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Christmas Wine Glasses

Christmas Wine Glasses

            I received an order for Christmas wine glasses, four Christmas bulb ornaments and four Christmas Candy ornaments. I switched gears, got into a glass painting groove  and got them shipped them out to the customer. That was the scariest part, shipping wine glasses scares me! Here are a few pictures of the glasses completed.   I am happy to announce that they did indeed make it too their...

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Customized Sewing Box

Customized Sewing Box

            I have been busy painting. I had a couple orders come in and I have been working on this project too. My friend asked me to paint a sewing box for her son’s girlfriend for her 18th birthday. She wants to become a fashion designer and I was told she likes purple. Here is what I came up with.         I hope she enjoys it. I enjoyed painting...

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Our Haunted Mansion Halloween….

Our Haunted Mansion Halloween….

      There is a something a little strange happening around our home.   It began as I was sitting at the kitchen table and the shadows on the wall got my attention….my mind drifted to one of my favorite places, a place I missed very much this year…The Haunted Mansion.          Then I looked around and  began to think maybe we did indeed bring home a hitchhiking ghost from one of our trips...

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Haunted Mansion Inspired Bat Wing Clock

Haunted Mansion Inspired Bat Wing Clock

        I just finished my newest Bat Wing Clock.  I am a Disney, Haunted Mansion fan and I have been wanting to do a clock like this for a while.  I finally just did it.  There are a few ghostly friends on the clock.  The top is painted with a outdoor cemetery scene with the Hitchhiking Ghosts looking to go home with you…  The clock face is painted with my rendition of ghostly portrait flanked by the pattern...

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My New Snail Nutcracker!

My New Snail Nutcracker!

          My wonderful husband has been working in his shop for a while making a new nutcracker.  He made one like it for the Nutcracker Convention this year which was sold and is now in the Nutcracker Museum in Leavenworth, WA.  I thought he was making this current one to sell too.  Well, he surprised me and said that he wants me to have it.     I just love it!  Isn’t it remarkable? He...

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DIY Drippy Candles

DIY Drippy Candles

                I spend a little time just about every day looking around on Pinterest.  I get so many ideas there, more ideas than I have time to follow through on.  I have seen a lot of these drippy candles and I have pinned numerous ones thinking I would give them a whirl.  This is the one that gave me the push to finally just try my hand at making some…   We had a cardboard mailer...

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Autumn! and a New Cake Stand

Autumn! and a New Cake Stand

          It is officially Autumn!  We have been to the local apple orchard and to a “fall” art festival and now I have to start decorating for Halloween.  It is my favorite holiday to decorate for so I am going to take a few days and get this doing.  I am not sure whether there will be a Halloween Blog Party this year or not but I may have my own no matter what. I just finished painting a new cake...

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