I thought I would try something different for the sky in this one. I’m not sure I like it though. Watercolors can be very unforgiving. Oh well.
I think this will be my last Autumn painting for awhile. The leaves are just starting to turn on the red maple at the end of my driveway. As I observe the changing colors, I am reminded of what a glorious world we all live in.
I went out last week to a farm stand in Wisconsin and bought 10 pumpkins of various sizes. Then I stopped at Walmart and got several inexpensive mums. This is how I decorated by my front door. It won’t win any awards, but it makes me happy.
I used an antique wooden ironing board that I got years ago as a plant stand.
The quilt was an inexpensive buy off of Ebay. It’s in pretty ragged condition, but it looks great by the front door. And I don’t worry about it getting dirty or faded.
I have several vintage quilts that I use on my front porch. I change them with the seasons. It helps establish me as the “quilting house” for my long arm customers.
Hope you enjoyed this little tour. Happy Fall!
Sue wanted to honor her father by having a quilt made out of his old suits. Her friend Brenda did a wonderful job piecing a quilt top that was very pleasing–adding a floral print that softened the look. I recently finished quilting it. It’s a large bed sized quilt.
I love coneflowers. I love watching them pop through the ground every year. Mine are are growing strong and I expect to see some flowers appearing in a few weeks. I love the shape, with the “cone” center and the petals that droop down. They are so fun to draw. Where this bird came from I have no idea!