Archives for October 2012

Vintage Glory has come to Portland!!!

I read about it in my little local paper the Rivereast, an absolutely gorgeous shop that specializes in antique, vintage furniture and decor and they use Annie Sloan chalk paint on their stunning painted pieces!  It’s called Vintage Glory and it’s on RT 66 in Portland CT.  Hours are Wednesday thru Saturday, 10:30 am to […]

Mid-century finds

Mid-century design is something I really appreciate, clean lines, smooth finishes and that whole Atomic Age angle.  It’s pretty new to me, not something I grew up with at all so I’m still learning.  My sons love it for its minimilist look. Here are some mid-century pieces I’ve found while out on the hunt.  A Heyward […]

One of the most beautiful colors….to me

While grocery shopping yesterday they caught my eye, the color caught my eye.  Pomegranate, my favorite and I would do my whole house in this color, maybe in silk taffeta!


Last night I taught a beginners silk ribbon embroidery class.  There were seven students who had the most wonderful energy, were super patient as I threw a ton of stuff at them and very talented which made instructing them a pleasure. I think I teach to be around new people and learn from them.  I’ve […]

The Green Man

Where I live I am surrounded by woods, which I love.  There are the most beautiful tall trees that actually form a canopy and if I look up there is a whole different type of existence going on up there. At night I hear owls, there are bats fluttering at dusk, beautiful coyotes, fishers, fox, raccoons, […]

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