Wednesday, March 24, 2010

WHITE WEDNESDAY

Do you ever get sidetracked? Happens to me all the time! Every day, several times a day! Just can't help it! I started cleaning out a basket that holds a lot of my yarns and fibers, when I ran across an unfinished project. (A frequent occurrence in my house!) The hubs said "what the heck is that"? (another frequent occurrence in my house!) What it was, was the start of a hat that was crochet out of long strips of fabric. Not wanting to throw it away, I thought it might make a good cover for a houseplant. So I took some twine and stitched folds, willy nilly, on the sides to make it tighter, felted some wool pieces into it and added two sweet heart shaped drawer pulls to make it look more pot like. Now I have a perfect cover for the ugly plastic pot that was disgracing this innocent African violet..........And a big thank you to Kathleen at Faded Charm for hosting WW.














17 comments:

Zuzu said...

Such a lucky African Violet! Very creative & beautiful!
Must be standard for hubbys to say "What the heck is that?" - I hear that one a lot too!
Happy Wednesday,
Zuzu

Dumpster Decorators said...

Sounds a lot like the same questions I hear and the sidetracking happens way too often.

I like what you did, for the plant. Even just a band for pots with holes in the bottom would be great.

Debby said...

I like it, perfect for your plant. Yep, hubby's are good for that line.
Debby

Rebecca said...

Hi Judy
Love your white Wednesday post! You are too funny...
Blessings

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

I just love the way that looks! Your vignettes are always full of wonderful textures and surprises!
Take care,
Laura :)

jojo said...

great idea...I think I have a few forgotten projects hanging around. I should give this a try.

June said...

Judy...do you think there is anyway you could rub off some of your creativity on me? You could make a dirty sock something special!

I remember a looong time ago when I first visited your blog and you wowed me with your artwork, well it has continued to do just that with everything you show us.
Hugs

TAPESTRIESOFNATURE said...

HMMMMMMMM! MAYBE A DIRTY SOCK MONKEY!

Gracies Vintage Cottage said...

Judy, you are amazing!!
Can't wait to see what you do next!!

Kathy

Dar said...

Well now, how charming is that? I love it. You amaze me. You inspire us all.
God Bless

Anne Marie said...

oh! I see a few familiar 'faces' up there!!
how creative that pot is!

I'm not sure how I got over here - but I see you are in Elgin?? Oh my gosh!! You totally should come to my barn sale!!!! You would LOVE IT!!

stop by the farm's blog for more information about -
I'm off to peruse through your other blog - the clothing one! can't wait!!

TAPESTRIESOFNATURE said...

WHAT IS IT WITH THIS CHICKEN S#*T BOX THING? IF PEOPLE HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY, AND WANT TO BE LISTENED TO, WHY CAN'T THEY BE BRAVE ENOUGH TO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES? GEEEZE!

Twiglet said...

He he I was beginning to think it was only me that got these funny little unidentified comments. Well I love the flower pot - I think I need to be more imaginative with my creations!! Love the vintage stash - lucky you.

Lynn-Teacupstitches said...

Hi Judy!
Thank you for your nice comment on my cushies! The pot is so darling and you have such good taste and unique creativity!! I LOVE african violets and dont have a white one YET!
I have a big spool of wide vintage lace that is your perfect "tea-stained" color and I'll bring some for you next Kane - APRIL of course! I didnt realize that March fell on Easter . . . see you then and all us "formers" need to get together and chat :-)
Happy Easter to you and your family!
Lynn

Ama said...

Hello Judy(Ama waving and smiling ;)

Violets are my favorite house plant and I do not have one in the house. No windowsills and my baywindow gets too hot for them.

My mother had a cartfull that, every morning when I got out of bed, looked like glitter flowers to my young eyes.
A wonderful memory as I am missing my mother today.

Thank you for bringing her spirit close to me today.
And thank you for visiting my friend.

Blessings and Happy Spring

Love
Ama

Kiki said...

Gorgeous whites..fabulous post!! Lovely !
Kiki~

fleur said...

Hello,
Just found your blog; I love all the nice things you made..
BUT; it surprised me too; One week ago I booked a short holliday with gardenlovers to England; to Shropshire!!!I stay some days in
Shrewsbury and visit some gardens,emma bridgewaterfactory and
a Historic working farm.
I'm really looking forward to it.
Never been in England, but live in the netherlands.
Greetings from Fleur and wish you nice days too.