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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Stuck

Now that YW in Excellence is over *Whew* I am coming too and realizing that I have stuff all over that needs to be done!  Dishes are piled...laundry is clean, but piled...and I have a couple projects that I need to finish!

Here is where Madison's furniture lies after our painting party.  I am very anxious to get out in the garage and start distressing.  I can see being finished with the furniture by the end of today :)  

The dishes....not so much.

I am kinda embarrassed to put these little pilgrims on the blog.  They are in bad shape.  I finally got a moment to paint a week ago or so.  I worked and worked on these wood projects for a couple nights...and I do not like them!  I tried to do realistic eyes....I guess the eyes are ok.  I think it is the rest of the face that makes them kinda creepy....or maybe they need hair?  I just don't know. 

I think I have decided the nose needs to be smaller and the mouth higher, closer to the eyes.  Maybe.  Or maybe I just need to go back to "country style" dot-dot eyes and mouths.

Still thinking.

Mr. turkey....or I guess it looks more like Mrs. Turkey, I love.  I have to finish the little peg legs and then I can put her shoes on.  

Yep.  I am totally obsessed with shoes and have made them even for my turkey.  It is kinda funny since I currently own two pairs of shoes myself.  One pair of sneakers and one pair of black flip-flops.  I think it is time to go shoe shopping.  My toes were ready to walk off in protest when we went to church on Sunday.  I think it was 10 degrees with the wind.  Not flip-flop weather!

I finally got to work on my Frankenstein.  I am thinking the eyelashes are not universal.  It definitely makes them girls.  So, I guess, I need to name her Frannystein.  Regardless, I was going to put bolts on the side of her head...but now I am thinking of cutting flat ones out of 1/8" wood and just gluing them to the sides of the front of her face. I think I needed to make the eyes bigger.  Again, just trying out eyes in hopes of nailing the technique and not using googly eyes for everything :0)

Looks like we need a little more practice.

More to come...updates will be posted...eventually.


3 comments:

  1. Oh man! I was just imagining you walking in your flip flops in the snow! Yikes Vanessa, time for new shoes!!!

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  2. Vanessa, Your Pilgrams are perfect! And as well, the turkey and Frannystein, they are so cute, you should be selling them.

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