This part of my blog is all about the things I collect or the things I make myself. I love so many things, I paint and draw and want to learn oils and pastels. I knit and crochet but want to learn tatting. I embroider and can turn my hand to most things given a chance. So much still to learn and do. I live in hope of some day reading all my books, learning all I want to learn and now I am learning to blog. You will often find my original poems, poor as they are I offer them here. I also appreciate other people art and will feature things I find that I have enjoyed. That includes pictures of fairies and fantasy or maybe just anything beautiful.
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Friday, June 20, 2014

A mixture..................

Going to the thrift shop the other day I really didn't find much. I was looking for a few pots to plant some flowers in. I did accomplish that goal. I found this jar/container that was missing its lid. I liked it because it had dogs on it, It says "Dogs smile with their tails". I got it home and wondered what to do with it. Then.....duh!!! I want planters right.
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The pot that I found was ideal for this plant, just the right size. If the plant likes it I will plant it in this pot it was just what I was looking for. For 1.99 how could I miss?
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I also got these 3 bird house thingies someone made.
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Then there are ones I painted myself.
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One year I made a bunch of butterfly houses. They do not do well out in the elements. I should bring them in and repaint them but......well at the moment I have other projects. This one was in the house and I put it out this year. The bird house in front is waiting for a plant to go in it. An ivy maybe.
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I don't have a lot in my sketch book to show so will just throw a couple in on this post for now
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Not much going for me this time, I did like my fox though
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Here is one page of faces.........
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I have now filled book 8 and have to go get another. I am still enjoying doing it so may as well keep going.
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This is a wren
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Thats it folks..............all for today.
Sharing with Make it Pretty Monday at the Dedicated House.
I am also sharing with Ivy and Elephants
I will also be at Friendship Friday at Create with Joy
and lets go to A Dedicated House for Anything Blue Friday


  1. I love those Irises! The fox and wren are excellent, too. I always thought you were a talented gardener, but now I see you are a talented fine artist, too!

    The dog pot is really cute!

  2. Your fox is cool! I love him ;o) You always find such excellent items ;o) Your painted items are really pretty ;o) Big Hugs ;o)


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