Saturday, March 28, 2009

Spring is on its way!

This spring wreath arrived today ! Hand crafted by an a cute young girl that doesn't mind getting her feet wet collecting these" promises of Spring".

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Abstract Garden Topiary by Scottish Lion SOLD!!

Wrapped rocks sitting in the semi circle of twisting tendrils in metal.
Andrew has a created a garden center piece for some one's special garden.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Fish tail swag curtain with swag brackets

Fishtail swag curtain brackets are very popular here at the Scottish lion and Village Weaver. Shown is a plain design swag bracket held on by two screws fastened to the window frame.
Black,tan with Mustard stripe windowpane check is the style curtain shown.
This can be custom ordered to your window size.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Pumpkin color rag rug by Village Weaver,Phyllis Leck.
I hand cut the cotton rag strips from old jeans, heavy drapery fabrics and twill heavy fabric that is new.This is 24 inches by 48 inches (2ftx4ft)
Totally machine washable and should give you years of service.Do not use bleach .Then the colors will stay fresh.
I love my rag rugs. I put one in front of the sink.Another in the bathroom. More throughout the house.Perfect for summertime use . Just pick up and shake outside. email me for custom sizes. This one costs $80.00 plus shipping

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Wrought Iron chair and glass top table.

Artistic chair with a wooden hand turned seat sitting next to a stain glass butterfly table. Comfortable seating this chair will work well in a sun room setting or even kitchen.One of a kind though.Contact me about the particulars.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Woven blankets and rugs

Here is a picture of some of the many items carried here at SLB&F! Starting at the top Cotton woven bedspreads and Maine wool blankets. Alpaca and mohair throws. Rag rugs, cards created by Maine artists and paintings of summer at the beach by Jane Herbert. Also you can see the rod and hook just showing a little bit at the top, by the Lion created to hold blankets.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Sundial for the garden! Spring !!!

A garden center piece this sundial can rotate to point to the north star.
Standing on a base it is created by the Scottish Lion.
We are thinking Spring here on the coast in Maine even with our snow banks piled high.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Mohair scarfs and throws hand woven!

Oh so soft!!! Mohair is a gorgeous fiber. Here at SLB&F you can see we have a wonderful selection .Woven on a large hand loom and crafted with special care. These items make a great present or gift to your self.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Old and new cupboard!

Primitive raised panel door on the cupboard is old and the cupboard was built to make use of this beautiful door.
Also on display are pewter and pottery plates,dishes formed around a mussel shell, pewter candle holders and a pair of woven place mats,Recipe painting(see post of Recipe painting below),iron plate stand holding plate on top of cupboard
and more here waiting for you to see.

Our new house !!

This is a picture of our new house in Bristol. Isn't it a Classic? We just love this federal style house that is so common around here. Check out the lantern over the front door. Andy ,Scottish Lion Blacksmith, made that iron bracket 20 years ago and now we live here .The front door is new and fresh paint last fall with new heart hindges.
The stone carving is of a wild boar by Don Meserve. More about him in future blogs. Cheers!

Monday, March 16, 2009

Alpaca blankets have arrived at the shop!

So soft and dreamy. Alpaca wool is not prickly. Smooth to the touch ,these are hand woven throws that are light but warm.
You must stop by to see!

HOT off the anvil!!!

This is a SUNDIAL to be used in a garden.Better photos to come but I am so excited . Andrew is getting geared up for spring . He is creating again after a long winter and a long period with moving wore him out.
Andrew would like to get $450 plus shipping
It drives into the ground . Swivals around on the pedestal. Point the arrow to the north star for it to tell the time. It will then cast a shadow across the time band.Love it!

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Knitted and felted hats

A new arrival!
Kceknits is a new member of SLB&F
She will be creating hats ,fingerless mittens and shawls.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Spring will be here soon!

Spring is coming!
Forced bulbs help weather the long stay indoors.
Cut paper heart framed in background is one of my treasures
Here at Scottish Lion and Friends we are gearing up for your arrival too!

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Iron Stand 6ft tall comes apart to ship

Iron stand comes apart in two pieces and can be shipped

Stand is 6 ft tall

Shelves are 11" apart and starting at the bottom shelf it can hold a 14" diameter plate

The other shelves measure 12"dia,11" dia,10" dia, 9" dia and the top 5"dia
Triangular in shape ,hand riveted shelves, delicate scroll top and penny feet.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Village Folk Art: I was featured on 'Todays Primitive Home'...

Village Folk Art: I was featured on 'Todays Primitive Home'...

Folk Art "Red Moose" playing a dulcimer

Metal artist Andrew Leck created this past week a piece of american folk art!
All out of found objects and metals
Red is a moose playing a dulcimer with copper strings.
Copper antilers,cones,marble eyes,
springs for arms he is owned already by Kim and Mike.