I’m going out of town this weekend to the Kickapoo Creek Wine feast downstate with some of my sis.ters. Were would I be without them… Time passes. Life happens. Distance separates. Children grow up. Jobs come and go. Love waxes and wanes. Men don’t do what they’re supposed to do. Hearts break. Parents die. Colleagues forget favors. Careers end. BUT………… Read More
Archives for August 2011
Last week I was at Aldi grocery store and headed over to the veggie/fruits section. Carts and carts of strawberries were being wheeled out. They were the best looking strawberries ever! As I looked over them my mind immediately flashed back to the Beatles song Strawberry Fields Forever…. It couldn’t be better timing since I am… Read More
During the decorating phase of our deck project I wanted to incorporate some textured pillow. I’ll be making them a on a budget. One day when I was at Hancock Fabric I was wandering around in the drapery section, and found Drapery Pencil Pleat Tape. Bingo – this would provide me the look I was after! Texture, unique and… Read More
I’m so excited. I just signed up to go to Haven 2012. I can’t wait to meet everyone. Are you going?
With route in hand I headed out the door for my weekly Friday garage sale excursions! I’ve been feeling a little run down lately (not a hot weather girl) so I was only going to hit a few in my immediate area. After picking up an item or two I was thinking maybe I’ll just head back home. But… Read More
For me the best part of any project begins, now! The part when you start pulling everything together. Pulling the colors, furniture, decorations, material and all the other finishing touches into a total look. I love this part! It’s bringing the “you” to the project. I’ve spent the last two weeks returning linens, searching for new, and finding more thrifty… Read More
Hi everyone, …So, I’ve put together a tutorial (basic, my 1st one) for you. I’ll try and explain the process the best I can. Being a newbie to blogging I realized I didn’t take enough pictures (won’t happen again?) on all the steps. Our deck sits 2 feet higher off the ground than our neighbors. We want PRIVACY when… Read More