Spring Home Tour

spring  home tour from At Home on the Bay

I have some news. It's good news for me, but maybe not so much for this little old blog. I got a job ... a real job! It just sort of happened. It feels good to be working, but it has really cut into my creative time. That is why I haven't been around here much lately. I've been adjusting to my new … [Read more...]

Society6 Shop is Open!

Society6 Shop is Open - watercolor flower pillow

watercolor wild flowers in vase 16" x 16" indoor pillow cover $20 I am so excited to announce that yesterday I launched my new Society6 shop with some of the watercolor artwork I have been working on behind the scenes.  So far I have added 3 different pieces of artwork. They are all available in … [Read more...]

Hot Off the Press

Hot off the press - style books you'll want for your coffee table

Are you in need of some fun new design books? Here are several new or soon to be released style books that I don't think I am going to be able to live without. Well, that might be a little over dramatic, but I do think they will be full of inspiration and not to mention look great on my coffee … [Read more...]

X Marks the Spot-A Cross Stitch Pillow

cross stitch pillow DIY

The year that I got married, I worked with some women who were always working on craft projects at lunch. They worked on cross stitch patterns a lot.  I was intrigued, so they took me to the local cross stitch shop and I picked out my first project, which I soon discovered I disliked intensely. I … [Read more...]

Edible Pansy Cupcake Toppers

Edible Pansy Cupcake Toppers  - made with candy melts - tutorial on At Home on the Bay

I am always looking for easy ways to make cupcakes look a little more special.  I got my inspiration from this cookie decorating video from Sweet Ambs. I used purple and yellow candy melts and the centers are melted semi-sweet chocolate chips. They are not as clean lined as their royal icing cookie … [Read more...]

Favorite Green Fabrics

Favorite Green Fabrics - lots a beautiful green fabrics and resources

Happy St. Patrick's Day! For someone who is 100% Irish, I don't have a lot of green decor, In fact, I do not even have a green top to wear today, but I do have corned beef and cabbage in the crock pot and a loaf of Irish bread baking in the oven. In honor of this day of all things green, I am … [Read more...]

Butterfly Cupcake Toppers

butterfly cupcake toppers made with Jolly Ranchers

Who doesn't love the polar vortex right about now? I'm not trying to rush spring along, but I have had enough of the below zero temperatures, ice and snow. I'm in full blown vitamin D deficiency. If you are in the same predicament, I have a little relief  for you. It's a think spring post that … [Read more...]