12 April 2011

rainbow weekend.

after a week of monochromatism, I found myself drawn to rainbows around the house this weekend:

rainbow weekend.

rainbow weekend.

rainbow weekend.

rainbow weekend.

rainbow weekend.

rainbow weekend.

rainbow weekend.

rainbow weekend.

The beads and crayons came from the same yard sale--a wonderful lady sold me all that and more (including a Marimekko bag, a copy of Knitting Without Tears and some vintage knitting patterns) for the grand sum of $2.  Kept us busy all afternoon (and more... oh Elizabeth Zimmerman, I can see you are going to mean trouble).  It was our city's official yard sale weekend, but the pickings weren't as good as usual--bad weather kept a lot of sellers inside, I think.  But still, I had fun with the hour to wander the neighborhood on my own.  The strange little gourd is also from the sale; a local pottery hobbyist had a bunch of beautiful pieces for sale out in her driveway.  I do love a good yard sale. 

We also spent time on an in-the-works sewing project with Owen; the second photo above gives a little sneak peek.  Did you know that 5 1/2 year olds make excellent (supervised) ironers?  I do now.  You should give it a try.  Hope to have a full reveal sometime soon; it's rainy again today and if the mood strikes him maybe we'll get it finished up!

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