Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Painting the Roses Pink...

I just finished painting roses on  these little chalkboard plaques.  I wasn't sure what they were going to tags, refrigerator magnets, door hangers???  So I decided to just leave them as they were.  Now they can be anything...


They are all available in my Etsy shop...


Friday, December 14, 2012

Normal animals...

Yeah, I don't quite know what to say either.  I'm thinking of filing some sort of trick advertising claim.  Well at least he's low maintenance (Three types of anti-allergy medications for skin issues twice a day),  sweet and gentle (tries to eat delivery people and well....anyone else), clean (nope), laid back (hahahahahaha), loyal (only because he knows if he eats us, no one will feed him anymore), non-sheddding (see response to laid back).

At least he doesn't find some weird sort of satisfaction and joy in sitting in things.  Just sitting there with one eyebrow cocked waiting for someone to say something.  Daring them to take his picture and question his motives.  Yeah, because who would do that?


Tuesday, December 11, 2012

I think my craft bone is broken...

Have you ever had one of those days where something that you are normally pretty proficient at, just seems to have gone away?  I just can't seem to create anything without crumpling it up and throwing it away lately.  It's frustrating.

I did manage to make this little rose painting.  It took me way too long for the quality and size but I was at least somewhat satisfied with it.  I don't know...I think it must be like speaking another language.  If you don't use it, you lose it.

Things have been pretty hectic here and although they are not slowing down, I think I am assimilating to the stress.  I am down to my last two goats.   Someone came to look at them this weekend and the whole time I was praying that she wouldn't want them.  She said she needed time to think about it, which probably means she doesn't.  But just in case I am going to email her this week and say that I've changed my mind.  I just can't picture myself without goats at this point.  Besides, it's Dottie and her daughter, Betty.  They need to stay here.

Wow, that post was a lot of whining.  Thanks for listening.  Here's some more Christmas decorating pictures to make up for it. (or add to it, what do I know?)

I think I need more ornaments!  There's a bare branch down there on the right.  We can't have that!

Smiles from the farm,

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Decking the halls...

I am seeing a lot of Scandinavian influence in decorating lately.  Colorless and simple.  It's a very pleasing aesthetic.  I was thinking of incorporating some of the trend into my Christmas decor.

Yeah, no...I don't think so.  This year I've decided my theme is to use ALL of the decorations.

Even creepy-eyed Santa.

Life's too short for black and white.  So how's your decorating coming?