Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Tickle Me Tuesday

Nature is tickling me this Tuesday. I think it's because this place is so magnificent.

I already posted this on my family's farm blog, but it's just the cutest thing that's happened this week:

A fox family is living under this abandoned barn/shed not too far from my parents' farm; there are three babies and they are so flippin' cyoot, it hurts!!

And yesterday, we picked our first wildflower bouquet of the season:

I got a cheap-o DVD at Wal-mart over the weekend. It's a historical documentary on pirates. ...Yeah, I am that dorky.  Anyway, it was totally worth every penny! I put it in while I was working and it was great. :D So I'll have some pirate-inspired stuff to share later this week.

Speaking of stuff to share, I want to give a shout-out about my friend Patty's fabulous giveaway. She won a contest over at Cynthia Thornton's blog. The theme of the contest was to create a piece using the techniques in the first project of Cynthia's wonderful book, Enchanted Adornments. Here's what Patty came up with:

Can you believe she's giving away this gorgeous piece?? Just hop over to her blog and leave a comment to be entered in the drawing!

Memorial Day weekend is coming up. Be on the lookout for brass bullet casings at the parades and salutes---you can make great jewelry pieces with them!

What's tickling YOU this Tuesday? :D

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art2cee2 said...

I Just downloaded the learning channel's "The real pirates of the carribean" on my ipad so you are definitely not dorking alone. I can't wait to see your pirate inspired jewelry designs. I am sure that they will be very, very popular. :-)

Therese's Treasures said...

The fox is very cute and I love Lilac but it does not grow here in the deep south to hot. I love that necklace I'm going to visit and leave a comment. Thank you for the tickle

art2cee2 said...

Forgot to mention, the foxes are adorable!

CraftyHope said...

I just love foxes, but you don't spot them often here. Thanks for sharing your picture!

Also, I wish we had wildflowers like that growing around here. Unfortunately, it's mostly weeds with no blooms here right now. I'll just have to look harder for some!

My Life Under the Bus said...

We have a fox that has the run of the neighbor hood and cleans himself on everyones front lawn! Thanks for the shout out! XO