I found a handmade Snowlady at my local Goodwill.  There is a manager where I work that collects dolls.  I thought she would be the perfect addition to her collection.  There was only problem, there was a blob of dried glue where her nose used to be! 

I went to my local Michaels to get a miniature carrot to glue on it, but they no longer stock miniatures.  What to do?  I happened by the ribbon table lady that makes the bows to ask where the miniatures are.  We brainstormed a bit…clay?  beads of stacking sizes? whittle down a dowel rod?  She then said maybe there is a carrot button? 

As I was heading to the bead and button section, I passed the sea shells and what did I spy?

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I thought if I cut off the tip and painted it orange, that maybe just maybe?  Well it worked!

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And here she is in all her glory.  What was the tab for this redo?  Bag of shells $2.99, drops of orange acrylic paint for pennies.  Finished product is priceless!

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I cannot wait to deliver it tomorrow!  She will love it!  I told her on the phone today that I found a doll for her and that I had to replace a part.  I told her when I delivered her I would tell her which one.  If I said carrot nose, she would know it was a snowman!

Cannot spoil a surprise by giving it away!

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