Category Archives: Art

Stacks and Stacks of Books

I’ve been noticing a design trend where homeowners place stacks of books on the floor.. I love that.. since mostView full post »

“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” Khalil Gibran

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” Pablo Picasso “Never lose anView full post »

2014 Holiday House Walk | Our Sugar Plum Christmas

Welcome to our holiday house walk and our Sugar Plum Christmas! Once we’ve done visiting, you must stop in toView full post »

Vintage Silver Twig Christmas Swag

When I saw these little twigs I fell in love.. their silvery bark and sparkly tiny pine cones made my heart sing. TheyView full post »


I apologize for my absence here, sometimes I think it’s important to step away, sometimes, and place yourView full post »

Just a Smidgen ~ Smidge’s Favorites from Last Year!

In addition to the Top 10 viewed Crafts, DIY and Recipes, here are Smidge’s favorite much-loved posts from Just aView full post »

Tea Saucer Mosaic

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at making a mosaic for some time now, so when I saw a box filled with teaView full post »

They Draw & Cook

They Draw They Cook

Just when I thought I had seen it all… this website is just way too good to be true! They accept submissions ofView full post »


“I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.” Georgia O’Keeffe

All of these photographs were taken during my recent visit to the vineyards in the St Helena, California vicinityView full post »