Candy Jar
Joyeux Noël

Book Angel

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I have to say the blessing of being sick was, I was able to sit around and craft (and make up for the past year ;-). I had seen these angel wings somewhere, (pooh, I did not save where) and loved them. But I did not need something to hang on the wall but I need a vignette for my coffee table. I wanted it neutral to go with my no-sew burlap runner. I will be honest, this was a pretty time consuming project but I had lots of time and movies to watch while I worked.

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I am not sure how Simple Joys made her wings. I rolled and glued a bunch of pages from an old book, I had cut into small squares. I cut a shape of wings I wanted out of cardboard and glued the paper cones one at a time to the cardboard, until I liked the look. Printed up my favorite word and glued gathered, old lace behind it Then I glued the whole thing to the wings. I tore strips of linen and wrapped it around a foam tree. Pinned the wings on and a mother-of-pearl button to the top,waalaa. I am so happy with my little impromptu vignette. You never know when creative opportunities will happen A month ago I was worrying what I would have form my theme this year and now look at me ;-)    xoxox


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The Pleasures of Homemaking

I love all three pieces! LOVE the angel wings!

Manuela

Elizabeth

Lovely! Hope you are feeling better.

Janelle

I love your candy jar you created and your coffee table display. But I really came by to tell you how absolutely YUMPTIOUS your candy cane syrup is. I just made a batch this afternoon and I'm going to make more batches to share with friends and neighbors. Thank you so much for this inspired recipe.

Raeann

Beautiful colors, sweet crafted pieces, Clarice!

Nadine

I am loving your simple, yet beautiful Christmas decorations! Hope you are feeling better soon!

Blessings!
~Nadine

Theresa

Just gorgeous! I love how you displayed all three of these beautifully hand-crafted items together. Seriously - time for a craft book, Clarice!!!! xoxo Theresa

Linda

All 3 of these pieces are wonderful in their own way. Together they make a spetacular display, so creative and different. Love them.

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