Oh boy, I used to think I was the kind of person who handled change really well, but this week put my just-go-with-it mentality to the test.
It was the first week of school being out and the last week that I am letting my little people go without highly structured levels of ‘something to do’. I was not so good with change this week and as a result I am trying to get back into routines that I have long ago let slide….like an editorial calendar here. I need a framework for my creativity or else the stress of everything else I have going on just overwhelms me to the point that I have nothing.
So — I’m bringing back a few things…slowly but surely and I already feel better.
I’ve been obsessing about all things pattern related. So bringing back the Friday 5 roundup, here are some of my favorite patterned items for your garden decor.
Happy St. Patricks Day! In the spirit of the day, I thought I would try to give you some apropos Oxalis inspiration. I remember the very common oxalis that grew in our front lawn when I was a kids….sitting for what seemed like hours trying to find a four leafed version. But did you know…
These garden fire features are designed by Scandinavian Christian Bjorn and are available from Menu. They are inspired by the lighthouses that guide mariners home. Ranging in size from a little over 1′ tall to a little more than 2′ they are a beautiful modern fire element for the garden.
I am really into sticks and twigs this time of year. Any way that I can use them to dress up and cozy up the inside the better. I saw this great idea for using twigs at a German site called Das-Rote-Paket. Do you think if I used Corkscrew Hazel (Corylus avellana “Contorta”) branches…