Sunday, May 31, 2009
Although my original plan was to use them on cards or in scrapbooking, the little flowers can be put on anything you like. They look especially pretty with silk or netting behind them and a few beads here and there.
I also did some scrunchies on hair elastics.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Anyway, here I am at my desk having tea today. It is quite wet outside and some higher levels even got snow! WUWT, my poor Begonias are wishing they were back at the nursery. At least I get to look at a summer photo of the deck.
The tea today is Stash, Vanilla Nut Creme. I like it straight, but the package says it is like a creamy dessert-like drink if you add milk and a sweetner. My snack is a nut/fruit mix, awesome :) The cup was a gift, right from Scotland!
Join us for tea at Kim's, http://www.artinredwagons.blogspot.com/
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
I don't know if this qualifies as a Zentangle, but I found it extremely relaxing. I am now filling in some of the spaces which will define the trees and rocks a bit. I'm going to spend a bit of time on it tomorrow and then post another picture.
Can you see the picture evolving?
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
This is one of my most favourite teas right now. The aroma is wonderful if you like licorice. With most teas, I need a little honey, but not this one :)
I had to have a little goodie with mine today!
I'm reading the Blue Zones right now. I skipped to the chapter that tells where people in America are living longer, healthier lives. That place is Loma Linda--60 miles east of Los Angeles.
Monday, May 4, 2009
I tried to follow a pattern from the internet, but it just didn't work. So, this is what happened--funny how it only takes a few minutes to rip out a days work! I actually ripped out the base you see attached to my bamboo hook as well.
I then started to make another, using the beginning of one pattern, then carry on with my own idea. This uses 3 balls of Bernat, 86 % bamboo/12% acrylic/ 2% polyester blend. With a piece of the yarn, I tied on two wooden buttons to hold it together. It makes a really soft and cozy neck warmer :)
Friday, May 1, 2009
It took 15 minutes to fully open and itsn't quite as pretty as the picture on the bag it came in, however, it did look awesome opening up and it stood a good inch above the water.
I do not have the clear teapot or cup you can buy with these little balls, but never the less, I strained it and enjoyed a lovely fragrant cup of tea :) and apparently you can use these again, so I will let you know how many cups I get from this different little gem.