A few more finished objects…though not all of the yarny variety!

As I went through my pictures I realized I had actually missed a couple crocheted things and actually have some “Other” crafty bits that I could share.

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I made this scarf (sorry for the horrible picture!) for my mom out of the SOFTEST yarn Ever.  I believe it was alpaca…and ooooohhh I could just cuddle with it forever!  I need to make one for myself!

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Scrapbooking…I’ve been doing this Forever.  I started when I was in high school and mom and I were living in England.  She’d gone to a party…I can’t recall the company right now but it was pretty much the ONLY supplier of scrapbooking stuff at the time.  She bought some items but I don’t really remember her giving it a go.  Instead, I did!  Sooooo much to choose from now!!  I don’t get a lot of time to do it…well now that I have Sebastian I don’t have much time for much of anything which is hard for this craft loving girl!  Buuuttt that’s okay.  I know these days of my little guy wanting my sole attention will pass and I am enjoying them immensely while they last!!  Anyways, scrapbooking.  I am AWFUL about even attempting to be up to date.  I’m not, at all.  I make pages for my regular albums once in a while, when the mood strikes.  The biggest one I’m (attempting to) working on right now is our Disney cruise…from 2008.  *sigh*  That’s what this layout is from.  I was, and am, so pleased with how it turned out!!  (Excuse the one on its side…haven’t figured out how to turn it yet!!)  Once I’m done with this album I have a London album that needs to be done…took that trip about a year after this one.  And then our Carnival Cruise/Family Reunion which was also forever ago!!  Of course it’s never going to end…we have another cruise and another trip to London planned so those will be added on!!!!  

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Blanket.  YEARS ago I made John a pirate blanket.  Nothing fancy and my friend Kim showed me how to do it.  It was so easy that I was bragging to my mom about it…and she asked me to make one for her and for my sister while I was at it.  Mkay, no problem!  So we went to Joann’s and they chose everything for their blankets.  Mom chose a super soft flannel that you see above and Nikki chose a cotton Tinker Bell fabric.  I brought them home and there they sat.  For years. We were living in Tampa at the time.  Then we lived in Kuwait for a year.  Then we moved to Little Rock.  There I had my very own Craft Room and I found the bag of fabric.  Oops.  So for Mother’s Day last year I decided that I must finally make mom her blanket and it turned out great!  Not that you can tell by my awesome pictures, lol.  So, since I’d finally made my Moms, but figured I really should make Nikki’s too, before she was too old (!!) for Tinker Bell!  Hers was done in time for Christmas last year!  Phew!

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Cake.  I’m not the best cook.  Not that I *can’t* cook but I just don’t do it very often even though I do enjoy it.  What I Love is baking.  Mmmmmm baking.  I also don’t do this as often as I’d like.  I found the “recipe” for this rainbow cake on Pinterest last year and HAD to try it.  Surprisingly totally easy and turned out adorable!!

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Shadowbox.  John and I were married in 2005 and then had our wedding in 2006.  I probably bought this shadowbox then.  I even staged everything in it.  But I never glued it all down until this year!!!  I’m glad I finally did it because I love looking at it and remembering our special day.  It was SUCH a wonderful wedding.

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Cards.  …I sort of suck at cardmaking but I love it just the same.  My GOAL is to pre-make birthday cards for the coming month, every month and any other cards that I know I will need…but this never happens.  

My next post will be about The Afghan.  This thing was insane and a huge pain but it turned out AWESOME…

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