Monday, October 31, 2011

All that glitters...

Thanks to Linda Frost for a swell idea!  Sitting on my back porch, Linda asked if the privacy fence around the back garden belonged to us or the neighbor.  When I told her it is ours, she brightened and said she had seen a photo online of just such a fence with marbles in it.  Not long after she left that afternoon, Linda sent the link, and I was pretty knocked out.  

Yesterday my husband helped me drill holes in a section of our fence where afternoon sun streams through the slats.  We made two basic sizes of holes and then customized most of them with a burr to accommodate the somewhat-less-than-uniform small and medium marbles.  Here is the happy result:

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