I didn't manage to get anything completed the is weekend. I cut out and started working on my tie one on apron, but i just couldn't get motivated to finish it yesterday. Saturday, eric and I spent the day visiting my all my grandparents. It was quite and exhausting day, but we had a lot of fun. My grandmother (my mother's mother) loves going thrifting, and there are some great thrift stores in the town where she lives. it always seems that I go to visit her on Sunday when they're closed, but since we went on Saturday, I knew we'd have to do some thrifting. I found loads of great, incredibly inexpensive craft supplies and a couple clothing items i have plans to deconstruct. I didn't take pictures of everything, but I thought I'd share my favorite purchase of Eric's and my own favorite purchase.
There are just so many things wrong with this:
- DIY taxidermy!
- "honey, you'd better get those dishes put away now! I don't want to have to use my rifle on you."
- "oh darling, I can't wait to go out and murder that family. Just let me get these dishes put away, and I'll be ready to go"
- "is that a rifle you have, or are you just happy to see me?"
- "wow honey, that rifle is such a great accessory - you look like a total stud!"
- "yes dear, I know I'm always supposed to kneel down before you because you're the man. There's no need to bring out the rifle again."
Oh, I could go on and on. Feel free to add your own dialog. it's super fun!
This little owl vase is the new container for my great grandmother's knitting needles. Perfect for my studio.
I'll be sure and show you some of the other things we got later this week. I still haven't posted pictures of some of my great finds from going thrifting with my mother last month. We found some great fabric and trim.
Eric was like a man obsessed this weekend, and spent all day Sunday working on the garden. I wanted to help, I really did, but I just didn't feel like gardening in the cold weather. So I spent the day inside lounging and keeping warm. He's done such a lovely job this year. We had our first garden last year, and it was very satisfying. We grew pickling cucumbers and dill and made our own pickles, we had the requisite zucchini and loaves and loaves of zucchini bread, we had carrots and beets and peppers. Our beans and peas didn't make it last year, so we're really dedicated to their prosperity this year. Eric made a lovely lattice today for the beans which are yet to be planted. Here is what we've (er, Eric) done so far:
there is still much to do, but i'm so proud of our babies!
okay, i'm off to finish a yellow and white apron...