Branching Out!

I have been experimenting of late. A chance encounter with some air drying clay led me to creating something different to my normal crochet! I gathered all my equipment together in this sunny (well it was trying to be sunny!) place.

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Ah the place I love the most (outside wall and fence need painting but inside – I love!) And while pootling I created these. Let me know what you think ok?

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One shroom! Close to my heart and at this stage not quite finished! It now has a few more flowers, a repainted but still distressed door and glitter shining from the window.

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One sparkly teeny tiny sign. Awaiting the wire to hang it with and the addition of some teeny tiny beads too.

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Another teeny tiny sign – as above!

Many moons ago I used to paint angels with glass paint – here’s one

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With the clay I wondered – could I create something similar? could I? It turns out – yes happily I could and here she is now (I’m especially proud of her – can you hear the drum roll?)

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Tah Dah! Oh how I love this little angel! She is rustic and I love love love her! In fact I love her so much that I am making her a family! She will eventually hang but for now she sits – propped angelically up next to a candle.

I love making things out of air drying clay almost as much as crochet! (but not quite.)

Until next time, I’ll be building a family of angels and shrooms!

Emma x

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About Toadstool Tales

Hello, welcome to Toadstool Tales! I am a wife of a lovely man, mother of two who loves to be crafty! I love anything crocheted, vintage, with owls or shrooms. I am inspired by the outdoors and enjoy long walks or long cups of tea after the long walks!! I hope that you enjoy my Toadstool Tales!

8 responses to “Branching Out!

  1. I love your little toadstool house very much! All your little signs and angels are sweet too 🙂
    Happy weekend!
    Helen xox

  2. Karina

    Nice to meet you today Emma. I love your blog. Fantastic crochet. Love your clay angel and toadstool house, very creative😄
    Karina x

  3. You did a beautiful job on these, Emma. I love the little fairie signs. I also love the blanket on your last post – it’s just exquisite.

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