The word of the year that I picked (remember Erin’s post?) was learning. I bought some wool from The Rainbow Room on etsy, because I want to learn how to make felted beads. I just love these colors. I’m also going to learn how to make some different kinds of beaded beads as well. And I feel bad for whoever had to cancel, but I get to go to Barbara Lewis’ (Painting with Fire) enameled bead class on Saturday in Virginia.
This is the rat (a.k.a. gerbil) eating a carrot. Even though I think it looks like a chipmunk sometimes it is cute.
This is the only snowman my daughter made for me out of all that snow we got, and it was just the other night and the snow is packing down more and more but we still have lots. The snowman collapsed and melted away already!
I bought this owl from LeAnn at SummersStudio on etsy. She keeps making these great things, and I keep having to buy them and then hold them and stare at them.

8 thoughts on “Randomness”

  1. Sue, the colours of that wool are amazing. I love felted beads and these colours will be fantastic. Your little 'rat' friend is gorgeous. Must be very nice to have the snow starting to go. Oh, and it's OK to use the beads. And it's OK just to hold the beads 😉

  2. Yay – you will have fun playing with your felt…I've played with some, and it's something nice and easy to do while you're chillin'

    And, I know exactly what you mean about LeAnn making things that you have to buy and look at…My owls are SO cute!

    Have fun at the enameling class! Sounds like fun! I'm on my 1-week countdown till Beading by the Bay!

  3. I can't wait to get my own little owls!! I even got nests to match!! I tried making felted beads, it did not quite turn out, but I am going to try again tomorrow if I can find the time, I have a couple of things I want to try that may work better 🙂

    Good Luck!!


  4. That's way cool that you got a spot in Barbara Lewis's class. Man, I bet you will learn huge amounts. I can't wait to see your felt ball beads. Love the rainbow of colors. See ya for lunch next week!

  5. Can't wait to see what you do with the wool (if you can stop fondling LeAnn's beads for a bit, that is…)! You lucky girl to be joining the Painting with Fire class – envy!
    Your gerbil looks just like the mice my cats keep bringing in!

  6. When you start selling wool beads, count me in.
    That furry dude is so cute.
    Enjoy the day!

    P.S. My words were INSPIRE and UP… I wonder how I am doing on those?

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