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Look At These

The Tomte is reputed to safeguard the farmer and his family, as well as the land the farmer owned or worked on against any misfortune. It was especially during the night that the tomte was actively being protective.

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Another Puzzle Finished

I remember typing on an old Remington portable typewriter many, many moons ago. I still have an old Underwood sitting on my studio cupboard.  It reminds me of my dad who repaired and cleaned typewriters to put himself through college.

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Glass Studio in the Woods

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Braiding A Rug – Repurposing Old Clothes

Old shirts, jammy pants and leftover fabric are cut into strips, the strips are folded in half with the edges folded inside and ironed flat. The strips are then sewn together end to end to make longer strips. Those strips … Continue reading

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Artist At Work

Middle daughter in her studio creating beautiful glass work.

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Creative Storage

Vintage suitcase cut in half and attached to the wall.  It opens and has room for storage inside and acts as a shelf as well.  Very clever of Eldest Daughter methinks.

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Creative Art

Sister-in-law does very creative pictures that evoke the soul of the scene.  I love this one she sent me.  She uses sand, twigs, stones, shells and silk plants and flowers, diamond dust and a glass moon.  Go to Etsy to … Continue reading

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Fence Art

Middle Daughter and Son-in-law built this work of art and hung it on the stick fence at the driveway. Another smile around the yard.

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Miniature World

A special gift from a friend who created it just for me. Built on part of a branch that fell off an ancient fir tree. Idyllic little world of green, flowers, trees and two sheep there, a tempting little cottage … Continue reading

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Garden Fence Art 1

When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden. ~Minnie Aumonier

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Pumpkin Carving 4

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Pumpkin Carving 2

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Keeping the deer out of the garden

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Crafty Weekend Retreat

In our play we reveal what kind of people we are. ~Ovid

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Creative Survival

Spiders this year are abundant, weaving their designs in front of the door, across the path, over the windows while we sleep, using what they have at hand to keep life afloat. Our yard is carpeted with tight, pitchy fir … Continue reading

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