Photobucket     Photobucket        

Thursday, August 27, 2009


Cock-a-doodle-doo! It's time to show off those roosters! Thanks to Barb at Bella Vista for hosting this fun party! Please pay her a visit, she has a wonderful blog and is featuring some beautiful roosters.

I made this arrangement when we moved in about 5 yrs. ago. It has evolved a bit over the years and I recently added rabbits for the spring and summer months, but Mr. Rooster is glad to be back!

He sits on my island and can be seen all around.

His mate is in the cabinent....

But she keeps an eye on him,lol... My favorite plate...

I hope you enjoyed the little rooster tour. I don't have alot of roosters, but I enjoy the ones I have! I'm currently looking for some small roosters to make arrangements to sell here on my blog. As soon as I find just the right ones, I will post them. I will also have some frames for sale soon too, since fall is coming I'm finally getting motivated! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!!

Friday, August 21, 2009

Part 2...My Aunt and Uncle's Beautiful Home

Hey Guys! Ready for part 2? You might have to come back several times to look at these pics, there are a ton! I read all of your comments and it sounds like you really enjoyed the first tour! How could you NOT love this house? Don't you agree it should be in a magazine? I just wish you all could see it in person, the pictures are good, but you really don't get the feel of it unless you are there. Anyway, lets start this tour in the master bedroom....ohhhh...this bedding is gorgeous!

I love the jewelry box with all the little bottles on top. Cute!
I would swear those tulips were real....I just love all the realistic arrangements all over the house. They make the house feel so fresh!

This is a little sitting room off the master's just gorgeous with so much detail.

Isn't this shelf cute with the birds and plate? Great idea for a little something different.

Oh my! The master bathroom is beautiful!!

This is another bathroom...I love that walpaper, it's so different!

Here is an idea for something over a toilet. I purchased a little shelf recently that is getting a paint job. I am planning on doing this.

This bathroom is in the new addition, just beautiful!

Love this chest and look at that dog! This is in the office.

This is in the hallway in the new addition. Love love love it! Look at those chairs!!!
This painting hangs in the hallway
This is the new living area....isn't that a cool light? This room is stunning!
Wow! This piece is gorgeous and look at that little table to the right, it is so cute!

I love this shot!

Aren't these chairs great!
A little sink by the pool table.

More perfect bookcases...

I love this!

This is the bedroom in the new addition, it's really pretty.
Isn't this the coolest lamp? I love all the colors.

Another beautiful chest...

This is the sunroom, I love this room! This is not the best picture, but you can still see the beauty.
I love those chairs!

She has 2 of these chairs, they are gorgeous!

I love this little table with the rabbit underneath.

This is a really neat cabinet.
Closeup of one of the chairs. Lovin the bird pillows!

Isn't this cute??

I meant to put this picture on the last post. It's in a little area by the kitchen. Love the foxgloves!

I hope I didn't overload your eyes with too much beauty! I probably should have done 3 posts! We may not all have big homes like this one, but we can incorporate some of her fabulous ideas. I know I will! I love the way she mixes so many different pieces of furniture, accessories and fabrics together. I think that's what makes everything so interesting and not predictable. I hope you all enjoyed the tour!! Have a great weekend!

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

By Popular Demand...My Aunt and Uncle's Beautiful Home Part 1

Hi Guys! Thank you for all the nice comments on the offices my aunt decorated.
I told her about all the nice things you said and she was very appreciative and allowed me to come photograph their home. I was anxious to see it again since I haven't been over in a while. I spent over an hour today just trying to take in all of the beauty and of course taking She has moved some things around and purchased some new pieces since I've been there last. It is even MORE gorgeous than I remember! Let's start in the entryway...Soft beautiful colors...I love the flowers, they look so real! She uses alot of realistic looking silk arrangements in the acrylic water.

This is the formal living room, look at that chest!! This room is filled with beautiful things and is one of my favorites.

I love all the antiques and fabrics in this room. I can't say enough about it...

I will try not to say "love" so much, but it's going to be hard because everything is so pretty!

A simple vase of glads...
I can't help it....I LOVE this fabric!
On to the other living room....More beauty awaits...Look at all of this color, there is so much interest in this room.

I took this picture from the top of the stairs...It's a beautiful view of the whole room. On the right you can see a mirror... it really opens up the room and makes it feel bigger.
This chair really caught my attention...this is one of her newest finds. Love the black background with those coral colored tulips.
Another beautiful view. Don't those chairs look comfy and pretty at the same time?
She uses alot of plates on the wall, which I love....

isn't this table unique?

I spy a little leopard stool, how cute!

I love the greenery on the clock, great idea. Like I said in the last post, her bookcases are perfection.

On to the kitchen....look at that little pig with the grass! So cute!

You rooster lovers (that includes me) are going to love the kitchen area, she has some of the most unique roosters I've ever seen, including 2 of these lamps.

Oh my goodness...I love this pig!

Look at all the roosters!

I love this shot....isn't this dining area fabulous?!
This is so unique!
More roosters guys! Aren't they adorable!
This rooster is beautiful and those know...I love em!

So pretty....

I hope you enjoyed the first tour of their home, be sure and come back for the second half in about 3 days. I'll be showing you much more including a new addition they recently added. You won't want to miss it!! Thanks for stopping by!

Featured in Country Woman Magazine fall 2012 for kitchen and crafts

My photo
I'm a 42yr. old mother of 1. I've been married for 21years to a wonderful man, Kevin. We have one son together named Chase who is 14. We live in a small town in Arkansas and have a dog named Sassy, a cat named Coco and now a chinchilla, Tiki. My husband is a Database Administrator and I have my own business called Kristen's Creations where I make and sell a variety of crafts. I worked in a shop as a floral designer for 15 yrs. until it closed. My former boss decided to retire and lease out her building. I enjoy crafting, decorating, and hanging out with my family. E-mail me at

To subscribe through email, add your email address below.

You are welcome to pin anything from my blog

Follow Me on Pinterest

Total Pageviews

The tip junkie featured my snowman mesh wreath!

homemade crafts

Popular Posts


Decorating Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory

Sassy Girl

Sassy Girl

Cock a doodle doo!!

Cock a doodle doo!!

Wish we were here!

Wish we were here!

blog ranking

Lifestyle Blogs - Blog Rankings

Blog List

  • I’m so sorry I missed a weekend link roundup for you all, I barely sat down this weekend, there were so many activities on my plate. I’ll be back to that r...
    2 hours ago
  • Remember the story of Goldilocks and the three bears? Remember when she went in the three bears' house and tried out the three chairs and one was too large...
    2 hours ago
  • [image: outdoor-floor-standing-heater]Recently I shared Terry and Mark’s fabulous redesign where they turned an outdoor deck into a fabulous porch with spa...
    3 hours ago
  • I decided to set a table for Halloween but no scary things for this table:) I brought out this black and orange runner and placemats for the base. Then it ...
    3 hours ago
  • I’ve partnered with HI-CHEWS to bring you this post. Enjoy! HI-CHEWS Halloween Free Printable Gift Idea. I “Chews” You Halloween printable tags. Pair them...
    4 hours ago
  • Even before we moved to Rattlebridge, I knew the living room would present design challenges. In its former life, it was all cut up, with a 1970s sunken l...
    7 hours ago
  • One of the best things about the Halloween season is seeing all the cute crafts and treats that kids make at school. There are so many wonderful creative...
    8 hours ago
  • [image: Halloween Decor at Back Door] Our back entry is ready for trick-or-treaters. Elsie photo bombed this image. She wanted to come out to play. About ...
    10 hours ago
  • Well we had a busy weekend. It was wonderful but I'm looking forward tomorrow to maybe sitting for a few minutes. ha! Friday I started off the weekend w...
    11 hours ago
  • [image: mms-2907] At the end of my post on Friday I shared, “I feel like I’m finding my legs a bit as an artist…trying to embrace the artist I am, not wha...
    13 hours ago
  • Bookcases are styled in all kinds of ways with not just books, but all kinds of accessories. You can create little vignettes to showcase your style, add b...
    15 hours ago
  • ...BEDROOM!!! BEDROOM!!! My goodness! Those of you who know me well, KNOW that I would not fare well if I had to have a MASTER! ha-ha! On that note...
    16 hours ago
  • I found three really great Before & Afters!!! Enjoy!!!! BEFORE: This house in West University was built in 1936. It’s a rare, original, two st...
    16 hours ago
  • [image: family-fish-fry-mountains013] It was a beautiful Fall day just over a week ago and my sister and I drove up to the mountains to spend the afternoon...
    19 hours ago
  • [image: Googlie Eye Necklace] Are you looking for a last minute Halloween mask or costume? Well this kind of fits the bill. If not, it is especially fun...
    1 day ago
  • Hello, Dear Ones! I thought I would stop with all of my Falling around and share with you the great celebration we had last weekend. We drove to Maryland t...
    1 day ago
  • Do you look forward to cleaning your face at night before you go to bed? I am sure you are all moaning a little and saying under your breath, half the ...
    1 day ago
  • [image: CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Five Favorite Thanksgiving Tablescapes]*Wow! *Have you realized that Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away? It's time...
    1 day ago
  • *Trick or Treat, Smell my Feet,* *give me something good, and cute to eat,* *for Halloween.* *These stamped fondant cupcake toppers* *are so easy and fun,...
    2 days ago
  • [image: Best of the Weekend] Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party. Hurray for the weekend! We are finally feeling some cool weather after a hot week ...
    2 days ago
  • Girls, I asked the questions and you chimed in! I thought I'd put this post together with the answers because remember...these are important, burning quest...
    3 days ago
  • Ahhhh the patio. The ol’ project that never ends. We hurriedly built this patio in a matter of days, and it has taken us quite some time to get it just the...
    3 days ago
  • Hello all! Thankfully I am on the mend and feeling so much better -- thank you for the well wishes! We've had a little bit of progress on the basement fire...
    4 days ago
  • Welcome to the Life in Season Study Series Week One Discussion Questions 1. Do you find it hard to extend the same grace to yourself that God extends...
    5 days ago
  • Happy Tuesday, friends! I'm continuing our Fall tour today and sharing our little sitting room, which is the first room you see when you walk through the d...
    6 days ago
  • I had forgotten all about this fun Fall treat until one sister-in-law asked another sister-in-law for the recipe via a group text. This recipe might be th...
    2 weeks ago
  • Hurricane Matthew is suppose to hit Florida in a few hours. The shutters are up, the courtyard furniture has been stored and the pool furniture was tosse...
    2 weeks ago
  • Skinny Loaded Potato Soup - ButterYumQuestion - if you lighten up traditional potato soup, you can add extra toppings, right? Right! And the fact that th...
    4 weeks ago
  • Today. This is our life for now. And boy am I blessed! For those of you new to what's been going on, I will start from the top. It rained... etc... Fo...
    2 months ago
  • *This post is sponsored by Rug Studio.* Hello Lovelies! Today I'm excited to share my Master Bedroom Refresh with you. For me, any room redo usually s...
    3 months ago
  • The patio outside the shop is one of my favorite outdoor spaces to decorate. I try to change it up weekly adding a piece or two, taking away a few. You kno...
    4 months ago
  • Hey y'all! I haven't blogged for awhile, buy y'all know I have to stop in to give my pageant picks! Miss USA 2016 will be crowned this Sunday evening an...
    4 months ago
  • We bought our home in the summer of 1992 and our upstairs bathroom was just never designed correctly. We decorated it the best we could, but the space pla...
    8 months ago
  • Hello, and Happy Valentine’s Day! I thought I’d share a couple of the Valentine’s I’ve made for my oldest granddaughter (the 5 year old). I used a couple...
    8 months ago
  • 8 months ago
  • Hi there friends... Welcome back to this weeks Share Your Style Party!! ~~~~~ Our host this week is Kelly from The Essence of Home! Take it away Kelly! ...
    9 months ago
  • These closet doors are dreamy!!! *Dream Book Design *turned an unattractive closet door into something I want!!! Learn *how to build a barn door for a...
    1 year ago
  • This Miniature Pewter-Like Teapot with Lid that lifts and tilts is adorable at the height of just 1 1/2 inches tall, and matching teacup, saucer, and disp...
    1 year ago
  • *Hi! I have been decorating for Christmas this week and finished the piano so I wanted to share.This will be a short post, I am working hard to get my hous...
    1 year ago
  • I have been keeping a secret for a few months... and it has been hard not to give it away! Thank goodness I can finally tell you today!!! After 4 1/2 y...
    2 years ago
  • Hello Lovlies, You are cordially invited to join me at my new blog, Larkspur Interiors. WHEN: Now! WHERE: R.S.V.P.: Not necessa...
    2 years ago
  • It's Friday once again. Can you believe it? And it's time for another great house tour. Today we're snooping around Jenna's home at Rain On A Tin Roof. ...
    3 years ago
  • Projects, projects, do they ever end? lol There is always something to add to the list, isn't there? I had wanted to add bead board to the ends of our ...
    4 years ago

Designed By: