Welcome To My Cozy Porch

Last weekend I painted my ugly front door It was hideous as you might recall It’s okay…my feelings won’t be hurt if you agree with me So this week, day by day, I fluffed I added a chair that I had in my kitchen It was dubbed the “queen’s chair” because that is where IContinue reading “Welcome To My Cozy Porch”

Oh Happy Day!

“Happy Birthday Haley” It’s a glorious day! Could you say no to this face? I can’t…and rarely do. So when she asked me so sweetly one day; “Grandma, can you make a skirt for me?” Of course I said yes. and when she brought me this dress and said; “out of this?” I said…Yes! TossingContinue reading “Oh Happy Day!”

Mending Through Prayer

This year when it came time for buying school clothes we made some changes to the usual yearly ritual.  I don’t find any particular joy in shopping for clothes. In fact I find it really close to brutal torture. (drama) When we were offered an opportunity to paint the inside of our oldest daughter’s rentalContinue reading “Mending Through Prayer”

Forever in Blue Jeans! [bluejean skirt tutorial]

I will be forever in blue jeans Maybe it’s just my era, I was born at the very end of 1959 That means I grew up in the 60’s and 70’s and I was a blue jean babe…loved them and still do. I prefer my feet to be bare and my jeans to be faded,Continue reading “Forever in Blue Jeans! [bluejean skirt tutorial]”

Nifty Thrify {No Sew Curtains} Tutorial

Yes…I can sew. But why sew if I don’t have to? Plus I just needed a quick fix for some privacy and to filter the bright ((hot)) morning sun. I came up with an easy, inexpensive solution. No it’s not original, nor are they permanent and you might even wonder why I even bothered whenContinue reading “Nifty Thrify {No Sew Curtains} Tutorial”

Sharing Some Fun & Favorites

“Join the celebration over at Funky Junk Interiors“ Every party has Games…Food…Prizes this one is no different! Come join the fun The sponsor of the first prize give a way is Tangerine Totes you get to choose between two… what to do..what to do.. this was my decision if I won. but if I don’tContinue reading “Sharing Some Fun & Favorites”

We’re Feel’n Scrappy!

A few months ago I was introduced to a wonderful person through one of my Etsy team forums.  She has a shop on Etsy called AMKreations.   I have met so many wonderful women through Etsy. Note: It was after I began this post that I realize that Anita has taken some time off from herContinue reading “We’re Feel’n Scrappy!”

Click, Crop, Fill’r Up!

Finally uploaded all of my wall cross and other Rustique Art pictures onto my flickr page. It only took me….hmmm 4 hours!!!! That was just uploading, tagging and sorting into sets. Which by the way is so amazing. Love it….it’s like organizing your underwear drawer. 🙂 I just want to keep going back and lookingContinue reading “Click, Crop, Fill’r Up!”