Monday, September 30, 2013

What I'm Working On

 In between helping with school work
and trying to put up Halloween decor,
I've managed to work on a number of other projects
I've been working on this beret pattern, 
that was supposed to be easy.
Well, not easy for me, I have trouble with hats!
But I've come up with some adjustments to make it work,
and I'm pretty happy so far.
 I'm also working on some more fall pins
for my shop.
 And a crochet Halloween project.
Last, but not least, I came up with 
and idea for a tutorial for Halloween.
So stayed tuned!
Bye for now!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Fall Colors in my Shop

 I've been working on some pins
in fun fall colors!
They would be great for Halloween too!
Please visit my shop to see the details!

Bye for now!

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Crocheting a Rainbow

 Like any addiction, it started with one.
First I crocheted a purple hanger cover.
 Then I made a yellow one, 
and before I new it I had a whole rainbow!
 Now maybe some fall colors?
I need an intervention!
Bye for now!

Monday, September 23, 2013

What I Wore

It was a fallish day, 
on the last day of summer!
Dress, tights, tee, boots: Target
Butterfly pin: vintage
Bye for now!

Friday, September 20, 2013

New Designs for my Shop

 I have recently branched out 
to some new designs for my shop,
including a cute gnome,
a metryoshka doll,
 and a mushroom!
 They look super cute on a denim jacket!
Check them out at my shop!
Bye till Monday!

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Crocheting Book Review

 Recently I checked out this book
from the library,
"Crochet with Color"
by Kazuko Ryokai.
I really love the projects 
and couldn't wait to get started!

Then I realized that all the patterns
were in chart form only.
I've never tried to use a chart pattern before,
so I was a little lost at first! 
But I finally figured it out,
and now I really like using charts.
I'm so glad I didn't give up!
 I made a number of things,
including this lacy purple collar.
I also made wristlets to match,
but didn't get a pic of those yet.
 Then I tried this smaller collar in blues.
Both patterns were very fun to do,
and I would definitely recommend this book
if you don't mind using charts.
Bye for now!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Rama the Gypsy Cat

 I love any book with cats,
but this was one of my favorites.

Bye for now!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Thrifty Finds

 Found at the thrift:
Pretty calico fabric and a costume pattern.
Kind of been slim pickings, 
but calico always makes me happy!
Bye for now!

Monday, September 16, 2013

What I Wore

 Dress: Target
Boots: Thrift
Belt: Dots
Necklace: crocheted by me
Bye for now!

Friday, September 13, 2013

Finished Crochet Necklace

 Still crazy this week, 
but I've been crocheting a lot.
So here is a necklace I just finished.
I think it will be great for fall.
Anyway, glad the weekend is almost here! 
Bye till Monday!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Smoke and the Spider

 It's been kind of crazy here,
getting back into the swing of things
with my girl's online school.
 But I finally have some time to do my blog again.
And take a few pics around the house.
I noticed Smoke looking intently out the window yesterday,
and found a really neat spider web in our bush.
 Hopefully you can spot the little white spider
hanging in the middle of the web.
I was even able to get a pic from underneath it.
 After a while I think Smoke lost interest,
so I snapped him looking at his reflection in the window!
Bye for now!

Friday, September 06, 2013


It's been a crazy week with school starting,
so I will just leave you with this pic of Smoke.
Kind of how I feel right now! 
Bye till Monday!

Thursday, September 05, 2013

The Three Bears

Here is a vintage book about Goldilocks 
titled "The Three Bears"
with art by F Rojankovsky.

 Such beautiful artwork,
with lovely folk art details.
Check out Momma bears bed!
 This bed looks like it's a totally different
baby bear bed,
I love all those pillows!

 I really love the bears house,
 I'd want to live there too, if I was Goldilocks!
Bye for now!

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Bunnies Make Me Happy

 What is more cute than a baby bunny?
How about four baby bunnies!

 Or baby bunnies nursing!

Time for momma to get a snack!

 Bye for now!

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