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...]

A Few of My Favorite Things

tea

Here are a few links to inspire you if you find yourself with extra time on your hands.A Few of My Favorite ThingsI've spent some time perusing Molly Yeh's blog, My Name is Yeh. It is full of beautiful photos and yummy recipes like this Valentine's Day Almond Cake (above). It's just so … [Read more...]

The Kitchen Is Open

The Kitchen Is Open - At Home on the Bay kitchen tour

I have been holding back sharing the kitchen for a while. The truth is it isn't perfect. It isn't a show piece. It has flaws. It doesn't have white cabinets, wood floors, stainless steel appliances, or beautiful lighting, and it is super small. But guess what?  I love it. I do. I am actually one of … [Read more...]