Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Monday, February 13, 2012

Valentine's Day idea

Happy Valentine's Day!
Found this very sweet way to say "I love you" for no cost, hardly any time, and it's personalized.
Check out the Real Simple website for all the details.  I just made my husband a word search that I can fold up and put in his card tomorrow.  http://www.realsimple.com/holidays-entertaining/shortcuts-to-a-romantic-valentines-day-10000001152732/page6.html

Saturday, December 3, 2011

My very own Alpaca!

My first attempt at making a needle felted alpaca.  I'm happy with how it turned out, being my first and all.  I fell in love with alpacas a while back and discovered an alpaca farm within 10 miles of my home.  The wonderful lady who owns the farm sold us handmade items like gloves and hats as well as a generous bag of alpaca roving.  As soon as I got home I started working on this project.  It took some time but within a day or two, this is the end product.  Hope you like it.

Monday, November 7, 2011

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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Halloween is almost here!

This is one of my three driveway lights all dressed up for Halloween.  The garland and bow were easy.  The ghost face took a little time to figure out.  At first I just wanted to take a permanent marker and draw the face on the globe.  Knowing I was not going to be able to replace all three lights after the fun was over and Halloween was past, I had to come up with a better idea.  I settled on using black fabric with an adhesive backing to cut out the eyes and howling mouth.  So far so good.  Hopefully it will peel off easily.  My sister had the idea to leave the faces on and just dress them up as singing choir boys for Christmas.  That's actually not a bad idea.  What do you think?