The idea seemed good, but in practice, it wasn’t as much so. So, we won’t be on Artfire or Etsy afterall. I’ll continue to post our creations here. It’s good for our homeschool records, if nothing else. 🙂
The beautiful plate above (almost big enough to be called a platter) is made by Tadpole #1. It’s made in a “quilting” manner and definitely has a unique, wabi-sabi look.
Tadpole #2 made this funky tea-light holder. I really like the colors he chose for it.
I thought I’d show a photo of Tadpole #1 working on soap making.
And lest you think the other Tadpole wasn’t helping, he was…just not with soap. He was “shelling” our homegrown popcorn:
To show the size of one of the little LEGO soaps (there are 3 of them in each package), here’s a photo of the “real thing” and the soap together. The one on the left is, obviously, the real brick, and the one on the right is the soap.
Here are some of the soaps that Tadpole #1 and Momma Frog made for the holidays:
Litsea Cubeba is a related to the laurel, rosewood and cinnamon trees. This essential oil has a pleasing citrus scent and is said to be great for skin care, particularly oily skin. There is currently research being done on its calming effects.
…are here! Featuring photography by Tadpole #1, and handmade paper from junk mail made by his mom, these notecards are not only environmentally friendly, but also pretty and smell nice. 🙂 Read more about it at Demeter’s Dance!