Boy does summer get busy! I intended to write this a couple of weeks ago but apparently I've had other things to do. I love sitting on my deck, aka my Happy Place. It's my favorite spot to spend time. During the summer anything I can do from eating to working, I do out on … Continue reading Happy Place Upgrade
It's amazing what a little paint, contact paper and elbow grease can do for a space.
My house is bursting at the seams. Currently we are sharing our living space with my daughter's family, and that can make even a large farmhouse seem a bit small. Under normal circumstances it's challenging to find a quiet space to craft, write or read and things just got even more difficult. I have a … Continue reading Appreciating Tight Spaces
Now that the hubbub of the holiday season is behind us, it's time to get back in the swing of things and start writing and creating on the regular again. I haven't done much writing, but I have been creating because Santa (my hubby) was really good to me this year. I got new tools! … Continue reading New Toys For Christmas
I am currently on a cross country adventure, but I thought I'd quickly share a project I finished before I hit the road. I'm not a seamstress. This will not be a sewing tutorial; you do not want to learn how to sew from me! That being said, I'm pretty proud of this finished product. … Continue reading Sew Proud
I am very fond of the current farmhouse decor trend, especially all the Christmas stuff. (I mean I do live in a farmhouse, so...) I have seen vintage inspired tree farm signs EVERYWHERE and I decided I wanted to make one of my own so I could personalize it. And, as we all know, I … Continue reading Christmas Tree Farm Sign
I've been working on a couple of thrift store finds that I'm quite excited about. I'm turning two candle holders into plant holders...plant art...plant sculpture? I'm not sure what to call them, but I'm pretty happy with the end result. The first one is a wall mounted piece that cost me about three dollars. It … Continue reading Green Thumb
Life has been busy. I started a new job and am studying for certification exams; it hasn't left much time for creating or writing. But today I got inspired. My daughter got married in May and like most newlyweds, she doesn't have many Christmas decorations and she loves Christmas...so I made her some. The letters … Continue reading Feeling inspired