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Terrarium Replanting

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on April 3rd, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , ,  •  6 Comments

The big terrarium I put together two years ago desperately needed replanting. See? My aloe plant was trying to escape! I don’t really have enough light for succulents, but I get them anyway and just replace them when they start getting leggy and sparse. This time around I planted non-succulents. I chose plants with different leaf sizes […]

Behind the Curtain

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on April 1st, 2014 under Home + Garden, Wit & Whistle Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  4 Comments

Once in a while someone will ask me what’s behind the big curtain in my studio. Unfortunately there’s nothing as exciting as the Wizard of Oz back there. I just needed storage space for inventory, paper, envelopes, and such, so I put up some shelving and hung curtains in front. It’s nice to be able […]

Window Boxes (Spring 2014)

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on March 27th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , ,  •  16 Comments

My window boxes are looking glorious right about now! Do you have a good spot to hang one? If so, do it! I planted daffodil bulbs and pansies in the fall and pretty much forgot about them. They survived this especially cold winter, and now they’re blooming all over the place. Next fall I think […]

Spring on Ice

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on March 18th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , , , ,  •  12 Comments

The most beautfiul thing happened today! We had a few warm days last week, and spring blooms popped out all around the yard. Today winter is back in full force and everything is coated in ice—including all those confused flowers. If there’s anything more beautiful than flowers, it’s gotta be flowers encased in ice. Doesn’t […]

Sketching Nook

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on February 27th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , ,  •  14 Comments

I always get a kick out of rearranging furniture, don’t you? Today I shuffled a few things around the house to make a sketching nook in one corner of my studio. I seldom sketch in there to avoid sitting at my desk for extended periods of time. Sitting upright with my feet on the floor […]

 

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