Prairie Blue


...............at my front door spinning...................just some simple thoughts & happenings of an ordinary woman.....

Saturday, August 4, 2012

i'm so thrilled......

i know it is hard to tell from this picture ........................ but i finally have accomplished something i have tried over & over .......................... i have been working on some soldering ........... rather new to it and you know how that goes .........practice...practice...practice.........................and ...................patience !  (oh disregard the two globs of solder i was experimenting with )      i have wanted to make "mustard seed charms" forever......have tried a few times and just plain lost it ...........couldn't figure it out.....so i gave up ....................they are the two round ones beside the bottle ................made with flat marbles and soldered ..............YEAH!............................the bottle in the middle is filled with mustard seeds as well .........a broken piece of flow blue china and a tiny flat marble with a piece of antique blue calico....................................well........my spirits are lifted ..................................................i can now go to our daughters for a week with a feeling of satisfaction & accomplishment........!
................................................. i am blessed !

6 comments:

annie said...

Good for you!

TheCrankyCrow said...

These are positively charming! I can't imagine working on such a small scale. I don't see that well anymore.... :o Smiles & Mustard Seed Hugs ~ Robin

BumbleBeeLane said...

I love the idea of the mustard seed.I remember as a girl my friend hand a pendent with the mustard seed.Warm Blessings!~Amy

The Farmer's Daughter said...

Love the mustard seed charm. . .What a great idea!

Beckyjean said...

Beautiful little charms!!

Enjoy your day~Becky

Country Stitchin said...

I'm so happy for you...I love it when a new plan comes together...keep it up...can't wait for open house in Sept...
Hugs
Gina