Tuesday, August 16, 2016

ENJOYING THE LAST DAYS OF SUMMER!

Instead of the birds, I've gone to the chickens on the back porch!
Decided I wanted to cover My Quote Book in something fun!

I have filled 50 pages so far! I Love Quotes and use them in art!



I've been wanting to make a small pressing board to have on my sewing table so finally got it done!!

Been re-reading this book lately! It's terrific and full of Quotes!

Got this old 1950's book on our last trip. Finished it this past week, and it was good! Mother use to say I always picked out  Library Books for her by how I liked the covers!

Decided the little Fairy Corner needed it's garland, swag, banner or what ever you call it too! There are feathers and shiny pieces of foil as well as pieces of cloth, ribbon and lace

Another view!

Here I am hidden in The Blue Bottle Garden early one morning with the sun just coming up! I'm reading my Bible Readings and enjoying my new fountain. A 61st Anniversary Gift from my sweet husband

I have finally grown to really enjoy my scenting pot in the bathroom.

This is my absolute favorite scent! ZEN!

Two of my little rag dolls with the American Flag in support of the Americans in the Olympics! And my they have done fantastic too!   Well as one of my favorite authors: Gladys Taber said regarding late summer: " Summer is already walking the path to yesterday"! I'm ready too  I love Fall! You might want to visit my second blog: www.preciouscottageblogspot.com also  Blessings!

Friday, July 22, 2016

SENDING OUT ART SHOW ENTRIES AND DOING HANDWORK WHILE SISTER JUDY RECOVERS FROM KNEE SURGERY

Assembly Line!

250 Art Show Entry Forms getting ready for the mail

Another of my patriotic creations this year

The pillow inspired this twin size quilt in the making!

I did the July Pulpit table.

Got this funny Funky Lampshade from@ Susie Childs at her shop: Tullee's in Booneville, Mo. I hadn't shown a picture yet of how cute it looks

Finally finished "My Blue Bottle Garden" painting! I like it!

Have you noticed the decorated pianos setting around town? Kinda like the painted cows, but more fun-You can play these!

Celebrating Birthdays. I caught a few funny expressions on this one!

Youngest Granddaughter Michail 21st Birthday!

Son Paul's Birthday too!

Cousin Doggies Napping

I cooked up some Healthy Lean Meat for Judy  to eat while recovering from Knee Surgery.

If plans go as planned she will come home next weekend.
My handwork while sitting with her at the hospital and Rehab Center

I bought this darling pattern for tea towels a couple of years ago while on vacation.

Then when this opportunity come along-

I used these cute little prints-

And traced off these patterns on little squares of white muslin-

Drew off 6"square -Embroidered the design and added corners of fabric- The girls putting the quilts together will  take it from here!

Here are a few of them-




Hope your taking time to create during this busy summer too! Blessings! You might check out my other blog at: www.preciouscottage.blogspot.com

Thursday, June 30, 2016

CELEBRATING THE 4TH, NEW STAINED FLOORS AND MAURICE 80TH IN BOONEVILLE AND TIPTON, MO.

My old Pluto (clock) is getting in the act for the holidays too!

The Dining Rm. Table is ready for a party, just have to find a date! July is a big birthday month for our family!

Star Flags are added to the garland!

It's not our Halloween Outfits! Had to dress-up to visit a friend in the hospital!

Our floors have really caused us a lot of frustration! The stain was much darker than we thought it would be and it didn't cover smoothly either!

So I went rug shopping at thrift stores an antique malls to help camouflage!  .(right spelling?)

Was hoping for one just like this in beige but this works!
This is not the rug I ended up with here. It's a round beige/brown braided rug. But couldn't find the picture when I went to do my blog!


I always enjoy a visiting and shopping at  Susie Childs: Tullee's when we go to Booneville!

She said she got tired of painting that day and grabbed a dollie or curtain near by and finished it that way! Cute!

Had fun at a new store: The Lucky Dog Shoppe in Booneville too!

The Antique Mall in Booneville is always decorated so cute outside.

Liked the fence! Neat inside too!

Another fun Mall at Exit 121!

Friend Donna Garber's Vintage Daze shop is another regular stop when going thur Tipton! Isn't her Patriotic Lady Cute!

Of course the picket fence caught my eye and my pocket book!

Donna loading it up for me! Had to wake Maurice up from his nap!!

I had to have that middle plate/bowl  flower too! I took pictures of where I put them in the garden but couldn't find them when got ready to blog! I've got to purchase a disk or 2 or 3 and clear all my gillions of pictures off my computer!

I got 2 metal plate flowers too but they weren't these!

Found two barns with painted quilts on them! Fun!!

This one was all freshly painted!

I found this darling little doggie cup/pitcher and decided sister Judy needed it!

I really don't like bugs and use alot of Sevin Powder but took an exception with this one!  I may paint some white polka-dots on him!  Hope your summer is going well! Blessings!