12.18.2011

The Penny Worthy Project













I found some really cool things this week in the thrift stores, plus I've got pictures of the things I made for the kid's teachers.


I hope you like this as much as I do,


a wooden scotch tape dispenser. I think it's homemade AND I think we will be making these as present for our kid's teachers sometime soon.





My kids, who love office supplies as much as their mother, were thrilled to see this show up in our house. Plus now I can buy the big refill packs of tape and not worry about disposable parts, buying bulk is TOTALLY thrifty!

When I was little my mom had the full set of these angels, I found a few more for the choir. What is it about the random things we had when I was a child that makes me want to bring them into my life again?



And I thought the carousel horses were really nice too.


I made this winter arrangement for my bathroom this week. I really like the way it turned out, kind of cool and calming. Since it isn't REALLY a Christmas decoration, I'll probably keep it up for January too.

I made a couple gnome hats for teacher's kids.



Also a hand dyed silk



and the Winter King.



I worked on getting a butter churn for the kindergarten teacher.



Isn't it OLD and lovely?







Peace and Love--

8 comments:

  1. I have never seem a tape dispenser like that, awesome. The kindergarten teacher is getting a very lovely gift from you, and your hats as so darn cute!

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  2. That tape dispenser is very cool! I love your Santa cup display on your window ledge!

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  3. Great tape dispenser - and beautiful enameled frontpiece! And yes, OLD is indeed LOVELY!

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  4. What a great post to boost the Christmas spirit.

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  5. I recently picked up some angels much like those! I think many times we long for home, when times were simple. Thank you for hosting. Id love you to join us for our weekly thrifty link up!

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  6. I love tape dispensers featuring animals, geekily enough ;) I want one shaped like a snail, but yours is nice, too! Nice late December Christmas finds, too!

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  7. That butter churner is gorgeous!! I have always wanted one of those...to use and to display in my kitchen. Great find! :)

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