Nothing says summer like Fireflies – Bedspring Firefly Wreath

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“So you treat your love like a firefly, like it only gets to shine for a little while. Catch it in a mason jar, with holes in the top, and run like hell to show it off.” ~ Miranda Lambert
I love fireflies!  The firefly wreath was created by running a battery operated 10 light strand of lights through the springs and attaching little firefly soda can cut outs to each light  I also added some grass to each spring to give it a natural feel.  It is really hard to photograph with the lights on so this one will not be in my shop unless requested, but will definately be at the craft show at the Canton Day Care Center from 9 am – 3 pm.  Stop by and check it out!  I am also working on a firefly jar!

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Nothing says summer like Fireflies – Bedspring Firefly Wreath

“So you treat your love like a firefly, like it only gets to shine for a little while. Catch it in a mason jar, with holes in the top, and run like hell to show it off.” ~ Miranda Lambert
I love fireflies!  The firefly wreath was created by running a battery operated 10 light strand of lights through the springs and attaching little firefly soda can cut outs to each light  I also added some grass to each spring to give it a natural feel.  It is really hard to photograph with the lights on so this one will not be in my shop unless requested, but will definately be at the craft show at the Canton Day Care Center from 9 am – 3 pm.  Stop by and check it out!  I am also working on a firefly jar!

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What a week! Countdown to Holiday Shopping Kick Off Fair – 2 days to go!

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It has been a crazy week for me and unfortunately I have been neglecting my blog, but I have still been really busy creating!  My exciting news is I have created a new design for my wreaths.  Instead of wiring on all the decorations, I am now attaching small magnets to the back of each decoration to they can be easily changed!  I do not have this in my etsy shop yet, but it will be at the Holiday Shopping Kick Off Fair, this Saturday, March 12th at the American Legion in Massena from 3pm – 8pm.  So stop by and check it out!  I love this idea, and wanted to kick myself for not thinking of it sooner!  The best part is it follows my recyclable/sustainable belief.

Wreath with Magnetic Recycled Daisies!
A simple change, since it uses magnets and a sampling of other new creations!
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What a week! Countdown to Holiday Shopping Kick Off Fair – 2 days to go!

It has been a crazy week for me and unfortunately I have been neglecting my blog, but I have still been really busy creating!  My exciting news is I have created a new design for my wreaths.  Instead of wiring on all the decorations, I am now attaching small magnets to the back of each decoration to they can be easily changed!  I do not have this in my etsy shop yet, but it will be at the Holiday Shopping Kick Off Fair, this Saturday, March 12th at the American Legion in Massena from 3pm – 8pm.  So stop by and check it out!  I love this idea, and wanted to kick myself for not thinking of it sooner!  The best part is it follows my recyclable/sustainable belief.

Wreath with Magnetic Recycled Daisies!
A simple change, since it uses magnets and a sampling of other new creations!
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Happy Friday! FFA Craft Show in Canton and A Cute Spring Bud Vase

It’s finally Friday and boy has it been a long week.  Yesterday I took a trip to the Best Friends Thrift Store that benefits the Potsdam Humane Society.  Along with some $.50 scrap fabric, I found these super great glass jars, with a flip lid that look kind of vintage and I thought they would make a great bud vase in a bedspring.  I didn’t have any way to test them until I got them home but here are the results:  

I was only able to find 4 of the jars so I will be keeping one for myself and selling the other 3 this weekend at the Canton FFA Craft Sale Saturday from 9 to 3 at the Canton School.  I also created a new type of rose, using soda cans but I glued old sheet music to them and then shaped them into flowers.  A totally recycled idea, with a vintage twist. 
I also just wanted to share the gorgeous flowers my wonderful BF got me for valentines day.  I love sunflowers more than roses! 
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A Little Shining Star – Bedspring Star Candle Holder

I have re-worked my chubby little star from yesterday’s post into a cute star candle holder!  Using springs, I attached a small glass tealight holder to bottom section of the star.  I then tied a tattered strip of muslin to the top with a bow to hang it from.  It really is so much better than the pictures, but take a look:   

Check out this and some of my other creations at the Canton Winter Festival FFA Garage and Craft Sale, this Saturday, February 19th from 9 AM – 3 PM at the Canton School!
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A Little Shining Star – Bedspring Star Candle Holder

I have re-worked my chubby little star from yesterday’s post into a cute star candle holder!  Using springs, I attached a small glass tealight holder to bottom section of the star.  I then tied a tattered strip of muslin to the top with a bow to hang it from.  It really is so much better than the pictures, but take a look:   

Check out this and some of my other creations at the Canton Winter Festival FFA Garage and Craft Sale, this Saturday, February 19th from 9 AM – 3 PM at the Canton School!
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New Bedspring Stars – One Chubby, One Tall

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.  W. Clement Stone

While sitting down on the floor in the living room with my pile of springs, I created these two new stars!  One is a chubby little guy and the other is taller.  The pictures don’t really do them justice, I am still working with them, but thought I would share my results so far!

The Chubby Bedspring Star
The Tall Bedspring Star
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