Friday, June 25, 2010

Mussie tussie - Our Vintage Affair June Challenge

Here is a mussie tussie that me and mom worked on together. We made the tussie using K and Co paper, lace and ribbon. The plaid paper around the top is folded to look like a ribbon(mom did this). It is topped with Lace and then cream satin ribbon. The flowers are all handmade by me using Bog shot die cuts, K and Co paper, book pages, ink, and beading supplies. I made each flower a bit different. The bottom of the tussie then has little ribbons with more beading I did with a lace ruffle. I really like beading alot. Mom helped put the tussie together. The feathers were also my idea because of the photos we took of the baby birds. This project is for the Our Vintage Affair June challenge.

Above is a close up of the handmade flowers.

this picture above is of the bottom with the beading.

this is another closeup of my favourite of the flowers. The picture below is the inspiration we used to create the Mussie Tussie. We have 4 baby birds nesting in the doorway outside. In this picture you can just see one of them.

I hope you like our project and I love to read comments if you would be so kind as to leave me one. thank you for dropping in. Belle

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Guess what!!!

We went to the fish store this past weekend to get some more girl fish for the boys in the tank since a few got sick and died. Well last night we found more babies! One of the new fish had babies and there are about 20 of them although you can only see a few in this picture! they are so tiny but since this is the baby tank the other fish do not bother them. the fish next to them is Mad hatter he is crazy! We already have the fish nursery filled with babies from the last batch and now we have more. Good thing we brought some of the original babies to the fish store. Gotta get on to my homework now. thanks for stopping in and have a sunny day! Belle