CQJP2014 – April Block

I know it’s May now but I just realized I didn’t do a post on my April CQJP block.
After some searching, I found the picture of the bare block hidden about 300 pictures ago on my phone. I mentioned in the past that I have an excessive amount of photos on my phone didn’t I? I deleted a TON and I’m still back to over 1400 photos. Lol

Bare block:

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Finished block:

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Details:
The theme for this block is Soar:

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This hot air balloon is soaring through clouds made with stuffing.

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Butterflies soar on the air.

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Music can soar through the air, and your soul.

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I like seeing kites flying on the wind.

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This trumpet is my own design. I had to add an instrument to go with the musical notes.

I have a May block finished. Once I get the picture sent in to the CQJP2014 blog I will make a post here with details.

Other news: last weekend my hubby and I planted several seeds in a 16-cell starter container. Tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, and jalapeño peppers.
Last night we had one cherry tomato starting to peek through.

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This afternoon, that cherry tomato is looking like this:

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Plus we have two more cherry tomatoes and a regular tomato starting to peek through. The peppers are supposed to take 10 days or so to start peeking. Hopefully we get at least one plant of each.

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4 thoughts on “CQJP2014 – April Block

  1. I love the dramatic colors of your block – lovely! The secret to hot peppers is letting them stay on the vine longer. I was blaming Michigan weather for my cool peppers when we first moved here – seems it was my picking them too soon that was the culprit – Sorry Michigan! 😉

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