So cold weather has come or maybe? It’s has been so cold for about a week (at night) daytime is perfect if the wind isn’t blowing. Frost got the flowers for the year but some of the green leaves are hanging in there. They are pretty tuff plants. River and I went out to watch and or chase the birds lol so I snapped a couple pictures. I have been working on taking apart the garden beds in the garden and sifting the dirt . That way I can make the dirt much better with some work. Container gardening is the answer for me at my age and because the moles and gophers are relentless. So to live peacefully with them I choose to have containers. Better for me anyway.
This is a picture of a mesquite tree in our back garden area. This is where the birds come to eat the food I put out for them. River, our sweet little boy we adopted this summer, likes to chase the birds and play ball.
You can see the awesome wood pile, in the background, we have to keep us warm. The squirrels love the wood pile. They are out there playing all day long unless the hawks come by.
This is River and his tennis ball. He loves to play catch.
We had a beautiful flower garden this year that brought us a lot of good feelings. Here are some pictures.
Even though the summer was way too hot we had a good time. It’s always a blessing to see all the flowers , herbs , and birds.
Good morning! We have finally come around to really nice cooler weather here in Cornville, Arizona. It was a very dry hot summer so this is a real relief. I decided to show a beaded belt bag that we made a week or so ago. It is made in soft saddle tan leather and along with the belt loop we made a 4 point braided strap so our customers can wear it as a shoulder bag as well as a belt bag. This leather hip bag has a beaded eagle. I started beading the beaded eagle first. Here is a work in progress picture. I had just finished the rosette.
This beaded eagle has the eagle in the center and the 4 direction colors around the outside.
The next thing is making the belt bag and sewing the rosette down . Once the rosette is sewn down it’s time to lace around the beadwork.
Here is the finished product. This beaded belt bag is made to order and comes in a variety of colors of leather and also can be purchased with or without the braided strap. Here is a link directly to the bag
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It’s a busy week here at Thunder Rose Leather. This is one of the bags we finished up and sent out. I had a good time beading the Thunderbird on this pipe bag. As you can see this is a full set featuring a beaded Thunderbird pipe bag , a tobacco bag and a medicine pouch.
This pipe bag features double cut fringe off the bottom of the bag, a beaded Thunderbird and it is decorated with red glass crow beads. The closure is a braided double drawstring.
This is a picture of the sacred tobacco pouch and the medicine pouch. The tobacco bag has an antler tip closure and is decorated with red glass crow beads. The medicine bag is a double drawstring pouch and is decorated with red glass crow beads. For more information please follow the links to our website.
This beaded Thunderbird is all hand sewn by me. Once I have sewn the beadwork onto the bag I lace around it , as you can see in the picture. This gives the beadwork an extra dimension of standout beauty.
This was a fun bag to make. I love all animals wolves, dogs and all others. This fringed leather handbag is done in soft black leather and has lots of fringe. Measurements are 11 inches tall x 10 inches wide x 2.75 inches deep. It is all hand stitched and features an extra pocket inside and one on the back of the bag. This leather handbag comes in a variety of colors. When looking at the chart if you don’t see a color you would like contact us .
This is a side view of this black leather fringed wolf paw beaded bag.
To see more information about this handbag follow this link or the ones on the pictures. Thunder Rose Leather
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Good morning friends! It’s been a pretty hot summer here in Cornville Arizona. I am happy to say that our monsoon season is here and we are looking forward to some rain. Today I would like to share one of our latest handbags.
If you love the color red you are going to love this fringed red leather crossbody handbag. The leather is soft and very durable . This deadhead art bag has a Grateful Dead stealie rosette on the front of the bag. This bag is one of a kind and ready to ship.
This is the Grateful Dead stealie beadwork. The cabochon on the front of the bag is a glass cab. I beaded around the glass cab with glass fire polish beads and then glass seed beads. I always lace around my beadworks to give them an extra dimension to the focal point on the bag.
This bag is perfect for a phone and a few other items. It is ready to ship to its new home.
Wishing everyone a beautiful day! Planting and watching things grow is all part of the journey this time of year. Milkweed is a plant that I found out about when I injured my knee some years ago. A friend told me of a place that made a healing balm that helps with pain and helps restore mobility. It is full of antioxidants and packed with omega 3 and omega 7 fatty acids, magnesium, zinc and calcium helping to fight pain and inflammation. This is where you can purchase this balm and seeds if you wish. https://milkweedbalm.com
Milkweed is the sole food for Monarch butterflies. So when planting this beautiful plant you are helping the butterflies migrate to and from Mexico or California.
I have found that this plant, this balm has been very helpful as I have grown older and have some aches and pains. It has also helped to heal my knee.
Last year I decided to grow some in my container garden. I didn’t know how well they would do in Arizona. This year they all came back and are even stronger than last year. The flowers are so very beautiful.
I am thinking of painting this bucket yellow one day. It needs a little makeover. 🙂
This last container has had a slower go of it. It might need a little more sun. It’s at the other end of the garden by some trees. But still very beautiful . I am going to be adding some compost and helping everyone along their way.
I love this plant and everything about it. It brings me joy everytime I look at it’s bright orange flowers.