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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Dandelions and Superheros

So I have been taking a break from jewelry making and thought I would show a few pics of some summer projects I have been working on. First, I have a bountiful crop of dandelions every year and I'm always on the hunt for something to do with them. I always make dandelion jelly of course but I just found a recipe for dandelion lotion of course I had to make them! They turned out wonderful and my family loves them. I founds the recipe at The Nerdy Farm Wife and I found this cute mold at Brambleberry Soap supplies

This is a painting I just finished for a patient man who waited FOREVER for me to finally get it done! I don't think he thought he was ever going to see it finished :)

And finally I have been making all sorts of Superhero themed props for the summer reading week at our library. The theme this year is "Every Hero Has a Story". This is my first attempt at a paper mache boulder. I think it turned out pretty realistic and I think the kids will love to use their super powers to lift the big boulder :)  

I painted this photo op from a picture I found on Pinterest. I also painted small landscaping rocks green for "find the Kryptonite" and I have been making several superhero capes (another Pinterest find) out of plastic tablecloths.
After this week I will be back to making jewelry and pictures will be coming soon...