Home decorating from the 1920’s…part two

Okay, this has always been my favorite part when looking for magazines in that old rock house. I loved getting my hands on anything that had to do with decorating. Now I do love my crafting but that is mostly a hobby of mine. My true passion has always been home design and decorating. I…

1920’s magazine part 1….

Here it is, one of my treasures from that old rock house, a 1920’s magazine. I will try not to include the name because I am not promoting or getting anything from this, just want to share with all of you one of my treasures from that old rock house shed. I think it is…

Throwback Thursday-The rock house

Every time we take our trip up north to Our Little Red House we always pass a stone house on the side of the road. And every time we drive pass it, it takes me back to a time when my Swedish Uncle lived in a house very similar to this one. My uncle’s rock…

DIY_garden wreath

If you are ever in the need for some inexpensive and quick decorating ideas to decorate your home with when guests are stopping by then check outside to see what you can use to add some pretty to your homes. Anything can be used. Branches from a tree can be painted and displayed like sculptures…

Blogger Recognition award

Thank you Nicole at coolncreative17 (coolncreative.wordpress.com) for nominating me for the Blogger recognition award. Nicole’s site is about crafts, kids and kids shows, so for all you parents out there check out her site. It is also great for any of us that still are children at heart. Thanks again Nicole, very sweet of you…

Back to the high country

We got green everyone. If you read my last post on our trip to Our Little Red House then you will remember when I wrote about everything being dry and dead. It was a pretty sad post. The camp grounds were closed, the creeks were dry and there was dry yellow grass everywhere. Even the…

The benefits of crafting

Anyone who follows me knows I love my crafts. I love shopping, sharing, making, watching and even reading about crafts. This obsession of mine has been with me since I was a little girl. I used to invite neighbor kids over when I was little and during the summer months we would spend hours making…

Dollar day do over-teacup planter

Came across this set while out junking with my aunt in Mesa Arizona. I love the shops out in Mesa. They have a lot of really nice vintage items in their shops out there. Not sure if this vintage or not but I thought it would be a nice little planter for some of my…

Throwback Thursday-The photographer

Years ago in the 80’s when I was a teen I would meet a man that got me to want my first professional camera. It was during a trip to a little place called Salton Sea in California. Eight family members loaded up in an old RV that my father drove and we headed to…

Busy bees

The other morning while out doing my early morning swim I noticed my favorite cactus by the pool had two new flowers on it. I love these flowers because they are so huge. They only last one night, then they slowly drop away and off then leave a fruit behind. The birds love the fruit…