Sunday, August 26, 2012

Busy -Busy -Busy

I've been busy -busy - busy. Just piddlin round in the studio the past few days. Here is the Mermaid I've been promising. I finally got around to posting her. I'm not good with faces so her expresion may be a little evasive but I promise you she is a happy  girl. 

This is a beautiful lamp that was given to use at our church but when we made the transition to a larger fascility the shade busted and fell off. I decided to make the best of it and look what came out. Using things that have been left over for years from my stash I wrapped and glued and wrapped some more and glued some cool little embellishments like old jewelry and fringies. I love it so much I'm on the look-out for more little lamps with sad shades so that I can have more recycled fun.

Then last but not least we have our lovely little brush holder. Another way to use up scraps of yarn and macremae cord. It is a ten ounce green bean can covered with yarn and cord then embellished with stuff. I made about four of these so far and I have them hanging from a shelf in the studio. They hold tools, brushes, rulers, scissors and all kind of things that I can keep at my fingertips. When i made these I completely got lost in the creative process. They are so simple to do they  don't require a lot of "thinking" and I can easily escape to my own little creative world.

I hope you have enjoyed these projects and keep stopping in to see what else will be coming to the forefront. too-da-loo

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