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« on: November 14, 2009 04:29:33 PM »

So I had this idea a while back to paint a manger scene for my wall for Christmas.  I soon discovered, however, that my art skills do not extend to Wise Men or Camels ... or, for that matter, donkeys, shepherds, Mary or Joseph.  Regardless, I kept sketching and finally came up with something that I liked.  My conclusion:  I can do Baby Jesus in a manger and sheep (and by sheep, I mean clouds with legs.)  Yay!

So this is the final product ... I'm really quite pleased with it, actually!



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« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2009 05:39:54 PM »

This is really pretty.  A very nice christmas decoration Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2009 05:30:43 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2009 08:23:08 PM »

Very pretty!
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« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2009 02:44:14 PM »

Those are very pretty...I have to say I'm pretty impressed by the sheep too, it's way more than a cloud with feet Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2009 01:44:42 PM »

i'm pinching your idea! very nice decoration for the home - i have a spot at the top of my stairs that will suit somethig like this Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2009 02:06:14 PM »

Thank you all so much!

Oh and pops - I'm so glad I could inspire you.  That tickles me.  Cheesy  Good luck - I'd love to see pictures when you're finished!
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« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2009 10:11:29 PM »

It came out really nice! Good job!  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2009 05:44:17 AM »

I love the one you made for me.  It's beautiful.  I will use it every year.  You do great work.  You should sell them.
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« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2009 05:58:21 AM »

Oh, thank you so much, MsMia!  I'm glad you liked the one I made you.  I think the wooden letters worked out well (other than the falling off!)  It took me 5 tries to get the lettering on mine to something I wouldn't mind hanging up! (Perhaps stencils next time ...)

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