Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Some of my creations...I NEED feedback!!!!

I feel the need to share a few items I've made in the past few months.  I have a craft show that I am preparing for in November.  I have several things started and frankly, some I've felt like throwing away.  I am not satisfied totally with anything it seems right now.  I am in a funk, I guess.  I have so many ideas floating in my head and when I try to bring them to the light of day, they lack what I want them to be.  I just wanted to get all my stuff done this summer and not stress later.  Our son, Nathaniel, is getting married on October 16th to his love, Jessica.  I just want to concentrate on that in the fall.  Anyway, I thought I would post a few pictures of things I've made in the next week or so and hopefully get some feedback.  I really would appreciate it.  How about it crafters/people who appreciate crafts????  Will you give me some help???? 

Here's some frames I did with bird nests...handmade nests and eggs...no plastic eggs here!! LOL 
 
Here's some spoons I did with bird nests.  These are silver--plated spoons decorated with handmade nests, eggs, and hand-stamped tags with silver hangers tied with ribbon.

So you like my tablecloth?  It was one of our wedding gifts 33 years ago, from a great-uncle who made it for us.  It has gotten worn, but I still love it!  The silver basket was a Goodwill find.  I love finding treasures that I can create something "one of a kind" and sell or sometimes, add to my home to enjoy.

Well, that is what I have for today.  If you like what you see, would you consider becoming my friend on my blog?  I really want to have a blog that people can enjoy reading and maybe get inspired, like I have myself by so many of you.  Thank you for sharing your lives and creativity with me.  I am so inspired!

Blessings,
Cindy

7 comments:

The Rustic Victorian said...

Cindy, I think your frames and spoons are sweet. I always want to add lace, scrap lace, or crochet to everything. Adding tiny little bells on tiny wire would be sweet on the spoons. What is the name of the craft show you will be in? The silver basket is a good dispay piece, so versitle. Your "uncle" made the table cloth,,how kewl is that. Gosh with a wedding in the near future,,getting an early start creating is a good idea.
Keep going! Ask God to direct your crafts, he is the grand creator and would love to muck around in your supplies....smile...
Love
Marcie

someplace in thyme said...

I think you will do quite well this fall. Your items are lovely and everyone loves nests. I am happy to have found your pretty blog, Char

Blessings from Cindy said...

Dear Marcie,
Thank you for the ideas! You are so right... I need to ask God to direct me. Why haven't I done that? I always thank Him for the ideas I dream up but I am going to ask for His guidance too. I am so thrilled to have you as my 3rd follower!! Blessings to you!
Cindy

Blessings from Cindy said...

Oh... and Marcie, I became a follower on your blog. It is really beautiful. I've been doing some geneology and some of your finds are fabulous!
Blessings,
Cindy

Blessings from Cindy said...

Char,
I thank you for your gracious compliments. I looked up your blog & became a follower. I am honored that you think my blog is pretty with yours being so nice! I feel better working on birds nests now. I wondered if November was a bad time to sell nests, but I think I may try to do a few with a wintery look.
Blessings,
Cindy

Hopemore Studio said...

Cindy,

Thank you for stopping by today. I love the spoons, I agree with marcie a bit of wire would really finish these off. You could even run some wire through your 'nest' ribbon to give them some shape.

Never throw out anything you have started even if you don't like it at the moment. In october when you are in the thick of it you will look over everything and may find new inspirations for items you once thought were duds...they are just diamonds in the rough.

Angie

Blessings from Cindy said...

Angie,
Thank you for coming by my blog! I will have to get out some wire and experiment... ooooh fun! I love creating. I will heed your advice & hold myself back from the trash can! LOL Thank you so much for becoming a follower!!
Blessings to you,
Cindy