There are some individuals that were born with the designer gene. They just seem to have a knack for decorating.
Take Kaaren from The Painted Quilt blog, she is just one of those talented people that I admire. I look at the pictures of her home and WOW! Wish I could do that. She has such an eye for colour and placement. There are many on blog land that I admire and I enjoy reading about their decorating adventures.
Sadly, I do not seem to have been born with that special decorating gene. To compensate, I subscribe to magazines and at times buy books on the subject, all in the hopes that it will come naturally for me.
Let me share with you my latest magazine find.
A Primitive Place and Country Journal, what a great magazine!
If you are into primitive anything, this is the ONE for you. Well worth the price!
I just love looking at the photographs and day dream!
Oh...... how I wish my home looked like that!
Of course, I have to be realistic. I could have it looking like that but ... I'd be spending my day following DD and DH with a vacuum cleaner and bucket to clean up after them and/or replacing the items to it's original place! lol I would much rather be quilting! Oh well!
They do have a blog called A primitive Place and Country Journal, for those that are interested.
Lots of pictures, which I so enjoy, and wonderful suggestions!
I have not finished reading it yet. It has been so busy with the many quilting classes that I am teaching, but I have enjoyed what I have read so far.
On the quilting front, Spring Fling by Jane Patek is still on Penelope. Sigh! Not enough hours in the day!
I still have not attempted to transfer the design from the Santa's Comin' to Town pattern, so that means I am still itching for a hand project.
Today, I will be making an attempt to dig myself into my sewing room. Yes, you read right! It's been a dumping ground for the past 2 weeks. Anyone want to come over and help me dig? lol
I did pick a winner of the "name that quilt" challenge and it is Pam from Pam's Place. Pam, if you would kindly refresh my memory as to where I should mail this little prize, I would be much obliged.
Thank you for stopping by. If you do not see me again for a while it may be that I have become lost in my sewing room. Perhaps even managed to be under a fabric avalanche! lol Cheers!