Friday, December 25, 2009

A Few festive birdies

Merry Christmas!
It wouldn't be right not to decorate with a few birds during the holidays.
A couple of lovebirds adorn the top of the small tree at the table for the grandkids.

Another bird is resting on a berry wreath nearby.

I placed some birds on one of my natural trees so when the lights twinkle each bird lights up. My Dear Hubby did his "eyeroll" at me when I showed him what I had done...

Molly gave me the idea for the ornaments hanging on plates.
Bird plates of course!

I thought this would be most fitting since it is the first Christmas without my mother.

The family celebrated Christmas at my Dad's lakehouse along with good food, good fun and most important a good Faith. Even the unusual blizzard could not keep us apart. We missed my mother, but all 0f the Holiday memories she gave us over the years were there for us to have, always...

Sunday, December 13, 2009

The Talented Molly B

I thought I would share a few pictures of my friend Molly's house that I took a couple of years ago. She so graciously had our Old Homes Group over for the December meeting. What a treat! Most of us stayed around long after our meeting and gift exchange. We felt sooo at home.

Every nook and cranny had a touch of Christmas. Such eye candy to nibble on with every glance.

This display of Ironstone plates cleverly dressed was one of my favorites....

Down the hall was Molly's bedroom. Well done (of course) in dreamy robin egg blue walls with black and white accents.

Molly is an accomplished seamstress. Her pillows are her stars. She sells them through her blog.

Thanks Molly for a precious Christmas memory filled with the joy of good friends, good food and a beautiful home and hostess!!

Friday, December 4, 2009

Need more hours in the day...

I have more to do today than hours in the day. Does anyone else need 36 hour days right now? I do not have time to blog, but I thought it would get me off on a good foot for the day. Starting and finishing a post is always a good feeling of completion. Hopefully this will influence my to do list. Of course I have so many photos I want to post, it is overwhelming when I try to figure out what to put out there next. My Nana blog is way behind because I have a million pictures to share, and I just do not know where to begin!

Photos of my McKinney booth are always easy to come up with, because I try to take pictures every time I add new stuff. I keep my inventory on my computer, but my brain also needs a visual inventory.
In the above photo I have old piano music coming out of the side of an old sewing drawer. I love to scatter the paper around . You have to read the words from the bottom to the top for them to make sense. This piece says...

"Girl of my dreams, I love you."

During this hectic season, remember to play!

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

I Ella-embellished this oval vintage frame last night so I could put it in my booth in McKinney to sell. Well, it made it as far as my bathroom wall... I think I might just keep it for myself.
We'll see...