Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Curly Q's and Swirls



I bought this anvil and hammer at an auction a week ago and when I got home my son told me that it's not an anvil but a piece of a rail road track. Hhhmm...he is right but it was used for an anvil and will be used as such in my sewing room. I've had a long desire to work with metal but "life" happens and that desire has been delayed in being fulfilled. Now, I'm getting a taste of it at least.



I've been a pounding away on all kinds of things and while I was making some hooks to display items at the Wayne Art Show these began to develop.



Then today when I made a message board in a frame that had a big gap in it's ornate frame, one of my new curly-q's came in handy for an embellishment to go over the gap. I was so happy! And, I can't wait to find a use for more of my swirls and curls!

6 comments:

  1. I love your little embellishment thing! It looks great...good for you!!

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  2. Love this!! Thank you so much for your sweet and encouraging words!! we have survived the ice storm, and finally have internet to go out visiting in blogland!!
    blessings,
    kari & kijsa

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  3. We all should have an anvil of sorts to bang out any frustrations... how fun!

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  4. I love curly q's and swirls. Nice job!

    Judy

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