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Saturday, October 8, 2011

Open for Business

My new sign...
I know it says "Closed"....but we'll try to have another sale in November ;-)

The Big Storm

September 2 was SUPPOSED to be our big craft sale...


but obviously we canceled after the storm went through at 9 a.m.
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Pit Beads

"Art in My Garbage" is a favorite theme I deamed up.
All that "stuff" in the trash-bin surely has another life as an "art supply" - Yesterday the discovery was date pits ;-D
They scrub up well, have a nice rustic, "woody" look and make great beads when drilled with a fine dremel bit. Have also just discovered "sea beans", along with the lovely shells on the Texas beaches. The teeniest bit of baby oil shines them up nice. Avocados, apple seeds, prune pits, etc. can all be used as well. http://www.beachbeans.com/bean_descriptions.html