2 days ago
Monday, November 30, 2009
This angel was made from an antique newel post and stands 51" tall. I enjoyed the process more because I know her new owner and felt free to add a few elements that I knew she would appreciate. She has layers upon layer of paint as I searched for her color. She tried on pink and green and a yellow green and black...... I wanted to draw attention to her lovely shape by painting her parts different colors but only made her look like she belonged in a circus. She wasn't pleased. Finally after hours of painting and looking and standing with much toe tapping I found her color and she began to smile. She has gone to the most beautiful home where she will be loved and will spend her life watching over her family of giant dogs, Great Danes and Newfoundlands, and various other creatures and humans who come and go. She can look out over a beautiful lake in the wooded foothills of the Rockies when she isn't busy keeping an eye on Lea. Lea will keep her busy, as she is always going here and there and trying this and that, and wears her heart on the outside.
9 If you make the Most High your dwelling—
even the LORD, who is my refuge-
10 then no harm will befall you,
no disaster will come near your tent.
11 For he will command his angels concerning you
to guard you in all your ways;
12 they will lift you up in their hands,
so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
I have to mention the snowman head is in a tiny vintage Japan childs tea cup....2"wide...did I tell you that Jane taught me to sculpt with paper clay....I am loving it!
Trust in the Lord with all of your heart
lean not on your own understanding;
6 in all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make your paths straight.
Monday, November 16, 2009
Monday, November 2, 2009
Finally my mystery balls are finished. ( posted a couple of months ago) They are loaded with vintage surprises. Some are on ice cream sundae glasses and others are bobbling around on old rusty bedsprings. Their hats are made from old woolen trousers and are decorated with various vintage finds that include mercury glass beads and balls, tiny bottle brush trees, metal tinsel garland and covered in glass glitter and mica flakes.. They are all ready to go to Hoopers Christmas Show. Like all dolls they each have their own personality. I have to give credit to The Primitive Nook for the pattern. I took her creativity and added my own flare...
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