Sandi Funk of Mount Dora reevaluated making stained-Glass pieces when she found she had a clear nest at home; Dori Grantz of Apopka began making baby clothes when the economy tanked and she lost her former job as an inside designer.Crafts filled the void to their lives.The two women were among many participants showing their wares and creations on Sunday during the Mount Dora Spring Show, The widely accepted annual event featuring an eclectic mix of crafts, Collectibles, Arts and important in downtown Mount Dora.”We formerly were dairy farmers and worked a bazillion hours a day, Funk remembered. “We were purchased our cows, My kids went off university, And I had way a lot of time on my hands. I needed to look through hobby and someone said, ‘Oh, You should attempt stained glass.or”
She took some classes and located it to her liking.Her favorites to make are the dimensional glass pieces in numerous shapes.”They are a little tougher than the regular, Old-fashioned stained glass, She known.Funk also makes unique “Rugs with an attitude” Sculptures by taking rugs and twisting them into human figurines, Offering chefs and Red Hat ladies, All that included hair and clothing.”It’s just to make you become laugh; They are really silly pieces, Exclaimed Funk, Who was making her fourth seem at the Mount Dora show. “I enjoy the public and hearing, ‘Oh, Your stuff is great.–“Grantz enjoys hearing the same praise over her unique clothing and typical parts that she makes for the “Current baby, Through her advance of The Happy Cow Company, Where her solutions are online for shoppers, Which includes onesies with zebra bikinis and bloomer sets with designs of UF Gators and Florida State Seminoles.
She had several onesies on display that launched chuckles among the Mount Dora crowd, Including one printed with a baby bottle design and which: “I drink until I distribute,”I still live with mom and dad” Was branded another onesie.The exhibitors had to get on with cloudy skies and on-yet-Off rain threats in weekend event, Which kept some students away.Isn’t as busy as usual, I guess since there is a weather scare. Everyone has hesitated, Studying again can be, Told Sharon Crouch, Involved with Longwood, Who had a colorful display of decorative miniature Christmas lights inside bottles of wine as her craft offering at the show, Called devices in a Bottle.People love to buy bottles with a common teams, She told me.Another one of her popular offerings is lights inside the Principato bottle of wine, Which has been Olive Garden’s signature wine.That had been until about two months ago and they changed wines on us, And now we still can’t get that bottle, Crouch sighed. “It’s going to difficult for us to get it, And that were one of our best sellers,