One pumpkin painting led to another then another. I saw a picture on Pinterest that said "I never met a pumpkin I didn't like" and thought that would look cute on the three paintings, so I added the words with a brown sharpie. Normally three family pictures hang here, but these just seemed to fit so well like they were made for the space.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Pinterest and Etsy have given me a bad case of crafty fever lately. I have a long list of fall and Christmas crafts that I want to do, so on a cool-ish day in August I got started.
here and here. We were both a little nervous to get started, but much to our amazement, it worked!
From the Farm Primitives). They're fabric apples with twigs as stems. They even smell good!
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
When I was about two, my Grandmother made me a Raggedy Ann doll who was about as tall as I was. She even made a matching dress for me to wear.
I have spent a lot of time in flea markets and antique stores over the years, but I've never seen a Raggedy Ann made from the very same pattern mine was. Imagine my surprise to round the corner in one of my favorite haunts to see Raggedy Ann's long lost pal! I've been calling her Stunt Double Annie.
Each one has her own little personality and unique features. Original Annie seems to have received the most love - if love is represented by a dirty face, but all were made with love by someone somewhere.