Archive for October, 2015

Making little things

It’s that time of semester when life is pretty hectic and I only have a few minutes here and there for crafting.

In my spare time I crocheted a fan bookmark using embroidery thread.

crochet fan1

I also made two birthday cards. One of them is for Gorgeous Girl who turns 8 today. Seems like just yesterday that Gorgeous Man logged on to the blog to announce her birth!

flower cards 2

The flowers are drawn onto paper that Gorgeous Girl and I dyed with shaving cream and food colouring a few months ago. I then cut them out and glued on to the card. Stems and leaves are free hand with a sharpie and watercolour pencils.

We opened presents this morning and feasted on pancakes and ice cream. Right now she’s out somewhere in the neighbourhood playing with friends. We are having a small playdate with two friends from school and an afternoon tea next weekend to celebrate.

This afternoon I need to make cupcakes for her to take to school tomorrow.

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