While I’m updating my blog, I’ll show off two paintings I like that are going up on ebay this week (July 8). The bunny is in oil which always photographs horribly because the sunlight reflects off the oiliness of the dark colors. It doesn’t look like that when you hang it in your home, though.
I never find shabby chic pillowcases, even though it seems like everyone else can always show off a huge assortment. And I don’t think I’m too picky here, there just are never great pillowcases. But I found 2 that are perfect, and while they might remain pillowcases I might just cut them up for thatContinue reading “thrifted pillowcases”
I picked up this carafe and pretty water glasses today. Three of them have the gold rims still in pretty good shape, and the rest have seen a lot of use. The lady helping me said, “These are pretty worn, let me see if I can adjust the price.” They came down $8 so IContinue reading “out thrifting, pretty glasses”
I taught another drawing class and used fruit for a still life, and had more lemons and limes than we could eat, so made lemon lime marmalade, heavier on the limes. It’s color isn’t terrific, but it’s good on toast! The recipe is found here, on recipesource. No, I didn’t make 3 quarts worth, onlyContinue reading “marmalade”
I bought these cute little canning jars a while ago, and thought I’d hang on to them until Christmas and maybe give out homemade pesto in them. They actually have tops that match the design and will seal under pressure or a hot bath. BUT, yesterday Elle picked all the basil — she thinks it’sContinue reading “Herbs”