• Featured Artist : Bonnie Johnson, Fabric Artist

    Posted on July 19, 2012 by in Celebrate the creativity of featured artists
    http://ourfairfieldhomeandgarden.com/featured-artist-bonnie-johnson-fabric-artist/

    Miss Millicent Mouse, avid home gardener

    Imagine transforming yarn into a watering can, a basket holding flowers or a gardener mouse – fiber artist, Bonnie Johnson can!

    Her knit and crochet work is so detailed that both children and adults delight in it. Each creation is made with custom accents that Bonnie just dreams up as her fingers fly along.

    Although her needles have turned out everything from sweaters to socks and all things in between, Bonnie’s real passion lies in conjuring up magical little toys.

    Lucky me, Bonnie is one of my dearest friends. To celebrate the beginning of this new blog, she surprised me yesterday with a darling little gardener mouse.  I have named her Miss Millicent Mouse.

    There might just be a miniature garden coming Miss Mouse’s way that she can tend and water.

    And…lucky you! Bonnie’s Bonnie Bear Boutique on etsy.com is having a “Christmas in July” sale on all her wonderful stock of toys, handbags, baby gifts and accessories. You can have one of her creations too!

    queen mouse…wouldn’t we all like to be queen for the day?

    lavender flower purse to take the garden with you wherever you go

    hand-made flowers to bring your garden inside and sweeten your home

    my personal favorite, Seaside Bunny, to conjure the smell of the ocean breeze and the sound of the waves *does not come with sand*

    and my daughter Meg’s favorite, Leon the Lion, that makes the coolest retro baby gift for all of her new-mommy friends

    Miss Millicent Mouse in her greenhouse. http://ourfairfieldhomeandgarden.com/featured-artist-bonnie-johnson-fabric-artist/

    Miss Millicent Mouse tending to her garden

    Miss Millicent Mouse http://ourfairfieldhomeandgarden.com/featured-artist-bonnie-johnson-fabric-artist/

    Miss Millicent Mouse reflecting that the work of a truly great garden is never done

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