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Sandy Schneider commented on Sandy Schneider's photo

2015 Birdhouse Boot (1)

"Air dried clay for the sides, heel, rim of boot and to hold the tongue on.  I also made a baby bird and eggs for inside the nest.  The rivets and lace is real."
30 minutes ago
Sandy Schneider commented on Sandy Schneider's photo

2015 Pine Needle Coil (1)

"Pine needle coiled"
33 minutes ago
Sandy Schneider commented on Sandy Schneider's photo

2015 Halloween

"Didn't load them right, but these are air dry clay sculpted."
33 minutes ago
Sandy Schneider posted photos
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Hellen Martin commented on randy storm's photo


"Very unique and nice lamp.  Keep posting photos."
2 hours ago
Sandy Schneider replied to Dawn Garner's discussion Please Help
"Dawn, depending on where you live in Kentucky, you might be close enough to drive to Lebanon, TN to ToJo Creek Gourds.  John and Zena Swendiman grow gourds and have a good selection. I do not know if they ship.  You need to call…"
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Judy Folkman commented on marlagarber's photo

King Cobra

"Great job!"
5 hours ago
Judy Folkman commented on Blanca Valdez Ricaud's photo


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Judy Folkman commented on Helen Child's photo

Lilie bowl side 2

"Wow Helen that is awesome!"
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Judy Folkman commented on Blanca Valdez Ricaud's photo


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Judy Folkman commented on Joanna Bradley's photo


"Really like the eyes!"
5 hours ago


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