Hide & Seek

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I am so glad you stopped by. I use to “play out” until I heard my daddy whistle. I grew up in the most amazing neighborhood. Truly, there were children in every house on my street. It was a ball! We would “play out” from sun up to sun down or until parents called us […]

Bring on a Breeze

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I am so glad you stopped by!! I think this is my favorite painting this week! Painting for the upcoming Market on Chapel Hill in October! I hope to see you there!! Anyway, as I was wrapping up painting the other night, my baby girl scooted home from college for a few things she’d forgotten. […]

It is Well With My Soul

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I am so glad you stopped by! I absolutely love when friends stop by my studio! Today my friend, Layla, came by. If you’ve not met her, you need to! Visit her at TheLetteredCottage.net  We have such a good time when she comes, I am always sad when it’s time for her to leave. Today, […]

DIY : Meet Annie

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I am so glad you stopped by! I was painting today, but not in my inside studio. I was outside painting and catching up on a few DIY projects.Funny story. There was a guy moving out of a house as my son was moving in, and he was putting this furniture on the street for […]

Herd Dispersal Tomorrow!!!!!!

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” And God made the beasts of the earth after their kind, and the cattle after their kind, and everything that creeps on the ground after its kind, and God saw that it was good.” Gen.1:25 I have absolutely loved painting cows this month! I can’t believe the Herd Dispersal is tomorrow in my etsy […]

A Coat of Many Colors

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 I am so glad you stopped by! I saw on Instagram that today is national cow day! Who knew? Anyway, at the farm the other day I was taking pictures of all the girls and i was struck by the beautiful color. I adore summer! The gorgeous green grass and beautiful blue sky are the […]

DIY on the 4TH of July

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Happy Fourth of July! I am so glad you stopped by! Have you done any decorating for the 4th? I considered not doing anything for the 4th because my children wouldn’t be here, and then I thought “My man and I will be here so…..I’m decorating!”I didn’t do a lot, though it looks elaborate. It’s […]

Herd Dispersal

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Have you ever heard of a herd dispersement? Its when people in the cattle business get out and sell out. My husband told me a sweet story tonight about a friend of his who retired from the cattle business. He said early one morning, trucks pulled up to the farm and began to load up […]

Nashville Flea Market

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I am so glad you stopped by! Guess where I went this weekend? If the title of my blog didn’t give it away, I went to the Nashville flea market! I was visiting about 21/2 hours away from the market and thought to myself, perfect timing. I don’t know that my sweet husband would have […]

Handsome & Strong

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 I am so glad you stopped by. I want to show you part of my son’s room. I have loved decorating his room. In my head I want it to be handsome and strong. I think those are fabulous descriptive words that capture my thoughts and feelings perfectly. I can honestly tell you, when I […]