now that I have finished painting most of the rooms in the house, I have just the studio left. I found my color inspiration from the old red bucket purchased at a yard sale last year, the basket and a piece of fabric. Now to find the inspiration to get the walls painted.
this weekends warm temperatures provided some nice days to work on the rock garden and continuing progress on the paths through the gardens. I have been working in small sections at a time as I find rocks and materials are gathered. a small area was made for the fossils and pieces of interesting rock that I have found. A few days ago, I found a nice big piece of petrified wood. The old wash tub will be planted with Cosmos and there is a sedum tucked in with the fossils that will break out of hibernation soon. more sedums or ornamental peppers with be planted in the old rusty pail. Skullcap and stonecrops have been tucked in the rocks. There are a couple of roses in the center mulched bed that I started from cutting last summer. Ralph the Dog has been very patient during all this garden tomfoolery ***thanks for the emails asking, "what's up with the green kitty litter buckets in the garden". I try to carefully crop the buckets out of the photos but some of you can still find them. The answer is to this is - I have a small hole in the bottom of each of the buckets. I fill these buckets with water to slowly irrigate the fig trees which were planted last year. The buckets allow a large amount of water to slowly trickle to the roots. After the trees are established, I will lift the buckets out and fill in the hole with dirt.***
I hope to have a couple more journals on theetsy siteon Tuesday
this journal turned out very nice I dipped into my stash of vintage quitl squares for the cover tiny one inch squared of old feedsack material available for sale on my etsy site...click here for more detailssold
a flotsam jetsam style journal full of all my favorite types of paper pockets, tags, old photos, vintage ledger papes and all sorts of neat stuff with plenty of room to add more stuff for more details, click on the link below available here sold