Stumped for the perfect gift for an Anniversary, Birthday, Mother's Day or Christmas???????? Try a House Portrait by Grammy Mouse In my other life (before blogging) I am a folk artist. My style was Americana/Primitive and over the years I have been very successful at it. I have had my work published as limited edition prints, licensed to greeting card companies and … [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...]
10 Free 4th of July Subway Art Printables
4th of July Free Subway Art Printables to liven up your Independence Day Celebration Here is a collection of 10 Free 4th of July Subway Art Printables to use to help add a little more detailing to your 4th of July décor. I love using printable Subway Art to add those subtle details to my holiday decorations no matter what the season. Its a great use of frames that I pick … [Read more...]
#Noseblind Movie Night -The Truth Comes Out!
“This review and giveaway was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Febreze. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine." Am I #Noseblind? It's true confessions time! I hate housework....but I am also very embarrassed if someone drops by unexpectedly to visit and the house looks or smells like a mess! I dread … [Read more...]
Free Printable Easter Subway Art
The search of the morning was for Free Printable Easter Subway Art. I love printable subway art as a way to make subtle changes to my decor for any holiday. It's that kind of detail that really adds to your overall decorating decor. I have about a dozen different frames with mats that I have picked up here and there - dollar store, tag sales. thrift shops, and yard sales. … [Read more...]
Fall is here! Scarecrow Headache………..
Although September 21 is officially the first day of fall, most people tend to think of Labor Day weekend as the official end of summer, me included! So now I start to think of all things fall. Time to put away the summer décor and start thinking of pumpkins, fall foliage, and colored corn. I’m pretty traditional in decorating for this season. I know that most people … [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...]