Summer

Pacific Northwest = Gorgeous Spots to Say I Do!

Nai and Eric - Multnomah Falls Wedding

I may be a bit prejudiced, but I am pretty sure the Pacific Northwest offers some of the most spectacular setting for weddings! Like this one - 620' Multnomah Falls in the historic Columbia Gorge!

Midsummer! Summer Solstice! Celebrate Summer!

The big guy

Celebrating the Summer Solstice and Midsummer - very big deal at our house but celebrated in the sweetest and simplest ways.

Kinderfest garden well

Fresh flowers are floated in my little "Kildefest Well" every day from now on until autumn equinox.

Red! White! Blue! Woven Yarn Spangles to Make July 4th Sparkle!

Woven yarn stars at a little 4th of July brunch!

4th of July is almost upon us!  A second look at the possibilities for yarn stars =  pretty ideas for adding sparkle to home and garden to celebrate the upcoming holiday!

For example - red, white and blue yarn stars make a fun, colorful center piece or "table runner" for a relaxing July 4th brunch in the garden!

Upcycle Magic! Revisiting Danish Woven Paper Heart Baskets.

Danish paper heart baskets

Traditionally, Danish woven paper heart baskets are brought out to trim Christmas trees and hang in windows as signs of welcome throughout Scandinavia. But why limit their charm to the winter holiday season when almost every paper stash offers unlimited potential and possibility - woven hearts for every season and in every color?

Recycle Pop Cans Into Easy and Cheerful Plant Markers and Garden Decor

plant/seedling markers

New plant markers for the garden!

Inspired by Annette at "by Annette" - you might remember the plant markers she made for me! Her excellent tutorial for how to make them is here!

These are totally simple to do! This whole set took just an hour to make.

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