Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Red Snappers find a Home

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I have found the perfect place to store and display my new Red Snappers.

First, I collect owls, primarily hollow glass owls. They are all over my house and have invaded the studio, too. I recently set up this display in the quilting room and when the Red Snappers came I was looking for the perfect place to store them, especially when I saw that they came in three different sizes. And then this perfect idea came to me.

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This is one of two giant owls and the 4’ snappers stand up perfectly in him.

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This is a 1’ cookie jar. This one came without a lid (I have three others with lids that hold parrot food) and is perfect for the 2’ snappers.

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And this is a glass (I have 6 of these, most hold thread scraps). This little one is holding the 2” little snappers.

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Isn’t this a really cool Red Snapper family? They make me smile every time I come into the room.

9 comments:

  1. Have you used the Red Snappers yet? Your owls make perfect holders for them!

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  2. I guess I live under a rock, what are the red snappers used for?

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  3. Great idea for storing them! How are you liking them? I've got a different system, and I LOVE it! No pins!!

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  4. So I take it that you still love the Snappers? What a great storage idea! I haven't ordered mine yet as I have been too busy with packing,purging, house hunting etc. But I will get them soon

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  5. I like your storage idea, the red snappers show off the owl designs better.

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  6. In less than an hour, my new Fun Quilter and Hinterberg stretch frame will be entering my home! Woot!!

    Yes, I am scared...

    Yes, I'll get over it...

    In my research today,trying to understand leaders and how to get the quilt on the frame, I came across the videos of Red Snappers and since you just wrote about them, I thought I would take a chance and ask you how you like them before I order them. =)

    Your storage idea is a good one, BTW. =D

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  7. It does look really pretty. I have a wide mouth glass jar that I use to store my little quilts. In your last post, you showed so many gorgeous little quilts. You have been busy - they all look wonderful.

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  8. My Red Snappers are ordered and on their way. Thanks for your help. =)

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