here. Now, normally I don't show what I'm making for a swap before I send it off, but, since I'm hostessing this one I thought I would take a detour from that habit. That way, participants have a sort of an example; I hope you don't mind.
Mincing Mockingbird. It's an art book of some of his gorgeous original watercolors of, what else, birds! But what makes the art even more special is their snarky, sarcastic and sometimes inspirational captions! Take a look:
What I take for granted would bring you to your knees
Here's something I did the other day: an embellished vintage purse. I've had the nice leather purse for years when, to my dismay, I saw that something had spilled onto it, leaving a stain in the leather. I thought to myself, Maybe I can cover that up. So I chose some pretty embellishments and, because I didn't have any leather needles, I glued them on with The Ultimate Glue. The label on the glue said it worked on leather -- and I was skeptical but very happy to be proven wrong!
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