Monday, March 31, 2014

muted and lovely

This bouquet includes anemones, quicksand roses, freesia, white garden roses, astilbe, spray roses, parrot tulips and ranunculus. 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

broccoli + rice casserole

I'm not sure that this really qualifies as a casserole but I put it in a casserole dish, so there's that. I also don't tend to like casseroles much for some reason and this dish seems quite American and traditional, but I found it pretty tasty- it's based off of this one

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

colored glass

I found a couple new (to me) colored wine glasses/goblets/whatever they should be called this weekend. The lighter blue one and the tiny red one came from my grandmother, so now that I have four, I'm pretty sure I need to continue collecting, right? 

Monday, March 17, 2014

couch redo!

My wonderful mother paid me a visit recently and this was what we worked on basically the entire time. I loved my couch before, but if you look closely at the picture, you can see my cats also loved it as their scratching post. I think they have an affinity for pleather substances. So I managed to find enough fabric in my stash which meant the only thing I spent money on for this project was the foam for new cushions because the old ones were hard and it was not exactly an appealing place to put you butt. We made the cushions double sided partly because I didn't have enough fabric and partly because why not? So little by little my house is getting more colorful/crazy/kitschy. 

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Big guy I made at work (bells of Ireland, lotus pods, hydrangea, curly willow, kale, roses) and some cutesy flowers (garden roses, ranunculus, lisianthus, tulips, stock.)

Tuesday, March 4, 2014


This patch of daffodils has been blooming for a couple weeks in my yard. The first time I noticed them I got so distracted that my cat, Onion, slipped out the door and I almost had a panic attack but managed to wrangle him pretty quickly. I seriously have had nightmares about my him escaping outdoors and me not being able to find him because I guess I'm a crazy cat lady. But who could resist loving this boy?