Friday, August 08, 2008

Friday Show and Tell

Here is SW Virginia it has been hot, hot, hot! However, today it's supposed to cool down to the upper 80's! (cool is a relative word!). So what have I been thinking about with all this hot summer weather everyday? Why Fall of course! The first project was a doll that came from last years fall edition of the Create and Decorate magazine. That is my very favorite magazine. It's a little hard to find, so when you do, send in your subscription so you want miss any of the great crafts!
Meet Autumn, my fall Amish doll! I never could find a good place to photograph her, sorry the photos are dark.
Her body and apron are made from an old flour sack that my grandmother gave me. I embroidered her name on her apron so none of the other dolls could take it!
These little Halloween ornaments were adapted from the new Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Crafts magazine. If you love crafts, run, do not walk, to wherever you get your magazines and grab it. It is loaded with beautiful crafts!
My little witch shadow box is made from the top of a jewelry cardboard box. Just covered with scrapbooking paper and added some doo-dads and ribbon!
This little pumpkin sitter is also the top of a jewelry box and got some orangeish-gold glitter to give him some bling!
I loved making these and I will probably make a few more with Christmas elements.
For more show and tell go over to visit Kelli athttp://kellishouse.blogspot.com.
Hope everyone has a great weekend!
Linda

13 comments:

Linda said...

I love them all -especially the doll. I recently discovered the magazine and bought some back issues. That's where I got the pattern for the fall candle mat I posted about the other day.

Have a great weekend!

Carrie said...

I am just recovering my childhood love of cloth dolls. It is so nice that you can make your own.

Sandra said...

Oh they're all so cute :)

ceekay said...

Your doll is so cute. You know I made a cloth doll once...it turned out so scary, I got rid of it. Now I am sorry I didn't keep it. Yours I would keep!

Barbara H. said...

What a cute doll! I'll have to keep an eye out for that magazine.

A Hint of Home said...

Such cute projects. They all turned out great!

Charlotte said...

I love the Amish doll. Cute little Halloween craft items as well. Halloween will be here before we know it. I just heard that Labor Day is only three weeks away. Unbelievable.

Carla said...

Goodness those are sweet!

Kathy said...

So adorable!.....Kathy

Anne Fannie said...

What cute stuff you have posted! Its so hot here too, its hard to start thinking of Halloween and Fall!
Love, Ann

roentarre said...

Wonderful blog here. Love the cosy and friendly nature of your post. Love your work

Wanita said...

What a sweet doll and shadow boxes. Thanks for sharing them on Show and Tell.

Mica said...

lovely crafts !!! I love shadow boxes with mixed media art.. Great stuff. thanks for sharing. If you make the elephant pin keep. I would love to see your version !! Mica