I was wandering down the aisle of a grocery store (Whole Foods? . . . Shaw's? . . . I cannot remember which) when I spotted these wooden "grab it" tongs.
I do not especially care for grocery shopping, I do, however like to cook. Quite a dilemma. An old friend once told me, "Only buy what you can carry out in your arms, in one trip," and I try to hang onto that mantra. It has (mostly) served me well.
Anyway, going back to the tongs, I am always on the hunt for things I can give as a "hostess gift" that is fun and lasting. I like to bring wine, but sometimes I want something a bit less fleeting.
Oh yeah, the tongs . . . so I grabbed a few of these, they were only $3.29 each! (So, maybe it wasn't Whole Foods.)
Grabbed my black Sakura® Pigma Micron® and went to town. It did not take very long to do what I had in mind. I did not want to tangle the "use" part of the tongs, just the handle. Not to worry about the ink and foodstuffs.
On the package it said they were made of "beautiful beech wood" (although, I can't imagine them saying it was made of "ugly beech wood" or "smelly beech wood").
I decided to just rub some olive oil on them to protect the ink just a bit then wiped them and, well. . . . here they are.
As another old friend says . . . "cool beans!"
What have you tangled lately?
Something rather unique or silly?
Sometimes the silly stuff comes out pretty cool. . . .
So . . . tell us your story and we'll send these suckers off to one of you for the effort!
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- Wooden tongs
- Sakura® Pigma Micron® - Black 03
- Sakura® Gelly Roll® - White
- Sakura® Pigma Micron® - Brown 01
- Olive oil
Life . . . Grab it!
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