Monday, January 27, 2014

let there be light
the love of chandeliers 
has always been a joy to me
 we have them in every room
no ceiling fans in this old castle
 it seems that i need to embellish
even the most ornate fixture
 adding magic 
in unexpected places
 walking & living 
in the light
 if i had one more place to put
a chandelier?
this is what i would do!
this is just too wonderful
found it on houzz
so fabulous, darling!

Saturday, January 25, 2014

favorite place to be
is my "office"
where magic is everywhere
often crowded
in need of cleaning &
tossing of a few (?) items
this vignette is the back of
a vintage doll house
set on a chippy metal ladder
housed old office supplies
which I have always collected
& used for their intended use
& also for inspiration & 
for the love of old

Friday, January 24, 2014

pearls everyday
i wear pearls everyday
even with my paint clothes 
i have on pearls
of some sort
some vintage, some very real,
some fun, some mixed 

they feel good - they are classy -
and always appropriate

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

the story of 
a sweet little chair
 my Lil Cuz & I found this bedroom chair
while antiquing after Christmas
i wanted her to get it, but she didn't
& I couldn't leave it behind!
heavy, well made & in need
of some magic!
perfect for the morning room
 added black polka dots 
a needed update
 a needlepoint pillow of cherries &
a bee happy reminder pillow &&&
a black & white checked ribbon
the ribbon had wire, which didn't work 
so I pulled out the wire & painted the
checks to look like an artist that I admire
with a little more magic added 
to the side - a burlap flower with vintage pin 
this is art
 artistic happiness
i do love it so
it has a happy home in our
old world whimsical castle!

before & after

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Happy New Year
May you have a very
creative year
with lots of magic
& of course
lots of glitter!