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Creative Decorating

Permanent Posies’ Take on Yellow

August 11, 2010

This week at Alphabet Thursday/Rainbow Summer School, we are taking a look at the color yellow.  This is a primary color, as you well know.  However, the primary color of yellow is hard to determine.  I have several tubes of yellow in my  palette.   Some are warm and some are cool.  I took a photo [...]


The Shoppes at Brownstone Village

August 10, 2010

I had a great lunch the other day with an old friend of mine, Dian with  She turned me on to a great shopping mall called The Shoppes at Brownstone Village, where we had lunch and then walked around to get blog fodder do some window shopping.  I think Dian and I could talk [...]


The Little Pink Studio

August 7, 2010

I love to see artist studios or crafters studios.  They intrigue me.  I have shown you pictures of mine but I thought I would share photos of a blogger’s studio that I came across one day.  I fell in love with all the “pinkness”. If you look closely, you will see all sorts of boxes, [...]


Hat Boxes

August 6, 2010

Do you remember reading my post on boxes?  Well, I have many more boxes and thought I would share a few photos of my hat boxes. This first one belonged to my husband’s paternal grandmother and inside, a little surprise.  Two lovely old hats. This one belonged to his grandfather.  It is one of my [...]


My Kitchen is Like a Flea Market

July 21, 2010

Well, some people said goodbye to Alphabet Thursday last week.  Not me!  I couldn’t do without my blogger friends over there.  So, since we can do any letter this week, I am choosing K for Kitchen.  Check out some more great blogs over there….but not until you read mine first…ha. I am sure that some [...]


Awesome Vintage Images

July 20, 2010

Crazy For Draped Chairs

July 12, 2010

My daughter and I were discussing the fact that she wanted some breakfast room slipcovers for her chairs because she didn’t like the look of them any more.  She designed them in her head and was a making a plan for that.   Here is a photo of the room.  Notice her chalk board on the [...]


Little Boxes on a Hillside

June 21, 2010

Do you know that song?  I love little boxes….big boxes….tin boxes….colorful boxes…..hat boxes…..boxes, boxes, boxes.  I have a ton of them. So, I decided to gather of few of them up on the kitchen table and take pictures of them to share.  Maybe you will like them too. The box above is my newest treasure [...]


Oh What a Beautiful Bride

June 4, 2010

I have a ton of projects that just sit around hoping one day that I will jump on them.  I told you that my household is a bit chaotic.  Mind you, I am an empty-nester so it should be a breeze to be organized, particularly since I am at home most days.  This is not [...]


Cake Pedestals and Arrangements–Creative Tip Tuesday #2

June 1, 2010

Tip #1 for Creative Tip Tuesday (Click for details to enter a tip) I love using cake pedestals in decorating.  I stagger heights better with these when I have them in an arrangement.  They work well with domes and candles and they are particularly fun to stack on top of each other with a flower [...]

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