Easter Like No Other

How to Celebrate Easter 2020 during Quarantine Looking through the albums on my phone and seeing the photos from last year during the Easter celebration made me realize how different Easter is this year.  I can’t help but feel sad and overwhelmed by the daily news through live stream, social…

Salvage an Adirondack Chair

One of the great resources we have, which I’m sure many of you know are buy and sell pages on social media. One of my favorites is buy/sell/trade groups on Facebook. It was through this source that I was able to find two old Adirondack Chairs featured on this page—seeing…

“Homebody” – Poetry

Homebody: Paints and Peonies Blog One day we were living our “normal” lives, Performing activities where we thrive, Whether its school, work or home Suddenly, we are unable to roam. “A pandemic this virus has become” they said, So, stay home, be safe so the infection won’t spread. Do your…

Finding Solace in Solitude

It has been five weeks since I was allowed to work from home due to social distancing and four weeks since my daughter transitioned to an online platform class due to school closures. As many of us adjust to this new norm, I’d like to share some ideas or best…

Paints and Peonies

Hello... I'm Rose! Welcome to my blog where I share my passion for simple, clean, functional and timeless design. Stay for as long as you like and in looking through the pages, may you find the inspiration that you are looking for to create your Happy Place!

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