially drawn to tulips until I got some for Valentine’s day         Darling Daughter & Nicest Guy … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pink Kisses

  Happy Valentine’s Day!         My sweet daughter and son in law gave me these gorgeous flowers last weekend         Pinky red tulips and a hydrangea, plus a white and pale pink hydrangea, in a frosted hot pink vase… Swoon!         Tones of red, pinks and … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Dancing Tulips

  Here’s a fun way to approach a subject, break it down into simple shapes                                   Try layering your marker colors to create a new color                           … Continue reading

Creations, Spring Wreath Recycle

I am trying to purge and not buy new, so poking around some of my tired craft stash, I decided to bring some new life to these tulips and semi dissembled wreath           The burlap tulips were tired from their stint in the Door Umbrella,ย  a little faded and worn   … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Welcome Summer!

  Can you think of a better way     To celebrate summer than with an ice cream sundae?           And flowers of course, oh the power of flowers!       Bloom upon bloom     Fill every room       Come have a seat,       It’s … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Have your Centerpiece & eat it too!

      With nothing particular in mind, I hit the produce dept of my regular grocery store and loaded my cart with favorites and freshest…     Fat rosy radishes, a giant cabbage, a big artichoke, parsley, asparagus, bright orange carrots, along with simple white tulips, orange tipped spray roses, and a pot of … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Spring!

This is my favorite day of the year, the first day of Spring!     It means bunnies and tulips     and more Tulips       And more tulips!     Time for Refreshing Spaces for Spring     April Showers   and getting a Little Fancy   Greening grass,ย  an Easter Egg … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Easter!

Happy Easter, Happy Spring, Happy Everything! Tulips are one of the universal signs of spring so I thought I’d show you an easy way to paint them~ You can have flowers blooming all the time on a bowl on a window sill on a stemmed glass Easy Peasy Start with a fat brush and two … Continue reading

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