Thursday, October 2, 2008

I love Candy Corn!

In my last minute rush to get ready for our Fall Festival, I have been a MAD WOMAN! I have started on a few stitcheries but decided that I could do them from the shop tomorrow. So, I pulled off of that to finish my apples and pears but then I realized that I could put the stems in while at the shop tomorrow. (Are you seeing a pattern here?) I got it! I can finish more candles! I had just finished a pile of grubby candles but I was looking for something with a little more Fall life to it!

Viola! Candy Corn Grubbies! I tried to "pose" them in this basket for you all to see!
Does anyone else start out with something in your mind and you end up with a totally different project or is it just me? I had a bread basket at the shop that I wanted to fill with something Fall-like for the Festival. I think these Candy Corn Candles will be perfect! I am going to add a piece of homespun and maybe even a tag to each one. (Of course, I can do that from the shop . . . tomorrow!)

Procrastination . . . one of my many assets!

I also wanted to share a picture of the Window box my hubby made for me. This old window came out of a house that was being renovated in the area. The wood for the box is from an old house too . . . OURS! We are adding on a room and they had taken some old pieces down to cut the entryway. I couldn't bear it going to waste so we are using it little by little on different projects. I meant to clean the window before I took the picture but forgot! (Again, procrastination!)

I am going to hang this one on the side of our garden shed. He built me another one to put at the shop and I have that one sitting on a table filled with goodies! I will post a picture of the one here at home as soon as the the hubby has a chance to hang it for me!

Talk to you all soon!

11 friends had to say:

Raggedy Angel said...

I think that comes with the creative mind! Our ideas come faster than we can move! Beth

Jenn said...

LOVE them both! I wish I could make stuff like that:)

Tomatoe Creek Prims said...

I agree with Beth, our minds are faster them our hands:)
Love the candy corn ornies!
Rondell

basketsnprims said...

I love the candy corn! They turned out great. I agree with the other gals, my mind goes 100 miles an hour but my hands can only do so much. Have a great day.

Pam

Leslie said...

Love the window! Very nice.

The candy corn candles are very neat.

And yes, I often think of one thing and end up elsewhere. That's why I have so many projects in the works! :) I guess that what happens when you are creative!

Have a great day.

Leslie

carolyn at cranberry crossings: said...

LOL! I'm not a procrastinator very often. I set goals for myself and try to accomplish them. Sometimes that's the only way I can motivate myself to get anything done! So I don't know which is worse! LOL!
Love the window box and the candy corn grubbies!

Farmchick said...

Love the window... and the candy corn too! My mind thinks like yours...is that good or bad??? Hope you have a great weekend.

Tania

Kindra said...

Oh those last minute preparations for craft fairs...it always gets so hectic and my mind always races with ideas. :) Love your candy ornies and window box!! Have a great weekend! Don't work too hard.

Shari Kraft said...

If you're like me....it's just too much fun to work from the shop!

Gettysburg Homestead said...

I really like the window box!

Mary

Couture de Papier said...

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