Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Beach blooms....in the evening they begin to close for the night.


Our new bird friends are having dinner.....





Nothing fancy....just a small beach house in Gulf Shores, AL. What we love about this place is the screened in porch. A nice area to eat and work...no bugs....and plenty of shade. I brought one of my vintage damask tablecloths, candles silver trays and twinkle lights. Now we feel a bit more uptown!

Barb and I have been working like crazy....having fun too.....but we have lots of work to do. We rarely have uninterupted time together to plan and brainstorm. We have been working on our plans for the next 6 months. Getting the "to do" list done. We drew out a large calender on freezer paper and taped it to the wall. Everytime we walk by we add deadlines and ideas to the page. I told Barb, "We need to back away from the calender." It was almost frightening.

Barb has been working on her final quilt for our next book. She's been gluing the pieces in place and getting it ready to applique. We think we can finish it before we leave. (Always optimistic!)
Now that we have the picture posting thing worked out ....be on the lookout for tomorrow. Will post more.
until later!
Alma

15 comments

  1. I'm soooo jealous! Beach time and uninterrupted time with a gf and business partner .. sounds almost perfect! Hope the calendar doesn't take you over!

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  2. That beach house looks like so much fun!! I can't wait to see what you two ladies are coming up with. More things that I will just have to have, I am sure. :)

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  3. Your working vacation sounds wonderful, the beach is such a restful and inspiring place to be.

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  4. What a great escape! When you are surrounded by such natural beauty things like schedules and to-do list aren't quite as daunting...enjoy!

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  5. Oh, gorgeous pictures. Hope you post more and maybe teeny peeks of your projects. Or the tablecloth setting. Or the freezer paper calendar lol.

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  6. Alma....you are such a tease!!! Can't wait for tomorrow!

    Kathy B
    Massachusetts

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  7. Where are you? I need to be at the beach too! Siesta Key Fl is my second home but the exchange rate is so bad at present!

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  8. What a a lovely spot for creating..hope we get a peak at what you are up to..hugs, Linda

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  9. What a lovely house. It sounds like my idea of heaven...vacation with a bff and all that work disguised as crafting.

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  10. Thanks for sharing the secret of how you work together. I love insights like that. :D Great place you picked to work!

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  11. There's nothing like being near the water. Work or play it looks like the perfect setting to me!

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  12. I looooove that house! And I wish I could be a fly on the wall when you're brainstorming, it sounds like great fun. Have a great time!

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  13. Photo Op: A quilt draped over the post by the fence in the sand-- You gotta do it!!! I've a real fan of your Beach house fabric line. Watching pricing. When they come down a little I'm going to make a quilt out of the fat quarters. Thanks for sharing your lives with us "ordinary" folks.

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  14. ohhh god i lost my eyes and my heart on this pictures! dear misses, you are very very very lucky to have a friend /partners and a place like this where work and relax! sorry for my bad english..i'm an italian stitchers whit a great love from your beautiful world!!!!!!!!
    Manu
    http://manumanu64.splinder.com

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  15. hello i'm french and i like your site
    sorry but i don't speak english very well.
    congratulations for your crétions.
    see you soon
    patoucoeur

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