Wednesday, June 23, 2010


My newest items are garden markers made out of vintage soup spoons. I saw these in Sunset magazine and decided to try making some. Mine have an added twist - I decorate them with BEADS! I have been scouring local thrift shops for spoons and even have a few friends keeping an eye out for them. They are selling faster than I can make them!! Here is a peek at the process....

The head spoon smasher at work.

The goal is to make it flat.

Next a hole is drilled for the copper beaded wire. 

Adding letters. All this pounding is very therapeutic!

A few finished products. 

The display I use in my booth.

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