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leaves painted and antiqued on a lamp
This broken lamp was a freebie that someone was getting rid of because it’s base had a missing leaf and the shade was a tangled mess of missing beads and strings.  If you know me at all, you know broken doesn’t scare me 🙂  I gladly accepted it and knew that with it’s pretty...

Marian Parsons aka Miss Mustard Seed and Lisa Silfwerbrad
This past weekend I had the honour and privilege of attending an intimate class taught by Marian Parsons, aka Miss Mustard Seed, at her studio in Pennsylvania!  EEK! I have been using Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint for several years now and love, love, love it and was tremendously excited when I found out...

children holding their painted pumpkins
This past weekend was Thanksgiving and we had some unseasonable warm weather in the Ottawa valley.  It was an absolute treat to be outside all weekend enjoying the warm breeze and sunny days. With the gorgeous weather, it was the perfect time to enlist some of my nieces and nephews to help me with...

2015 picture
The end of one year and beginning of a new one seem to always put most of us in a reflective state.  We reflect on what went well and what didn’t over the last year and that, in turn, allows us to plan for the future. This past year was filled with incredible opportunities...