Today I will choose joy. What an inspiring message. We just added this new sign to the shop this morning. I love the gray background with the pop of mustard yellow. You can check out the listing here. I hope you are having a joyful Thursday!
I haven't shared about the new bushes that we replaced the dying ones with in the front yard. You might remember how it looked from Epic Plant Fail #1. We dug those out and replaced them with Holly bushes. And this is how those hollies look now.
They are dying too! We think we have figured out the problem though. It is not that we have black thumbs. The issue is water. It seems that our sprinklers don't hit that area. Specifically where the two leafless bushes are.
Mix that with 100+ degree heat here in the south and you get dying plants. Hopefully, we think that we solved the problem in time. Alan has been hand watering that area hoping that we can bring those two back to life. The leaves are still on the tips of the branches and they are bright green.
Keep your fingers crossed for us! On a happy note, our tree in the front yard is still looking good.
And so are all the plants we transplanted into the backyard.
And it is currently pouring rain outside! We needed it so badly. Let's hope it doesn't stop until the plants get their fill.
Recently, I have been so lucky to have the opportunity to make so many signs for some wonderful customers. It is keeping me busy! I even have some new designs and a custom sign that I can't wait to share soon. Being so busy is making the summer just fly by! But cooler temperatures are something I am looking forward to, maybe just a few days that fall under 100.
Oh, office. How close you are to looking presentable! I finished up my little art project that I took on. The seven paintings that I did were ready to fill up the wall over the couch.
After I put them all in the frames I picked up from Michael's, I figured out the layout I wanted first on the ground. Then I used paper to make a template of each frame, making sure to mark where each nail would need to go.
Then the paper went up on the wall. I just tapped a nail into each of the marks and tore the paper down.
I hung the frames and it was done!
The large size of the frames and the art really help to fill up the wall.
I included colors from the curtain fabric in the paintings so that it would work well together.
Picture curtains hanging around the window... Soon!
I hope everyone has a wonderful 4th of July tomorrow! We are going to spend some time with family, eat good food, and watch some fireworks. Happy 4th Lovelies!