I spent entirely too much time on Pinterest. I’ll just put that information out there. It’s probably not news to most people. Anyhoo. Lately I’ve been looking at Christmas crafts and posting them to my Christmas ideas section in the “diy craft make” board. These recycled jewelry trees caught my eye. Between projects last week, […]
Sometimes when my depression is bothersome, I retreat into my phone. Not a good idea if I open a game, which is why to do that I have to download one. Pinning is not quite the same as playing a game: in the end, there’s a board of ideas. So I’ve added ideas to a
Happy Spring! We are getting gorgeous weather here in Louisiana. The pollen count is through the roof, but pollen is a necessary part of nature. Richard left a patch of clover to encourage the bees, and a few butterflies are flitting around. Even the hummers are coming home. It’s definitely spring!
Do you struggle to keep teal and turquoise in line? I know I do. I tend to get the names mixed up, but it doesn’t help at all that either can be dark or light. And then there’s aqua. Both have blue and green pigments, but teal is blue-green (blue mixed into a green base)
Richard and Adam have planted corn in their gardens. It’s now popping out of the ground at a steady pace. And the chickens are wanting to help thin out the little green and yellow shoots. This means they’ve been taking turns on “chicken watch.” Literally standing around the yard and watching that the chickens don’t get into the rows of sprouts. It’s a hilarious image, except that I see it every day. This. My life.
Pastels always remind me of spring. I suppose it’s the colors of flowers opening (think tulips), Easter eggs, Sunday dresses, and so on. I love brights and especially jewels, but pastels also have a place in my heart. Honestly, it’s probably all colors. I remember when lime green was just the ugliest of colors, but
I realize that the Dream Big panels have lost some of their popularity, but I still think they are wonderful. I love the possiblilities that they present. And especially love to look at them for quilting ideas. That’s what I’m thinking of tonight as I get ready to (finally!) quilt my Sugaridoo quilt. More on
Some followers have been hanging out with me for, well, let’s just say a long time. I always appreciate followers, so I want to go back down the list (how far back is a mystery) and say thanks with a shoutout to them. Pam Jones has a board titled “Coastal Living” that I think you’ll