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Monday, December 9, 2013

Adding Class....

In order to add class, first remove Tessie from the room...Oops!  Note to myself...Don't let her hear you say that.

The tower needs a bit more glitz.  A tall chandelier is in order.

I thought I would cheat and use the bottom of the one in Tessie's attic in the craft cottage.

I should have started from scratch.  It would have been faster. 

Oh well.  Now it's done.  

I think that it needs a bit more.  Maybe a swag at the bottom.

It took me more time than I thought it would.  I have been at it since about 9:00AM.  It is now noon. 

I must have been holding this at an odd angle...It looks like there is a candle missing.  I think I need to do a bit of bending and adjusting. The E-6000 is not quite dry on the candles either.

If you are interested in making one for yourself, there is a tutorial here. http://caseymini.blogspot.com/2013/06/of-silk-purses-and-sows-ears.html

This is another version, but once you learn to do it, you can make them as tall or as short as you want....Just a change in the length of the wires and number of beads.

I had to try it to see if it fit in the room.  It does.

I was tempted to drop it on Tessie's head.  She has been playing continually since yesterday.  She remembered a few tunes from long ago...

Yes....She remembered "Bohemian Rhapsody".  One more chorus and I will strangle her. 

I found out the secret of her longevity...Someone suggested earplugs for me...Sometime before that occurred she got the idea without any suggestions from elsewhere. 

I asked her a question a couple of hours ago and she just kept pounding on the keyboard.

I lifted her hair from over her right ear and sure enough...Wads of bathroom tissue stuck out of her ear. Then I noticed that Spike was sporting the same ear attire.  Poor dog.

I guess I am not the only one that can't stand the noise.  My question is...Why play, if you don't want to listen?

Unfortunately, I think that she has decided to keep the music room.  I am going to have to lock her out of it at night or we won't get any sleep at all.

Back to crystals and candles.

See you tomorrow.

7 comments:

Veronique Blommaart said...

Yes, one wonders why Tessie plays if she can't hear it... but then again, she never struck me as being bothered by logic in any way.
Love the chandelier. You may have taken longer to make it than you wanted but in my book, you were super fast!!!
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Véronique

Caseymini said...

Veronique, Tessie has her own brand of "fuzzy" logic... It works for her...

Troy said...

Great chandelier! Another item on my miniature bucket list. Great Job Casey.

Lené said...

Love how the room turned out. Oh dear, I hope the vibrations of all the music don't disturb the chandelier so that we have a Phantom of the Opera dramatic scene where the chandelier falls down! Maybe a small "Health and Safety Dept: This Location Is Closed For Safety Inspection" sign might deter the two noisemakers for a few days hehehehe.

Miranda Ixie said...

Well, I suppose playing without being able to hear it was good enough for Beethoven. Maybe she's planning on composing a Sonata? *shrug*

That chandelier is incredible. I might have to try making one, or maybe I'll just be content to admire yours. :)

Giac said...

Hello Casey,
You are in so much trouble if Tessie ever reads that first line!
The chandelier looks beautiful and really does add a touch of elegance and class. very well done! Good luck with the...hum...music???
Big hug,
Giac

Fabiola said...

Your candelier is precious.
Greetings, Faby