You have crafting scraps of this and that in a craft bin, closet or room ~ waiting for you. Waiting for you to create the perfect little gift for a friend…..just because!

A simple apple, a few scraps of scrapbooking paper, a grocery shop paper bag, a straw……and your new Classic Cling Rubber Stamp ‘County Fair Caramel Apples’, is all that is needed to create a gift for a friend….just because.

Adding a little caramel makes it even sweeter!

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A Classic Curated Vignette ~ A place to Shop, Learn & Discover!

If you missed the previous Classic Curated Vignette ~ let me introduce you to the concept.

Ya know those magazine images ~ the pages to droooool over ~ the very page you spot a nice plate, a colorful sofa or a fun idea….and then you quickly go to the ‘shopping guide’ in the back of the magazine to find out where to find the goods?……well this is kinda like that.
A Vignette will be created and shared along with all ‘the goods’ information ~ where to purchase, order, find, make…with links and locations! Well, you get the picture… pun intended, lol!
The images will have retail, vintage and handmade….
This is all about a love for selecting, organizing, merchandising, presenting, photographing, and sharing home and art!
All with cottage style, a little homespun charm with a touch of whimsy.

So let’s discover!

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Santa’s Baubles Christmas Ornaments …it’s here!

pinky swears, secret handshakes and clubhouse code words…..are you ready to join us for this years Ornaments thru Classic amy joanne?

So many gifts can be created with Santa’s Baubles ~ Christmas gifts, stocking tie-ons, Christmas tree ornaments, treat bag labels, party favors, place settings, teacher presents, co-worker gift swaps, and one for your best friend too.

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Are you ‘looking for love in all the wrong places?’ Check out thrifty pickin’ to find pretty dishes for the perfect place settings for your table…and guests! You’re gonna love it and it may just even surprise you what you will find!


Taking photos of pretty dishes was not on my mind when I woke this morning. The Plan was to finish a wood canvas and begin the Classic Chalk Art Ornaments scheduled for the Pixelated Palette On-Line Magazine in September…….. But somehow ~ for some reason, I began to gather pretty dishes found thrifting, to stack together ……time was getting away from me, but was I enjoying it ~ adding this and that making place settings with pretty dishes to view thru the lens of my camera……sidetracked, for sure.

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Let’s Create A Charming Welcome

A new Series of paintings has been created for you….to welcome your friends, family and neighbors into your home for everday gatherings, seasons, holidays and celebrations…..they will feel Welcome upon entering the front door.

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