Bunny Pillow, crocus, johnny jump ups, paintings

I fell in love with this bunny pillow while shopping at my local Kroger grocery. At Christmas there was a snowman pillow that I had looked at so many times and put back down. When all of them were bought I was irritated with myself for not buying it. The conservative brain kept saying “you are spending for Christmas, not for yourself”….you understand, but I have decided to relieve myself of that mindset. the minute I saw this sweet bunny face I snatched it up, put it in the cart with no second thoughts. I look forward to summer. Who would have thunk to pick up your pillows at the grocery???

This corner was naked too long, so I brought out the teal and blue painting. I have had so many customers think, and ponder about this painting but not purchase it. I am going to leave it there for a while, it really brightens that spot up and also picks up colors from the antique grandmothers flower garden quilt. The painting is still for sale. It is 24 X 24 and is $250.00. Just send a message if you have a question or are interested.

So desperately wanting some warm weather. We have a forecast tonight of some rain mixing with some $)*%!!! The plants are not giving up though. A few years ago I took 2 or 3 packages of johnny jump up seeds and threw them out in the landscaping. They multiply and become like a bed of moss. I even get some blooms in the winter. I suspect when it gets just remotely warm those little faces will be popping up everywhere.

Oh my, the crocuses are pretty. When there is some sun they open their petals and soak it up. In the evening they close up shop again. I need to make a point to plant more for next year.

Such a happy yellow!

The new day-lily leaves are popping up through the old, brown, shriveled ones of last year.

This suncatcher, that is in the studio window would reflect on a blank canvas that was on an easel. One early morning I finally paid attention to it,the yard light was giving it the reflection component so it was quite early in the morning.

I decided to trace it and do a painting because it was so neat. Here it is in the early stages. Thinking about adding some bronze paint and flowers twisting around the rays.

This is my very favorite gold in the whole world. Golden brand, Iridescent Bright gold fine. Check back for updates. Happy Easter and warm weather wishes to you.

 

A little decorating

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We added these neat hooks to the bathroom wall recently. We never seemed to have enough places to hang towels. Tom works out about every morning and has to take his own towels and they come home damp and then we had them drying out here and there. This has taken care of the problem and is the perfect wall for it. When they are full, like they are now then it is time to do a load of wash.

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Found these at Target and I am very pleased with them.

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I wanted a nice colorful rug for the bathroom that picked up the colors around. I found this one at Ikea in Westchester Ohio. It is perfect and makes the room very cheery.

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I also picked up this fun colorful rug at the same time. The buttons are cute. I rearrainged the sun room and made it very homey and warm looking.

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The sun comes in this narrow window and can be blinding. I picked up some cute dishtowels that were just the right size. The edges are already sewn all I had to do was sew the two towels together.

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Again at Ikea I picked up these little clips and rings and I already had a little spring tension rod and put it all together. It is a perfect solution to our problem!

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The little towels have cute hedge hogs on them.

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Lastly I had made a banner for my art booth, but then thought it might take away from the art so I decided not to use it. It fits perfectly at the dining room window and it looks festive all the time. I am going to recover the dining chairs seats and the fabric goes with the banner. It’s always fun to find items that add to the personality of a home. Hope you enjoyed.