There are some things you just don't need to know...
as they say, "ignorance is bliss"...and sometimes
this ignorance can be a good thing!
Until a few years ago, I had no idea that I loved
Ranch dressing, never gave it a second glance...
then I tried it...mamma mia! Now I will have it
on pizza, taquitos, a slow-moving feline, if I'm
PMS-ing! (TMI? ;) Nowadays, you will generally
find me...a girthier gal and with a little trickle of
Ranch on my chin! See, what did I tell you, there
are just some things you are better off not knowing!
Which brings me to tassels...(didn't see that one
coming, did you?!) For months I have been seeing
these super cute tassels that everyone is making,
selling, touting, and I thought I should try my
hand (Ranch dribbles and all) at making one...
and today, my Muse finally beckoned to me, I
believe her exact words were, "Hey, fatty, get off
the sofa and come over here!" Yah, she is blunt,
but she gets things done! She drew my thoughts
to the delightful, diminutive, darling, demitasse
cup, which, for all it's charms is...completely useless!
What can you drink out of a cup so small? A dose
Hmmmm....a plethora or ribbons....
A demitasse cup and ribbons...
A-ha! I had it!
A few minutes later and few hot glue burns
from catching the glue gun on the wrong end
as Mr. Kitty bit the cord and pulled it off the
counter...I had those ribbons wrangled into
some semblance of order...
My very first demi-tassel (sorry, I just couldn't
I did go a bit froo-froo and girlie, since my niece
is expecting, I have baby girl froo-froo on the
And it was so darn fun to make that I feel a
whole new line of "demi-tassels" coming on!
See, what Muse started! I will now be up to
my Ranch smeared chin in ribbons and
tiny useless cups until I get this out of my
system! Yeesh! Ah well, it could be worse,
I could have discovered a fondness for making
For some real bliss, head on over to
visit Susan, for MET MONDAY