Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Remodeling Inspiration from Patty Harrington

Patty Harrington is a Mobile Home Owner
who was kind enough to share a few pictures
of the remodel, she did a few years back.

Isn't this gorgeous!

Patty lives in a Double Wide that has been taken to the
Next Level
with her beautiful Tuscan Style.

One way she achieved this look was
to apply her version of Venetian Plaster.

Patty said that she varied the thickness, depending
on the flaws and cracks that were being covered up.

It's lovely!

In the dining room, 
she added this beautiful damask relief pattern
 that mirrors a wallpaper in the same room.

Can you believe she did most of the work herself?

She said used whatever was available at the time
 Habitat, Craigslist & Lowes mistuned paint section.

(A girl after my own heart)

Her home is so elegant and tastefully done!


Patty also sent this picture from
her Sister-in-laws home.

She remodeled her bathroom vanity with reclaimed wood.

They inspire me ... I want to see more.  Don't you?

Thank You, Patty, for sharing your inspiration with us!

Stay Inspired and have a Great Week!

Monday, October 1, 2018

Hello October - Meet Our Rescued Kitty


Fun News from our House to Yours

Just days ago, I snapped this picture of a kitten visiting our garden.
She looked so cute and curious ... we wondered what she was looking at.

We had met her before ... 
she was a stray ... belonging to no one and everyone.


Buzz and I made the Commitment ... and Rescued Her!

Buzz says... "She needed us and we needed her".

It's been four days now, and she's pretty much perfect.

We've laughed out loud more than once
and LOVE her sweet personality.

We think she's a gift from God.

Happy First Day of October!

Monday, September 24, 2018

Fall Banner ... au naturale

Today, I claimed the morning ... just for me
and did something that made me feel ALIVE!

That may sound silly, but it's been so long since I've
let myself be creative around the house...
and today was the day.

Fall Banner ... au naturale

a few Autumn leaves that Buzz had saved
some dried rosemary from his beautiful potpourri
and white berries that I use year round

a sweet dried rose

some simple string
and printed letters - via my photo editor with a nifty background

wah lah 

Fall Banner  .. au naturale

It was a FuN morning ... I enjoyed every single minute.

If you'd like to make your own Fall Banner 
I'll share my funky letters with you.  
I printed mine on 4 x 6 blank index cards and
trimmed around the edges
to make them look   ....    au naturale

If you click on the jpg images, 
you'll be able to save them to your computer.

Have Fun!

Blessings & Hugs

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Garden Potpourri - We're Still Here

 I know you haven't heard from me in a V E R Y   L O N G time.
Do I remember how to do this?  Ha!

Life has simply taken us on a detour ... 
we're making the best of it ...
remaining thankful ...
because, really, it's all good ...
just different.

We're Still Here
and Buzz is still bringing things in from outside.
He brightened our day recently by putting together 
this beautiful bowl of potpourri from our garden.

I call it "Buzz's Potpourri" because ...
doesn't he have a great eye!


There really isn't a way a photograph can do it justice.

Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy!


Our Family Room Television Went Out!

At first, we thought we'd head over and get a New BIGGER One,
but the more we thought about it, we've decided to do without.

After over a Month,
So Far, So Good


So the hunt is on for a Faux Fireplace.

Wanna see some of our inspiration?

Since we don't have a real fireplace,
we've I've been wanting a faux one ever since we purchased our Mobile Home.
Can't wait to show you what we come up with ... whatever it is ... hopefully, we'll have it soon.

I'm already decorating for Autumn,
and a mantle would be perfect right about now.

Always Fun!

Blessings EVERYBODY!
I've sure MISSED you!


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