One last hydrangea blast… with a little parade

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How did I get so lucky? I’ve been watching this hydrangea bush slowly go into hibernation for the winter, thinking I harvested every last flower I could. Until I saw a peek of blue. I opened the bush and found an entire stash inside, safely protected from the dew and frost! You know what that […]

Creating with amazing Alphabet Photos

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I LOVE the look and feel of old architectural elements from buildings and such.  So imagine my complete delight when I had the opportunity to play with an entire DVD full of them! In alphabet and number form no less. Jodi is the mastermind behind these very cool letters and offers them two different ways […]

A winter themed pennant valance

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I’ve always loved pennants / banners / buntings. What ARE they really called anyway? And mine happened quite by accident. On Wednesday I showed you how I made a cute little Christmas card HERE and one thing just led to another. My kitchen windows are curtainless, so when I went to go place the card […]

Chaos with junk storage

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Don’t these baskets look all orderly? As in, they’re stored in their perfect place, ready to be grabbed on a whim for a photo shoot? Well, that’s what I’ve been aiming to strive for the past few days. I’ve been putting in a few late nights in my downstairs office trying to make heads or […]

SNS Link Party #106 – vintage suitcases

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Next weekend’s theme will be banners / buntings / pennants. See you then! Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #105, the multi themed link party!  * Home Decor  * Crafts, / Sewing / Recipes * Theme of the week Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific. So, what can one do with vintage suitcases? Songbird […]

Blog to Biz ~ Accepting change

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 My dream sits in this beautiful bright sunshiny room. But first I must earn my way in there. Because first I need to fight my way through some baggage…. of both the physical and emotional kind. Tonight I’ve been busy letting go. I’ve had my sign and graphics career for 20 years now and a […]

All about LINK PARTIES / Part 1 ~ Party Etiquette

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Here I go hosting Party Junk, a link party every week and have NEVER offered a tutorial on how to link up to one. Or the expectations of the party.  Or what they even are! Well, today it’s time to change that. So many new bloggers are coming on board asking worthy questions and we […]

Junky fall mantel with… barbed wire?!?

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While most of you would no doubt drool over priceless antiques, a chunk of barbed wire had me salivating during a recent junkin’ trip. Surprised?!? 🙂 Especially with fancy schmancy camera angles and against the right backdrop.. totally drool worthy material here. Add a little rope, moss, leaves off the lawn and a scrumptious Jeanne […]