A Colorful Rainbow Hop … Extravagant Orange

“May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day. May songbirds serenade you every step along the way. May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that’s always blue. And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.” Irish Blessing What a beautiful blessing on this St. Patty’s Day. […]

Looking forward to a FairyGARDEN

We are in another snowy Kentucky weather situation this week. I bundled up and tromped outside in my snow boots to share some bread crumbs and pretzels with my songbird friends. Fresh air! Cold but inviting. Sunshine! Warm, even in the cold. I selfishly plucked and crushed some of the leaves of perennials, just to […]

A quick Saturday CAN CAN

Here is a quick little project that can repurpose a CAN. Speaking of CAN CANS: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lK0gYi1YEZ8 I am saving our empty formula cans, as I am sure that they will come in handy for craft storage. Here is the first project: Gather up: fabric and coordinating ribbon, a clean can, adhesive of choice. Instructions: Remove […]

A glittery jingle bell vintage inspired contemporary ORNAMENT

Well, that was a mouthful of a title, huh? I have had so much fun dreaming up and crafting these ornaments for the young ladies in my family. I gathered up a bit of this and a bit of that and I love the end result. Vintage-inspired-contemporary is how I would best describe the finished […]

Sculpey Clay, Artist Laura Kelly and My Sweetheart Life Tiny Ornament Linky Party

How sweet and how fun! A linky party with a group of artists and designers sculpting tiny ornaments out of Sculpey clay, and a handful of brightly colored buttons from Buttons Galore and More Laura Kelly Collection. Here we gooooo… Ideas, ideas, ideas!!! So many darling ideas! Santas, snowmen, angels, candy canes… All lend themselves […]

A Pumpkin A Day (8)

Oh, for the love of elegance. Elegance in nature takes my breath away. White pumpkins. Elegance unadorned. I love white pumpkins! They lend themselves to so many decorating variations. Pairing white pumpkins with various objects can change the whole look and the vignette can transform from autumn beach theme, to bejeweled elegance, to dried flower […]

A Pumpkin A Day (5)

Oh Happy Day! This pumpkin will be painted upon my return to Kentucky (yes, I’m still at the beach) ImMeDiAtEly! Thanks to http://www.feelinglovesome.blogspot.com for the idea! Paint a pumpkin with chalkboard paint. Brilliant! I think I’ll get a box of colored chalk and an Autumn theme bowl to put the chalk in. I can already […]