Summer Garden & Autumn Plans

Hi friends— here we are, the last day of June. Summer has definitely set in here in Oklahoma, with temperatures in the 90s and supposed to reach triple digits tomorrow. I can’t say that I’m excited about this, but we are harvesting cucumbers and zuccini in the garden and I’m using this time to work […]

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NEW: Garden Journal

I friends— How are you this Friday afternoon? I hope you’re doing well. I have something fun to share with you, a project that I am so happy to see come to fruition– my own Garden Journal! I’ve had the idea for this garden journal for a while, but it took a bit of forced-to-stay-home-in-a-pandemic […]

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Free Pattern: Justice for All

Hi friends— I thought it was time to offer you another free cross stitch pattern, and this design came into my mind and sat there quietly until I made it happen. And now- I’m sharing it with you. Over the past few weeks our country has been rocked as we grapple with the murder of […]

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Creating an English Cottage Garden– In The American Prairie

I have always loved the look of a cottage garden. Big and blowsy, full of blooms and a haven for bees and butterflies. They are the type of garden seen outside a little crumbly English cottage, hollyhocks bobbing against an old stone wall, and roses growing a over little wooden door. About three years ago, […]

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Original Painting: Garden Walk

Hi friends, Thinking of you and hoping you are well! I wanted to stop by and share with you a new painting I just finished, called “Garden Walk.” This painting is a bit of an ode to all the beautiful old fashioned flowers I love— sunflowers, hollyhocks, daisies and lavender. In this piece a girl […]

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