Monday, July 9, 2012

Christmas In July

Between grandchildren's visits , T-ball and softball games, I've been squeezing in a few days of painting  when possible.  Here are a few of the cypress knees I have done for the 2012 Christmas Season.http://www.wood-n-stitches.com/

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Sale! Sale! Sale!

To help her husband in their wood shop where together they make beautiful furniture pieces, a creative and  crafty  friend of mine is giving up selling her unique handiwork at our shows that we have been doing together for several years.


She generously let me have her "leftovers" which I am now offering for sale at very reasonable prices ....and....ALL THE PROFIT  FROM THE SALE OF THESE ITEMS WILL GO TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY!!! 


To purchase, visit my website, http://www.wood-n-stitches.com/ and contact to let me know what piece/pieces you are interested in purchases and I will send you an invoice.  Then you may make your tax deductible check to The American Cancer Society and mail it to me.  After I receive your check, I will ship your package to you ASAP.


You may also just purchase using the shopping cart on the website, but won't get the tax deduction.


Here are some of the items.



SOLD & THANK YOU



Both sets of Santa's Boots & Hats
SOLD & THANK YOU






Tuesday, January 3, 2012

"Twas the Week After Christmas and All the Orders Were Filled...

All the grandchildren were here
With brushes in hand
And the little ones
Had one demand.

"B", PLEASE
Let US paint cypress knees!!!



Waiting patiently!





Pardon the messy house!






Showing off their talents!




The oldest one had previously painted both a snowman and a Santa so she wanted to try her hand at painting a Grinch.



She can hardly wait for me to let her start
helping me paint for my shows.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Think "Inside the Box"...

As I've said before, I have trouble thinking "outside the box"
...so I just decided to think "inside" the box...
the crayon box that is!

Having taught 1st grade for so long, I'm quite comfortable
with primary colors...
the inspiriation for this batch of my Santas.




I hope they "make a passing grade"!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

A Break from Santas

Every now and then, just to mix things up, I have to paint something other than a Santa.  The change helps me to keep the "creative juices" flowing.

While checking out a flea market, I came across these wooden shoe forms and thought I might could paint something "Christmasie" on them.  Here's what came to mind.