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Bittersweet and the little soap · 2d ago

Musical Bouquet

We welcomed the first day of summer with a musical bouquet of artists. Our big old shop porch makes a great stage. I can't begin to convey how happy this beautiful day of music makes me feel. It's nothing short...
Bittersweet and the little soap · 1w ago

summer soul...

The Mercantile sale was a huge success! I can safely say that past sales didn't hold a candle to the Merc sale. Thankful. I still have a few items left, but I'm contacting the Veterans association to come and pick...
Bittersweet and the little soap · 1W ago

cedar planks

Just absolutely thrilled with the way cedar fence planks transform a space. Not to mention they're inexpensive and aromatic. I started getting ready for Friday's sale, and while doing that, Lennis went to the shop and added cedar inlay around...
Bittersweet and the little soap · 2W ago

uncomplicated inspiration

Summer grabs acres of inspiration and gently preserves it under its wings. While cutting a...
Bittersweet and the little soap · 2W ago

more pictures

We're putting together an assortment of gift boxes. We'll have a lavender box, a rose box,...
Bittersweet and the little soap · 3W ago

mostly june

It's June! The month is reserved for summer concerts in the park, ball games, hot dogs, and festivals. I love June! Pulling out some past designs only to realize how some materials never die. Burlap, Twill, Linen, and Ticking, for...
Bittersweet and the little soap · 3W ago

pie

Oh how it's so very nice to bake a pie from scratch. It's Memorial weekend, and that means...
Bittersweet and the little soap · 1M ago

naturally speaking

I love to incorporate nature into our home. When gazing upon the dried hydrangea or turtle shell, my feelings lean towards those of gratitude. Gentle reminders of favorite summers past and walks through the Missouri woods. Those tender nature feeling...
Bittersweet and the little soap · 1M ago

We are family...

I got all my sisters and me, but in this case, my dad, uncle, and brother. My Uncle Richard is in town from Seattle. I haven't seen him since Patrick was a baby, so it's been awhile. We're g...
Bittersweet and the little soap · 1M ago

simple inspiration

I believe in less is more, and that the best inspiration usually comes from simple things....