Support Local Artist In Your Town!

If you have the chance, please consider buying your gifts from your local artisans.  The one of a kind pieces you will get are extraordinary and you may just stumble upon the early works and collections of an upcoming artist in your town. Here is a beautiful piece by a local artist one of our…

BEAUTIFUL Birdy Nest

So we have been talking about beautiful Butterfly bushes recently and how they usher in so many little creatures. Just recently we were trimming some of the bushes and trees in the yard and had considered trimming back the butterfly bush.  As we always do, we check to make sure there are no inhabitants, wildlife…

Growing Wild Flowers

If you are looking for a beautiful touch to your outdoor area you may want to consider planting wild flowers.  They are hearty to all weather, grow like weeds and don’t need much care. The picture above is after only one watering and 24 hours. They are super fun for the whole family to watch…

Hummingbirds & Feeders

If you are like us and enjoy watching nature surround you  then you may want to put up a hummingbird feeder.  There are many shapes, sizes and kinds out there that range from $5 for the plastic type to $50+ for the handblown glass art piece types.  Hummingbird feeders add a nice touch to a…

Support Your Local Artisans

Art From the HEART This time of year when the weather is nice there are so many art festivals going on.  Be sure to check your area listings to find out when and where yours are.  There are so many affordable, original, one of a kind pieces you can find that make great gifts for…

Beautiful Purple Clementines in Bloom

These flowers just started blooming and they are just stunning.  If you haven’t had the pleasure of seeing Clementine’s in bloom you are in for a real treat.  They are easy to care for and are a vine flower.  They grow rapidly and produce many small fuzzy pod like flowers that open to the pretiest…

Beautiful Sky – We Are Blessed!

Nature and Beauty Collide The sky today is just brilliant.  As the day turns to dusk the hues of colors are extraordinary.  It really looks like it is painted with hues of purple, blue, yellow, orange and red it certainly a magical sight.  What a blessing to witness such gorgeous beauty in nature. I hope…

Amazing Works by Christopher Windsor

An Incredible Talent Christopher Windsor What an incredible sight this was feasting my eyes on this piece of work.  I had the honor and pleasure of viewing the works of Christopher Windsor and his brilliant glass blown artistry.  This man is a genius and makes some unique masterpieces. From wall sconces to lights and more…