Side Door Guests are Best! Summer edition 🇺🇸🌸🌺🌿

We’ve had this chalkboard at the side door for years now and even tho people have moved on from the chalkboard trend- I haven’t!! Maybe it’s the teacher in me…but it’s just too fun and customizable! This is what we’ve had for awhile. I love layering the rugs! It makes such a difference….look how the…

Week in the Life

THURSDAY, April 22 Got up early – read in Proverbs Had unusual energy! unloaded dishwasher, make skye breakfast (that she doesn’t eat) Leave at 8:00, skye drives Drop her, listen to a podcast in the car Go home and eat breakfast -nuts, berries, peanut butter Read in my One Year Bible. Make bacon for lunch,…

2013 art scene at our house

Looking back at old photos…2013 was a big year for art. It was fun to decorate our homeschool classroom (the bonus room upstairs) There were lots of cakes; rainbow for Skye, angry birds for Wil, painting cakes, and a terrarium for Wes. That was the year Wes planted terrariums for his science project and someone…

Gallery Walls in our House

A gallery wall is loosely defined as a collection of items: framed artwork, photographs, and personal treasures hung in a grouping. That could probably describe every wall in our house 😉 My favorite combinations are mirrors plus floral art plus family photos The newest gallery wall in our house the bathroom, was so fun because…

Snapshots of everyday Life

Progress on the bathroom! Painting and watching Design Star next generation (Arianna was my favorite!!) I help Skye flat iron her hair some days before school and I know I’m going to miss that!!! Still loving the One Year Bible! Luke 6:27-38 BLEW me away yesterday! Figuring out art for the bathroom… Cleaning brushes… Some…

inspiration from Martha…(plus a little gnome)

Went to a thrift store the other day and found some Martha Stewart Living magazines. Brought back good memories, because when I graduated from college and went to Guam to teach, Martha Stewart was my biggest inspiration!!! I got a ton of ideas from her magazines, made her recipes, cut out pictures from the magazines…

recent work 🧶🎨

I’ve been having fun felting and painting, enjoying the light coming into the studio…my favorite is the hoop with the black background and the little red polka dot mushroom. I have the best job ever! So thankful for the people who buy my art….it makes me so happy. The cheesy award goes to “I love…

Valentines and catch up 💕

Valentine’s was sweet; Dave and I went to Panera on Saturday for an early valentine lunch and got soup in a bread bowl which was sooooo cozy and perfect because it’s been so rainy and cold. I found these cute scrabble tiles at my new shop, Bexley House!!! It is the cutest shop on Main…