change the direction of the sun.

i moved into an apartment last May. i have lived in houses most of my life. Most houses have windows on all sides of the house, never really thought about that before…when i lived in my last house, i followed the sunlight, all day, like a cat. i tried to find an apartment that faced…

how to put the flowers on the ceiling

 one inch vase. i thought my Echinacea was done blooming, but i found these at the bottom, near the dirt. i loved how the backside (you dirty minded reader…anyone?) of flowers look. some times they are a different colors, their structure is always fascinating. i got an idea! i went to the dollar tree (that…

yup…more flower pictures

 the wee rose is in a one inch vase. i love light. i have mirrors to play with the sun (that is what these roses are sitting on, the reflection is of the ceiling), prisms to shatter light, disco balls to spin the sun dizzy & one fake HUGE diamond that peppers my kitchen with…

have i gone mad?

or is this mirror filthy?! i found the mirror at the thrift store for $30. it had been painted an ugly brass color. i chose high gloss white for the frame, to put on the white walls of the studio. i have yet to buy straight edged blades to scrap off the paint… the cheshire…

the mirror on my desk

i always thought it was old fashioned to put a mirror, laid flat, on top of furniture. But man, does it make my flowers twice as stunning. The first image is one of my favorite spring annuals, the African daisy. African daisies come in lots of colors & sizes, but the purple are my favorite….

eye candy inside Oak Street Garden Shop

forgive the quality of the photographs, i had only my phone with me when i walked in this wonderful nursery. oakstreetgardenshop.com family owned & operated in Birmingham, Alabama