Tag Archives: painting

Create: D.I.Y. Wall Art / Edward’s Best Line

I've been inspired by this style of wall art lately where you take a painting (easy to find at thrift stores or flea markets) and paint a saying or lyric on the painting. Words make me happy. I love words. Some of my favorite classes in grad school were linguistics because we analyzed words, sentences, […]

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Let’s Vote: Hanging a Vintage Painting

I found this amazing painting during a thrifting trip recently. I was drawn to the two little kids walking through the trees…since I have two little kids. The first thing I did was paint the frame turquoise. It complements the oranges in the painting very nicely. Now to hang the painting. The question is…where? Initially […]

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How We Dress. A Vintage School Dress, Mod Stripes, and Owls

I frequently find Lula standing in the front window watching the cars and waiting for someone to come. She loves to have visitors! She also loves dinging our door bells which only ding when she hits them, not when someone pushes the button outside! Notice that her stool is in several photos. She loves that […]

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Renovations: Why It’s So Easy to Get Behind Schedule

Last week and over the weekend Jay and I were able to accomplish several projects: 1. Jay blew a foot deep barrier of insulation into our large attic space (which initially had about an inch). 2. Jay finished the ductwork in the basement…meaning I finally have heat in the bathroom! Yeah for warm showers and […]

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