Re-exploring Key West

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Ruby Tuesday - Benny Just Hanging Out


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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Metamorphosis Monday - Old Pillow Remade

I had this old country pillow that was way past its prime. I had some small pieces of very pretty tropical fabrics and some painter's canvas. I decided they might make a pretty good pillow. The island living was done on tee shirt transfer paper.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Flowers from Aaron

Yesterday was my birthday and after a very full day, starting with a phone call from Aaron from Afghanistan and ending with dinner out at one of my favorite restaurants; I got home and found these waiting for me. What a great way to end the day. Thanks Aaron.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Swap Shop - Birthday Swap

As most of you have gathered by now, I love miniatures. I participate in several (read many) miniature groups online. One does an annual birthday swap and this is the 2nd year that I have participated. You list your wants and mine were anything for shops (antique, ladies, fabric, etc. ) in either 1/4 scale or 1 inch scale or anything raggedy ann. Today is my birthday and I opened my box of goodies. Here is what I got.

Joanne - Books for Antique Shop

Carolyn - Antique Sign

Barb M - Bolts of fabric for ¼ scale

Diane - ¼ scale liquor bottles, ¼ scale book shelf, ¼ scale wicker shelf, and ¼ scale musical instruments

Betty - Framed Raggedy pictures, whole lot of candle holders, brass scales, Chinese lantern, and baby cradle

Crystal - Rustic Raggedy side table, ¼ scale bust and ¼ scale fabric shelf

Ann - assortment of gift boxes

Chris - dresser/trunk, cutlery box, photo album

Leslie - Vanity Tray, Raggedy Ann Doll box, cuckoo clock

Barb K - Raggedy rug, pillow, tea set and flower wall hanging

Fern - antique desk, antique toys, cuckoo clock, ¼ scale cakes, plates, catsup and mustard, and Raggedy toys

Wendy - Antique Clock

Audrey - blue plates, lamp, tea set, welcome sign, framed painting and organic star

Monday, April 18, 2011

Ruby Tuesday - A little red in the 'mini' restaurant

This is rather a cross post. First I love miniatures and I love the color red. This is a miniature restaurant scene done in a clear plastic paint pail. It is lighted in the back. It is in 1 inch scale.

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Monday, April 4, 2011

Ruby Tuesday - Make your own "red pear" Giftwrap

Pick a favorite photograph - prefereably one that has Ruby Tuesday written all over it and use your computer and photo software to create your own giftwrap.

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