Easter should be the greatest holiday. It is the day that Jesus paid it all and overcame death and the power of the evil one, forever and ever! His love for us gave us new life and access to our Father. There is no better gift than His gift of eternal life.
“He swallowed up death in victory; the Lord God will wipe away tears from all their faces; he will take the reproach from his people and the earth, for the Lord has spoken it!” Isaiah 25: 8
My first job was being the Easter bunny during Easter break; working for a department store in Honolulu. You can imagine how hot it was in that costume in the tropical heat. I made good money for a seven year old though. My older sister played the bigger bunny. It was so much fun…I even got to ride with the governor of Hawaii on the back of the limousine for the Easter parade.
My Easter Decor
The handmade wooden eggs that I decorated so many years ago…an Easter tradition.
Have a wonderful time celebrating new life with your family and friends!
I’ve been busy decorating my house, so I thought I’d show you some pics of what I’ve done.
I made this tablecloth on Thursday! (See below for inspiration.)
Fall makes me feel very creative and so beyond willing to sew, cook, paint, decorate, and do some gardening.
This is about as scary as I get for Halloween, I really don’t like the spooky, witchy stuff!
Inspiration for My Fall Tablecloth
I found this pretty black and white graphic tablecloth on the Better Homes and Gardens website (BHG.com) and if you want to find it, type “pumpkin tablecloth” in the search button. I just had to make it.
More photos of what I did:
I changed the base to some fabric that I already had instead of plain off-white. I realized when I was making this that I really missed embroidery and hand stitching, maybe I need to take it up again.
There are just not enough hours in a day, period! Even though I plan full days to accomplish on-going goals, I can’t win…there are just too many things to do and I run out of time. I’m absolutely not complaining, I just want to do everything! (Smile) Here is a review of some of projects, updates, and progress in my world…
Painting the House
We even added solar panels to our house and upgraded the electrical wiring. We wanted a more contemporary look, with modern colors.
I am so excited realizing that progress has actually taken place so we can begin new adventures and purposes in the journey ahead. I can now work on interiors and get my studio space off the ground. Soon a new sign will be hung: Flourishing Design Studio. (Shhh, progress on new changes to my business and going forward will be a reality.)