Bella Rustica, the day of

All was silent as the doors were about to burst open at Bella Rustica.  I got there early with Linda so while things were quiet, I quickly started snapping pictures. I wasn’t sure how much camera time I’d have this round, and I ended up being right. I got the inside in just the nick of […]

Biz cards, bloggers and Bella Rustica linkup!

Oh goodness gang… my Bella Rustica weekend is fast approaching! I’m flying in a week early on Sunday AM to help decorate the show as well as take in some Tennessee sights and sunsets. The saying ‘there’s nothing like a deadline’ has certainly rung true many times over this round. Here’s what’s been going down… […]

A walk through Franklin, in Nashville, Tennessee

Last September when I attended Bella Rustica near Nashville, Tennessee, I had the extreme pleasure of taking in a little Franklin touring with a local friend. Wikipedia reference of Franklin, Tennessee HERE.   Wikipedia reference of Nashville, Tennessee HERE. I met Sandy Leeper at Bella when we were both preparing the barns for the show. We struck […]

A winter ladder plant stand, with memories attached

  I wasn’t ready to take down the Christmas decorating when I did. The house was decked out so full and pretty, with the Christmas ladder tree, and Christmas tree forest in a crate, and nothing was really in the way. However once I started cleaning up, it felt strange to have only parts disappear. […]

Vintage typewriter Christmas centrepiece – 12 Days Day 7

I personally believe anything can look like Christmas. Even an old vintage typewriter. Isn’t she a beauty? This could be used as both a vignette or centrepiece. This little find was landed in late summer from The Back Porch for a whoppin’ $18.00. And it’s been in my garage ever since. I just didn’t take […]