I love the seasons, their changes make me happy. The trees, plants, sky, temperatures and colors change from season to season. I tend to change along with it, inside my house I change out comforters, pillows and curtains. Once I've settled on the color of my walls, I try to keep them a neutral color, … Continue reading Stacys Art Studio gets ready for winter
Love is a beautiful thing. Love can grow immeasurably, love can give you the strength to endure great pain, and love will help you do things you never thought you would, or could do. Love will keep you from giving up, when things are too hard to face. Recently, our sweet boyo started having a … Continue reading Mornings with Molly…love
This was the second stage of the secret garden. I thought I'd share a few pictures of this part of the process. I put in some fake grass just to brighten it a bit. I laid in a row of bricks around the edges and then thought that perhaps moss might grow along the little … Continue reading A Secret Garden Stage Two
As I sit at my little desk, writing this post, I'm enjoying watching the rain fall steadily on my mostly finished backyard. When you live in a semi arid desert, rain is highly valued. We tend to have some severe droughts and have been heading into a bad one. However, the summer monsoon rains will … Continue reading My Studio puts on Her Summer Attire
Everyone should have a secret garden. Whether it's a courtyard, patio or window ledge, secret gardens bring joy to your heart. I remember my first secret garden, it was a hidden place among the woods of Wisconsin when I was a little girl. I didn't realize that it was a secret garden but I … Continue reading A Secret Garden
It's the little things that always make the biggest impact in life and in decorating! As I've shared before, I love using painting drop cloths for curtains, and various other things. Lately, I made an addition to the drop cloth curtains in our bedroom. It was a small thing, but made a huge difference. I … Continue reading Little Things
Joy is my favorite! Yesterday we found out that there's nothing new wrong with the kiddo's heart. Relief, relief is even better than joy. I'm not sure that I've ever written about the complication, that he's had with his heart over the last 13 years. It's something that we choose not to think about, since … Continue reading Mornings with Molly-Joy
I'm so excited to be able to say that the master bedroom project is complete! I hope you enjoy the finished project. I'll try to explain how I put everything together, but if you have any questions be sure to post it in the comment section. I'll be happy to answer! This was the beginning. … Continue reading Master Bedroom Project Complete!
Oh, my sweet Molly's nose and her eyes. It's amazing how a dog knows there's something to be concerned about. What a beautiful gift we were given in the form of a dog. I'm grateful to have her to comfort me. It's been awhile since I've written a Mornings with Molly piece. I haven't been … Continue reading Mornings with Molly – Gratitude Again
The studio is finished! Well....It might not ever be completely finished! I'm always rearranging and adjusting. Let's say that, for now it's finished! For a certainty, there's always more room for books! When we began the search for the right house for our family, I really didn't expect to find one that also had the … Continue reading The Studio is Finished! Well….