Monthly Archives: November 2013

Shhhhhh…..

When my daughter, Colleen, got me to start blogging I felt that I should keep it light and more impersonal.  Seemed to me there was very little chance that anyone but my family and friends would read it.  This was … Continue reading

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A Jar-ring experiment…..

Okay, I have always shared the successes and the disasters.  That is the experimental side of adventures my husband and I take with crafting creativity.  We have laughed so hard we cried after some of the misadventures we stumbled upon!  … Continue reading

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All in place……..

Give Thanks!  This really has become my mantra.  In all that I do, all day long, every day I am looking at my surroundings quite differently.  I concentrate on finding the humor, the positive, and the good as I go … Continue reading

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decoThankful for………

Over the weekend, I went to visit my Pop in the hospital.  He is 78, 6’6″, and he fell and broke his hip recently.  I again realized how “thankful” I am for all the years I have had this wonderful … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks……

Words to live by, that is for sure “Give Thanks”.  They are the words I am going to concentrate on this holiday season.  We all have so many things to be thankful for!  I am just as guilty as the … Continue reading

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Jar Progress

I was so right!  The happy accident is just what I needed to happen.  This time the colors are even better.  The base coat is on, face drawn on, now I have the colors blocked in. His straw is sponged … Continue reading

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Jar Addition…..

Today was a day of happy accidents.  The ball that I cast and cut has to be very precise.  I use no adhesive for this project.  The hole is cut so that the mason jar rim pops into place.  Once … Continue reading

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Jars Ahoy…..

Scarecrows, not a one on Halloween sadly.  Loads of super heroes, witches, and princesses.   Oh well, maybe next year he will become popular again.  My scarecrow has now gotten its base coat.  Through trial and error, over the years, I … Continue reading

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Scarecrows honored……

Scarecrows are one of the most iconic symbols of falls arrival.  Historically, the Egyptians were the first to use scarecrows to save their crops from quail.  Down through the centuries they have been called many names but always their use … Continue reading

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Boot Scootin’

This boot is definitely scootin’ right along.  These old muscles after a while remembered holding that pencil for hours at a time.  Slowly, very slowly the puzzle pieces accumulated and that is when I found myself becoming very excited.  The … Continue reading

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