Unique and Fun Garden Decorations .........and Cheap! It's time to dress up the garden with some new decorations. I am way behind with my gardening this year as this spring has been a really wet one. We had snow still on the ground a month ago and now we are in full blown northern Maine Mud Season. But I can't put the process off any longer so as soon as the rain stops … [Read more...]
Grammy Mouse, Maine Folk Artist
The Folk Art of Grammy Mouse Thompson, Maine Folk Artist Who is Grammy Mouse, Maine Folk Artist? Grammy Mouse is the pseudonym that I use for my folk art painting. I am sort of semi-retired from painting and don't paint as often as I used to. There are health reasons that without going into a long detailed explanation involve my asthma, COPD, the medications for those … [Read more...]
Free snowman craft pattern – A Snowman for every season!
I wanted to share this snowman craft pattern with you! January can be such a tough month to get through. The brutally cold weather (we’ve had nights that have been down to -28F in the past week) will wear you down. After the Christmas decorations are packed away, the house can look so drab and bare. A few years ago I started decorating after the Christmas holiday with … [Read more...]
Today’s decorating project – Hand-painted Loon Switchplate design
We’re redecorating our bedroom and I have decided to go with a Northwoods theme using a lot of blues and greens in the palette. I want it to be cool and soothing for summer and in the winter I can change out some accessories to warm it up a little while still going with the same basic palette. I have always felt that blue and green go with all colors. It’s in our “DNA” to … [Read more...]