Sister: Whatcha cookin, Laura
Sister: Ummm!!! You do know you can eat oranges raw don't you.
Me: Duh!! I wasn't born yesterday. I'm not planning to eat these.
Sister: Then why are you cooking them?
Me: (in my smart alecky sister sort of way) Cause I'm getting ready to craft.
Hey, I saw that eye roll!!!!!
First of all let me say that this idea came from my daughter, Katy. She is an artist and her work is on the cover of a magazine this month. It will be out here in the US at the end of the month and I will share it then.
My supplies were pine cones, oranges, cinnamon sticks, and twine.
The only thing I had to purchase were the oranges. I had the cinnamon sticks and twine and I picked up the pine cones on my walks.
The project was pretty simple and took less than an hour to assemble. (the drying time for the oranges was hours and hours and hours.....)
End result. TaDa!!!
My very own handmade fall garland, and I bet you thought I wasn't crafty.
I was going to drape it more, but this is a gas fireplace, which gets really hot and I didn't want the whole thing to go up in flames.
You can see Katy's beautiful garland along with step by step instructions at WinsomeHollow.
I've inspired myself so much, I'm going to make a centerpiece next.
To be continued.
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