Author Archives: Sue@MyArtsDesire

About Sue@MyArtsDesire

Married to my high school sweetie...mother to three children and two have flown the nest. Enjoy all things vintage, flowers/gardening, nature, photography, collecting, crafty-artsy pursuits, reading, fluffing our nest, traveling, laughing, sunshine, and people. And more. My Christian faith is the bedrock of my being.

I wish….

I wish that I weren’t so WISHY-WASHY!!! I’ve decided to stay with my Typepad blog after all….find the rest of this post over there Sorry!!!! Advertisements

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Treasures found…

Rarely does a day pass when I don’t venture into the out of doors. Soaking up some warm sunshine, and in season, gathering a few flowers and offerings of nature to bring indoors. We are blessed in Northern Georgia with a … Continue reading

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From a little cottage…

…nestled in the mountains of Colorado, to the piedmont region of the Appalachians, came this sweet little petit point cross-stitched topiary! ZuZu, one of the sweet friends I’ve made through blogging, mailed this to me. It was a thank you gesture for having sent … Continue reading

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Why God Made Mothers

  …how time flies…blink, and we’re now well into May. My days have been jam packed with fun, and the not-so-fun…in other words, life. One of the funs is my continued love of taking photos.  Today, to wish my sweet bloggie friends a … Continue reading

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A whole lot of painting going on…

  Way back yonder I dragged this steal of a deal home from an antique store. It was painted a lemony yellow…not a color that will blend with my new decorating direction. First coat of the Annie Sloan chalk paint … Continue reading

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

 I first read about this paint on Miss Mustard Seed's blog. Oh my…. No sanding, no primer, no nothing needed before you paint a piece of furniture. Seriously? Even over varnish? Even over varnish. After watching this video on her … Continue reading

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Texture Tuesday at Kim Klassen Cafe

 Oh YIPPEEE SKIPPEEEE! Been so busy catching up on real life [meaning less computer time] that I almost missed the news about Kim's newest inspiring adventure, TEXTURE TUESDAY! I'm also known to spend way too much time out of doors once Spring … Continue reading

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