Tag Archive | crochet

My little viking <3

My beautiful boy was 6 months old yesterday – how the time has gone I have no idea!

So this is a quick post to show how quick he has grown.

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A few hours old and very peaceful!

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Still looking cute now in his crochet viking hat i made him…but…

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….not so peaceful!!

Love you more than you can possibly imagine my little Harry bear. Happy half birthday! xxxx

Now that Easter is over..

Hope you all had a good Easter? I can show you the little bits I made over Easter.

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These were little egg cozies I made.

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I also managed to made a couple of Iris Folding cards – I really like doing this but it takes a lot of time – something which is not very available with a 5 month old!

I was also the winner of a blog competition from Strawberry Mouse Crafts.

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Thank you so much to Laura – the photo doesn’t do it justice – it really is beautiful.

My next post is about something that is very important to me so please please check back and then share…hopefully i will put the post up tonight.

Holly xx

A sneaky peak of Easter!

I have finally (!) finished all the owl hats.. I had quite a few to make as they were pretty popular on my facebook page (under the same name: Holly’s Creative Crafts)

So onto the next thing.. Easter!! I do know that Mother’s Day is first but as this will be my first year being a Mummy I want to spend it just being a Mummy and not worrying about any crafty orders. So Easter it is!!

I’ve had a few ideas but finally settled on one…here is a sneaky peak..

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I would love to get a few more followers really…then perhaps I will do a giveaway. I feel like I am talking to myself a lot on here! Don’t be shy…say hello :o)

Owl hats!

As a bit of a side project to my main knitting project I have been making lots of owl hats for people. They have been more popular than i thought they would!

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I also made this for my cat loving friend!

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2013 Crafty Things and the Dreaded UFO’s

2013! Like many people I have been thinking about resolutions or promises etc for this year. I eventually came up with this:

1) Finish my join as you go Granny square blanket.

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2) Try out some weaving with my new weaving frame.

3) Use my new Iris folding books. I have one for paper Iris Folding and one for Iris quilting.

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4) Make some clothes for my little boy. Be that sewing or knitting or cochet, just home made!

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And lastly, but the most important…

5) Be the best Mummy I can to my son.

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So that is the plan! No doubt there will be other side projects on the go!

Leave a link below to your New Year plans, it would be great to know what other crafters have lined up!

A Very Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I’ve been thinking about this blog a lot and although few people read it, I do enjoy typing away and keeping track of my crafty things so after a bit of thinking I’ve decided to plough on with it!

I’m hoping tomorrow I can do a summary of crafty things on the go and also talk about my new found crafty adventure of Iris folding!

There may also be a few cute photos of my baby boy modelling a crocheted owl hat I made him!

Hope you will check back and see what I have been up to and my crafty plans for 2013!

Happy Crafting!