This is just a bit of randomness, a collection of goings on of this past week.
My hens are laying fools right now and the range of egg colors is so eye catching that it begs to be shared.
I was going to make a “Basics” painting tutorial and video but that got side lined as I got involved in practicing a painting.
I want to have a painting party and I picked this one to do.
I want to be comfortable with the painting before attempting to explain it step by step to anyone else.
I am so glad I did practice, there was a couple tricky parts and now that I have painted my way thru it I can help others with a bit more confidence. Plus it was just plain fun!
I am trying to figure out what I want to do on my back deck. I have a new little table and chairs set I want to use. I actually got this to put in my new back garden area but I like it so much I am thinking of keeping it on the back deck. I need to get a big market umbrella for shade as the heat has arrived here.
It is all just a jumble right now so I need to get busy on it so I can really enjoy it this summer.
I saw this post over at Shabby Art Boutique and immediately knew I was going to use bricks. They will work great in a miniature garden.
She built hers from wood but with a little modification bricks work too.
I have it sitting in my greenhouse so I can see it every time I walk in. It just makes me smile.
My garden is blooming like crazy. I am trying to bring a bit of order to the chaos it is in, whenever I get the chance. But even in its disorder it is so relaxing just to be in it.
I need to do another full garden post of what is blooming. In the past week so many flowers have started to open up. The yellows and oranges are beginning to bloom so the garden is no longer ruled by pinks and purples.
We have been blessed with a bit of rain the past few days. Afternoon thunder showers and though the rain has been on the light side, every little bit helps. But I am keeping my ornamental plants well watered with our gray water. So even with the drought I can have my gorgeous garden without feeling guilty of using up precious water.
Have a great Weekend!