I was so excited! I'm a huge fan of Jangles beads and if I can ever get back into sewing, I have my eye on her owl pattern.
I took two 11-year-old girls shopping, and after they had just about worn me out, and had gone everywhere they wanted, I convinced them to go to Michaels. And, what did I find there? More Jangles pendants! On clearance!! I nearly cleared out the store, and picked up these (among others):
I also decided to start taking an art class this summer. The lady who teaches the class the girls take decided to offer an adult class one night a week this summer. I'm not good at drawing, but I've seen enough of the girls' work to know they do a lot of mixed media stuff. So, I decided to give it a go. It's not like I have anything to lose, and I think it's good to learn new things. Last night was the first class, and it was so much fun. Here's the finished project: