Greetings loved ones. October 1 has come and gone which means it's full throttle on the Halloween decorations. Amiright? In years past I have settled for some pumpkins and spider webs but this year I wanted something a little more substantial. Something spooky. Something...skeletal. Isn't it weird how he looks like he is dancing and laughing? If I had come back … Read More.
Yesterday marked the first day of fall and so begins the annual PUMPKIN SPECTACULAR. This weekend I'm clearing off a credenza and filling with all the weird and sparkly skulls and gourds I have collected and made over the years. Maybe there will be a spooky movie in the background and a scented candle going and maybe some pie and holy cats it is going to be AMAZING. Listen, … Read More.
A few years ago I started getting emails from product companies about chalk paint. Chalk paint this, chalk paint that. It was, dare I use the word; trendy. The advantage of chalk paint over other sorts of furniture paint was that, in addition to a soft matte finish, the application process was far more forgiving than regular paint. Minimal prep work, less-noticeable brush … Read More.
With barbecue season on its way out the door, it's time to bring entertaining indoors. Welcome your friends. Treat your family. Invite your neighbors. Celebrate the … Read More.
*Whooosh!* Did you hear that? That was the sound of summer getting up and leaving. Says she's only going to get a sandwich and "I'll be back in a minute." but … Read More.
Greetings from 92F heat and 80% humidity! It's hot and steamy but, oddly enough, I am having a great time. I currently type this from the pleasantry of my … Read More.
It's been a while. How are you? Despite my lack of posts last week, I'm alive and well, although, kinda grossed out at the general state of humanity right … Read More.
I may have a problem with decorative trays. I like them more than they like me. If I see a good looking tray at a reasonable price, there is a more than reasonable … Read More.
Three things I love about Summer: Margaritas, caftans, and outdoor crafts. I'm proud to say this project involved all three! Did I mention this one involves … Read More.