Tuesday, March 24, 2015

we interrupt spring

more springy decorating pics,

even though this happened yesterday.......

not nice!

back to bringing out the spring. 

i found the quilted piece on the bench at a resale shop.

not sure what the small quilt piece was for, 
it looks like it could have 
been a pillow cover, but it doesn't have
an opening.



 love all the different prints.



 please excuse the worn pink
terrycloth towel.
it's for gordon's post
when he's on neighborhood watch.

or snoozin'.


Sunday, March 22, 2015

sprung!

spring has sprung!

we have had some nice warm sunny days, 
and it spurred me on to start 
bringing spring indoors.

i started this "quilt'
years ago.
the squares are hand pieced and i just recently machine
stiched them together.
there are a few squares that i will need to rip out as they don't quite match up.
i haven't completed the backing or binding,
i suppose i will get to all of this in another few years.




Tuesday, March 17, 2015

happy st patty's day!

the photo above isn't very green,
but it has a few lucky shamrocks on the vintage postcard.
my sister-in-law lori found it in an old book awhile ago
and gave it to me.

i think we will have good luck in 2015 as our 1st
grandbaby, little bundle of joy's
 due date is counting down!

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

back in the day bakery

savannah georgia, home of "back in the day bakery"
i have been a fan, for quite awhile.
i have their 1st cookbook and they are coming out with their
 second one march 24th, 
"back in the day bakery made with love"
can't wait.  
you can see preview it on amazon.
looks delish!
anywho, rick was so nice to divert the road to st. augustine, florida
via savannah, georgia.
once i knew we were going there i looked up the route to the 
and we found it!
but guess what, it was............

we were there on monday and it was closed!
bummer!

so i started to take photos from the outside.

aren't they nice and clear!

 that's because rick was so nice and said we
could go the same route home to
stop in when they were open! 
happy day!

 such a cute shop!

 love the order sign.


 delish lunch.

 recognize the folks on the far right?

yup that's cheryl and griffith day.
the creators of this lovely bakery.

we sat at a long table and started talking to the gentleman next
to us.
  he filled us in on the city of savannah. 
rick told him that i was a huge fan of the bakery.
our new friend said he knows cheryl and griff 
and said she would be happy to stop over.
i said that was fine, didn't want to bother them,
but he went over and she came by to say hi and chat. 
so nice of her!
Cheryl called the gentleman, the mayor :)
i think he was a regular.
but then who wouldn't be, i sure would if i lived in town. 


 perfect vintage scale coffee station.

chandelier with vintage pastry molds.

 yum!

what can you make with 
marshmellows, cupcake wrappers and straws?
a bakery chandelier of course!
the how to is in their new book.

 i hope to try and replicate this 
wall this summer.



perfect saying,
perfect shop, 
perfectly good day.



Thursday, February 19, 2015

getting ready

 savannah pictures still to come :) 

but since we got back from vacation we have been
busy with a little home remodeling.
previously we moved the craft room down to kyle's old bedroom
and now the old craft room
will be a tv/spare guest/grandbaby's room.

both our parents had 
a crib set-up for the grandkids 
when they were little which was very handy.

now i am having fun figuring out the color scheme. 
at the moment it's greys, whites, touches of brass/gold and with
color popping from books, toys, prints - whatever
comes along with having a new grandbaby in the home.