As some of you may have noticed, a couple of rough draft posts appeared (then disappeared) on the blog this week. I am on the struggle bus, and I apologize that things are getting away from me.
I will endeavor to do better. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy the occasional peek behind the scenes…
It is 11:27 PM, and I just realized today marks 5 years of My One Beautiful Thing*! Nuts! I would have liked to do something special. Oh well.
5 years without missing a day. That’s something to be proud of!
Yay, me! Yay, you! Yay, us!
*And 7 years since I quit smoking!
Today, My One Beautiful Thing is four years old! Continue reading
Today, I got a truly lovely surprise. Continue reading
How sweet is this? Fellow blogger and hunter of beautiful things, Andrea Huelsenbeck of ARHtistic License featured my blog today! What a fantastic way to start a weekend. Go check out Andrea’s blog!
This very special edition of Creative Juice features posts from My OBT, one of my very favorite blogs. Every day, Donna shares something beautiful—or not so beautiful. I include at least one of her posts in CJ each week, but I have so many in reserve I thought I’d bless you with a whole bunch today. If you enjoy them, you might want to subscribe to My OBT so you never miss a single one.
- Taxidermy with a twist.
- Reminiscent of the old masters.
- Balloons and more.
- Designer cookies.
- Some of these tile floors remind me of quilts.
- Wielding the palette knife.
- Colorful Burano, Italy.
- Architectural images in watercolor.
- Wooden boxes like you’ve never seen before.
- Blowing glass.
- Photographs from on high.
- This guy includes his dog in his art.
- Fun with food.
Thanks to the feature on WordPress Discover, the Little Blog That Could just hit 5,000 followers!
I want to say a big thank you to you all for following and reading and liking and commenting, and most of all for letting me know I’m not just talking to myself! (Which I still do pretty regularly.)
Happy anniversary to me! Continue reading
Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. The surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week.
Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.) Continue reading