Thursday, July 12, 2018

EEK! WHAT HAPPENED TO JUNE?!?!!!


oh haiiiiii!

we have been busy


I have no idea where 

the whole month of june went!



heres some stuff that 

went on


bloomed

&

changed!


potting bench!


video on the vlog


omg


I forgot the ramshackle shed looked like that!


I am crafting a better tool corral 

I will master the pile of useful things!


it almost looks intentional!


we built a new fire pit!


we built a lamp post planter!


I ate a popsicle!

outside!

in the sun!


the astilbe bloomed like crazy!


trying to set up a climbing rose situation

thanks to nantucket 

for the inspo!


the gifted smoke bush

it survived being in shock from its move

the leaves are poking through all over

and doubling in size by the day!

yay!!!


refining our lighting for night time yard fun


teehee!

while I can sneak it in

paint paint paint!!!

one coat down 


trim caulk and second coat to go!


did someone mention PAINT

saving a couple of bucks for now

bronze & black knobs!

FTW


starting to explore the other half

of our property

& things are getting interesting!


early may!



last year to now!

not everything survived to thrive

but

some new things popped up

that I wasn't aware were there

yay

and I promise that I won't let the time pass so long

and far between post next time

weeeeeeeeeee

kk

bye for now

check out The Worlds Worst Garden Vlog through my YouTube

may your days be filled with 

making things and ease of passage 

from one endeavor to

the next!

XOXO
~JM



Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Merry Month of May: Bitch, Make Your Own Yard 2018 edition

oh mah gawd

I have been trying to blog for weeks now

theres a new to me typey box

still limping through getting my pics from one source

to another

but

to reduce the stress 

Ive been keeping myself busy


look how many daffs came up

we did not plant these

they are just showin up

fine by me


the flowering trees were having a party

and the grass is coming back


got some cool stuff 

and 

plant babies


made some lemonade out of this spruce

the winter beat it up 

so i trimmed it into a mini version of our 

super large eastern white pine

with accompaniment 

give yer plants friends


there are bouquets 

growing on the side of our northern slope

love it


finally made it back out to that big pine

and the back is all 

well lets just say 

sculpted


got a good deal on two more window boxes

so I took hanging baskets

already put together from the super market

and added vinca vine on the ends

boom done

took an hour


pre window box

this north corner of the house is being remade

tidied up

pulled all the bittersweet


15 bags of marble chips

I mention this madness in the youtube



this wee area is getting its makeover for the year

lights were wonky

new window box 

there will be added stones for the walk


saw this lil guy at the bird feeder last week


saw this big guy at the bird feeder last week

all it took was one slam of the screen door 

and he was all NOPE

disappeared thru the curtain of pine saplings

silently 

no sound

like he was made of silk


one lady slipper coming up


this is what the garden looked like 

at the beginning of the month

and right here would be where the pic from today would be

but of course I have tried several ways of importing 

and it is not happening

enter the depths of despair now


anyhoo

went rock hunting yesterday

& if I take pics now

maybe in a few weeks I can post them

idk
lol
youtube seems easier
raw footage
tap the upload
go live your life
get back to being creative
ugh
oy
whatevers
go find me on the social media
you can see fresh pix there
I need coffee
xoxo


Monday, April 23, 2018

April 2018: The Battle for Spring

                                                           No, Really... It's Spring...?


the sun was warm
we wouldnt let a chill in the air stop us 
from the double duty 
of the yard clean up 
and fire cleanse

just add sage ;-)


it was an interesting time
all thoughts of perfection 
were put on the back burner


and of course the oracle that is pinterest 
never stops inspiring 
omg


peachy creamy crystal ball frappe
thanks for a lil witchy for spring


got all dressed up for a lil insulation removal
ugh
we survived lol


trying on some fancy


i know i know
there are many things to get making


ack

need to make outdoor chandeliers



first free by the side of the road find of the year

way bigger than the old blue table

yay


knob sale at the hobby lobby
always a surprise at how witchy gothy 
some things are there


what to do with logs


pinterest knows


oh yes 
it knows


yisssssssssssssssssss


ha


ok
pinterest

this one was not as cool

glad we dont have this problem


garland in the studio got a lil spring bloom action


tea wisdom 
from the new opal house
target take my money already mug

the pattern just hits the spot

found out they sell a head board for the bed etc
looks like the same thing

how bad do i want

lol

maybe if it goes on sale X-P


sat for a sec
at the new table
with the new mug

with the list of questions for the tree guy

we tagged 42 trees for removal

theres 34 left since ive been 
yknow
chippin away

cant help it

the estimates are all over the place 
one guy quoted 4 times the amount of the most recommended guy

yup


coffeeeeeee

dont care if we are still in a chill

iced please


while processing the adult decisions
and a certain time of the month

killer combo in both respects

X-D


some of our trees are coming down for the fact that we need a shed

our lil wishes it were a shed but was probably just a chicken coop once

just
aint
cuttin it

so we are learning how to prep a wee foundation

weeeeeeeeeeee


and heres my key to tree felling success

i will don some bright orange chaps and get my chainsaw on


meanwhile

waiting for the rain wind snow to pass

i find this

hubba hubba

goddammitt mc pinterest



fire pit

and 

repeat


another windy day with the intermittent slush

creatures in the coffee 


can you see through the forrest

our neighbors lost a tree in all that wind

we better choose a tree guy soon

eek


lady C

whats that all over you

snow

sigh



first flea market day

taper candle sticks

mega brass action

whoop whoop


like as many as we could scoop up


and more 
mmmmuuuuuuahahahahahahaaaaaah


oh 
and a tray

or two
but
that pic wouldnt load haha

it will just be a mystery

for eva

in your hearts

like anyone is even reading this 
lol
lol
lol

;-)

anyhoo
glad i got anything to load
and im finishing up quickly here

the sun is out
spring is really starting to show
and the real battle 
of yard clean up begins

as spring has sprung

are you making something today

xoxo
jm