Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Whose Kitchen/Dining Area Is This?
Well, take a few guesses and come back a little later for the story. This is the same space I used for Darius and Nikki's kitchen and living room. I love using one area and seeing how many different room configurations I can come up with. It's the same method I use when creating the different restaurants.
The rug is just a piece of 12x12 scrapbook paper. Initially I had the silver and black chairs and the gold mirror. It wasn't working well together. Adding the scrapbook paper I bought a few weeks ago, tied the silver and the gold together.
The story topic will be Mother's Day, which is coming up this weekend. Are you prepared? I am not. I have company arriving Friday. You know what that means. House cleaning. Yard cleaning. Airport pick ups. Entertaining. And the list goes on. So I won't really get back to the reception until they leave on Sunday. I will continue to post other short stories.
When it comes to gifts for my mom, it's not an easy thing. Most of the gifts I've gotten her over the years go completely unused. Sewing machine, GPS system, etc. The wooden pen in the picture, is the first pen I made in one of my woodworking sessions. They are made using a lathe machine. A lathe machine allows you to turn square blocks of wood into beautiful round pieces. It is fairly easy to make gorgeous wooden and corian pens, once you get the hang of it. Chances are you will never make the same pen twice. The wood grain will be different each time. So I thought it would be nice to make my mom a pen for Mother's Day. Maybe this will be something she will use. So this is on my things to do list today. I haven't made my mom's gift in quite some time, so I am looking forward to this.
Have a wonderful day! Don't forget to come back later for the story.