Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Make It Monday: Etched Glass Thanksgiving Dinner Plates, and Snowflake Wine Bottle

It was a beautiful, cool, day today, in FL, finally! It gave me time to finish up some projects I started a few weeks ago. The first item, will be a pre-order item in my Etsy shop. The plate shown, has a tiny mistake, so is just for pics. I have two more plates to etch the image into the plate. That is why it is a pre-order. First person to order will get them both, unless I can get more of the glass dinner plates, then I can do more pre-orders. Perfect for Thanksgiving for 2, or as a serving plate. The pilgrims are so adorable. I did a large glass jar with this same image, that is already available in my shop.

 The second item would make a great Christmas gift. It is a blue wine bottle, cork and seal still in place. I etched on the words Tis the Season, with snowflakes etched into the glass all around the bottle. You could open it and put wine in it, if you are a wine maker that would be fabulous. Or give as is, and let the receiver choose what to do with it. New baby blanket in the works, and I have at least 2 holiday wreaths I want to get done. Not sure I will make it by Christmas, lol. It is coming so fast now. This time of year I do more glass etching, and wood working, rather than jewelry and painting items.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Make It Monday: Getting Ready for Winter

As you can see, here in FL, it is no where cold enough for a scarf, still averaging 100 degrees, in October, bleh! Anyway it is cooler weather somewhere, and I just fell in love with the colors of the yarn I used to make this scarf. It is a real beauty, and perfect for Fall fashion colors. Still on the subject of cooler weather, I started a new project of a crochet ornament cover. I was at my Mom's the other day, and she had found a really cool vintage crochet pattern book at a yard sale. There were two different ornament cover patterns, and I started the first one today. Ooh those tiny crochet needles are a killer, but stay tuned to see how it comes out. The scarf is for sale in my Etsy shop, and it can be made in other colors, and types of yarn, very quick in two days, after yarn is found.



Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Make it Monday: Sunflower Fields Art

Redbubble now has Iphone 8 and plus cases. Buy your favorite art work, and put it on your phone. Like this new project from myself, Sunflower Fields. This is the subject for Make it Monday, this week. I am working almost every Monday, this month, so my posts may be earlier, or later than expected, for Make it Monday topics. This piece of art is done in paint pens, and Sharpie markers, creating this beautiful Fall/Autumn painting. This can be purchased by visiting my profile, Missy69, on Redbubble. Plus, if you really love it, you can purchase it on all kinds of products, decorate your whole home!

 I also am working on two new crochet projects, one I can not tell you how much I love the colors of that yarn. They will be available in my Etsy shop soon. Plus, I am running a free shipping sale, domestic only, on items marked Halloween. 21 items available for free shipping. The free shipping will end on 10/31.

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