Happily Ever After

November 28, 2015

The perfect accessory to her choice of gown and a simple exchange of ” I do’s ” witnessed by family in an intimate setting, lakeside, in the Georgia countryside. Southern Magnolia, Pepperberry, Tallowberry, Silverbell Eucalyptus buds, Bittersweet vine and Privet…grouped, gathered and hand tied…stems bound in burlap and charcoal satin. Perfect. Then carefully boxed and flown from North to South with a big hug for the big day…today. Ready everyone? Here comes the bride.

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Now that it’s Fall…

October 5, 2014

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The scale of this burlap weave gives some indication of how tiny this found nest actually is. What  might you discover on a walk around your yard or neighborhood?  And, if you have an idea as to what small bird called this home, let me know.

The local  farm stands are loaded with the seasons bounty. Skip the crowds at the cider mill and pick up an armload of beets, take ’em home and roast ’em up  or turn them into a soup for the week ahead.

A chill in the air calls for wool…maybe a cap…maybe in hand dyed Autumn reds.

Starting to collect and recycle packaging materials now will save you from picking up a few tacky rolls of gift wrap closer to the holidays. I’m thinking this expanded kraft paper is going to be the perfect addition to my classic crisp white tissue. It’s looking pretty modern to me.

This Lingham stone always seems to move to a more visible location in the Fall so that I can better enjoy it’s unique natural colorations. A quick spin and edit of your interior accessories will have everything looking new as you start to spend more time inside.

Coffee Break rose, left to dry to a new kind of beautiful, will continue to add interest throughout the Fall, into Thanksgiving…possibly even Christmas. Start by enjoying then drying them now and they’ll be ready to put into service again when the time comes.

 

all photos: gp