Thursday, 24 November 2011

catch up




























sorry for my little disappearance this last week. thank you to everyone who commented on my last post, i really appreciate all of your words. 

things have been pretty busy lately, a feeling that i associate with christmas time- although i am now making bits for the shop as well as all my family's presents. i wanted to post about what i've made for them, but i have a sneaky feeling that my lil sis reads my blog & then the surprise would be ruined! 
i've also been working on a few commissions of this snood that i posted about. i've been debating putting it up in the shop as a special order- they take me a long time to make so it would be on a pre-order basis... let me know if anyone is interested. 
the scarf in the top photo is one that i made for j about a month ago now, it's about 6 feet long!
i've also been collecting boxes for the last few months, and have started wrapping them in christmas paper for everyone's presents. i thought it was going to be an easy task, but it's actually pretty fiddly! hopefully the effect will be worth it- i'm trying to find some pretty shredded tissue paper or something similar to go inside so if anyone knows where i could find some i'd be very grateful! 
and lastly, just a quick snap of my nails at the moment- plain and simple, but such a perfect colour. 

8 comments:

  1. I love the box idea, I bet they're going to look so pretty covered in Christmas paper! x

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  2. I love your nails! Knitting is so great and relaxing. Would you like to follow each other? x
    http://viewsofnow.blogspot.com/

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  3. Why do I love this post?! Knitwear for winter is the best thing ever, and second this ring is sooo cute ;D

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  4. erin: thank you, there is something very exciting about christmas paper covered boxes! x

    isabella: thank you :) i agree, i adore knitting :) x

    windyar: i love knitwear too :) it really is awesome. and thanks about the ring! i made it from an antique scrabble piece my uncle gave me :) x

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  5. it's official: i need to start knitting again. your nails look lovely--is that a scrabble tile ring i spy? how adorable.

    i'm following you and expecting many more craft inspiration :)

    xx
    alyssa
    http://wereaucourant.blogspot.com

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  6. what color is on your nails? i love it!!

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  7. alyssa: definitely get knitting! :) glad you like my crafting, there will be more this week! x

    jasmin: it's by mua from superdrug- shade 23 :) x

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  8. Awww it may be fiddly. But it will be worth it, there is nothing cuter than an adorable box wrapped in paper. :-D

    http://lovelettersandsnippets.blogspot.com/

    xxxx

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