Category Archives: Nature inspired

Where has time gone?…..

This year has been one for the books!  It has been a time of recovery, renewal, and evaluation.  It has been almost a year since my last post, so much has changed since then!  We have had loss of parent, … Continue reading

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Just a Little Honey…..

We are drowning in Northern California.  It has not stopped raining for more than a day at a time since early October.  Now if we were in Ireland, this would be so completely normal.  But, here in Sonoma County our … Continue reading

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It’s all in the timing…..

Those wonderful doors will be the backdrop in which the ceremony will be performed in front of.  We needed them to be a darker color due to the event tent being white.  Brown is such a rich, earthy, warm color. … Continue reading

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Carried Away…..

Please tell me you have got started with a project and it sort of develops a life of it’s own!  I just can’t be the only one to loose track of time while becoming so immersed in what I was … Continue reading

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Lost in Wonderland…..

For some unknown reason, the singing flowers in Disney’s Alice in Wonderland have been cavorting in my head for weeks!  All of a sudden I will start to sing in my head, “Within that world of my own….”, or ” … Continue reading

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Pillowicious…..

Ideas strike at the weirdest times, I tell ya.   Very inconvenient when you are in the middle of traffic, or showering, or at the movie theatre.  The notepad in my purse is completely unhelpful in those situations.  Just once … Continue reading

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Tunneled in…..

Oh, I love it when a ton of manual labor turns into a labor of love!  I returned to buy 2 of the arches Steven and I had seen and we decided to get two trailing white roses as well. … Continue reading

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A little twist…..

Since I returned from Ireland last May, I have wanted to find a way to not so much duplicate, but create something similar to the picture I took at Blarney Castle.  The gardens are spectacular! I could have roamed for … Continue reading

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The Ugly Stage…..

Ugly Stage is right!  Gourds, while drying out over the winter become a moldy, fuzzy, yucky mess.  Just wanted to show you their journey while they dry out.  Here take a look, picture is worth a thousand words…… Very furry! … Continue reading

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Harvest time…..

I am so excited to see the yield of my gourd plants this year!  Unfortunately, I couldn’t find the basket gourd seeds.  I was totally bummed about that, having been very free with the basket gourds I harvested a few years … Continue reading

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