Saturday, August 30, 2008

Hands down, Sally Jean Alexander's was the best project class I've ever taken. Thanks to those at Santa Cruz Crafter's Studio for giving me a jump start on how to solder or I would have been lost.

I have so many interests and sometimes feel so spread thin. I am truly a Jill of all trades, mistress of none but that doesn't lessen my enjoyment of each of them. Watching Spencer race around the sheep paddock, playing basic ukulele in a jam, singing in a choir, playing with artsy things--I enjoy them all. Thus, the theme of this little piece: Dilettante!

This tiny house is supposed to have a flickering tea candle inside to allow the images to glow through, but my collage background is a bit too thick so I created a Sun House! It sparkles in the sun, happy to be in the light. Of course, there's more solder
ing work to do on the sides, but I must post now or probably forever fail to do so. (Click on the images to enlarge & view detail.)
Thanks Sally Jean!



Blogger Joanne Huffman said...

Wonderful house! I particularly like that you put Spencer gazing outward. I am totally in the dilettante boat with you.


5:31 PM, August 30, 2008  
Blogger Judy Streger said...

Can I get in the Dilettante boat with you and Joanne? Or would it sink? I see that you have become quite the expert at soldering. Your house is charming.

8:07 PM, August 30, 2008  
Blogger kathy mc said...

Great pictures of your house Jood. It's adorable.

7:04 AM, August 31, 2008  
Blogger Kris Henderson said...

It is really pretty and the colors are so vibrant in the sunshine :)

2:09 AM, September 02, 2008  
Blogger Tammy said...

This is wonderful! I love that you can put a tea light inside of it. I always pick up that book at the bookstore and admire her work. So glad you stopped by my blog for the OWOH giveaway.

Nice to meet you,

1:58 PM, January 28, 2010  
Blogger Sherry Goodloe said...

Great job on your house there!

8:13 PM, January 30, 2010  

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