mid-week flowers

Late summer climbing roses and sweet autumn clematis (that wandered over from my neighbor’s yard) in a small blue and white bowl. Afternoon therapy. I used chicken wire scrunched in a ball and some floral tape to hold it in place. But you can use anything you have around the house. Give it a try… Continue reading mid-week flowers

b is for beautiful benches (inside and out)

Benches can solve design and decorating problems: They can occupy a narrow space, create a focal point, and be very useful.  Not to mention the fact that many of them are quite beautiful pieces of furniture. So, I’ve gathered some images of pretty benches that might just help solve a decorating dilemma or simply add… Continue reading b is for beautiful benches (inside and out)

A is for auricula theater

When you are my age you think you have seen it all. But I have a new favorite thing—the auricula theater. They’re so whimsical and wonderful I can’t believe I have never seen one in real life. I’ve read about them and seen photographs. And they are exactly what they sound like: a kind of… Continue reading A is for auricula theater