First of all, I cut out the paneling for the fireplace sides this morning...Stained them red mahogany and growled a lot! It seems that the red mahogany that I have doesn't match the red mahogany on the fireplace. Not even close.
What to do? I tried putting some cherry stain over that. It didn't change the color even one little bit. More growling ensued.
I finally whipped out the Prismacolor pencils. It's getting closer...When I get it the right shade, I am going to spray it with Deft Satin Varnish so fast that it will make your head swim!
Using the pencils, I can keep the grain in the wood and still change the color. I am getting there.
I took a break a while ago and I may have to imprison a certain witch in a big mayonnaise jar. Don't worry. I will be sure to punch a few holes in the lid....
Why would I do this? She has gone through two of my good Pigma permanent .005 pens, trying to make a tangled apron. No....I didn't give her permission. Since when does she ask for permission to do anything?
Between lines, she keeps putting the point on the fabric outside the area where she is working... Dulling the point and wasting ink.... Still growling here!
If I go buy replacement pens, I am hiding them in a safe place...I'm not saying where. Somebody might take pity on her and tell her what I did with them.
Oh well...Now the question is, who is going to do the putting together of the apron? If she does it, there will be glue everywhere and needles in the rug for us to step upon. OK. Just so it will be over and done, I guess I will be making an apron....Somehow that seems like condoning her actions...
I do wish she had waited until I got home from Walmart this morning. She could have used this. It's from their "Quilt of the Month" section of fabric.
Granted, it's a little bigger than what she is doing, but at least I would have still had my pens.
See you tomorrow.