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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Creating a little and missing you...

I love blogging so.
I love my friends here and our connection to each other ~
you always, always inspire me and you know
that I pray that I can do the same for you!

We had a wonderful, relaxing weekend and I finally got back
to making a little something!

I've had this most amazing vintage ironstone sugar dish for a few years now
and finally decided it was time to upcycle this sweetie into a pincushion!
Here she is all finished...perfect with staining, crazing and of course
you know I had to add a little lace, seam binding and rhinstones :)

I've added this new pincushion to my Etsy if you'd like to take a look!

A week or so ago, we went to an estate sale so I thought I'd share
my teeny tiny finds with you!
The pincushion is in the pic and was in progress....
Not much but still sweet things ~

I love this little chair so's stained a little too much but I hope to fix that ~
I think some folks collect these...

And our precious grandson Murray visited Sunday
as Brent and Emily took Clara
to the movies to see Despicable Me 2.
Look at his two new teeth! He's already 10 months old ~
good grief the time just flies by.

Clara was a happy girl after the movie and I know she loved
having some one-on-one time with her mama and daddy!

I hope you are doing so, so good
and thank you always for visiting me here!!!

Happy Tuesday precious friends,
hugs and love,


Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Dawn, love your sweet pin cushion - you always make the most lovely beauties!

You found all sorts of thrifty treasures, just look at that pile of goodies- WOW!

Your grandson has the most beautiful bright blue eyes! And what did cute lil missy see at the movies this time?

Bente said...

Your pincushion is gorgeos and your grandchildren are so very cute.

Have a great day


Dorthe said...

Hello sweetie Dawn,-
that pincussion is the most beautiful take on a pincussion, in your old wonderful sugar bowl, looks adorable, and you know I ,too, love the rhinestone ,laces and seambindings- so lovely dear .
And so are your two loved ones- oh such amazing blue eyes that little boy has !!
Hugs to you and love- from Dorthe

Angela said...

If I had seen that pincushion anywhere else I would have still known it was one of yours! I love your work, everything you make comes out absolutely beautiful! and those grandbabies, even they turned out perfect! Love those eyes.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Your pincushion is beautiful, Dawn! I always love how you embellish. : ) Murray is so cute. I can't believe it is 10 months already!

Primitive Seasons said...

Dawn you have the most beautiful grandchildren. You must love them so much. Love your new creation as well................but not as much as those grands!

XOX Mary

Rebecca said...

Dropped in to say hello
Your pin cushion is beautiful but even more so are those grands of yours... such a wonderful smile and those eyes are amazing.
Blessings today

Vee said...

Oh that is I have a vintage creamer with a chip that I can't use...hmmmm...

Murray is so adorable! What a happy boy! Clara looks as if the movie was a hit...must check that out, too.

At Home in English Valley said...

Hi Dawn, Beautiful that you missed us...I do miss you when you don't post, you are a ray of sunshine whenever I visit. Your baby grands make my heart melt. How do you ever let go of that little guy? Clara is growing up so girl has the same cheerful shirt. Thank you Dawn for sharing your life with us! Love, Penny

Theresa said...

Beautiful creation! That little Murray is absolutely precious:) Have a blessed week dear friend, HUGS!

Violets Are Blue said...

Sweet little pin cushion/sugar bowl. The grands are beautiful as always, precious sweeties. Hugs to you too. Patty/BC

Leena Milligan Lanteigne said...

I love that cute little pin cushion and think that Murray and Clara are just adorable! Thank you so much for sharing your project and friendship! Hugs, Leena


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