I had almost forgotten about this week's Focusing on Life prompt. Okay, I'll admit that I thought about it each and every day this week when I made my to-do list, but it quickly flew from my mind as soon as the letter N on "Green" was written.
After writing yesterday's Commitment post, I knew my next 'to do' was to be a green picture. Hmmmmm. . I looked around my desk for something green. I guess I thought something was going to pop out at me. Guess what. Something did.
Remember a few weeks back when youngest niece stayed the week with us? Well, she got to do some crafting. Not just any crafting either, she decided she wanted to make some jewelry like her Hopey (that's what she calls me, so what of it.) Before I knew it, she was in my polymer clay. I gave her full reign over my clay supplies, and she opted to mostly stamp some pendants.
Once we had the pendants baked, we had to let them cool. To give them some time, off to the bead store we tromped to buy beads for her jewelry endeavors. Unfortunately I didn't get a picture of just the beads she chose, but you can see some of them in the picture below of our next step. . .painting.
Once the pendants were painted, they had to dry.
The waiting was the hardest part, but she FINALLY got to make a necklace!
And yes, it had to be ALL GREEN. That is her favorite color after all. At some point she wants to sell it on Hopey's website. I'll let y'all know when it's listed. It's her job to help me do that too. I wanted her to see each step of the job. She even got to help take some of the pictures of her necklace. The one below in particular was hers.
Check out more Green on Sally's blog, The Studio Sublime.