Bird A Week Challenge: Week 33/52

While I was making beads for my BSBP partner, I was able to squeeze in this little owl.  He has crazy eyes, but is cute nonetheless. I used vintage finds and made him into a pendant:

Drawing Lab 2011: Botanicals

This weeks assignment was to fill a page of my sketch book with a botanical design.  I chose the water lily in the small pond in our backyard.  I planted the lily several years ago, and this year, it has taken over the tiny pond and has graced us with a continuous show of pretty purple flowers: