|Luckily, I'd been saving paper towel tubes for when our wood stove fires need a little boost so I was able to put these together entirely with materials I had on hand. WOO!|
I got on a kick with the recycled tubes and purging my decorative paper stash and made a string of "firecrackers" out of toilet paper tubes for the front door.
|It still needs something, but I'm not sure exactly what yet and want to get on with other projects. Sometimes stepping away is what make me find the answer.|
Ramon needed some summer gear after his wooly spring look, too. His hat is
|I like this beard so much that I'm already getting ideas for how to use it for other Ramon costumes. The Dollar Tree hat I like less; I think I'll eventually make one I like better when I'm more in the mood. I wish they'd had one the size of the leprechaun hats I got there for St. Patrick's Day.|
Okay. A third thing got me excited about making Independence Day decorations. This hilarious fabric by the same company that makes all the other prints with which I create the pin-up "Hot Dishes!" potholders. I got the last yard the Missoula JoAnn had and I was able to squeeze five sets of 2 out of it. WOO!
|Finally a Patriot who's handy in the kitchen! For sale in my Olde Etsy Shoppe. Ahem.|