Here is what they look like with their noses on. The hats are drying still and will be glued on tomorrow(-: I will take a picture of them then also(-: Yay...are you all ready for NYE? I am staying home playing on the computer and watching t.v.(-: What are you doing?
By now, if you are following along, you probably have figured out that I am making snowman heads(-: These will be primitive...grubby and not perfect, but cute in their own special way(-: This is taking foreverrrrrrrrr because they are drying so slow. I sat the snowman heads in front of the woodstove to dry. Hopefully, that works!!! So far this morning I have sanded the hats and noses twice, painted the noses and antiqued them. They are done and ready to be glued on the heads. The hats are not totally dry yet and have to wait to be painted till later. I will paint them and antique them too, then glue the hats on the heads(-: It is fun to do but my hands are about finished from that fine sanding(-: I can't wait to get them all put together(-: More later...(-: Hope you are all having fun today(-:
I made this for my daughters boyfriend. It will be a surprise when he comes over(-: I couldn't find a 49er stocking anywhere and he is a 49er fan so I decided to get some fabric and make one up real quick(-: It only took me 3 hours(-: I guess that was quick enough(-: Hopefully he likes it(-:
He arrived Saturday but I forgot to check my mail!!! Needless to say he spent his first night in a cold dark place!!! He was very happy to be released from his box and put on display in his new home! See that smile on his face? Thanks Beth Raggedy Angel for making such a sweet little snowman(-: If you are looking for something special for Christmas you might want to hop over to Beths (Raggedy Angel)Etsy Shop and take a peek(-: I think Charlie has his eye on one of the snowladies as I write this. Enjoy your week everyone!
I am making this gift for work. It is the Secret Santa gift exchange. The theme this week is something inspirational or something like that. I thought this was a good idea. I have more work to do on it and will share pictures when finished(-: I got the letters painted on the pot this morning and antiqued/sanded the whole thing. I plan to add a bow of some sort and some brown shredded paper for the "dirt" I have a pitch fork and shovel and a small wreath I could also add to the bow if I use raffia. I will have to think about that today(-: There are 30 little messages tucked into envelopes to be opened each day of the month. The "Seeds For Thought" will sit in the pot along with some mini Three Musketeers bars. That is my persons favorite candy. Can't wait to get it all done. Hopefully today when I get home from work, I can't finish it up!
Hey Mom.. look there's even a nice bed to sleep in after we are full of cat food! Meanwhile Captain Jack is having a total melt down at the door listening to them crunch on Kitty Kibble. There were four babies and Mom. Someone forgot to close the garage door last night...Ooopssss(-: But they are cute(-:
Can anyone tell me the name of this one? Someone dumped a huge pile of it on the side of the road near my house so it is free for the picking if its worth it? I grabbed a big bunch to bring home to check out. It seems interesting enough(-: Roots attached and set into a 15 gallon pot for the picture(-:
This week I am sharing my brand new Streptocarpus(-: Aren't they beautiful? I got them on eBay from plant_maniac.(-: Since I saw Lonas @ A Hocking Hills Gardener I knew I had to have some too(-: So I got right on it and ordered mine!!!(-: The purple one is called "Remembering John" I had a best friend in high school and a brother in law named John who have both passed away so this one will hold special meaning(-: The red/white is called "Roulette Cherry"(-: No special meaning for this one. I just thought it was pretty and it looks like Lonas(-:
Happy Fertilizer Friday!! Hope you all have a great day!!!! Don't forget to stop by Tootsie Time to see everyone elses blooms!
It's finally Friday and time to share a few of the last blooming things in the yard this year. No frost here yet so its been pretty nice! Don't forget to stop by Tootsie Time and check out the other Fertilizer Friday participants!