NANASKNOLLAZ's SparkPeople Blog NANASKNOLLAZ's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Some Sewing <img src=""> <BR> Here is the outfit I made yesterday for my grand daughter. I will make a few more outfits and hopefully she can start school with them. She will be with her mom's for 2 weeks of vacation time for her mom and then with us 2 weeks of my sons vacation time. So she won't be wearing the ones I make her for at least 2 weeks. <BR> When the kids go to school it is not a month before they start out growing their clothes. ... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 16:09:09 EST ROCK SHOW AT FLAGSTAFF <img src=""> <BR> Here is two select petrified wood. It is polished to see all the colors of the Rainbow Petrified wood that is only in Arizona. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Here I am at the Flagstaff show holding another type of Petrified Wood. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:27:00 EST PETRIFIED WOOD I FOUND <img src=""> <BR> I found the largest piece of petrified wood Friday evening. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> It is hard to believe that this large piece of petrified wood was just a small piece that I saw. The rest was underground. My dear son used his shovel to get it out. I actually thought it was'nt petrified wood at first. Was glad I had my son come and look. They were all excited th... Sun, 11 May 2014 00:01:14 EST Wired Rocks <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Here is some of my wired rocks. I am making them as necklaces. Just have to get chains for them. I am brand new at doing this. Was showed how by a friend. <BR> <BR> I used some of my honey's polished rocks. Some are petrified wood pieces and red jasper. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> We spent the day looking for petrified wood today. This is one of th... Wed, 7 May 2014 22:57:05 EST SEWING MACHINE AND AN APRON <img src=""> <BR> <BR> My sewing machine quit working right about a month ago. I got about 15 years out of it. I felt almost naked without a sewing machine. When I got married it was not even a week after I had to get myself a sewing machine. <BR> <BR> My church family from Concho, heard that my sewing machine had quit. They sent me a sewing machine that they found. I was so over whelmed at their generosity. They knew that I sewed... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 22:09:52 EST JEAN PATCHES Here are the jeans I patched. Used embroidery thread to stitch the patch after using heat and bond to put the patch on with. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 16:31:44 EST CANNING TOMATOES <img src=""> <BR> Ran tomatoes through my old 1979 Oster mixer with sieve attachment yesterday and today. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Love this machine, it saves so much time. Anyone have had one of these before? <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Did 17 quarts and 2 pints today. I still have some processed tomatoes to do tomorrow. Most like... Thu, 29 Aug 2013 22:32:25 EST Almost Finished Motorhome We got the motor home pretty much ready to go. I have a few more details I want to do to it. I am looking for a picture that goes with the fish and canoe theme. Also want to paint and install an older spice rack. <BR> But for the most part it is finished. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I covered some old pot holders with turquoise fabric to match the pillows. The laundry container I rinsed several times and will use it for washing hands. Our... Wed, 28 Aug 2013 23:23:12 EST MOTOR HOME PILLOWS <img src=""> <BR> Made some pillows for my motor home today. Just bought pillows from the thrift store and covered them. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> The cab seats are this turquoise and the only place this color is at. So I made 2 pillows that color to tie it all together. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Have about 3 more pillows I want to ... Sun, 18 Aug 2013 22:21:51 EST WINDOW TREATMENT MOTOR HOME Here are some things I have been working on in the motor home. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I covered the valance treatment with this material that I have had for 19 years. I remember buying this because I could not pass up the deal. I finally can use it on this motor home. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> We purchased this s... Wed, 10 Jul 2013 22:52:52 EST SHOWER CURTAIN FOR MOTOR HOME I am making a shower curtain for my motor home from a shower curtain I got at a thrift store. <BR> I can make a curtain for the back window and the shower curtain. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I trimmed the cabinets in black in my motor home. The shower curtain had no black on it and I wanted it to match to some degree. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> So I came up with an idea to enhance the des... Sat, 15 Jun 2013 00:24:13 EST Motor home update <img src=""> <BR> I have been working on the motor home. It is still a work in progress. <BR> After doing some cleaning in the kitchen area. I was going to paint the trim around the cabinets light ivory but I did not like it. I then decided to try black. I really liked the black as it brought out the wood on it to me. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> We took the handles off and painted the... Mon, 3 Jun 2013 19:43:34 EST CARDS MADE AT MY CABINET I finally got to have some fun with my scrapbook cabinet. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I made some cards and had a great time making them. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> This cabinet worked out real well for storing my tools and using the bread board as a work surface. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> This was my favorite of all the ones I made. <BR... Tue, 28 May 2013 22:26:12 EST 1988 19ft. Motorhome <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Here is our newest (to us anyway) motor home. I am currently cleaning it. Visiting Pinterest and other sites for decorating ideas. <BR> <BR> Will do some painting on cabinet doors tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Will try and get some more pictures when done. <BR> <BR> Nina Tue, 28 May 2013 22:16:26 EST California Visit <img src=""> <BR> Visiting in California with my daughterr and her husband as well as my grand daughter. <BR> She is so glad I am here to see all the things she has accomplished. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Grand daughter (GD) has learned to ride a bike. I helped her when she got tired. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> We all took GD to a parki... Mon, 20 May 2013 16:07:31 EST Bunk Beds <img src=""> <BR> My honey found an older bunk bed and he spent the day painting it. It turned out really great. <BR> My son went to get mattresses out of storage. He went to thrift store to find some sheets as we do not have any here for kids beds. <BR> He found 2 boys twin sheet sets. They had $5 on them. The lady said that is too high and charged him $2.50. Then asked him if he found everything and he said he needed a full fitte... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 22:49:01 EST ROCK HUNTING NEAR PAYSON AZ My honey, my son and I went for a ride to find a road that is suppose to have geodes. It took us most of the day to find the road. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> We took a road that took us to a place that had a really neat view of a rock mountain. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Do not know if you can see it, but the rocks jut out as if it was a wall sticking out of the mountain. <BR> <img src="htt... Fri, 8 Mar 2013 16:27:44 EST My Cabinet This is the cabinet I have been painting. I am not completely done with the painting yet. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I am painting the cabinet doors. I will have to make some curtains that go in the middles of the doors. <BR> I will also distress the paint to make it look old. I have done a little of it on the places I have finished painting. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I put some pictures ... Fri, 8 Feb 2013 22:58:16 EST