Legend Meets Grand-ma-ma Hope your week is off to a wonderful start! Love candid photos? Join me at Wordless Wednesday – here and here – this week!
How do you define vintage? I am not a purist. For me, style is not always measured by age or appearance. The most important qualities for me are the feelings the piece evokes. Does the piece transport you back to a different place and time? Does it resurrect memories that are long forgotten? Does it help […]
A few weeks ago, while taking the What’s On Your Workspace Wednesday tour, I came across a headline on Wipso’s blog that caught my eye. It was entitled A Flying Elephant and it featured Lulu, an adorable, Australia-bound pink elephant! So, I wanted to share that I have an adorable pink elephant of my own […]
A Multi-Challenge Sympathy Card September is a month I associate with loss, so as soon as I saw Elephantastic’s challenge to make a Remembrance / Sympathy card, I knew I wanted to create something beautiful, uplifting, and comforting. Interior of Card I used these challenges as inspiration during the design process: Anything Goes Challenge Blog Week 14: Say It With […]
Strawberry Almond Chocolate Chunk Coffee Cake This week, while flipping through our cookbook collection, a photo from William’s Sonoma Holiday Favorites caught my husband’s eye. The picture that whetted his appetite was an Apricot-Almond Chocolate Chunk Coffee Ring. However, my husband isn’t a fan of apricots, so we tweaked the recipe here and […]
Vintage Treasures from Sharon at Amelia Rose Cottage I have always loved art and trinkets that remind me of another era. Perhaps its because I grew up in historic areas surrounded by old homes filled with treasures from the past. Perhaps its because, over the years, I’ve found myself lost in one too many novels that have […]
Lounging Legend Click for more Wordless Wednesday photos. Celebrate your pets this Friday, September 3rd at Furry First Fridays.
Anna Griffin Die Cuts The other night, while watching TV, I got an idea for making cards featuring floral die cuts. So, I went digging thru my stash until I found what I was looking for – several sheets of beautiful Anna Griffin die cuts that I’d been saving for a future play day! I started gathering supplies and […]
Birthday Card by Anna Nikander This month, I celebrated another birthday. Among other things, I received some beautiful cards from my friends at Scrapbook Place! Birthday Card by Mary Kirchherr Now, to commemorate the occasion, I’d like to give you, my awesome followers, a special gift to thank you for the joy you bring me each […]
Chocolate Almond Cheesecake If you’re looking for an elegant dessert to serve for a special occasion, why not give this Chocolate Almond Cheesecake a try? My husband recently surprised me with this dessert – he presented it to me as an alternative to a traditional birthday cake – and it became an instant favorite among […]
Thru A Kitten’s Eyes I took this photo of Tsunami a few weeks after he arrived in our home. He had finally acclimated to his new environment and begun to explore the world around him. One day, he discovered that he had grown just enough to discover a ledge he had never noticed before. “What’s this?” […]