Tag Archives: whimsical

Flower Power!

Since I had given away the two yard flowers I had created, it was time to make one that I kept.  Steven and I both agreed that we needed to see how it would fare outside in all kinds of … Continue reading

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The wheels are rolling……

I have been waiting for a kiln to fire and cool enough to move forward on my mosaic bench.  While I wait, I thought I would show you how the wheels of my creative juices got to really turning after … Continue reading

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It Made it!

For my Mom’s last birthday I gave her my first yard flower.  I remember telling you that my parents always seem to get the first of anything I create.  This was no exception.  This was the jump off point for … 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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Rusty but never forgotten……

Don’t you just love it when a plan starts to come together?  I certainly get very excited when my latest project starts to transform and actually look like I had imagined it would!  My rusty old canning jar rims are … Continue reading

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Twist on a Teapot…..

Yahoo!!!!! I couldn’t be more thrilled with the finished teapot!  There is always a sigh of relief when I pull pieces from the kiln.  So many things can go awry during the firing process.  Breakage and smeared designs are two … Continue reading

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Teapot Twisted…..

This teapot is underway.  The design is penciled on and the first color of paint is applied.  We are booking, well not exactly, the drying time is quite impossible to hurry.  You know what the say, ” A watched teapot … Continue reading

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