• Is Your Flower Garden Dangerous?
  • How I Learned to Paint
  • Free Online Painting Lessons
  • Fabulous Planters for Shade
  • When Nothing is Sure Inspiration
Did you know that many favorite cottage garden flowers are toxic? Come see which ones I grow and why I am not worried. FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

Is Your Flower Garden Dangerous?

Is Your Flower Garden Dangerous? It seems that most folks are unaware of the dangers that exist is the common flower garden.  I did a post on growing Foxgloves and while it seems to be well known as being toxic if eaten many people are unaware that many of their other favorite garden flowers are […]

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How I Learned to Paint

How I Learned to Paint. I have been asked lately how I started to paint so I thought this a good time to update and re-post this for everyone here. (affiliate links included) Have you wanted to try your hand at decorative painting? – This post is for all you that get frustrated with the […]

Free Online Painting Lessons, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

Free Online Painting Lessons

Free Online Painting Lessons I want to welcome all the new readers here!  I get notified of new subscribers daily and great notes from many who are enjoying my free online painting lessons. I appreciate each and everyone who is following or just checking in from time to time. I so enjoy sharing the many […]

Pancake House McCall Idaho, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com (37 of 43)

Fabulous Planters for Shade

Fabulous Planters for Shade As many of you know, I am away from home on a pseudo-vacation.  We had some storage containers still in Idaho from our move back 5 years ago that we needed to get relocated so we high tailed it here to get that done. We are staying with family in McCall, […]

Peace Rose with When Nothing is Sure, Everything is Possible inspirational quote

When Nothing is Sure Inspiration

When nothing is sure inspiration. When I spotted this quote in Instagram the other day it just fit.  (for a higher resolution download, CLICK HERE) Thank you everyone for your input on my last post rant.  I recently read that when your thoughts become a massive jumble and it is wearing you down to write […]

July Garden walk, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com (40 of 40)

Secret Garden update

Secret Garden update It has been nearly an entire week since you heard from me here.  Life has just gotten overwhelming and I am struggling to know how to bring it back under control. I have so many things I want to accomplish but earning some income has taken over.  You see, I went back […]

You Are the Beholder Inspirational Quote

You Are the Beholder Inspiration

You Are the Beholder Inspiration (for a high resolution image to download please CLICK HERE) Good morning.  How was your weekend?  Ours was filled to the brim.   Saturday we had a stay-cation.  Well, actually it was a “get some much needed chores and maintenance done around this house” day.  I actually had weeds growing out […]

Learn How to Paint a Pretty Poppy, one stroke at a time. FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

How to Paint a Pretty Poppy

Learn How to Paint a Pretty Poppy or Poppies This is going to be so much fun!  I loved doing this tutorial and the video too.  I want to paint a canvas of these and, of course, I will share when I do.  First to get started we need supplies. (This post contains affiliate links) […]

Paint a Flower Garden, Stepping Stone

Paint a Stepping Stone Flower

Paint a Stepping Stone Flower The other day I was working in my Secret Garden, laying out a paved area under an arbor.   I am using the 12 x 12 concrete pavers. Thinking they looked so bland I wanted to add a bit of whimsy to them.  I remembered a book I had tucked […]

Firefighter rose, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

End of June Garden Walk

End of June Garden Walk June is ending (sniff) and that means a whole different set of flowers are blooming.  Last month it was Iris with a few roses mixed in but now for the really warm weather lovers.  Daisies are a cottage garden favorite and I have a great variety of them.  My latest […]

Relaxing Back Porch Garden room

Our Relaxing Back Porch Garden Room

Our Relaxing Back Porch Garden Room I hope everyone enjoyed the Trumpet Vine painting tutorial.  I am now working on a poppy tutorial so be sure to come on back for that.  When I am not painting I am either busy in the garden or working on my little garden room on our back deck. […]