Sunday, November 29, 2009

Carving Up Some Memories

Now is a good time to share my Carved Santa & Angel with you.
A while back I took a couple of wood carving classes.  I thoroughly enjoyed them. I have keepsakes that will be in my family for years to come. 
Here is the Santa I carved from a block of wood.
All this cost me was the cost of a class, and a few sore muscles.




and from another block of wood, came this beautiful Angel.


(No injuries to report on this one)





While I'm at it... let me show you a couple of other carvings I did.
My little Cafe Sign.
(In case you don't know, I have a thing for Cafe and Bistro signs)



And of course.. A Bistro Sign!
All this one cost me was the cost of the class and a nasty scar on my hand.

Yep another of myTeacup Lamps.
Such a pretty colour

ok, back to the carving...

If you ever get the chance to take a wood carving class, try it.
It was an enjoyable day and I came away with a few things that I'll always cherish.


This post is linked up to Miss Mustard Seed's
Furniture Feature Friday. Click here to link over and have a browse!

5 comments:

  1. Wood carving is definitely on my list of to do's one day. Yours look wonderful!
    Love your lamp and all that aqua blue is making me jealous!

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  2. wow ~ is there anything you can't do??!! Beautiful pieces ~ loving that lamp too.

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  3. Love your blog... my sister and daughter are Lisa's. Funny, my sis loves her coffee and has a coffee/chocolate brown and aqua kitchen. Small world sometimes...

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  4. LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! The angel is so sweet. Did you really carve those? Incredible!

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  5. You carved those?!?! Craziness! You are quite the artist. The santa and angel are just gorgeous. Thanks for linking up and showing off your talent.

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