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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Good Ole Summertime

Yes, my bloggie friends, Summer is here in full swing up her in the Rocky Mountains.  But that doesn't stop me from working on Christmas products!  I have had a busy couple of weeks.  My granddaughter, Brooklynne spent a week with me and we had so much fun!  Besides crafting with me, we went hiking, thrifting, out to local restaurants, went to the Wildlife Experience and saw a movie.  It was a fun time.  Brooklynne is learning to sew and we made a couple of outfits for her American Girl doll, Emily.
She said to make sure that I tell everyone that she just got out of the shower but I assured her that she looked beautiful anyway.

Then I was without internet for eight days.  OMG!  I could not believe how much time I spend on the web.  I read two books and got a load of work done in the studio.  Remember those pot lids I bought at a garage sale?

  They turned out so cute!  I think I got them for fifty cents or maybe even less.  They are all metal except for the handle.  I removed the handles  and painted them.  It took several coats.  I spray painted the fronts, free handed the faces and glued on some wool scarves.  And, is my secret for hanging them:  Hot glue a soda can tab on the back.  Works so well!

I also made three of my crescent Santas, my best seller:
 Another ornie wreath:
 I bought a box of new red icicles at a garage sale and decided to put five in a package and sell at one of my shows that sells commercial items.  I had the little penguin bags, filled with white shred, and made a topper.
More bobbleheads

 Paper Mache top hats.  I bought these after Christmas at Michaels.  I simply paint and decorate.  I finished three and have four more blanks to do.
 I had bought these wreaths (2) and decided to put my snowmen heads on them.  They turned out cute.
Well, today is hubby's birthday.  We celebrated on Sunday with the family.  Tonight I am going to Cirque d Solei with my granddaughter, Skylar.  Saturday is my wedding anniversary.  Forty five years.....and I am only 39!  lol  Maybe things will move a bit more slowly in July?  Nah.....I wouldn't want it any other way.

1 comment:

  1. So glad to read your post. Your granddaughter is beautiful!! I need to get busy crafting for my winter craft shows....thanks for the inspiration!


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