Today Collections: Thoughts and Things celebrates its two year blogiversary.
With a click of publish, this will be my 234th post. Woo hoo! Now why doesn’t seem like there’s a least a bit more space in my brain?
In lieu of a cake, here is a photo buffet. Each links to a blog post for a clickable mini-history.
Hand-stitched antique gown. And speaking of heirlooms, or just plain looms, I have a few . . .
A surprise find right under my nose. OK, just above it.
New on the blog was joining Instagram this summer–too much fun! All of my favorite things literally at my fingertips: architectural details, thrifty finds, Paris and ponies. Oh, yes of course, my family, one of whom now has me hooked on corgis. Speaking of corgis . . . an Australian postcard stamp. I love the colors.
While following steps in the How to Start a Blog video, I wrote this for the ‘about me page’.
I quite love finding old things, everyday things, and celebrating them. I try to mix beautiful/useful with reduce/reuse/recycle with an occasional dash of feng shui. For the most part I am craftily challenged, have a brown thumb (plants lean away from me) and I may be APP (A Procrastinating Perfectionist). Employing a ‘use what you have decorating’ theme, while juggling the ever-changing schedule/needs/charms of my favorite collection–four kids.
Breathe, Be Grateful, Smile, Take your vitamin. And welcome to my collections of thoughts and things.
Reading it today it still holds true, except for the plant part, I am fairly close now to a certified black thumb.
Celebrate, Create, Contemplate. Repeat.