Today is Labor Day and thus the end of summer 2014. One of my favorite things about summer is the warm breeze, so this summer I decided to create my very own wind chime. I used an old tea kettle and vintage spoons to create a clever wind chime unique to my home.
I love how the vintage spoons make such a magical sound in the wind!
I drilled holes in the silverware to hang them from the tea kettle. It was a bit hard to drill through, but patience always pays off. Steady and slow...in a way, just like summer! I decided to add a bit more character and stamp some words onto the spoons after flattening them with a hammer. I twisted the tines of the fork and then hung all the spoons from it to create a fun way to separate the spoons as they hung down. A chain hangs from the spout of the tea kettle to complete the wind chime.
Summer breezes were blowing our flag out in our front yard:
And our whirlygigs were flying all summer. We are a little looney :)
Beautiful clouds created beautiful sunsets.
Rainstorms blew through and sometimes left a rainbow.
Summer was peaceful and lazy.
And the sky was constantly changing as days drifted by.
Blessings to you on this last of summer sunsets.
Remember to reuse, renew, repurpose.