Thursday, June 21, 2018

Merry Merry Month of June...

June is  typically a lovely month with it being the birthday month of my mother Ginny, my daughter Amy and my
mother's mother ~ Grammy Helen.
And those days were filled with happiness and good
memories for me this year...

Friday, June 15, 2018

Beautiful Embroidered Lace ~ Appenzell WeiBstickerei

Last fall  I found the prettiest lace handkerchief with the tiniest little stitches and pretty flowers woven into it on a fluke while driving around Dallas and just happened to be passing
by a thriftshop...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Decorating Ideas ~ How to Make a Rose Ornament

Sorry  I haven't written much except a little on Instagram this past week ~ I've been battling a really bad head cold and I'm
just beginning to feel better.
With that  I looked back to some older posts I had written and
I came across this photograph in a post that I had written
about a peacock tea party at our home in California.

I had wanted to share a tutorial on how to make this sweet
little rose ornament and found that I never did
Here we are to remedy that today!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Summer Roses and Structures That Support Them

Regal roses...
The flower queen of the garden with hundreds of varieties
and a pedigree dating back 35 million years to the
oldest rose fossils, structures to support them came about
as an off-shoot to growing fruits and vegetables
in ancient times.

Today these structures continue to add support
but also their beauty and no where is this
so true as in the rose garden...

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Remembering... Memorial Day

Memorial Day  is a lovely way to remember our
fallen military members.
Recently I was driving home from Denton, Texas which
is the next big city just south of us here in Denton County
and as I was driving along the frontage road
a number of cars were stopped...

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