Musings from the Moonroom

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Here Comes The Sun…and a Bird…and a Heart

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The other day I took a break from making the bobble totems with bodies. I wanted to make something a bit smaller that was quicker to put together. I am planning to add the bobble totems to my line of work and having a range of price points is always a good thing. The “tiny totems” would fit that mindset.

This idea for tiny totems first popped up in my head while making my hearts last month. I wanted to find out how one of those hearts would look & function as a totem.

Heart Tiny Totem 2012; Amy Crawley

The heart looked pretty good. Of course, while this idea was ruminating in my head, I had to think about other sculptural items that might look cute as totems.

How about a tiny bird?

Bird Tiny Totem 2012; Amy Crawley

Bird Tiny Totem (Side view)

Of course, what bird doesn’t enjoy a bit of sun?

Sun Tiny Totem, 2012; Amy Crawley

And here is the tiny totem trio:

Tiny Totem Trio 2012; Amy Crawley

The heart is 4.25″ tall. The bird is 3.75″ tall (to his beak). And the sun is 4.75″ tall to his longest sunbeam.

Have an excellent weekend everyone!

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10 thoughts on “Here Comes The Sun…and a Bird…and a Heart

  1. Oh! They are wonderful!

    • Thank you everyone for your kind words of encouragement. The tiny totems are fun to make and definitely have their own personalities. And I don’t think birds ever really go out of style.

      Jean, I’ll be in touch privately regarding a potential purchase. I appreciate your interest.

  2. Love the new items. Am interested in purchasing the bird for a friend’s brithday early next month. Will they be ready later this month? The bird so fits my friend. Thanks and keep creating what is in your heart.

  3. I am loving watching the evolution of the totems Amy. Simply delightful.

  4. .. and here is my trio comment back to you… LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!

  5. love ’em- especially the little bird!

  6. Your having fun 🙂 I can see you smiling !!!

  7. Oh Amy!! When can we get together and make art? These totems make me smile and run to my studio!! I love them!

    Joyce

    • Joyce, how nice to hear from you! It would be great if we did live closer & could have an art day. Thanks for the compliments. I’m glad the tiny totems brought a smile to your face. Yea!

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