Saturday, November 30, 2013

Back off Lady!


I almost found myself in a little "Black Friday" mayhem today.  Well......not really but it makes for a more  alluring post intro, don't ya think?  Lol. 

I went shopping this morning at Deanne Fitzpatricks Studio.  She hosted a 5 artist show.  There was a painter, a potter, a jeweler, a birdhouse maker and of course Deanne.  It was so much fun mingling around with everyone.  I was trying to Christmas shop and found this adorable birdhouse that will be perfect for Mom's best friend.  


I fell in love with it.  I was standing by it and chatting to one of the artists.  All of a sudden this woman comes by and says "oooooh, look at the teapot one".  I saw her arm begin to extend and there was no way I was letting that happen!  I quickly layed my hand on top of it - "sorry, it's claimed."   (And I may have smugly grinned, but that's just a rumor). Heehee   Let's be clear......she was NOT leaving with my house.  

I also left with another bag of wool.  I mean, how can be in a rug hooking studio and not buy wool?  I finished hooking a Mrs Claus.  She needs to be bound but not today.  


Someone wants a Olde Holiday Branch hooked before Christmas (and shipped to Ontario) so I need to speed hook this one.  It's all drawn on burlap and my fingers are black from the sharpie.   

Time to hook


13 comments:

  1. It sounds like you are going to be busy with the wool!

    That is a very unique birdhouse! Good buy for you!

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  2. That is too funny, I'm glad that no one was hurt in the confrontation over the bird house. It's quite unique.

    I love your Mrs Clause and the color is gorgeous.
    You are so busy hooking so many rugs, you put me to shame.
    Have a great weekend.
    Hugs,
    JB

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  3. So glad you got your birdhouse. ::) I hope she doesn't read your blog cause, well now she knows. :) I would love to get a bag of wool. How cool is that. I ran out of backing today and I thought, it must be so nice to run down and buy some instead of having to wait for a order.
    Have a wonderful time with your new rug. My hand is black from sharpie too.
    Have a great Sunday

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  4. You could have nicely said "have you ever had a broken arm" LOL. Glad you claimed.

    Happy hooking. Love mrs claus.

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  5. Hi Kim,I am busy hooking a santa from the primitive quilts magazine!Tomorrow is my daughters birthday and were all going to Disneyland.Have a good week,cheri

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  7. Kim I have no doubt you "the bionic hooker" will have it completed in record time and delivered to the client!!
    I have to admit I am very jealous of you time in Deanne's studio. I watched one of her videos this weekend and cannot wait to get back to NS for a visit I will certainly be planning a day trip to Amherst!! That bird house is very artist and certainly fits all my memories of growing up in NS. I think my mom's teapot was the most used piece of "equiptment" in the house.
    Enjoy the rest of your weekend!!
    Denise

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  8. Funny story! Your Mrs. Claus rug looks great...looking forward to seeing your commission!

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  9. Morning Kim, to funny, the nerve of some people, tee hee......Happy Hooking, Francine.

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  10. Sometimes you just got to be a little forceful when it comes to latching on your claims! lol

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  11. Your Ms. Claus looks beautiful (all aglow)! She's VERY happy now! lol! ;-)
    Absolutely LOVE that birdhouse!

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  12. Your mrs clause looks great and lucky you getting that bird house it is a good one.
    happy hooking
    Cathy

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  13. At least you didn't have to throw elbows. ;) Mrs. Claus looks great! Good luck with your Christmas order. I have one, and it's a little stressful.

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