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Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Vintage Inspired Holiday pocket Hearts

It snowed a ton last night! It was like waking up to a soft blanket of down, until the kids ran out to the bus stop & ran all over it all!
I decided that if I wasn't going to hit the town and do all those really important errands I better get productive. These huge wool pocket hearts are finally listed in the shop in sets of 2.
I put some little bottlebrush trees & wreaths and handmade grungy candycanes that I twisted from pipe cleaners, & then sprayed with glitter & aged them with a "aged "colord ink pad. Added a little old button, and thats it.....and since they are all red & white.......if they don't sell I will use them to decorate my house this holiday season.
I found this great Eco friendly yarn made thats made entirely from recycled fibers. I thought it would make fantastic washclothes, and become a gorgeous potholder after, like Deb's over here!
More later- must get productive
Oh yes-Do go visit Danielle over at Princess Nimble Thimble & look at some darling farm animals!! With all these creative blog ladies, who needs to shop in a store this Christmas!! Im going to Etsy to shop! ***Except for the doll. I must find a "babyalive" if anyone's heard of her you know how hard she is to find. I found her on Ebay but the prices are outrageous! All this because she poops! LOL. Thanks to Jackie who invited me to participate in a recipe swap. I made that "Easy Cheezy chicken" last night & it was fantasic...even the picky ones ate dinner!!!


Blogger beki said...

I'll be purchasing a Baby ALive this Christmas too. I've seen them in a few stores around here, so I don't think it should be a problem for me. Let me know if you need help locating one.

11:59 AM  
Blogger sue b said...

Love those hearts!

2:22 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

The hearts are really lovely! I've been wanting to try some of Deb's potholders too :)

2:32 PM  
Anonymous Tracy said...

Those hearts are simply adorable!! Great job!!

3:03 PM  
Blogger Mrs. G said...

I love those hearts, too! Well done :)

6:15 AM  
Blogger Lucy said...

Ohhhh your hearts are precious! Beautiful job! I'll keep my eyes open for a Baby Alive...I am going to go out tomorrow in the madness for a couple of hours. I have most of my shopping done but still need those last few elusive gifts!


8:19 PM  
Anonymous Jen said...

beatuful hearts... how do you have patience to make everything? I have such a short attention span. I'mcurious to see your twisty scarf. I checked out the pattern but i want to see what yours turned out like first, as I don't really like the pattern example.

2:53 PM  
Anonymous melissa said...

lovely little hearts you made! And I think that yarn looks very interesting too. I love the sound of a 100% recycled-fibre yarn!
Thanks for your kind comment on my blog. :)

11:54 PM  
Blogger littlejennywren said...

Those Christmas hearts are absolutely beautiful. You are very talented.

10:58 AM  
Blogger Dannielle said...

Awww...thanks for speaking so kindly of my wee felty animals! :)

I LOVE your pocket hearts!!

I had a BabyAlive when I was little. She got a bit...ummm...blocked up. My mom threw her away because she got stinky.

I saw the modern version at walmart the other day. Tons of them. Maybe they aren't all the rage here in Missouri??

1:45 PM  
Blogger Carol said...

Oh I love your X-mas hearts, they are so festive, beautiful and extraordinary!

3:07 PM  
Anonymous carolyn said...

Those Christmas hearts are lovely, great idea.

3:49 AM  
Blogger Nicole said...

The hearts are fabulous. I adore the picture of you.... you are gorgeous! Sending you a smile. xox Nicole

5:02 PM  
Blogger Deb said...

The hearts are gorgeous, I really love the bottlebrush tree and wreath embellishment! Debbie

12:23 PM  
Anonymous kristin said...

what clever little pocket hearts!! :) they are darling.

2:31 PM  

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