Friday, January 21, 2011

Blog Award

My blogging has been taking a back seat these few days but thats because a lot of crochet and quilling and card making is in the fore front. Yes, the pictures will follow soon .
I was so pleasantly surprised with a Stylish Blogger Award by Melinda of MoCrochet. Thank you, Melinda!

Rules are that I have to reveal several fun things about myself:

1. I love to read on various subjects. Fiction, non- fiction, politics, history, self help etc....I am a romantic by nature...the roses, music and cards kind of person, but I do not enjoy romantic books - although I am a total sucker for romantic movies!

2. Crafts is a passion for me. I'm constantly thinking of different ideas and patterns etc. Day and night - I even dream of it.

3. I used to believe in fairies and elves until I was quiet big.Blame Enid Blyton, my favourite author while growing up. I was often spotted by Mom, looking for fairies in the garden and flower beds. Yes, I did get many insect bites in the process.

4. I used to love dancing in the kitchen. I still do .......... it's my favourite dance floor!

5. When I get angry or upset my ears actually turn red! My son calls me Mommy Red Ears.

6. I always apply lipstick without looking in the mirror and it turns out perfectly fine

Now that I've let you in on things about myself, I'd like to pass on this award to the following blogs:

1. Knotty hands
2. Made to treasure
3. Knots and crafts
4. The city of crochet
5. Doting on doilies

Rules for the winners: pick 3-5 blogs you admire and pass on this award linking back to the person who gave you the award (in this case, me). Reveal several fun facts about yourself. Make sure to leave a comment on their blog that they have won. Happy Hooking!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Crochet Bottle covers

These are a couple bottle covers made for a friend in cotton thread. I love how these can make plain old mineral water bottles all dressy and cute. Makes a nice addition for outdoor entertaining, what say?

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Beaded Coasters and Jug cover set

Bright and cheery set of coasters with a beaded edge - was fun to make and has a kind of formal look to it. The beads on the edge make it heavy and good for covering the glass as well. So it's a coaster/ galss cover. It has a matching jug cover too. I made this as a custom order for a visitor at the craft fair and I was happy to see that she loved it.

There is such a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction when your hand-mades are appreciated :) It makes all the time and effort worth it.