Decorating with Samplers for Christmas
Linda completed her Middle Tennessee sampler in October 2009. I finally made it over to her house to see it framed and hanging on her wall. Linda chose to stitch the horizontal version of the piece, but kept the original red palette. She used wool fibers on linen. Christmas is a good time to visit Linda, since she decorates her entire home for the season. She has ten (I think!) Christmas trees, including a cat tree, a red and white tree, a gardening tree, a rag ball tree, and, of the most…
"The Art of the Matter" ~ an article in the Nov/Dec 2009 issue of Country Sampler Magazine featuring the Christmas collections and decor of Johanna Parker's mother, folk artist Kathy Parker. Pictured here, a Christmas tree in an old wooden washtub, decorated with handmade ornaments.
Oh My where did Summer go? Well on Cape Cod, summers really FLY!!! and we had lots of fun times.... We had friends come for weekends........... and some came for a week........ we had cousins fly in from Florida to get out of the heat ONLY to find out, it was HOTTER here!! so anyway..........after a long break.........Im back to share some pics with you! I have been busy since August creating fall goodies for shops all over the USA.........and now IM working mostly on Christmas , winter…
Walker Homestead is dedicated to creating an 18th century experience with a country antiques & primitive goods shop, heirloom gardens, plants & herbs. We are located in a 1698 Saltbox in historic Brookfield, Massachusetts
Amazing room! Great Early American Colonial design, paired with a country primitive Christmas Tree with popcorn garland, handmade folk ornaments and candles. Beautiful wall stencils and a roaring fireplace creates a cozy interior.
Gypsy Purple home......
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Good morning, my friends! And how are you all faring with only a few days left until Christmas? I hope your shopping is done, presents are wrapped, and you're sitting there gazing at your lovely decorations... Wishful thinking, right? Well, my shopping is done this year thanks to that wonderful invention: the Amazon wishlist. Oh, it's made my shopping for my three sons and husband a breeze--click, click, click and I'm done! When they asked me for my Christmas wishlist, of course, it…
Stuck in neutral
Good day to you. I've been spinning wheels but going no where. This lack of decisiveness along with procrastination can really slow m...
A Colonial Christmas
When their 1777 Connecticut home is filled with the scent of pine boughs and baking, Leslie and Steven Powell know it's the holidays.