Photobucket     Photobucket        

Sunday, February 6, 2011

~~Dreaming Of Spring~~

Hey guys! I hope you had a wonderful weekend! I finally got out a little after being snowed in and having a horrible head cold. I think I'm about over it now...I'm feeling much better. Anyways, I have been dreaming of spring over the last few weeks. I know alot of you are too! I do love the snow and think it's just beautiful. I even get a little excited at the news of a winter storm warning and run to the store along with a million other people! lol...Yes I do! I kind of like the idea that we can't leave the house and we are all stuck here together...the rest of the family might think differently...lol. Chase loves being out of school and getting to play in the snow. And guess what! We are expecting another winter storm on Wed. Yes, the day I am supposed to get my new kitchen items that I am waiting soooo patiently on (NOT) lol...they only deliver on Wednesdays for some reason! Oh well...I am still kind of excited about the snow though.
But....I also CANNOT WAIT for warmer weather!
I want to set pretty spring tablescapes...

Pick daffodils!
Plant my garden!

Sit out on the patio and let the sun shine on my face!
Decorate the covered patio with spring flowers and accessories...
Maybe even buy some new patio furniture...we'll see.
I think Sassy is tired of being cooped up in the house. She is ready to get outside and run and play!

This was my honeysuckle vine the other day...poor thing! It looks so cold! I wonder if the plants and grass are ready for spring? lol...
Well, the good news is that Spring is not that far away...unless you live way up north! Here in Arkansas we usually start having some warm days in March...although we've been known to have some snow in March too. I will try to enjoy the rest of the winter days and keep dreaming of warm weather. Have a great week!!

15 comments:

Allyson Pecilunas said...

Sassy is just totally adorable laying in her bed. I hope it warms up for you soon. And I cannot wait to see what your new arrival is. I think I saw on Melissa's blog you said you were getting new appliances? I hope I just didn't let the cat out of the bag :)

~Allyson~

Allyson Pecilunas said...

ps I am not sure if you got my email but my blog wasnt posting so I had to recreate a new one come follow me there at noplacelikehomeally.blogspot.com

Thanks girl!!

Denise said...

Spring comes early here in Central TX too, it's been known to get up to 80 by the end of Feb!! Not that it stays that high during March, but it's warm. Goodness I can't believe the ice on your honeysuckle, amazing that it comes back to life after a winter like that!

Cathy~Mille Fleur said...

Oh Kristen! I am so ready for spring too! I love all of your beautiful pics...they are getting me in the mood for warmer days! I am so sorry to hear about your appliances...I am crossing my fingers they get there on Wednesday! I can't wait to see your "NEW" kitchen!

Sassy looks so cute laying there all cozy in her bed! Such a sweetie!

Stay warm!

Dear Sweet Home said...

I am so ready for Spring also! Love all the Spring Pics!

LC said...

I'm glad to hear you are feeling better. I too am dreaming of spring! I love your back yard. That patio area is so nice. It will be warming up before we know it.
have a happy day~

Melissa Miller said...

I'm ready for spring! Your pictures are definitely fresh and spring-like. Sassy is about the cutest thing ever in her bed.

Happy week! ~Melissa :)

Nancy said...

I am still loving our cold weather here in central Alabama but my friends are soooo wanting Spring to finally roll in. An early spring just means a longer hot summer to me ;)

Liz said...

Hi Kristen,
Your outdoor pictures are gorgeous. I can feel the sun through the pictures. Hurry up, Spring! =)Sassy is such a cutie! Thanks for sharing! XOXO ~Liz

Oh, and thank you for the nice comments on my living room post! XOXO ~Liz

Carrie @ Dittle Dattle said...

I'm with you, Kristen! I'm so ready for spring to arrive. I love working outside in the garden. That poor honeysuckle vine! Even he is begging for spring weather :D

Cucina di Barbara said...

Such a lovely blog!
I like it, now I am following you:))
Have a nice day, Barbara

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Sassy is so adorable curled up in her bed... Miss Scooter gets out long enough to potty, way to cold for her for very long. Thank you for your sweet words about the shop and display.. hugs ~lynne~

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kristen, I don't know why it's been so long since I've visited your blog (real life just gets in the way some times). I'm still kind of enjoying the snow (I know I'd be miserable if we had as much as some people have). Everything looks so clean and pretty in the snow. Sounds like you're having fun getting a new kitchen! I hope I get back over here to see it, because I know it will be wonderful. Stay warm. laurie

Melissa Miller said...

Hey Kristen thanks for the nice words on my hair. I still can't decide what to do. I may wait another month or so until it get's warmer and then decide. I use either Pantene or Dove shampoo. I've probably tried every brand out there and always go back to them.

Can you believe we got no snow again today? We were supposed to. So much for the weather reports. Stay warm!

A Hint of Home said...

Can't wait for Spring and warmer days. It's been an unusual winter, for sure!
We are getting back into the upper 50's tomorrow and Sat. and Sun. into the 60's. Yeh!
Love your garden concept!

Featured in Country Woman Magazine fall 2012 for kitchen and crafts

My Photo
I'm a 40yr. old mother of 1. I've been married for 19 years 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 Kristenscreations@hotmail.com

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

BlogCatalog

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

  • Below is a shot I took last week with my phone while I was staring at my flooring for the flip house having just finished a run. Instead of tile, I chose t...
    5 hours ago
  • [image: Green Beauty Boxwood]Got a question for ya. When you’re planting a balled and burlapped shrub or tree, do you remove or do anything to the burlap b...
    8 hours ago
  • I started collecting blue and white pieces over 30 years ago. Now it is all the rage! It is classic and will never go out of style! I kept seeing BEAUTIFUL...
    8 hours ago
  • How to Build a Little Free Library – Information and Ideas! How to Build a Little Free Library – Information and Ideas. Have you ever heard of Little Free ...
    9 hours ago
  • [image: mms-7826] I have received a bunch of e-mails and comments asking about the fate of the leftovers from Lucketts. As we did last year, we will list...
    17 hours ago
  • It's the end of the long Memorial Day weekend and I thought I would share some shots around the front yard after getting it all mowed and edged on Saturday...
    20 hours ago
  • Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! It's Memorial Day weekend and for me that marks the official start of summer! *Yaaay!* I hope you have had a ch...
    21 hours ago
  • Welcome to the 319th Inspire Me Tuesday. Tons of great room makeovers, projects and recipes. You need to go check them all out if you missed any. Here a...
    21 hours ago
  • Following our recent pond project we had lots of messes to clean up. Our patio was definitely not a wonderful destination two weeks ago but it has been tr...
    1 day ago
  • [image: Win $150 in PayPal Cash] Happy Memorial Day! I hope you have had a great weekend celebrating and that you enjoy Memorial Day Monday. While we enj...
    1 day ago
  • Wishing you a wonderful Memorial Day. [image: Blue and White Birds for Spring] I recently told you I was having health issues, and my posting might be ...
    1 day ago
  • So. {beware this is long} I know a lot of you reading this are whole 30 experts. And some of you have no idea what I'm even talking about. But I thought...
    1 day ago
  • This weekend has officially opened the Summer season in our new backyard!! So excited to be able to use it for relaxing and entertaining. As with all ...
    1 day ago
  • [image: dads garden009] Happy Memorial Day weekend to you all! It's been gorgeous here in Atlanta and the summer heat is starting to creep up on us, as it ...
    2 days ago
  • The underporch has always been an interesting area. At one time, it was a carport, then it became a tidy storage area for previous residents. Continue Read...
    2 days ago
  • [image: FREE Father’s Day Printable Gift Ideas] Father’s Day is three weeks away! I’d bet it’s safe to say that with all the hustle and bustle of the scho...
    3 days ago
  • Happy weekend my friends!! What will you be up to? We’re celebrating my son’s 13th birthday today and I can be found curled up in a corner in the fetal p...
    3 days ago
  • It's done! I've officially Konmari'd the *____* out of our house. This is a very, very good day and a long time coming -- I'm so happy to be done! It took...
    4 days ago
  • Are you decorating for the holiday weekend? I don't decorate heavily but I do enjoy coming up with new vessels to use for centerpieces. A recent trip to Ho...
    4 days ago
  • Last year we purchased a “new to us” home, a brick rambler situated on over an acre with beautiful views. The home was in great condition but was dated. ...
    5 days ago
  • Happy Thursday, friends! Can you believe it's already Memorial Day weekend ... hope you have nice plans in store. Ya' know ... our little sunroom has seen...
    5 days ago
  • *I am totally thrilled - like mouth-watering-thrilled,* *to be able to share two new cookbooks with you* *this spring. * *As you know, I am a lover of co...
    6 days ago
  • *[image: image]* *[image: image]* *Today, we have yet ANOTHER great Before & After story, compliments of CdT sponsor Huff Harrington, the online a...
    1 week ago
  • It's blueberry season here in central Florida and over the weekend Steve and I visited one of the many U Pick farms in our area. We brought home five poun...
    1 week ago
  • *Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups with Vanilla Milk - ButterYum*Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups with Vanilla Infused Milk - do I have your attention yet? How stinki...
    1 week ago
  • Who says small patios can't shine BIG. Our humble little patio leads up to our back door. To say its a *catch all *space would be an understatement ... ...
    2 weeks ago
  • This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Duck Brand for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I have worked with Duck® for quite some time, and ...
    2 weeks ago
  • Hello, Dear Ones! First of all I would like to apologize for not responding to your comments on the last couple of my posts! I'm sorry, please forgive me. ...
    2 weeks ago
  • Hello Lovelies! It's the final week of the One Room Challenge and I'm so excited to reveal my kitchen makeover today! As you may recall, this is how my k...
    2 weeks ago
  • Hey guys! How the heck are ya? I have missed you all a lot, and finally have a few minutes to sit down and share a little bit of what I have been doin...
    3 weeks ago
  • April 2 is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day. Who knew? This might be one of the easiest days to celebrate all year! PB&J sandwiches for dinner for e...
    1 month 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 plan...
    3 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...
    3 months ago
  • 4 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! ...
    4 months ago
  • I'll be posting over at Instagram for now. You can follow me *here*. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
    6 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...
    10 months 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...
    1 year ago
  • Hello Lovlies, You are cordially invited to join me at my new blog, Larkspur Interiors. WHEN: Now! WHERE: www.larkspurinteriors.com 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. ...
    2 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 ...
    3 years ago

Designed By: