Saturday, November 9, 2013

It's Still Fall...

...and I'm still painting things white.
Actually, this vintage chalk ware urn was already painted a glossy cream, and I've used it without doing anything to it.

But I always knew it could look better...and a little older. I do not know why I waited - it took half an hour to update it with a coat plaster paint in warm gray and a dry-brushed top coat of white.

I found these creamy yellow-white gourds recently for .10c each, and the spanish moss was .50c for an unopened bag at the thrift store. Every time I use it, I think, "This is SUCH a mess. Why do I use it?" Then, I love the gray wispy effect it has...

Since I had plenty, I put a few in the bird cage as well.
I took the chamber pot just bugged me.

I added my urn of gourds, which I'll dry and use again in future years. 

I probably should have bought more, so I could fill my antique wagon again next year.

Yes. I like it better than the chamber pot. Much better...

I am preparing for Hannah to come for Thanksgiving - she hasn't been home since July. I hope Ethan and Mason will be able to join us, too. 

Ethan has a near-Thanksgiving birthday, so we have lots to celebrate!

Word for the Day:
Out of them shall come songs of thanksgiving, and the voices of those who celebrate. I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will make them honored, and they shall not be small.

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