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flcrazy

By Flcrazy


Snow Panda

Finally decided to get out and play in the snow. My son Brandon and I had a blast making this together.



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bjs
Bjs
 

Come on tell us is your pollution that bad you have black snow or are you good with a paint spray
However its a lovely Panda

14 Feb, 2010

 

wow that is fantastic

14 Feb, 2010

 

Lol....Air quality's not that bad out here in the country yet Bjs, but I'm not swearing it's going to stay that way for long......:-).

Thanks Irish, my son hasn't helped me make one of these since he was a child, so needless to say, I loved every minute of it.

14 Feb, 2010

 

Amazing, puts our snowpeople to shame.......

14 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks Dotty ! Unfortunately, I've never been considered normal...;-). I'm a lefty and I'm constantly hearing something about thinking with the wrong side of my brain....I say, what brain... ? ....:-D

14 Feb, 2010

 

brilliant Jerrie~ I hope it doesn't melt too soon!

14 Feb, 2010

 

I loveit! Looks like he's got some bamboo to munch too! Good thing, getting out with your son to remember, relive, and make a new memory. :-)

15 Feb, 2010

 

Thank you Arlene ! I'm afraid the only thing left now is it's belly...He and I seem to have something in common...lol.

Thanks GT it was a wonderful time had by us both. Funny.., but it's little moments like that, that make life worth living..:-)

15 Feb, 2010

 

Wow ... that's a fantastic job! How artistic are you pair!

15 Feb, 2010

 

Lovely !!!!
Hey, I'm also a lefty.... crazy how the world is planned to "rightos" huh??? lol

15 Feb, 2010

 

Great Panda Flcrazy. You don't have to be leftie to be brainless. I can prove that.

15 Feb, 2010

 

Love it !!

15 Feb, 2010

 

Hi Flo great 2 see u :) The Panda is Fantastic :)

15 Feb, 2010

 

Aw..this is great Jerrie!!

15 Feb, 2010

 

great snow panda flcrazy, how did you do the black parts? :o))

15 Feb, 2010

 

Very well done!!

15 Feb, 2010

 

Brilliant very creative and I bet you both had great fun building him!

15 Feb, 2010

 

He is a lovely Panda.flcrazy,...from another leftie..:o)

15 Feb, 2010

 

There's nothing wrong with us lefties. In fact, most of the best people are lefties. And we are intelligent enough to cope with a righty world

15 Feb, 2010

 

I'm a leftie too. They say that left handed people are usually very adaptable and are also on the artistic side. Great snow sculpture.

15 Feb, 2010

 

lots of lefties in my family but im not one, lefties are normally more intelligent by the way :o))

15 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks Sanbaz.......My father was left handed. I never got the chance to sit any exams at school 'cos I was sent out to work at the age of 15 in the early sixties. I do write now though and paint pictures to give away to charities.

15 Feb, 2010

 

Years ago,teachers used to force children to write with their right hand,which must have been awful....so glad I wasn't one of them.I only write with my left,as I do most other things with my right.. except a spoon ,and my trowel...Go on,you can say it,...strange person.! Can I deduce that my "brain" has more power in the middle then?:o)))

15 Feb, 2010

 

my grandad used both sandra as he was a leftie and got the ruler across his knuckles, like you say wasnt aloud

15 Feb, 2010

 

fantastic panda.

15 Feb, 2010

bjs
Bjs
 

Yes tell us how did you get thoes black parts

15 Feb, 2010

 

Wow, I'm shocked so many of you are lefties too, but now that I've said that, I realize I shouldn't be. There are some of the most creative gardeners I've ever seen on this site ! Thanks everyone, for your wonderful and witty comments and for putting up with me...lol
I was one of those who had her left hand tied behind her back when I was a child, parents got tired of trying to encourage me to write with my right hand. Needless to say, I won out. I refused to pick up a pencil with my right hand. So Toto, I'm apparantly not only brainless, but extremely stubborn too....lol.
Must admit though to giving in to doing alot of things with my right hand, because I finally got tired of trying to learn how to do EVERYTHING in what seemed like reverse.....;-).
Sanbaz and Bjs, I just use an empty, pump spray bottle filled with water and food coloring, then I just spray to my heart's content...:-D

16 Feb, 2010

 

My teacher at school tried to get me to write with my right hand and I became very frustrated and in the end my mother told the school to let me write with my left hand. I can write with either hand though even now.Why the school's thought that everyone should be the same I don't know.

16 Feb, 2010

 

I'm right handed, not to say right bodied, actually - I find my left hand absolutely useless for almost anything (other than typing, that is) except strength and stability, but my sister is a leftie when she writes - and is able to use scissors in either hand! I reckon lefties are more inclined to be usefully ambidextrous, how great must that be, I can't even paint the fingernails on my right hand properly, the left hand's so hopeless with fine motor movements. One of my sons is left footed (kicking a ball) and leftie golf player, but writes with his right hand... I can't see it matters, as long as you can manage everything somehow.
Great Panda by the way, looks like an actual, large fluffy toy

16 Feb, 2010

 

I have had to learn to do things with my left hand since I injured the middle finger on my right hand 16 months or so ago.Took some doing but I got there!!

Great panda FL, and I know what you mean about doing things with grown up children being special. It's a nice feeling that they still want to.....

16 Feb, 2010

 

Very nice but he looks a little lonely how about making him a companion?

16 Feb, 2010

 

Young again such wonderful feeling.well done .,how about doing it for charity...

17 Feb, 2010

 

Love your Panda Jerri...and all this left handed talk made me think of when I was a teen in love with Paul McCartney..he is left handed..so I decided I should be too..lol..I taught myself to write left handed...still can do it when I want to..but I am a righty..although I do believe that it left me a bit ambidextrous..
I think you will appreciate this quote..I used to carry a marble tile in my shop...I ordered it by the dozens over and over again...it sold very well!
This is what it said on it.

"Everyone is born right handed
only the gifted overcome it."

:) ~Cat

17 Feb, 2010

 

Well done, looks real. I thought I had seen some good ones around my area, which I put up recently, but yours is much better. ;o))

17 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks everyone ! So glad to hear all the positive feedback for all us lefties. Keep it up and I just might be inspired to rule the world...lol.
Catfinch, I just LOVE that tile.... Now I want one.... lol.

18 Feb, 2010

 

Ditto

18 Feb, 2010

 

Hi Flc...Jane here.I am a leftie too...and proud of it ! Lol...Love the panda ! x

18 Feb, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

Wow, he's brillient Jerrie! :-D

18 Feb, 2010

 

Well Andrew, I don't know about you, but I'll just have to get that printed on something and hung on my wall. It's my new 'must have' item at the moment...lol.

Wow Jane, you too...lol. How cool ! I wonder what else we have in common, besides thinking that Bonkers is so lucky to have you...;-) ? Oops...., might want to steer him away from this post......lol Just kidding Bonkers.....Love ya.., mean it...!...:-)

Thanks Sid, see what happens when a leftie gets bored......:-D

18 Feb, 2010

 

Jerri...a company called Stone Sense carried the tiles.....you may be able to fine them online. :)

19 Feb, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

I'm a bit ambi-diddly-whatsit.....I can 'mirror write'...good party trick! It's weird actually, if I write something with my left hand, not even I can read it, but when you hold it against a mirror it's perfectly ledgible (sp?) and is identical to my normal handwriting.....just back to front LOL Yeah, I know, I'm a freak lol

19 Feb, 2010

 

Yes Sarah..you are..lol..but a very good artist...! :)

19 Feb, 2010

 

That would be an excellent party trick Sid. I'm very intrigued now....lol, I've never heard of anything like it before. Sounds really cool !
Thanks for the heads up Catfinch, I'm off the check it out !

20 Feb, 2010

 

Excellent job on the panda!! Sooo cute! How long did it take you guys to create him??

21 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks CharlieB ! We spent about 40 minutes on it the first day shaping the bottom section and belly, but the snow was too dry to sculpt the arms so we went back out the next day after the snow had started to melt alittle and spent the next 30 minutes making the arms, head and ears.Only took a few minutes to mix up the food coloring and spray it on. Guess it took about an hour and twenty minutes total. We were having so much fun it seemed to be over in a heartbeat.

21 Feb, 2010

 

Brillaint thanks for sharing your fun.

22 Feb, 2010

 

That IS Fab!

22 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks Scotkat and Skillen, we had a blast...;-)

23 Feb, 2010

 

Very creative and cute!

24 Feb, 2010

 

Wow! the family that sculpts together, aye? brilliant job...and I'm a leftie too... that means that you are right brained!! it's the seat of creativity...and don't you show it!? Your family is very artistic...I remember your creative brother with the welder and machine parts creating some excellent sculpture!
It seems that mirror writing, ambidextrousness (or should that be ambidextrousity).?? lol... is very common among us. I play golf right handed though... and tennis... funny. might explain the complete mediocrity of my performance! but for most other pursuits,( eating, writing, drawing) either hand will do!

28 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks Tasteyg, glad you like it.
Wow Lori, the more I find out about you, the more I'm positive you are my lone lost sister...lol. I don't think you could possibly be mediocre at anything you've ever attempted to do !

1 Mar, 2010

 

See lefties should run the world and sort it out..Everything would be LEFT just perfect....lol :o))))

6 Mar, 2010

 

YES!

6 Mar, 2010

 

Here I am again so love this photo:)

16 Jun, 2010

 

I've never seen a panda made from snow....remarkable! I'm going to send our daughter a link to your photo (she adores pandas) and it will give her a smile! I also love your garden...oh to have the space to develop a garden like that! Well done!

27 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks Whistonlass, I hope your daughter gets a kick out of it too..! It says alot about you, that was a thoughtful, sweet jesture. Glad you like the garden too. Gardening is my go to for stress release, and as you mentioned the size of my garden, you can see I apparantly have alot of stress that needs managing...lol.
BTW, welcome to GOY....:-)

28 Aug, 2010

 

Hi Flcrazy...I have not seen you on here for so long...I hope you are keeping well, that you have had a good summer...love the teddy...:)))

15 Sep, 2010

 

Thank you for the kind comments and your welcome, Flcrazy. I am loving GOY, despite being a frustrated beginner at anything gardening related.

I'm off to get some pots (hopefully in the sales) so I can plant up some violas I got on the weekend....that should look nice.

Sure lots of ideas here on GOY and beautiful gardens too.

Before our daughter was born, in our first home, we purchased a panda/bamboo patterned wallpaper and put it up in our hallway/stairs with a plain green border on the bottom half of the walls. I think when she arrived (1976) she fell in love with it and has been crazy for anything 'panda' ever since. So your panda was especially a nice surprise to uncover here on GOY. :)

15 Sep, 2010

 

Hi michella, I'm fine, thanks for the thoughtful comments ! I've been busy remodeling the house this year. I haven't had much time for the garden this year and boy does it look like it...lol. I'm doing all of you a favor by not posting any pics this year...:-).
Whistonlass, this is the perfect time of year for bargains isn't it ! It's my favorite time of the year to pick up garden accessories.
I too was blown away by all of the talent on GOY. So much to learn, so little time ! BTW, I'm sure you are already a pro at gardening.....;-).
Glad you happened across the panda photo too. Maybe with winter on the way, she can make one of her own out of snow, just for the fun of it.. My son was fasinated by dinosaurs, so I put up a border of dinosaurs images on one wall pasted over the top of a bright red border, (his favorite color). I then dedicated each of the other three walls for whatever he was in to at the time. The walls were complete when he was 11 years old. The other walls were bordered with pokemon card pics, Drazonball Z, and lastly Dragonball Z GT images. We had alot of fun times picking out which pics he wanted to go on the wall. It's still up in his room today, hidden behind a border we tacked up with no paste. He wouldn't let me paint over it...;-)

15 Sep, 2010

 

Gracious that's awesome - very artistic talent there!

14 Nov, 2010

 

Wow this is stunning ! never seen a snow panda before............

15 Nov, 2010

 

Thanks Paulsgarden and Linsuffolk. This has become alittle tradition for my son and I over the years. We're starting to run out of ideas of what to do next....lol.

15 Nov, 2010

 

have you done polar bear???

16 Nov, 2010

 

No, but we've done a replica of a stuffed blue bear my husband's parents gave my son on the day he was born.

16 Nov, 2010

 

It is beautiful and the envy of my grandchildren they think it is amazing!

30 Nov, 2010

 

Thanks Marydoll, I'm delighted to hear they like it ! Hopefully they will make one of their own this Winter. Children are so creative.

30 Nov, 2010

 

This is wonderful Flower crazy. I'm about to email my grown-up sons your panda, as I know they'll love it. I smiled at what you said about your son's room . . . we still keep one of their bedroom walls un-redocorated to keep the "world map" which one of them drew.

Happy New Year - look forward to seeing you again on this marvellous site!

9 Jan, 2011

 

Both my maternal grandparents were ambidexterous. Of their children, eight, none were lefthanded. Of their grandchildren, all but one of those were lefthanded, and I am the only lefthanded girl of all those 7 first borns.

Lefties are more artistic and more adaptable. Probably because we have to learn early how to survive in a right handed world.

22 Jul, 2011

 

Can't always be true, Rustyshovel - I'm right, my sister's left/ambidextrous - she's about as creative as a cardboard carton, no idea, comes to me for creative stuff, lol!

22 Jul, 2011

 

I agree the majority of left handed people are a little more artistic Rusty Shovel. But like Bamboo says, there are always exceptions to the rule, other wise we would be a very predictable, boring race, right ?....:-)

31 Jul, 2011

 

My husband remembered this wonderful snow panda from last year (when you put the picture on), and just found it on Google . . . we were talking about making a "snowman" the size of our tiny granddaughter, as we have snow forecast for tomorrow. Nothing could be as brilliant and original as yours though Flcrazy!

15 Dec, 2011

 

Is your granddaughter a new addition to the family ? If so, Congratulations !!! Trust me, your snowman will be priceless to her. Best of luck with the snow forecast, and I hope to see a post of it on GOY.

15 Dec, 2011

 

Thanks Flcrazy! Yes . . . our first grandchild, just arrived from Australia and 8 months old, so just a bit too young to play in the snow (she'd probably love it though). We've had a good inch of it, and she's just being taken out in the buggy for her first experience of the snow - with the camera!

16 Dec, 2011

 

That's wonderful ! She'll love those pictures in her future years and will cherish the stories that go with them. I bet you"ll have to pull them out and retell those stories every time she comes to visit in the years to come. That always makes for some awesome quality time together.

17 Dec, 2011

 

:)))

18 Dec, 2011

 

Wow I just love this as I love Snowmen but more I love and collect Pandas always have since a little girl one day I hope will get to see the real thing.

7 Jan, 2013

 

Hi, this is FABULOUS. At a glance, I thought you had taken a large cuddly toy, sat it in the snow and stuck a branch under its arm. ..... There is obviously a lot more to it than that. I bet Brandon enjoyed this little project. Only a SHAME it won't be around in the summer, for you all to admire.

9 Apr, 2014



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