Saturday, January 21, 2012

Cleaning, an old project, and a Cookbook

Not much crafting going on around here.  All I am doing now  is cleaning and organizing.
We took lots of stuff to Salvation Army and I still have more to take there.
I am working on a little cross stitch on some free minutes. I will share it soon, I hope.
Since I have no new projects to share today, I will show something that I made in December but never posted.
I am keeping it out because I love it.
It is very simple to make. You will need :

A bag of moss - I got it at Joann's.
2 plastic deer - You can find at Michael's.
Small toadstools - my friend Jodie made mine from wooden knobs in different sizes.
A pretty container - I found this one at Home Goods, but Tai Pan Trading has lots of them.
To make the little meadow scene, you  cut a piece of moss to fit the container you chose and tuck it in.
Now you just have to place the deer and toadstools over the moss and you are done!
Since I don't have any real deer near by, these ones are good enough for me!

Now, on a complete different subject.
I got this on the mail this week.
I sent a recipe to Gooseberry Patch and it was published in this book, Fresh from the Farmstand.
If they publish your recipe, you get a free copy of the book.
My recipe is "Berry Sweet Trifle" on page 215.
I love their cookbooks and it was very exciting to have my trifle recipe published.
That's all for now. Thanks for stopping by!
Ana Paula.


  1. You always come up with the cutest projects, Ana Paula :) The little deer scene is adorable. And how exciting to have a recipe published AND receive a free cookbook. I love Gooseberry Patch books--they always have such yummy recipes and great tips and hints as well...

    Hope you have a lovely week :)

  2. Hi just found you through blog hopping,love your little forest scene,so cute,looking forward to reading more,xxx