Monday, June 25, 2007

Happy stuff!!

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Day 25

Firstly i wanted to thank all of you that left comments and messages for me today about how I was feeling. It ws so nice to read them all and know that you cared. That not everyone is insensitive and blase about things that are important to some.
I am feeling much better today!!

How could I not be when I wake up to a pizza box filled with all this yumminess!!! My RAK from Janine arrived. WOW I love it all and cant wait to start playing with it. Thank you so much!!


I have been playing with all crafty things not scrapbooking lately, experimenting and seeing what else there is out there.
This is my first ever pinchusion I have ever made!! Now while it is a little small, it turned out the way it was supposed to. I plan on making another one larger soon.


I have always wanted to learn how to crochet, and regret not gettin my MIL to teach me how before she died. But I am not one to say 'I cant' so I decided to teach myself.
Now I have alwasy been able to do chains, not alot you can do with them though lol. This is my first 'something'!
I started crocheting away and ened up with some lenghts that I decided to turn into this bag. I know its pretty basic but ya know its the first thing ive ever made, and im proud of me lol.


So while i was on a roll i did this as well. Love the colours of this wool, thinking i might turn this one into a mini album cover.


If you read my blog regulary, you will notice that of late I have won a few prizes or RAK on blogs and forums. I have been so lucky and have a few more on their way to me as i type!
So I have decided to dish out my own RAk.
The crocheted bag above in the brown is my gift if you would like this leave me a comment telling me some talent you have other than scrapbooking. I will get my hubby (or son) to pick one lucky name out and they will win teh bag (and maybe another surprise)!

Cheers

6 comments:

  1. That bag is gorgoeus, well done for giving it a go and teaching yourself.

    A talent of mine... mmm does photography count as a talent or is that too close to scrapbooking?

    I also used to do beading and making star burst balls. Lol

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  2. wow your a lucky girl what a gorgeous RAK...cant wait to see what you do with it!

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  3. ooops forgot to add my talent..lets see ive won a couple of comps at Karaoke...is that a talent..lol..hmmmm i play the piano and guitar, i also do sports quite well , more so in my younger days....oh and i have five kids,,is that a talent or a psychopathic disoorder..lol

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  4. What a fabby RAK from Janine.

    I'm afraid that my only other talent I have is collecting UFOs - you know ... the unfinished crossstitch, the unfinished quilt, the unfinished herb garden, the unfinished painting. You get the idea LOL

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  5. Lis you are so talented!!! Your creations are gorgeous!!!!!

    I used to do a lot of tapestry when I commuted to Melbourne on the train each day. It was very theraputic and I have some gorgeous tapestries to show for it!

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  6. I spotted that pin cushion on another blog today as well and I really want to make one, too. Love your crocheting, your little bag looks awesome, I can't believe you are giving it away. Talents, mmmh... how about I can burp on demand, really loud, too, LOL. Sorry, I know, very gross.

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