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Monday, September 14, 2009

Fall is in the air



It is so hard to get back to full steam again after my dad dying, but I am trying. We are still getting his affairs in order and cleaning out the house of food stuff and such. We decided to wait awhile until we really get into clearing it out.
I have to get really busy this next couple of weeks, it is only about a month away from my first show at War Eagle. I am really getting excited about doing that show. Can't wait to get away and see another part of the country.
I worked on fall items this week. I did two patterns by Chestnut Junction. I love the way the pumpkin and crow turned out. It was quite a bit bigger than I thought it would be. I wanted to get some more done this week, however the weather is not going to cooperate. I like to paint and stain everything, then put it outside to dry. It is still so hot here, it dries so fast.
I went to Walmart and found some Halloween prints. Wasn't sure how to use them, I had been doing things a little more prim. But loved these bright colors. I made these dolls from another
Chestnut Junction Pattern called Punkin Annie. Still have to make a candy corn and put in their arms. But I love them.
Well, time to get back to work. I will hopefully be posting more pics tomorrow. And I should have another giveaway this week, so keep watching for details.

wev

14 comments:

  1. Your pumpkins and dolls are great! They're perfect!

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  2. Again, you have outdone yourself. They are adorable (everything). I want it all!!! Your booth at the sales has to be the best!! Hope it all goes well at the sale. Kim

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  3. I love your new header! Love the pumpkins with the crows! I want one! :) You do such nice work. I wish I could attend your show. Jayne

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  4. They look just wonderful...hope you are doing better. Dianntha

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  5. Hey Sandy,
    I loooove those crows and pumpkins! It's funny about the Punkin Annies.. I was thinking of doing that with your Candy Cane Annie for Fall, either with the long pumpkin or candy corn in her arms instead of the candy cane. I can't wait to see more of what your making for the War Eagle show.. hope you get lots of pics at the show for us too! I know you will do great with all your awesome things!
    Deb :)

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  6. Your pumpkins/crows and Annie dolls are wonderful!! Hope you have a great show!! My Fall shows start in a little less than 3 weeks and I still have lots of things that I want to make.
    Happy Crafting!!
    ~Cindy~

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  7. Great job Sandy. I just adore the pumpkins and crows. I'm sure your show will be a success. Who wouldn't want to buy up all those precious Annie dolls!! Still praying for you,
    AMY

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  8. Ohhhhh....those pumpkin/crows are ADORABLE!!! I'm getting SOOO in the halloweenie mood!!!

    A side note....does anyone else have any problems posting comments??? I can never coment from my home computer on certain blogs, while others are no problems. And I can't figure out why. Hmmmmmm......

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  9. Your pumpkins and crows are wonderful! I love what you have done with your header..the old house and pumpkins! Very festive!

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  10. Everything is so great. I wish I could get one of everything but until I get bills paid off.... I'm cut off. lol

    Take Care,
    Debbie

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  11. I've told you before but I love your site. I check every day to see what you've created. I've given you the Honest Scrap award. I know you're busy but I hope you'll share ten honest things about yourself so I can get to know you better.

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  12. Your little Annies are precious! So perfect for Fall! Love your blog!

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  13. Love the new header, the pumpkins are so cute with the crow.
    Please forgive me I have been away from blogging for a few weeks now with school going in and Fair time. I did not realize your dear Father passed away. I am truely sorry for you and your family. I will hold you up in pray and again sorry that this is late.
    Many blessings to you
    Peggy Lee
    Whitefield, NH

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