This is where I come to be creative with paper, fabric and design.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Design time........

Working with a few clients to brighten up and change their homes from what they have enjoyed in the past to lightening up and rearranging and changing for their future....I am so blessed to be able to do so.......
Bedding is hard to find these days....I have been looking for myself and yet my clients find the same thing as I am finding....the "classics" aren't available or I just cant find them........regardless....I LOVE this bedding...along with my one client as well....isn't is beautifully simple and of warmth?
Benches seem to be eluding me as well.  I have two clients looking...but alas....I have not found anything close to this as of yet! I LOVE this bench....the striped seat...I'd just paint it black but its painting is done fabulously!.....Is that even a word?....LOL
Then this elusive "desk/table" I have been searching for everywhere....I do love when a client bring me a photo and says I want this.....its a treasure to find it and an opportunity to seek out where it might far....strike three!....But that's sometimes the fun of it all.

I will be framing this.....along with several others that I purchased recently....and am so glad to find them all. As you know I love antique bid prints .....I have them all over my home....unfortunately....this one is going to a client...but they will LOVE it!

So here in Beautiful Boise is what I have been doing......searching, hunting and finding some things worthy of time and patience......

I hope regardless of what you are doing find time to breathe in all around you and feel warmth and comfort from your surroundings......enjoy your day everyone......

Friday, March 3, 2017


Received my "other" chair from the Upholster today! Thrilled to have it done.

This little baby was purchased quite some time ago at a second hand furniture store but nearly matched the other one I have exactly.

It was stained so I painted it black, but almost a "sheer" black so some of the woodgrain shows through. Then accented it slightly with gold.
One chair is slightly larger than the other one but just in a very slight way.

I am so ready for spring!
But then again so is everyone else!
So the only thing left to do is that little table.

Painting the base black and distressing will also be taking place and a fun, different design for the top!

But I have a friend visiting from AZ. next week so it will just have to wait!
Hang in will get done soon!
Have a fabulous March day!

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


Is just not for sweethearts, boyfriends or Hubby's.

I love making things for the Hubby....friends and my Grand babies and my Daughter on Valentine's Day.

So for a private party ........woman are gathering for smiles and laughter, words of wisdom and knowledge, talents and expressions......and most of all just good ole warmth from great ladies gathered together and having a good time.
With 15 of these done and wrapped and ready for tonight's party....I'm excited to get them into the hands of these great ladies.
The are "Loaded Envelopes"....and contain some small treasures of tags and cards.
Little bits and pieces of tattered laces, dyed seam binding, distressed and stamped.
Flowers and ribbons, trinkets and threads.
Crunched and bunched,  gathered together in an envelope.
Shattered and scattered bits and pieces........
Topping them with something sweet and pink and "Valentine-zee."
Simple things of scraps and quotes.......I really enjoyed making them and hopefully the ladies will enjoy them.
Have a wonderful Valentine's Day all........make something for someone you love and cherish.....or something that will bring a smile to one that excepts your efforts and talents as a gift of warmth. Women always should support and cherish each other....... It is what we is who we are.