So hello again, and welcome to my new follower :-)
I really need to get more organised and post here more often, so sorry to be so rubbish at it at the moment as I seem to have so much going on! As if I wasn't busy enough with making things for my shops on Etsy and Folksy as well as trying to (and being absolutely rubbish at) promoting them I decided what I really needed was a bit more stress to add to my list so now I'm trying to design me a website, lol! I don't do things by halves you know, with my completely addictive personality when I get into something I tend to go a bit overboard :-)
So onto the makes of the week then, some of you have already seen Rudolph the red nosed reindeer ami as he's in my shops and on Facebook but here he is......
I made him first last year and so many people loved him I ended up making four and all were given away or traded so even though I have now made another one I still don't have one for me as he's for sale! He is very cute, I will make myself one eventually.
Christmas puddings, the latest addition to the felt tree decorations I've been playing about with. I added bronze sequins to the puddings as they just look lovely and sparkly...
I'd had a idea that the tree decs would look best pictured on an actual tree to show what they looked like. I refused to get out the big tree though just for five minutes faffing around with the camera so I trotted off to B&Q, the smallest tree they had was two and a half feet, black and fibre optic and it looked so pretty all lit up so I bought one :-) It's great though as I can put it up and take it down again on around five minutes and I'll be using it at Christmas too, perfect! The puddings will be going in the shops today.
I finished the two cross stitched Christmas cake bands this week too, yippee! They were a bit of a chore to stitch with the repeated patterns getting a bit boring but they look great so I'm pleased with them, I need to back them with white cotton to finish them off and then I plan to bake a cake so I can get proper pictures of them. So next week I should have pictures :-) I was at a loose end after finishing off this stuff and had no idea what to make next when I had the idea of a felt mushroom house, no idea where that idea came from! I have all the pieces ready and embroidered and I'm starting on stitching it together now, it'll make a great pincushion or just a cute little decoration...... if I can part with it! It's looking a bit doubtful at the moment but I have kept the pattern pieces I made so I can always make more if I can't :-)
It looks like I'm going to take ages to fit in doing the gloss paint in my new fancy looking kitchen at the moment so I'll be posting pics here in a couple of days after taking the after ones. You can see a bit of the wall in the pic above so get an idea of just how pink it is :-)
See you in a couple of days then (I promise not to forget, lol!)
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