I had a great tutorial post I was going to be blogging about today...but it turned into a big dud! I am so bummed because I was ready to tackle something fresh and new (to me). I LOVE all the cloches out there. So much fun. I bought myself one of the new glass bottle cutters out there, some great glass bottles, some filled with the cheapest wine I could find, and a slew of lovely Christmas accessories to create some wonderful gifts this year. I watched every You Tube out there about how to successfully make it work, several times. I have years of stained glass experience so know all about break lines, cutter pressure, etc. And none of that did me a bit of good :-(. All of my bottles cracked in crazy waves, not once on the score line. So, sorry, no tutorial and no recommendation on bottle cutters. Now, if someone out there has had some great results with cutting glass bottles with a system I would love to hear from you! I'm so frustrated I may have to go buy a bottle of good wine this time!
I'm sorry to have been ignoring the blog. I'd love to share some gorgeous mantle or tablescapes, but I'm still limping around with the Christmas decorating/cooking. I have been trying to finish the table and chairs that I bought for my family. It needed some staining and painting, and now the chairs need the some painting and upholstery work. Hopefully I'll have a nice reveal next week with the set all complete. Don't even begin to believe I could have it beautifully staged for Christmas! But I promise to show it anyway. Now, off to to a bit of shopping and hopefully a bit of shopping for another storage piece for my family room. I have new furniture arriving soon, and I'd love to pull that room together for a nice photo shoot soon too! I'm not totally slacking...just a bit scattered these days.
Holiday Blessings to you all!