Category Archives: vintage wallpaper

So many blessings!

 Spring has returned.  The Earth is like a child that knows poems.   ~Rainer Maria Rilke Everyday there is a new plant peeking out of the ground, others stretching to new heights, an explosion of colors all around me….oh, how I … Continue reading

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Where Bloggers Create Party

Don't ya just git giddy when something you've wished for, waited on, dreamed of, but mostly WORKED HARD FOR, !!!finally!!! happens? For most of my "creative life" which now spans decades, my creative space and supplies were scattered throughout our home in closets, … Continue reading

Posted in antique stores, Birds, Books, creative storage, flowers, Inspiration, my studio, projects, thrift stores, vintage books, vintage buttons, vintage christmas ornaments, vintage doll, vintage dress form, vintage hat, vintage mannequin, vintage millinery, vintage wallpaper, Where Bloggers Create | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 74 Comments

Happy Mother’s Day

   (my mother taken in the 1940's)  Mother's Day is one of those days that can stir the emotions like no other day…At different times in my life, those emotions varied. During seven+ years of infertility, or following a miscarriage, the day stirred … Continue reading

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Pink Saturday!

  First, I'd like to wish Beverly a speedy recovery on her recent surgery!  A listing of all this week's participants can be found on her blog, HOW SWEET THE SOUND. I haven't heard that there isn't a list, and … Continue reading

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Ways to Give Back…

If you've been around the creative side of life for any length of time you are probably familiar with Rebecca Sower. I can still remember the first time I stumbled upon her work….way back in my days of scrapbooking. Besides liking her vintage style, there … Continue reading

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Take the time…

A spot in my old hometown…. For the past week I was up in the Midwest. Back to the place where I was born and raised, but haven't lived for over thirty years. Every time I go back all I … Continue reading

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Snippets of a Studio…

  Don't be shy, come on in! But do be careful. There are piles of junk everywhere. And I mean everywhere. Yet, to me it is a glorious mess. A mess, well…because it is a mess. But glorious BECAUSE there are lots … Continue reading

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