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Sunday, July 31, 2016
This thing is over eight feet tall now and if you look to the upper right corner, you can see one of the birds perched on a fruit... It is bigger than he is.
It paid off! The jacket on the left is rawhide. The one on the right is polished on one side and soft suede on the other. I got both of these for about $10.00!
Sometimes it pays to be patient and wait a while.
I have enough leather for minis and jewelry(mostly jewelry) to last me another ten years.
After Goodwill, I stopped at Dollar Tree. They had these little plant pots, 12 for a dollar. They can be cut down some with an Exacto knife or scissors. If we paint them, they will look like terracotta or stone. I have a few real plants to repot as soon as the conservatory is finished.
They come two to a package and the more protection, the better.
I am going back to cutting up leather now.
See you tomorrow.
Labels: conservatory, real life in AZ, Tessie
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In Australia we call this Prickly Pear and it has been classified a pest. It arrived with the first Italian migrants and now it is everywhere, I have tasted the fruit and it is delicious (like watermellon)
Hi Wilma, this is the largest of the prickly pears. We gave several different varieties here. I even have a variety with purple pads growing in the front yard. The regular, smaller varieties here produce fruit that we use for making jam. Really good.
this cactus is amzing
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