Dollar day do over- upcycled birdhouse.

Number five in favorite fun post of mine is this little birdhouse I redid. I remember when I started doing my dollar day do overs and out of all of those many projects this is my favorite up-cycling project of all time. I remember the day I saw this old birdhouse sitting there on the…

Busy bees

This is my second favorite post I put together. I remember the morning I took these photos and as I watched these bees for the longest time, I realized I needed to record this live action bit of art happening right in front of my eyes. So I jumped out of the pool to go…

“ Summer is coming” -hiking an Arizona desert

  Repost- This one holds the spot of number 4 in most popular posts of mine. I wrote this up after watching Game of Thrones one weekend, so I had Game of Thrones on the brain. Sometimes this will happen, the things we are dealing with or experiencing will show up in our art or…

A bouquet a day.

  “The earth laughs in flowers.” Ralph Waldo Emerson A little over two months ago I started collecting flowers from my garden. If you are from Phoenix and live here during our summer months, then you know that flowers are pretty rare when it gets hot here. They just don’t last long. There are plenty…

 DIY- Mini cacti pots

There are babies everywhere in my garden right now, cacti that is. One early morning while I was out watering my garden and making sure the wild birds and bees had food and water I noticed there were all kinds of baby cacti everywhere. I thought how cute it would be to decorate some tiny…

Sunshine flowers in an Arizona desert.

Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” Winnie the Pooh Before the sun heats up everything and all the flowers disappear, I have been taking my camera out while hiking to capture some of these beautiful flowers for you all. Sometimes I will nickname the little flowers I come across…

Dollar day do over-teacup planter

Came across this set while out junking with my aunt in Mesa Arizona. I love the shops out in Mesa. They have a lot of really nice vintage items in their shops out there. Not sure if this vintage or not but I thought it would be a nice little planter for some of my…

Breakfast in the garden-

Because our garden is one of our favorite places to hang out, we decided to have a breakfast out there one Sunday morning before the place outside becomes an oven. We definitely have plenty of eggs now, because all the chickens are laying now. My husband is in egg heaven, he is getting anywhere from…

DIY Easter terrariums

Terrariums are ever so trendy right now, so I thought I try my hand at some inexpensive versions for our Easter table. Our neighbors dropped off some empty glass jars the other day (we make a lot of homemade pasta sauce) and I decided to turn them into something pretty for my Easter table instead…

House plants for toxins in your home.

  Who doesn’t love plants? I mean show me a person that hates the green things and I will have to leave from their presence because that is a big clue they will not get along with me. My kids nick name for me is an artist hippy and if you have ever seen the…