I’m sharing a few shots from an early morning walk in the garden. The white vinca also called periwinkle is thriving in the hot, humid weather.
Usually I go for simple decorating; sometimes it is just a household plant. Today I am sharing a favorite late summer early fall look, a cream and brown graphic runner and a house plant, a Boston Fern. It is coming to the end of summer, and I am getting ready to travel north to visit family in Michigan. My friend will come by and water my houseplants while I’m gone. After months of bright, humid heat, a break up north is a treat. I often go in August. The break gives me incentive to finish the hurricane season, as I look forward to the cooler temps of winter. A pretty table will welcome me home. (more…)
The heat of the Florida summer continues and the rain is frequent during the month of August. Many of you probably only know aloe as a small house plant. Mature Aloe Vera plants will bloom when planted in the full sun. This particular species has large thorns on the aloe leaves and has grown huge in the last three years.
Pinterest has many photos of beautiful embroidery hoop and doily art. I love the use of vintage material, trim and doilies to make something beautiful. These are my quick easy takes on embroidery hoop art. On all of these pieces, I used the metal opener at top of outside frame to open hoop wider. After positioning material, I tightened the hoop. (more…)