Saturday, August 1, 2009

Waves and Weaves

My sons and a co-worker came for a day of boating and relaxation. We laughed through Matthew and Caleb's antics while skiing and enjoyed their company as always! When they got too hot they jumped in for a dip to cool off. The water was 88 degrees so it was a pleasure to hit the waves! We went to our usual destination, Corky Bells, for lunch then back to the lake for another bout of skiing. It was a perfect day. (We doused ourselves with sunblock this time and no one looked like a lobster when we were done!)
I did a bit of weaving when they left this evening. The Lion brand ribbon yarn (copper penny dye lot) works up beautifully-it glows with colorful glory! I can't wait to wear this shawl!

For now, the little columns sit here to welcome guests and owners alike!

8 comments:

  1. Love the columns!

    Wow, that is a powerful punch of color - what are you going to do with it? Will we get to see the finished product?

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  2. So glad you had a fun day with the guys; the new weaving project is pretty; I love how the columns frame your front door!

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  3. wow--can't wait to see the finished product---when we come back in the spring. Be sure and stay home this time. Sharon

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  4. That first picture somehow brought a shark fin to mind for me! Yipes!

    Cool to see what weaving with ribbon yarn looks like!!

    The new columns look great. (And that's a beautiful door, BTW.)

    Sue

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  5. That looks like a HUGE lake. I read your post about Buford State Park, and I think you must live close to a friend of mine who lives in Lilburn, Ga.
    Love your coin purses. Very nice.
    Thanks for stopping by Crazy as a Loom, can I interest you in some fabric?
    Kidding!

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  6. The ribbon shawl is beautiful.

    Your colums sure do look nice especially with the plants on top.

    Water looks cool and inviting. Glad to see everyone's having a good time.

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  7. Your front door looks beautiful! :o) And I love the colors for that shawl! :o)

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  8. It's almost like a new place, isn't it?

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