Tag: Michaels

Holiday Spirits: Autumn Flavor-Infused Bourbon

In my search for recipes for apple week with The Novel Bakers I ran across Autumn Flavor-Infused Bourbon. Apple Pie-Infused Bourbon and a variation, Orange, Clove, and Cranberry-Infused Bourbon were in the food gift section of Southern Living Magazine. The fruit steeps for 4 days resulting an autumn infusion of flavor for a specialty bourbon you can give as…

Life is a Garden~ Chalkboard Inspiration

A garden metaphor for life~ note to self and blooming  chalkboard inspiration for my Potting Shed back door. Life is a Garden~ Leave the flowers and pull the weeds. A favorite pillow had suffered through multiple pollen seasons on the porch  and washings, and was looking  a little weedy & shabby~ So I picked a few flowers  from Michaels to plant.…

At the Table~ Mosaic & Butterflies

I’m at the table with a mosaic of vibrant colors and elements~ a flowering centerpiece, butterflies, and Pfaltzgraff Mosaic dinnerware. Definition of mosaic: noun a picture or pattern produced by arranging together small colored pieces of hard material, such as stone, tile, or glass  a colorful and variegated pattern  a combination of diverse elements forming a more or…

Gilded Gourds and Giving Thanks Table

My gourds and pumpkins are making the transition from fall to Thanksgiving with a little gilding~ Dressed in wash of Venetian, Glorious Gold and Rich Espresso for the holiday table. I picked up some DecoArt Dazzling Metallics paint from Michaels~ Brushing it on to highlight, but not completely cover the lumps, bumps, and wonderful organic textures of…

A Spooky Incarnation~ Haunted Lanterns

I’m scaring up a Spooky Incarnation for my lanterns for Halloween~ courtesy of scrapbook paper from K&Company from Michaels~ I saw this lantern at HomeGoods recently~ its creepy image kept haunting me, but I couldn’t justify buying a lantern  for the ghosts & goblins who would come calling~ Scrapbook paper pads at Michaels were 40%…

Wearing of the Green~ on Potatoes

I’m not Irish but I’m happy to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with The Wearing of the Green. . .on potatoes. . .  . . .with Spinach Pesto~ and a little fun with Spinach 4-Leaf Clovers~ I’m not lucky when it comes to finding 4-Leaf Clovers, but I did have some luck & fun with baby spinach…