Red Dirt Farm and Studio

Small Farm Living Art, Photos and Stories

A brilliant sky, pink with swirls of blue and purple if only for a moment, long enough for me to take just a few photos and then it was gone.   That’s how the morning started yesterday.  Sleet and freezing rain with just a bit of snow fell briefly. I find time to write now because …

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qypsy queen

Kim of Red Dirt Farm and Studio

The sun came out and warmed all the raindrops still clinging to every object as far as the eye could see. I headed out with my camera to soak in the sun and to find something interesting  to capture with the lens. As I passed by my studio I wondered what surprises I might find …

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Workbench Wednesday

Kim of Red Dirt Farm and Studio

On the workbench this week. Playing with copper and silver for new jewelry designs. Copper with patina, silver star. Embossing on copper  Patina, embossing surface design Jellyfish and starfish. And a few hearts. Copper + silver + flame – what more could a girl ask for? The copper and silver will be incorporated with other …

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Over a year ago, some friends and I went on a shopping venture, where they helped me nab a big stash of old neckties.  I planned to repurpose them into something. I’ve pulled them out from time to time and thought about making stuff with them, but as of yet nothing has come to me. …

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fish crow

Kim of Red Dirt Farm and Studio

The common American crow is the Corvus brachyrhynchos the  call sounds like, caw caw caw. I think they sound like they are laughing – when not giving that spooky scary haunted house on the horizon sound. I happen to be one of those people who enjoys the antics of crows and ravens. They are loud …

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weekend

Kim of Red Dirt Farm and Studio

A few simple weekend pleasures here at Coral Cottage. Making homemade granola, recipe from Staci over at Life at Cobble Hill Farm  reading her farm blog and recipes are like taking a trip to the farm.  It makes me happy.  She has a nice recipe blog too. Recipe Here. Watching a Titmouse T Collecting dried …

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Dragonfly fever

Kim of Red Dirt Farm and Studio

Hi Y’all mermaid Kim here posting from Coral Cottage South. The strangest things happen at parties.  Ok maybe I should say the strangest things happen to me at parties.  Several years ago, Mr. Cottage and I went to a pool party hosted by the owner of a store that sold my art-work.  When we arrived …

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