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What a heat!!!

Hello, my friends!!

These are dog days indeed!!!We reached 35°C and I am hardly able to do anything with this heat! Oh,add to this temperature a relative humidity of 73%… ohhhhh…. The only way I can face this weather is by knitting …. (what an excuse, isn’t it…? 😉 ) …. the border of my Crescent shawl is slowly growing….

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I do hope that it will be finished off for the weekend…. Can’t wait to wear it!!

My Big man and me were at a local antiquity street market last weekend and we made a lovely purchase …. well,it was more like this…

Me: Oh, look!!! I love that! We absolutely must have that at ours!!! (read: I absolutely must have that at mine!!! ….. it is only me, or sometimest it happens to you too to think you live by yourself…. in particular when it is a matter of home decor….)

My Big man:

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(ONLY BECAUSE HE CAN’T UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF THE OBJECT I FELL IN LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT….)

Let me introduce you….

MY VERY FIRST CUPCAKE STAND

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The photo does not do justice to the stand but I’ll try to take some better ones in the future. I simply love it! And, of course, I tried to bake some muffins just to see how the stand looks when there are sweets on it…

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Better,don’t you think? Now I have to learn to make cupcakes and try to decorate them just because!! Well,even if my Big man doesn’t understand my enthusiasm for those useless things, he will love to pick up a muffin from the stand for breakfast from now on 🙂

Off to try to refresh me somehow!

Have a nice evening!

Love

xxx

Tajana

Circular needles, Craft, Family, Great knitters online, Homespun pleasure, WIP

Knitting pauses

…. between cleaning, dusting, throwing away the garbage (a lot of garbage…. Kim Woodburn and Aggie MacKenzie from How Clean Is Your House? would be very proud of me….) and packing, I can even find some time to knit…. not much because my yellow tunic is slowly growing….

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…. slowly but still growing…. 🙂 🙂 🙂

Love

xxx

Tajana

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My new crafty bag

Hello,my friends!

What to say…. my Big man and me are having some deliriously busy days lately (as you already know….. :/ ) but it seems that our hunting will end soon…. fingers crossed…. today, between a phone call and an attack of hysteria, I’ve started to craft my own crafty tote bag….

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It is almost done but I didn’t have enough energy and concentration to finish it off….

It’s strange with all those colours not exactly matching well but …. It depicts my personality quite well because it is so obvious that the bag is a study of colour, shape and look…. I wanted to create a more sober bag than my usual and I think I did but I used the grosgrain ribbon of a wrong colour shade…. in reality the colour is not so blue, it’s more like a dark blue-green as the below one…..

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So…

…. all in all, I have to admit that I like the bag and its being odd even if it didn’t turn out like I imagined it would…. never mind, because I will have soon a nice super strange tote bag to carry around my projects and have a perfect excuse to make another one… 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀

Love

xxx

Tajana

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Some coffee? Or you prefer tea?

Hello, my friends!

I’m having some really busy days lately and I find quite hard to be more present in the blogsphere. Well, to be precise, I craft a lot mostly because I’d like to finish off some projects I meant for my friends and it is easier to me just to post the photos (like yesterday)  and write only a few words…. I think I’m going to face some busy months but I’ll talk about when it will be the right time for. Till then I hope you enjoy my projects as much as I do….

I’m in a cross stitch mood…. as you could have seen….

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I love this tea cup….. no, I love all the cups from the chart which you can here. I’m going to eimbroider another one for which I bought some thread of beautiful colour shades….

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Aren’t these skeins gorgeous….? ❤ ❤ ❤

My idea is to cross stitch two cups to be framed later.

Off to embroider my second cup now  🙂

Love

xxx

Tajana

Circular needles, Craft, Friends, Gift, Giving, Great knitters online, Homespun pleasure, Knitting

New train project

Tomorrow I’m travelling home and …. can I possibly spend five hours on a train without knitting….??

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Of course, I can’t… First give a go to this project…. let’s hope that it turns out well….

Big hugs and happy crafting!

Love

xxx

Tajana

Craft, Crochet, Cross stitch, FO project, Friends, Gift, Great knitters online, Homespun pleasure

FO :: Audrey

….. oh,yeah,she is….

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…. steamed and ready to be framed….

While cross stitching in these last two days an idea has come up to my mind … which includes a small filet lace, already woven in ends and blocked….

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….. can you spot the rose in the middle..? After so much knitting I had a need to hold a hook for a while… I’m off to work on my new idea…since it foresees sewing, I’m already sweating a lot…. wish me luck,please…

Love

xxx

Tajana