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Old 04-11-2012, 09:25 AM   #541
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Old 04-11-2012, 09:34 AM   #542
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So, I have this thing for drawing trees. They're relatively quick and easy to draw so they're good doodle material when I'm bored. I also have a couple "paint" apps on my phone. So combine various times when I've been bored and only had my phone for amusement and my love of doodling trees and you get these.



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I am going to attempt to paint some spruce trees over the next couple of days. I am painting a picture of my brothers cabin for fun. I have never done it before. I have checked out a few demonstrations on youtube.
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:15 PM   #543
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I am going to attempt to paint some spruce trees over the next couple of days. I am painting a picture of my brothers cabin for fun. I have never done it before. I have checked out a few demonstrations on youtube.
Awesome. Have fun!
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:40 PM   #544
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My kids spoiled me rotten on my B-day. I've been enjoying learning Calligraphy. Watching you tube videos on some demonstrations was just a tease. Not enough info. So the guys set me up good. I home schooled my kids. Though I didn't use this particular book (Spencerian Penmanship) when I was teaching them cursive writing I'm glad I had it with the Eclectric Reader Sets. Yes it's an oldy but goodie collection. The Penmanship book is the revised edition. It doesn't include the full Capital letter section, but it's still been extremely useful.

So they picked out a few books that I wanted. A beautiful Quill pen set, Inks & paper. One book in particular the images on Amazon doesn't do it any justice. It's a stunner Amazon.com: Ornate Pictorial Calligraphy: Instructions and Over 150 Examples (Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography) (9780486219578): E. A. Lupfer: Books



The Nibs are calling.. Time to get back to practicing.
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Old 04-13-2012, 07:41 PM   #545
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Cool Munky! You raised some great boys, very thoughtful.
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Old 04-13-2012, 07:50 PM   #546
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did my favorite thing yesterday shopping. knick knack for my new living room look. the yellow wall is just stunning, i finished new seat and pillow cover for small glider. finished the kitchen curtains.

so i bought two wall hanging for the living room . one is metal and quite striking., the picture is on canvas, lots of lovely yellows, reds, and the back ground is dark blue. should really look good on yellow wall. pretty new candles. and a great yellow and orangey glass piece. now just need to do something new on the bench i have and i will be a happy camper.
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Sounds very pretty, Babe!
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Old 04-18-2012, 04:58 PM   #548
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Opinions On This Sewing Machine?

I've been looking on Amazon for an easy to use machine. Can you believe I'm even thinking about buying one in the first place?
See what you guys have started? Happy now?

This is the one I'm leaning towards. Amazon.com: Brother CS6000i Sew Advance Sew Affordable 60-Stitch Computerized Free-Arm Sewing Machine: Arts, Crafts & Sewing

They do have 2 others a 25 stitch & a 10 stitch. I don't want to pay more than $150-200.00 limit. Is this one alright or should I be looking at the Singers? The 10-25 seems a little limited. I don't plan on keeping things minimal. This one seems idiot proof. Right up my alley.

I need a machine that can handle Khaki, Denim, Satin, Polyester materials.

Thank you

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Old 04-18-2012, 06:45 PM   #549
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have two small projects in the works. a really cute pillow. little houses appliquéd on it. got wallies so will be putting those up as well.
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What are wallies?
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