Yay, deck reveal day! Look at this sky down below, beautiful and there hasn't been many this spring. John did a fantastic job on our deck and I love it. This angle is out our kitchen door on to the deck with one step down. The little lattice gate John put together as… Continue reading New Deck and Flower Pretty
Hello everyone, I am going to be posting about our great room for the next few posts. Many changes have taken place and I am going to do something a bit different and start from the end and bring you to the beginning of the starting point of the changes. I had plans to add… Continue reading Our Fifth Wall
I decided it was time to make myself some pretty French pots. These are on our front porch and are very large. First, I gave these and nice wiping with a soft cloth and then lightly sanded them with a sanding sponge. I like to do this to all the pots I design' it gives… Continue reading Homemade French Pot for the Porch
Hello everyone, still cold and windy in NJ. Hoping some warmer sunny days will arrive soon. I decided to make a few changes in the kitchen. Today, I am going to share a French sign I made for my oven hood. I moved my cow head to a new spot I will show you… Continue reading French Addition
Finally, the apothecary chest I have been referring to for a LONG time now is ready for its debut! Below is a picture in its original state in our old home. I apologize for the photo, thank goodness I'm a bit better at photos now. A reminder, this piece is for my office a work in… Continue reading A Repurposed Love
Hello everyone, fair warning this is a LONG post. In the end, I it is worth seeing and reading this story. Let's get started, the plan, to take our kitchen table that you see below and sand it to the bare wood and stain dark walnut and give it an oil rubbed look. We did this technique… Continue reading A Kitchen Table Fail Turns Out Great!
Just a quick post regarding these little gems. Idea, to make these into napkin rings and I had the perfect person to make them for, Gail. My handyman John, stepped up and using his Dremal tool he cut these openings for a napkin to fit. A dry brushing with Old Ochre ASCP with a light sanding… Continue reading Pots to Napkin Rings
Hi everybody, it's been a long time since I made a visit. Momma said she was going in her office to post and I said No Way am I leaving my spot. After I posed for this picture, I rolled over for my normal position, BELLY RUB TIME!!! Reeses always goes with Momma in her office… Continue reading Gail’s Topiary