Tuesday, February 18, 2014

A thief!



                             Do you have any story about Cardinal? We have a Cardinal that knocked on our window for the past year! He really loves our succulents!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Are you ready! Happy Valentine!










                                                Happy Heart Day






             ....enjoy the sweetness of that beautiful holiday 



     


Saturday, February 8, 2014

Many friends asked about my kitchen and my island!

     Before..

under construction....
     .....   building an island with vintage elements.....


         ...love my design and very practical, great for baking!
                        .....we added a window, great corner to check recipes and mails...
                .... we love benches, farm table and french settee! Vintage " Dame Jeanne" jugs!

        love urn, bring the outside in!

   
  ........  love the island, we added lights...
         great display for all the dishes, an everyday use!



                    one vintage architectural detail on the island....

  ..............proud to be featured in "Flea Market Décor" many requests for photos of the kitchen!
                Hope that you like the tour! Enjoy!

Monday, February 3, 2014

Playing with gelatin prints with my friend Lois!


....this is the plaque of gelatin that we used to make prints! Following Jenn Mason workshop!
   some of our paper "art"!

                           .... fun to try on fabric, her we used muslin! Printing old keys and fern!

     ...can you see the feathers? Different effects, more faded! I like it!

   .....  close up of the print of the keys and a flower!

      print of a twig of rosemary...


         ..great start.... we will play more!

   this shows you how thick is the gelatin! Worked very well! Have fun!

Saturday, February 1, 2014

An amazing day of antiquing with Marta!












                 You can find all kind of "goodies" at the "Lonestar Antiques, the Vineyards Antique Mall...




                .... and at Mainstreet Antique of Old....





             and at "Golightly's Gallery and antiques....


    ..... you can find everything you need for your home! I had an amazing time....well we got a little lost...but we found our way back home!