Friday, September 30, 2011

Day 40

Black Hills Gold Horseshoe Ring

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Day 39

Antique glass perfume bottle

I think this came in a box of various items
I got at an auction, years ago.  Sill has
perfume in it.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Day 37

1/2 C. Measuring Cup
I bought a set of these; 1/4, 1/2, and 1 Cup at JoAnn's
They are green, and remind me of the old time mixing

Monday, September 26, 2011

Day 36

Grams spoons

Gram was a farm lady, who raised dairy cows, which she milked
by hand.  She was a wonderful cook, who could
make meal out of anything....

-if these spoons could only talk-

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Day 35

Copper Horse Head Letter Opener

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Day 34

Metal Box
Just the right size for my small sketch book and pens.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Day 33

This is a little cat playing with a ball of yarn
It is carved out of Georgia Marble

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Day 32


This is a statue of a lighthouse that sits on top of the aquarium

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Day 30

Tiny expresso cup
A gift from Heike from another trip to Europe.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Day 29

Small hand thrown clay pot

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Day 28

Hand blown glass pen

Given to me by my Sister-In-Law. She bought at a craft show in Germany, on one of her
trips home.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Day 27


A pair in just about every room. I would be
lost without them.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Day 26

Antique Candle Stand

I seen this in the Sept/Oct issue of Victoria magazine.  This women from Grand Blanc, Mi was living *expedition* style, and the contents were extravagantly appointed....I loved this candle stand she had.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Day 24

Little Brown Jug

This came from Germany and held, end of the season wine.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Day 23

Carved mouse

A little shelf sitter, another little thing that makes
me smile...

Monday, September 12, 2011

Day 22


Happy to have football season back, and anxously awaiting hockey season and the Red Wings...

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Day 21

Clothes Pin

I love everything about hanging out clothes; its poetic, meditative. 
Pinning them up and taking them down.
I love to see them sway gently with the breeze of a hot summer day.
I love the smell of sun and breeze, and breathing it all in
on freshly laundered sheets.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Day 20

Bobble Head

I made this bobble head a couple years ago....would like to make more
Pumpkin heads, as this is, and cats as well.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Day 18


I don't know what was more challenging...
drawing it, or trying not to
eat it when I was

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Day 17


Wooden carved chickadee trinket box I made.  The top pivots
revealing an opening inside to store items.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Day 16

Micron Pen

This is the pen I use for all my drawings in this challenge...I love the fine point, and the
sepia tone.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Day 15

This is a little magnet I have to remind me where I came from....Do you know any yoopers?

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Day 13

Watercolor paint box

I like this little portable pan paint box, it has a brush right inside
the cap pulls off and is put on the end to extend the brush.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Day 12

Copper Ingot

These were cast, *unoffically* at The Copper Range Mine, in White Pine, Mi.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Day 11


This is a bank, the front is off an original post office mail box, made into an oak *personal bank*