Thursday, September 1, 2016

Wool Pennies And Skeleton Keys...


Sweet September 
I've been waiting for you !

Time to bring out the woolens...





piles of wool snippets, as wool pennies are cut...
(Go to "WOOL PENNIES",
for a simple way to cut wool pennies.)





Background wools are chosen...
Candy Apple Red Stripe
Luscious Persimmon Orange Stripe
Dusky Purple and Eggplant Plaid





I'm using mostly textures from my stash.
I used a half dollar and a dime for the penny size...





These skeleton keys are about 8 inches long
and are heavy cast iron...
when I purchased them 
(I bought every single one the shop owner had !), 
I wasn't sure what I planned on doing with them - 
But, they were calling my name...





~ Wool Penny Rugs and Skeleton Keys ~

~  ~  ~  ~
Life starts all over again
when it gets crisp in the Fall.
                                             - F. Scott Fitzgerald
~  ~  ~  ~

Embrace this beautiful September day...
Rose


15 comments:

  1. As I'm having my morning coffee I am looking at your penny and key creation. So cute. Really nice of you to tell us how you made it. I love them. Happy September Rose.

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  2. what a great idea with the keys! love the quote I am looking forward to crisp weather we have been much to hot for us.
    Cathy

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  3. What a good idea ! Il love it...

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  4. WOW!!!!! An eye catcher for sure. Love them and would be hard pressed to pick just one.

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  5. So love all your work and the keys. 💗🙌

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  6. That is awesome!!! I have such a weakness for skeleton keys too. So glad its finally September!!!
    It will be so nice to hold wool again!

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  7. Oh, I LOVE your idea! I want to get started with wool, want to do a small project and this is totally do-able! Awesome! What a great idea! I'm with you on September, I've been looking forward to turning the calendar over... I decided that today is Celebrate September Day! Again, love the project.

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  8. Great idea! Your are so creative and innovative!

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  9. Yummy colors, Rose...absolutely yummy! Love the keys.
    Robyn

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  10. How awesome ! I have been so intrigued with keys ever since I started noticing them stitched on many early American samplers. Yours are so cool and what a special way to display them !

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  11. what a great combination! The colors in your little penny rugs are so pretty and rich looking - I love the whole thing!

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  12. Those are some tiny pennies. I just LOVE the finish. You are so talented.
    Happy September (though I'm not too happy it's here) :)
    Lauren

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  13. absolutely gorgeous, those keys are beautiful and a great way to show off the beautiful wool pennies. Will you be selling them?

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So glad to have you here visiting...
would love to hear your thoughts !
Rose