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Showing posts from February, 2013

Build the pack in the gym...

Lose the fat in the kitchen...

Ever heard of that one?

Well, between my toddler-wrangling days and my choice of pre-bedtime suppers, I think I have a six-pack beneath my layer of stomach blubber.  But seriously, how can you go to sleep knowing that this is on offer?

Or this...

On a more productive note, it was blankets blankets and blankets this week.  Two mini blankets for two delightful little girls.

They are both made of flannel on one side and soft cotton on the other.  It was a bit of a rush job so both were machine binded.  Not the neatest for me; I'm still trying to perfect the technique.  I particularly love the bottom one because I love the prints on both sides.  Also one side was an awesome find in my mother's cupboard... European pillow covers, but she doesn't own any European pillows so they became mine for the taking!

On a final note... Little Miss M has started ballet classes.  Oh, her enthusiasm is so infectious!!  I rushed out and bought her some ballet sl…

Origami anyone?

Hey there!!!  Long time; no see.  And I've finally figured out why!!  I think it's because I haven't been taking photos.  I've been a bit discouraged with my photographs every since we got a new lens.  I'm not blaming my equipment (:)), but it's taking me a while to get used to it.

So, I've got to lug my beloved camera around and just practise practise practise.

Anyways, here's what I have been up to... Fabric Origami Boxes.  I bet you would not have put fabric and origami together, eh?  Eh?  Eh?  But yes, they can and I did and it worked.  It worked wonderfully.

Here's my latest project... with me going back to my card making as well which is a bonus...  Blank cards (with matching envelopes) inside fabric boxes.

This was a present for a friend of my Dear Husband whom I knew would appreciate it.  And she did.  And the funny thing (well, to me anyway), was that I gave the present with no card.  I HATE writing in greeting cards, therefore I HATE givin…