Another package showed up!
Another package showed up!
Have you heard of LOL Surprise dolls? I have now:
I received a package in the mail just before xmas, and it contained…gifts! Check out this video to see more:
Thank you, Jane! You are awesome!
The latest Blythe swap theme was Blythe is a Bookworm. What a perfect theme for me! I had a lot in common with my partner, also a librarian, and also a fan of Harry Potter and lots of other reading things. Here’s a peek at what I sent:
I made some dresses and a sweater for Kate’s Blythes:
Doesn’t this sweater seem like something Molly Weasley would wear? #goals
And I made the tiniest cross stitch ever, on 28 count fabric.
Amiibo figure for scale (figure is 2″ high).
I’m still shaking my head at my hubris taking on a project on this tiny scale. I now own a magnifier, though, so that should be useful for future miniature crafts. And I’m so pleased with how it turned out, so it was super worth it.
AND, here’s what I received!
Thanks so much, Kate! This was such a fun swap!
I rearranged my miniatures and thought I’d show a quick look at them. There’s also a view of my Blythe furniture collection, which needs to be rearranged but hasn’t been yet. 🙂
What minis do you have? I’d love to see!
We survived the flood last weekend pretty well and have no damage to report – we’re lucky! Many others in our town have flooded basements and yards and the local park system got completely flooded, as did several buildings at the University. I was slightly worried that we’d have damage in the gardens, but we fared quite well. A few things are droopier than they were before, but I’ve used some small wrought iron garden fencing bits that were left by the previous owner to prop them up, which is working fine. Here’s a quick update (filmed and edited on my iPod – pretty decent for the first try at that!):
This weekend I took a walk through the gardens to see how things look at the beginning of our spring growing season. There’s not a huge amount happening, but there are signs of life returning!
The lilacs are looking good after we did the really big prune last year:
I’ll be picking up more fruit trees from the Conservation District later this week, so I need to pick up some more mulch to go around them and get ready to dig some holes. I ordered probably too many trees, but as our goal is to have the yard be completely gardens (except the fenced in area where Coraline runs around, which will just be clover without much else), I’m pretty much fine with having a ton of petite fruit trees throughout.
Lots more pics on Flickr.
One of the items I made for the most recent Blythe Swap was a burlap ribbon tote bag. It was super easy and several people asked me about it, so I made a video showing just how I did it.
If you make one, please share a photo! 🙂
I received the most awesome package from my swap partner Inga!
Thank you so much! 😀
I received a package in the mail that I wasn’t expecting, and it turned out to contain awesome gifts from a friend!
Thank you, Elizabeth!