Saturday, February 27, 2010

Light box

I have been wanting a Light Box for a while now
Hubby had some perspex left over from something he was doing in the shed I thoght he should make me one using the perspex He has been hesitant to make me one because he says our house is "bursting at the seams now"
The other day he had a brain wave He put a globe in the wrought iron under my glass top coffee table It works a treat and no more "stuff" to take up room
The vases on the table I painted years ago when I did ceramics
This morning we went to a Garage sale
A lady was selling several fat quarters for $1.50 each
I need more like I need more stuff but made her an offer on the lot anyway
So more lovely material The lady was telling me she is now obsessed with card making
Beautiful material is my obsession
We had a huge thunder storm here this morning and have had a few showers through out the day
At least things have cooled down a little

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Vickie said...

100 points for the light under the glass top-well done..Oh my what a bargain lovely fabrics your table decorations too well done,blustery tropical monsoon happening here can't hear yourself think...cheers Vickie

Di's Quilting and Craft said...

Good buy on the fat quarters! I also use a glass top table made by my nephew at manual arts lessons. It lives in the shed though, and comes in when I need it. Hubby assures me he will make one when he retires (an electrician!) Dianne

Barb said...

Love your vases and wonderful fat quarters....

aubirdwoman said...

great lightbox. What can I say about the fat quarters....fabulous colours

Jules said...

What a clever idea! It is very effective I bet when lit.

Your fat squares ( gosh , I'm using terms unfamiliar to me and they sound rather rude! LOL), are lovely. So appealing. I just like looking at material - the ideas are in my head. lol.

clare's craftroom said...

Great job with the lightbox and of course all that lovely fabric .

Terry said...

Great idea for a light box! I have a light inside a clear storage tub with a picture frame on top (glass picture). It works great! :0)

Susan In Texas said...

Hi Illene,

I got your siggy in the mail yesterday. You can see a picture of it on my blog at I'll try to get your siggy out this weekend.

Love your lightbox idea. 8)

Susan in Texas

Loralynn said...

Fantastic idea! Wish I had a glass table so that I could do that too! I really want a lightbox.

Bev C said...

Hello Illene, Lovely buy on the fabric at such a good price. Happy sewing.