My Trip to The Marin County Fair

I delivered my first batch of projects to The Marin County Fair. A big thanks to my BFF Melissa for helping me get them there in good shape. Now hopefully the Fair Staff can handle the cradle for the brides bouquet!!!
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Here comes,the bride!

Another piece for the Marin County Fair. I must admit this was a challenge. Picking the colors and the arrangement was a little stressful. I wanted to make sure I got it right and wouldn’t have to take it apart after the stems were wrapped with a beautiful pink satin ribbon
Here Comes the Bride!

A Rose by any other name…..

All that’s missing is the smell! 18 long-stemmed red roses “fresh’ from the florist. I’ve been working on this for the Marin County Fair and is on hold nail July 5th. I worked hard on creating so,etching realistic and I feel I accomplished that.
On to,the next project!
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Fair Prep Part 1

In a moment of confidence–and apparent weakness, I have entered FOUR projects in the Marin County Fair. That falls into the “what was I thinking” category. Nonetheless, I have made the commitment and I’m moving forward. My first project is in the Fine Arts Category, which is a juried contest. We will see if I make the cut. Since it’s fine arts, I’m going for something as realistic as I can manage. The plan is to create a bouquet of Valentine’s Day roses. I have a few buds and a few blossoms made, but they will need foliage. This is where I am so far…..Rosebud

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Happy Monday!

It was a busy weekend. The rest of the veggie garden is in the ground–yay for that. I love watching the vegetables as they come popping out of the ground and in a few months, we will be eating the wonderful bounty. I can’t wait. I did have an opportunity to spend a little time in the studio, but not a lot.  I stepped out of my comfort zone and decided on my entries for the Marin County Fair. I entered 4 categories including Fine Art. For the fine art piece, I think I’ll try to do something very classic and hopefully a surprise to the jurists of the competition. I have some ideas, but haven’t made any decisions. I’ll post more as it comes to fruition.
In the meantime, happy crafting!