I have a lot of drop cloths - brand spanking new - that I don't want to use as drop cloths..................
I don't want to get them dirty.
Boy these quirks are getting quirkier by the minute.....................
Anyway, I decided to make a wreath with drop cloth fabric ( actually I'm starting to try out some decorations for my daughters wedding and wanted to see what this would look like )
So I started off with a typical wire hanger ( not so typical really- it seems so much smaller than they used to be? ) and sort of - kind of - pathetically attempted to make a heart -
No can do - so I sort of - kind of - pathetically made a lopsided circle..................
and cut my drop cloth into small strips........................and then tied them on to the hanger
The exact same way we used to make the garbage bag wreaths when we were kids - do you remember them lol?
I think I made my mother 10 of them one year -
Much better with drop cloth don't you think?
I pinned a little charm that my daughter once gave me - it's a heart - which makes it a valentine's wreath in my world!
I'm really loving how the drop cloth frays after cutting it!
For now it can stay on the mantel - if I do indeed use these for my daughter's wedding I'll need to make a lot more of them for what I have in store.
OK - so here's this evening's wacky conversation
Suzan says - do you know where the good scissors went John?
John says - No - what do you need them for?
Suzan says - I need to cut up some drop cloths
John says - Well if you're going to paint something small just fold them - it's stupid to cut them - what'll you
do when you need a bigger one?
Suzan says - I'm not using them as drop cloths
John says - Pardon me?
Suzan says - I'm not using them as drop cloths -
John says - What are you using them for?
Suzan says - I want to cut them into tiny strips and make wreaths.......................
John Yells - You made me rush out just before Christmas because you had to have them -
John says - You said you didn't want the floors getting ruined and newspaper made them dirty
John says - 90% of what you ask me to do is for absolutely NOTHING
John says - We're fabric agents - You want scraps of fabric go downstairs and grab a bunch - leave the drop cloth alone
Suzan says - No - I have a vision in my head - and it involves drop cloths
John says - AND WHAT WILL YOU USE WHEN YOU PAINT???????????
Suzan says - Oh, that, I can just use newspaper
Later on he put his jacket on
John says - I'm going to the store - do you want anything?
Suzan says - Yes please, could you pick up a few newspapers in case I want to paint?
Have a wonderful heart filled kind of day
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