Flower Gardening, Vintage Jewelry

Legends of the Christmas Rose, Giovanni Rose Brooch and the Hellebore Flowering Plant

I love long stem rose brooches, and I recently had this beauty sale in my Etsy shop.  I also love plants and gardening.  So I thought I would write a blog post about the history of the brooch, the legends surrounding the Christmas Rose, and information about the plant and it's hybrids which are commonly… Continue reading Legends of the Christmas Rose, Giovanni Rose Brooch and the Hellebore Flowering Plant

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Summer Front Porch Decor Part I

I've been planning how I want to decorate my front porch for this summer for several weeks now.  I have at least three things on the porch that need repainted: the front door, the trim, and the porch floor.  I also want to add more trim around the door to make it stand out more… Continue reading Summer Front Porch Decor Part I

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Buttons

I love buttons.  I don't know why, but I've been fascinated by buttons ever since I was a little kid.  I loved to dig around in my Mom's and both of my grandmother's sewing boxes.  I thought they were so beautiful and I could spend hours sorting and organizing by color.  And I loved that… Continue reading Buttons