Thursday, March 31, 2011

Scavenger Hunt Week #3

Well this week I was really concerned that I was out. But thanks to my favorite prim shop, The Primitive Home, I think I made it! I just love that place. It was the first store I bought any prims in and I continue to go there. She makes everything look so good. She even inspired me to start crafting again! So a great big THANK YOU
to Sandy!
Now back to this hunt. Misi is making it so exciting! I have had to explain myself so many times on why I was looking for certain items that my whole town probably thinks I an nuts. But what normal person isn't!

List #3

#1 Stool with Hooked Top

#2 Old Tin Funnel

#3 Putz (or style like) Lamb/sheep

#4 Crow on a stick

#5 Wooden Cigar Mold

#6 Silhouette Box

#7- Bero’s Bonus- Pure Maple Syrup Sign or OLD Syrup Can
Wow am I having fun! lol I hope everyone else is also. Here are my finds for this one.

These are the group shots. I had to add in the crow I forgot about him, sh don't tell him.

I got this little box about a year ago. I got a set of three but was suppose to be a set of four. So since there was one missing I got them all for 50cents! I did this little bunny on the odd size one. I drew the bunny on and painted and distressed. I then used watered down brown paint to go over the whole thing so it would not be such a bright white. And inside it hides three ceramic eggs that was my husbands and his sisters from when they were little. I got them because no one else wanted them. They were made for them by their aunt, so I love them.

The little log cabin syrup can was Sandy's display in her shop. It is one of the things she likes to collect, isn't it cute! The stool and the sheep was for sale at her shop. The little red stool is adorable the sheep just isn't my thing. He is cute and all but not for me.

This little canning funnel is one of my favorites! I have not had it long but it is so prim perfect. I got it a facebook yard sale. Who knew, right?

This is crow I actually got in a box of doll body parts I bought, also on facebook, and he was hidden inside all the arms and legs. So I stuck him on a spool back in the fall and added a little homespun and it looks like he was made to be there. He usually sits in a old blue jar with some harvest berries.

Well that's all I have for today, I hope it is enough! Happy hunting.....

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Straight Out Of The Camera Sunday

I love taking natural pictures. I would guess it is hard to adjust pictures on your computer but it is even harder to find and capture some amazing natural shots.

This is of my teenage son, who never lets me take his picture. But for some reason he let me take this. It was just one shot and I was only trying to capture a close-up of his eye. And when I looked at the photo it looked as if I was holding onto his pupil. I couldn't have planned it any better.

To see other photos of Straight Out Of The Camera Sunday just click on the picture or the name. Thanks for visiting and come back soon!

A Primitive Place is hosting a giveaway!

To celebrate spring and the new blog A Primitive Place magazine is doing a giveaway.
The winner will get this great tobacco basket made just for them!  So head on over and enter for your chance to win.

And if you have not seen their magazine then you should check it out. It is full of prim ideas, articles and tutorials. It is a must for a prim girls reading list!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Scavenger Hunt List #2

Well I can not tell you how much fun I am having doing this scavenger hunt! And I am finding out about items that I have never noticed before.

7 items this week (4 needed to continue)
This weeks list was:

Colonial Print- Must contain both a boy & a girl
Wooden Buggy Yoke

                                                         And this is what I came up with!

The Blue Willow China and the metal tree in my scavenger spot.

A closer look...

These items were borrowed from a friend. and this one was very old. I love the patina and aged look on this piece of the china.

Here is the metal tree. It is a photo tree and it is heavy. Not sure what kind of metal it is but it does have cute brass acorns on the ends of the branches.

It also has tin leaves! Notice the detail on the leaves and the bumps on the branch sections to make it look so real.  The base looks like it is trimmed in wooden sticks but it is all metal as well!

This is a picture of her father that she hangs from the branches.....

Here is the corn dryer and the child size chair.

this little chair I had in my display already. I got it at a yard sale for $3 or $4 dollars! Too cute. I can not tell what this says but it adds to the charm...

This little boat is my sons. He usually has it in the bath filled with lego characters. lol He wanted to know where I was going with it!

And finally this corn holder..... it looks so good hanging on the wash tub that I might have to use one like this in my fall decorating!

Thanks for coming to visit and hopefully I will see you next week with list #3!

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Macro Flower Saturday

Macro Flower Saturday!

We have been looking green all week for St. Patrick's day so I thought it was time to add a little color.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Macro Flowers Saturday

This is Macro Flowers Saturday's Anniversary! So happy anniversary to you and thank you for creating this site for all of us to also share your love of flowers and macro photos.

Here is my flowers for this week. Since we have had so much rain lately I thought I would show how that affects pictures.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Scavenger Hunt List #1

The scavenger hunt items were due in today. I am having so much fun doing this! My friends and I always loved doing scavenger hunts when we were young but i thought those days were over. But thanks to Gable House Musings I was so, so, so wrong!
Here is the pics of my four items. 

First it is an old jar filled with garden seeds.

This is a closeup of the jars. Some my packets have already been open to start in pots before planting in the garden. I love these old jars but I do not have lids so I am always on the lookout for them.

This is my pastry roller. It is not prim but I use it all the time for my salt dough projects and for my pie crust.

close up of the pastry roller.

This is my homespun pillow case. I use this on my ten foot long sofa. Needless to say it is used often!

Here are my faceless dolls. The one doll had a stitched face on her but I took the stitches out because I liked it much better.

If you get real close you can still see where the stitches were on the one doll. We keep her in a dark corner so we don't see that. I am thinking about making her a bonnet.

Here are all my items all together in my scavenger spot!

I just saw an update that the pastry roller has to leave an impression. So here is my old rusty crimper. I don't use this on my real pies but it makes great markings on salt dough ornies!

Here it is in the scavenger spot, kind of hard to see.

The List

Old Jar of Garden seeds

Faceless Rag/Cloth Doll

Homespun Pillow Case – (adult bed size or larger)

Pastry Roller

Doll Bed

A piece of old Ironstone Pottery/Dishware

I can not wait to get started on the next list!!!! Have fun hunting.