Have you ever had something that even in pieces was important to you to keep as a momento? Last Christmas my cat knocked over my Christmas tree. This is the one that has all my precious vintage Shiny Brite ornaments and some other prize finds. The one ornament that broke was one of my favorites. It wasn't a Shiny Brite, but a cute log cabin with glittery snow and a mini bottle brush wreath. So this year I decided to make a shadow box with it along with one of my vintage Christmas postcards, vintage flannel, ribbon, recycled tag and found letters. Turns out the shadow box was not quite deep enough even though it was the deepest one I could find and in my trying to force the issue I totally broke the ornament! Memo: Don't work on art when you are feeling frustrated! So now I needed to find a replacement for the treasured ornament because I would not be
thwarted on my quest by this little problem. LOL I had a similar ornament that was plastic (a result of the cat incident!). With some paint, glitter and adding the little wreath that I salvaged I now had a pretty good version of the original. Here are
Springing Into Action - It's daffodil time again! As I look from my window this morning, I see signs of spring winging its way in, little by little. Flocks of robins have returned...
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