Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

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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Sandwiched between somewhat sunny days and snow days; my garden fantasies have run rampant. Mr. Cottage and I shopped for garden supplies and treated ourselves to soft serve ice-cream over the weekend. Tuesday it snowed.  Again. Maybe we pulled the trigger on these too soon.  They have been covered with protective plastic since we purchased them. …

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Know what?  This has been kind of tough week.  So I feel like doing something that would make me feel good. I’m going to have a giveaway.  I’m giving away a pair of my up-cycled wood tape measure earrings. Keep them for yourself or give them away as a gift. They hang from SS ear …

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A couple of months ago Mr. Cottage dug through our  scrap copper pile and came up with the idea to make a trellis for one of our clematis plants that was sprawling all over where it shouldn’t. He played around with a couple of different designs and then he got to work soldering everything in …

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I’m teaching myself how to sew.  I have a stash of old fabric and clothing that I am repurposing into other useable objects.   I should tell you I don’t follow directions and I don’t use patterns and no, I’ve never had a lesson.     Any of y’all out there old enough to laugh with me on this. …

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