Monday, September 29, 2008

Along Came A Spider ...

Isn't this cute? I can say that since I did not make it up. I totally stole it from here. I just made this one in under 5 minutes, including the time it took to retrieve my punches from The Other Room. It would have taken me less time if I'd had a clue about how to put the legs on. I eventually got it, even though they still need a little adjusting there in the back. I thought about drawing little lines on the legs to make them hairy. I think I'll try that tomorrow.

I like to mix things up for my customers, so once in a while I throw in a little bonus project. They should love this one since it involves something covered in chocolate. Hmmm, perhaps I should not put out the whole box of Peppermint Patties, ya think? Some might just go missing. It happens every time chocolate is involved. ;-)

Now that the weather is cooler, I could make some of these to sell at my markets since there is no open food involved (like M&Ms or candy corn, or even the hot cocoa I made last year - those are no-nos without a food license.) I think they'll be a hit with the kids, anyway. I may also make these for people at work. Anyone care to make a bet on if any of that will actually happen?

And in case you were wondering, yes, I have a whole box of mini Peppermint Patties that I just opened to make this project. I tell ya, I have a lot of stuff...and you thought I was kidding.

Oh, and I shamelessly put in another Demo order this weekend for things I just had to have. Luckily for me it pushed me into the next commission level, so if you do the Demo Math right, I got sumpin' fer nuthin'. I tell ya, that Demo Math can be really expensive sometimes. But I also sold three of my retired sets over the 'net, so it kinda made up for it, sorta. But then there's that Copic order I just did ... what?! Did you hear something!? Gotta go ....


  1. Very, very cute!

    Great treat for the kids!

  2. Great project! I love what you made. I have the punches and I am making my own!

  3. He is totally cute! I am interested to see how your hairy legs (on your spider...heeheehee) turn out.

    Congrats on all your "free" stuff! Yes, I follow your logic completely. When I taught at Memories, we did not get paid, but we got a "free" kit of every class we taught, after we made one kit for the store as a sample. So my craft room is mostly full of kits because, let's face it, after you spend hours making the store sample, do you really want to do it again??? But it was "free", right?


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