Saturday, February 27, 2010

Domestic Grainsack Pillows

I am just enamored with vintage grainsacks, especially the heavy duty ones that were found in barns - some I purchased came with a few seeds of grain in the bottom of them. If they could only talk, they would tell of trips to the mill and days spent in the barn and who knows what else. It brings me such delight to clean and repair them as needed, and repurpose them into pillows. They just bring such character to a room - my living room is full of them, but you probably already knew that! :-) Here are a few of these soft and durable beauties...

These, along with others, are listed in my shop. Thanks for stopping by today!

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Spring is Near!

Spring is coming to North Georgia! Yesterday I noticed my dafodils are about 4 inches out of the ground and there was a flock of robins in my yard when I got home, busy pecking the ground looking for a snack. The first thing I heard when I got up this morning was the Eastern Phoebe cheeping, so I hurried to the window and peeked out the blinds. There he was, in the corner eave of my side porch. They mud a nest to the wall there every year and usually have two nests full of babies. It won't be long! Can hardly wait!

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Winter Wonderland

Katrina's little birdie chapel

It was like being in a snowglobe yesterday with the snow falling lightly, but steadily, all day long. Everything is covered in white and just beautiful! Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!!

Thursday, February 11, 2010

A Vision of Spring....

These little twin fawns were born last year. Their mom got run over by a car when they were all three crossing the road in our neighborhood. It was horrible and the little things - they were not much bigger than dogs when it happened - just stuck around and we all left out food for them and watched after them as best we could. It was so neat watching them all summer in our yard eating acorns and going up and down the sidewalks together. They have since lost their spots, are much bigger and stay in the woods mostly. Looking at pictures of them remind me that I can hang on a bit more for warmer weather and the smell of cut grass. I am so tired of winter and I know those of you that are up north are really tired of it - I am longing for green grass and flowers and fresh lemonade on the porch and bbqs and these pictures remind me that Spring will be here before we know it...

Thanks to my neighbor Deanna for taking these pics and hope you all have a lovely day and are inspired to hang on a little longer!!

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Farm Fresh Eggs

Aren't these eggs beautiful - I love farm eggs. They are true easter eggs - coming in every color and size and they have the most orange yolks and make the best cakes. One of my clients gave me these last week - she gives them to me from time to time. They are beautiful and quite tasty and take me back to summers spent on my grandparent's farm. Hope everyone has a lovely Sunday!