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Heather Spriggs Thompson
Artist/Designer,Vintage Housewares Shop Keeper
Interests: creating, collecting and connecting travel, art,design, fashion, tea, textiles, fiber art, antiques,
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BEFORE AFTER A little lot of paint and color co-ordinating go a long way to make a kitchen transform from blah brown to Wow White and Light! This is a recent project I completed after months of consulting with my client to help her transform her once dark and heavy kitchen into a brighter more lively version. She had additional cabinets constructed to give more height and extra storage space which were painted to match the same finish that was used on the original cabinets. Gone is the stone backsplash and has been replaced with a glossy white subway tile.... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at decorative artist
Thank you, to all who have followed me here at Gathering Spriggs over the past two years. It has been an honor to share this space with you. This time of year is dedicated to new beginnings and renewal and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Thanks to all who participated and to the wonderful Claudia for hosting such a special giveaway from her shop Niandra !! I have some fabulous Easter Pics to show you soon that I worked up in a little photo shoot... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Thanks to my dear friend Iris of Irideeen who tweeted this amazing project this morning which captivated my heart. A hand drawn cross stitch from the amazing new to me blog The Odessa May Society. This is what I wish... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2011 at gathering spriggs
After a glorious day off yesterday and time to blog hunt and surf for pleasure I came across a fabulous new blog, Supercyclers via The Design Files. This girl power design duo, Plastic Fantastic created these water tight upcycled plastic... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2011 at gathering spriggs
With Easter and Earth Day upon us this week, I have had "green" on my mind. I love its many hues from its yellowy notes to its teal counterparts. But most of all I love its symbolic power as a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Hello dears! Its Monday morning!! Are you awake yet? Did you take time for yourself this weekend?? Im not a morning person and I always find Mondays especially difficult to get myself going. So if you are like me I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Friends, Happy Friday! How do you plan to unwind this weekend? Any special outings or Springtime soiree's? If you are like me and need not only a day of rest but a little gift for yourself, I have just the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2011 at gathering spriggs
this is my kind of garden. since i don't have a great track record with live plants, i've been thinking more and more about creating my own personal garden that never fades. hope these pretty fleurs delight you today. paper... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Have you been seduced by busyness? My back screened-in porch and flagstone patio are beginning to come alive with the signs of Spring. Hosta plants unfurling, frogs leaping, birds nesting and a fair amount of bumble bees buzzing. I've noticed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2011 at gathering spriggs
top: l-r: pinterest, dresses: swaneegrace, the brides cafe middle: l-r: buckwheat pillow-mireio, stones: stitch happens, bottom: l-r: this is glamorous, a cottage in the woods, marshmallows: technicolor kitchen lolalina jane anastasia studio small buds each to their own, united on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Hello once again, friends. How did this weekend treat you? Mine, you ask? Still recovering from the Antiques and Artisan Market (some booth images). It took more out of me than I realized. Thusly, my little ducks aren't quite back... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Is it Friday already? Another week past! Wow. This one has been a whirlwind for me. Some ups and downs but ending on a rosy note. :) Thank you for your amazing love and support with me and for me... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2011 at gathering spriggs
If only.... I handled my body with the care I take with my precious vintage items or fragile hair adornments. With a little more respect and nurturing. One of my doctor's orders this week was to listen to my body... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Hello Lovelies! Its Tuesday and another day for colorful inspiration. This week I have been thinking about pastels, seeing pastels, enjoying pastel flavored treasuries on Etsy. All the while wondering if there is a way to pack a little more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Sunshine filled my weekend but now gray skies return. I know Spring is still spreading her wings and learning to fly so in the meantime I have found happiness from the beautiful images in the Gathering Spriggs flickr group. Thanks... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2011 at gathering spriggs
... c r e a t i o n s ... f u n t i m e s ... r e n e w a l thanks for hanging with me for another week! i have loved reading all... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Friends, How are you today? This week? This morning I awoke early with a little time to ponder... and have been thinking about the beloved people in my life who are uplifting me right now in a time of uncertainty.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Good Morning dears. Today I dream of sun, sky and sea. Healing waters. Touches of calm. Peace, rest. To you today. images: artful vintage, carolyn quartermaine via brunch at saks, decor8, kitchen via houzz , bed: the cross design, pinterest Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Good Morning Lovelies! Thanks for sharing your Sunday adventures with me yesterday. Sunday seems to be a day where anything can happen in our lives. But this one was tranquil and enlightening. In fact, I began stewing over some notions... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Some ideas... I started with a cup of tea and homemade (gluten free) waffles. Will see where I go from there. What will you do with Sunday? (or what have you done?) ..... all images from Searching for Beauty Tumblr... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Spring abounds. Petals all around. Some new, some old All with a story to be told. Here is to you and yours, May you find all that is in store this weekend and forever more. * visit my shops to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Friends you are in for a real treat today. A Dutch treat from my dear blogging friend Iris of Irideeen who has long been a GS reader and often stops by to leave generous comments. I've enjoyed getting to know... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Ok. I know its been too long since I did a Shop Around the Corner post. Many of you have asked about it and honestly, I was a little burnt out (since I put the pressure on myself to find... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2011 at gathering spriggs
Sometimes we just need a little rainbow in our lives after the rain... Hope your week is bright and color filled as we live, breathe and learn to hope. Hugs to you all! images: such pretty things, apartment therapy, necklace:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at gathering spriggs