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Starting New Projects and finishing others

The big quilt I've been working on is finally ready for the binding. I pulled my sewing cabinet out so I could open up the flap on the back and get some working room. This will be my big project for next week. I'm almost there Becky!

Jack and I went to the crafts fair this weekend and he got me this wonderful pig. He's a photo that has been transferred to wood and the method she used causes the cracks and slight distressed look. She also had one the same size of an old camera I got that one for my sister. http://joanschulte.com/521745/flea-market-finds/

I have started a very minor update in the master bath. The vanity cabinets were not making me happy so I have been wanting to paint them since I moved in and now I've started. 

They are getting a pretty base coat of ivory chalk paint. I'm going to accented with a light green called celery. I'll then sand and put on a glaze. Going for the shabby chic look

Was at JoAnns a few weeks ago and my dear friend Amanda who is…

Sometimes getting lost can help you find yourself

I went threw a seemingly long creative block and during this time when I couldn't come up with a jewelry design to  save my life I did wander off into painting again and played with the fluid art that is popular now. It was fun and did take my mind away from the bench and into different worlds of flat canvas. As I mentioned before it was kind of a reset for me. That time spent in the garage throwing paint around did influence my jewelry designs. How odd I thought but hey what ever it takes. 
So here are a few of my latest...

This 2" x 3" pendant has a aluminum hand cut "frame" and inside is  a tiny flow art painting done on canvas paper.  I like the way this turned out and have several other mini paintings  to incorporate into different types of these pendants. 
Here a slightly different technique was used and I used enamel paint and after it was dabbed on the metal I used a straight pin to move it over the surface.  Yes I did just say I'm painting with a straight p…