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Winter in the garden

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These past few days I have been locked up in my studio, knee deep in glitter, glue and wrapping paper. And I have loved every minute of it. I can’t show you yet what I have been up to, because I have been busy preparing for our St. Nicolaas fest. … [Continue reading...]

Yellow brick road?

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My street after today's autumn winds. To all my American friends: I wish you and your loved ones a Happy Thanksgiving!Enjoy the food, the company and the sentiment.   … [Continue reading...]

A lovely package from a lovely person

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My mailman had to ring my doorbell this weekend because he had a big beautiful package for me. A box full of surprises. What would be in it? I was so excited! I love packages, surprises and gifts. But then again who doesn’t? It was the give-away … [Continue reading...]

I am loving my new white cupboard

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I have given the little brown cupboard a Songbird makeover. As you can see it no longer is brown. If you can’t remember how it looked before you can see that here. Sorry vandaag geen vertaling. Ik laat de foto’s voor me spreken. I’m in love with the … [Continue reading...]

An autumnal birthday banner

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   Last week My Love celebrated his birthday. We celebrated it with a small get-together with family but I really wanted to give him at least one personalized gift. When I saw Sandy’s project of an autumn banner in artist class I knew what to do. … [Continue reading...]

How to revamp a shirt into a pillow

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Hi you guys, I’m back! We have been so busy! The preparations for the garage sale, the sale itself and then dealing with the late comers who decided days after that they wanted to buy something. But I am not complaining we did really well. On … [Continue reading...]

Garage sale

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Remember the big clear-out of my in-laws house? Well you didn’t think we were finished after getting 6 dumpsters of junk out of that house, now did you?! Or that my shopping sprees where I was thrifting at the in-laws got rid of anything good that … [Continue reading...]

Pillow Love

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I am really loving my blanket. The dark and stormy days of autumn have arrived and I just love to snuggle on the couch with a cup of tea, an interesting read and my new blanket. Mijn nieuwe zelfgemaakte deken bevalt erg goed. Hij is heerlijk zacht en … [Continue reading...]

Window Mistreatment

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Did you ever get yourself in trouble like this? I do it all the time. Take this example. A very dear friend of mine was coming over and would stay the night. So what did I do? Clean the house, change the sheets, go grocery shopping, fluff the house? … [Continue reading...]