Tea Cup Candle Sconce Bird Feeder Tutorial

Like to attract bird’s to the backyard? Me too. Well…away from the patio where I enjoy sipping tea and starting my day with devotions.

The next time you’re at the thrift store, pick up an old candle sconce, tea cup and saucer to create a cute little bird feeder.

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Beautiful Show Home Styling


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How to Refinish Scratched & Rusted Appliances

How to Refinish Scratched & Rusted Appliances

Do you have an appliance that has scratches and/or rust spots? Unfortunately over time the rust will get worse if you don’t deal with it. Continue reading

Small Space Garden Design

Small Space Garden Design

I’ve included photos from my own garden in posts from time to time, but I haven’t done a complete virtual tour since my last renovation in 2009. Ready for an update? Continue reading

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show

I am delighted to be the photographer for the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, but it is an adventure in many ways.  If you have ever been to one of the big indoor garden shows you know the settings are fantasy and the gardens are all together in one huge room.

Sculpture garden in center of 2015 San Francisco Flower and Garden Show

Sculpture garden in center of 2015 San Francisco Flower and Garden Show

As a photographer, the setting is challenge with a kaleidoscope of gardens all together in one huge room, with artificial lighting and spotlights of every color.   I am expected to make each garden look distinct. Continue reading

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