Creating a fall arrangement

Creating A Fall Arrangement

As soon as I spotted this adorable Jacques Pépin chicken pitcher at Sur La Table, I had visions of  flowers popping out of the top.  I snatched it up as if it were the last one in existence and couldn't wait to use the pitcher to create a fall arrangement. The challenge was getting fresh flowers … Continue reading Creating A Fall Arrangement

How to decorate for fall.

How To Decorate For Fall

Fall decorating is something anyone can do, even if you live in a small apartment.  Just try one or two of these ideas, to get the pumpkin rolling.  You can do this, all it takes is a touch here or there. Using the same white pumpkin with yellow stripes, I snapped three mini photo fall vignettes to … Continue reading How To Decorate For Fall

How to make a fall wreath.

How To Make A Fall Bandana Wreath

When I think of bandanas, I think of cowboys and farmers.  When I think of farmers, I think of harvest time and fall. It seemed sensible to make a fall bandana wreath.  To get started, I went to Michael's to pick out colored bandanas and a 12 inch styrofoam wreath.     Supplies 4 bandanas … Continue reading How To Make A Fall Bandana Wreath

Home office update | Thistle Key Lane

Updating A Home Office

Meet two adorable Black Russian Terriers, Basher and Gypsy. They are here to welcome you to their mommy’s new home office.     Last weekend’s project involved helping my daughter, Andrea, add some finishing touches to her home office.  Andrea lives in Florida, so she took before and after photos for me so that I … Continue reading Updating A Home Office

Autumn Cake Bites | Thistle Key Lane

Autumn Cake Bites

It’s time to get back in the kitchen and think about fall baking. I can’t allow what little culinary skills I have to waste away, so I've prepared some fall treats and a yummy recipe to share.     Using a Harvest Cake Bite Pan with shapes of leaves, pumpkins and acorns from Sur La Table, I baked these … Continue reading Autumn Cake Bites