Monday, December 14, 2009

If You Were Wondering..

If you were wondering.. Finally finished the 'Sacred Heart Jesus' .. He was delivered to the church on Sat.[will take pictures at church later in the week].. 'Elf Swaps' are in the mail [will show pics of stuff after they receive items].. and items will be posted for SALE tonight on 'ETSY ' at 6 p.m. Mich. time....

Finished statue.
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Notice the big flat screen.. well, that's 'our early Christmas present' my husband and I haven't exchanged presents in years.. we just buy something together for the house and this year it's a blu-ray Samsung tv with home theater sound..[we watch alot of movies and netflix instant watch].. Bought the 'Planet Earth' series and 'Blue Planet' series.. just wonderful truly awe inspiring stuff..
Gold leafing..

Brown painted eyes...

Toes with blood..

Ready for eyes..tone down rosy cheeks!


Base coat of fleshtone..

Primed in gesso.. 3 coats were done..

Several layers of chipped paint.. so lots of nit picking and sanding..

He was a eerie shade of lavender fleshtone..

Started late but Christmas is going up finally.. reds,coppers,gold,browns, and black on kitchen tree.
Started a arrangement over the clock... velvet pointsettias will go in next..l ike the icicles on everything!
A pair of 'Snowboys' that 'Bethany Lowe Co. did of my design..they look great!

At Thanksgiving .. My grandson's wool wolf slippers...

A Key Lime Pie,bought real key limes at Walmart..so my first time making..turned out yummy!
Some of my Turkey collection...


Since we were not home for Thanksgiving I didn't do a whole lot of decorating...but had some eye candy for Nov.


Received my 'Elf Swap' treats from Vivian http://www.vivs-whimsy.blogspot.com/ and Kelly http://www.redpolkadot-kelly.blogspot.com/ ... fabulous..the kids will love them! Thank you Ladies!

Some picture of recent projects.. A snowman tree and Snow Angels made of copies of vintage postcards, Martha Stewart Glitter,old glass balls,and candle clips from Blumchen..will show a 'how- to' in a couple of days here..



A 'Christmas Gnome' and a close up my favorite 'Snowboy'...


All for Sale on Etsy tonight and more... at 6p.m. My time/ Michigan....

Been snowing and snowing here.. sooo pretty.. perfect for Christmas..The kids will be here this Sat. so lots to do!! This is their first time here for Christmas...we are so excited...

























3 comments:

Nancy Lee Malay said...

Your work on the statue is just beautiful!!

Nancy

Dolly said...

Deb what an honor to restore that statue..... You did a wonderful job!

I love your new snow people! So cute!

Come and visit....I am hosting my 3rd annual vintage valentine heart swap!

Hugz, Dolly

Ingrid said...

I have the same statue to be renewed for my parish. How did you remove the cracked paint? Have to scratch it cm by cm? Or there is a product adapted to go faster?
Thank you! Ingrid (ingridbey@orange.fr)

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