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Pot Necklace



Besides enjoying a bunch of blossoms in my backyard garden, I like to have some ornamentation.  No grinning troll or pink flamingo for me, though.  I prefer subtle touches, like this pot necklace.  All I had to do was take a l-o-n-g piece of wire, string on some pretty beads, and wrap it around the pot.  If you’d like to try this yourself, make sure you have a pot with a “neck” so the beads won’t slide down.  You’ll like it as much as I do!

Handmade Beads Failure



I bought some beautiful handmade beads at an artist’s shop in Albuquerque a few weeks ago.  Aren’t they beautiful in the picture above?  The top two were made from handmade paper and the green one from fabric.  I thought I’d give it a try myself with the yarn I used in my recent scarf-making venture.  See https://crapsmanship.com/2015/06/23/easy-to-do-cheap-to-make-pain-to-maintain-pretty-to-wear-scarf/. Read the rest of this entry