Saturday, April 2, 2011

My Kinda Busy

A quiet morning and a sweet treat. A friend who visited the other evening brought along a vermicelli milk pudding. Zack and I decided it would be great for breakfast with a cup of tea. I am enjoying the rooibus strawberry and vanilla (goes great with chocolate too).

Last night I finished up a sugar spun doily, the pattern is compliments of Glor at Crochet Galore. She posts all her patterns in her sidebar so they are easy to find.

Empty matchboxes just waiting to be made over with bits of scrapbook paper, lace and stickers in Spring and Easter designs. These will be a perfect little gift with small chocolates inside.

4 bracelets that I previously crocheted were waiting for toggles and I made two more today.

I am also making progress on the granny stripe afghan.
A day busily crafting away is the perfect day to me. Hope you are getting crafty too! Best wishes and blessings, Tammy


LP Vintage said...

Tammy, your crochet projects are inspiring - you are much more advanced than I am! I would love to make bracelets similar to the ones you made, they don't look too advanced. Would you mind telling me where you found the pattern? I Googled patterns but this style didn't show up. Thank you so much for any help!

andrea said...

Tammy - I, too, would love to learn how to make these bracelets, they are beautiful! Also love the way your granny stripe baby afghan is coming out, lucky baby! Have a great Saturday! Andrea

Kathleen said...

I'm a fan of those bracelets too, they're lovely! I'm wanting to learn how to crochet properly. I need to head on over to Youtube don't I?

Jacey said...

Wow, you have been busy, love the bracelets.!xx

Cape Cod Rambling Rose said...

My my you've been busy! Those bracelets, doily and dear little matchboxes are so sweet! Love the afghan, too! And that pudding... YUM! ;) Happy Weekend!

Ati. said...

Love your crocheting. the bracelets are also very nice, do you sell them?
Thanks for your nice comment on my blog :)

gail said...

Hi Tammy-love the bracelets and the pudding looks yummy! Don't have much of an appetite since this fall, so it is frustrating.
So many freak accidents, it's just crazy.

LuLu Kellogg said...

I want to learn how to crochet! I can't wait to see your finished afghan.

Happy Day Tammy!


rosarod said...

Hi Tammy, that the beautiful decorated matchboxes, crochet work and very useful! , your breakfast looks appetizing! Greetings, Rose Marie

Anonymous said...

I ADORE your crochet bracelets! LOVELY!

Isn't a day crafting better than anything? Well, not better than chocolate, but great nonetheless!!!!

Your storms sounded awful! Unless you've been in one of those, there isn't a frame of reference is there? Rain, yes. Dust? WOW. Glad you were ok!

Jammies day's are few and far between lately. Our company is gone and now (with the nice weather) I seem to be outside more than usual. Today is supposed to be 70 degrees, but the wind (don't say it too loud) should start ramping up about noon. So I'm going back into the garden to finish my job. It's not fun trying to control the plastic bag in gale force winds! Not to mention my HAIR!

Have a great day no matter what you are doing! And thanks for the visit!


Mariette said...

Dearest Tammy,

Read your previous posts too. You all have lots of projects going on but that keeps you all happy. So good for having Internet, indeed for staying in touch with loved ones at happy and sad times. Love your matchboxes and bracelets! You're so talented!

Have a great weekend.



Sheila R said...

Love your kind of busy! It is always refreshing to spend time creating.

Susan said...

OMG, Tammy. You are so crafty! Love all your treasures. Susan

glor said...

All your crocheting is beautiful ... and thanks for the mention of Sugar Spun! The match books are wonderful, I never thought to do something like that. You just keep inspiring me!!! I love it. Thanks for always giving me smiles. Have a wonderful weekend ... blessings.

Anonymous said...

WOW.... You sure have been busy!! Everything looks so pretty!!
Have a Peaceful Evening!

Elaine said...

Tou are a busy the matchbox idea.
The baby shower was for Bill's granddaughter Amanda who came home from California for it

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

A day creating is a day well spent! It sure goes well with the Emerson quote at the top of your blog! Your projects are all wonderful!

Theresa said...

Wow, you have been busy! That is my favorite kind of busy!I love your matchboxes, the idea to put a bit of chocolate in them is so sweet. I think they would make a nice addition to an easter basket! You gotta tell me what is vermicelli pudding? xoxo

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh Tammy,
Your bracelets are awesome!!! It was 85 degrees here today and we went fishing...and tomorrow is the Irish/Italian parade--it will be so fun and I hope to get pics. It should be awesome.

I hope you're having a great weekend and that you'll enjoy your week off...sending love & blessings,

Melissa said...

Who would of thought that match boxes would have such a useful purpose...they are just so darn cute. Where the heck did you get all of those? I see that you're gonna keep yourself more than busy on your spring break.

Anonymous said...

A day spent with good food and lots of crafting time. It is almost like everything transforms to wonderful when there is a vacation from school for a week. I love that you are enjoying your days full of crafting fun. The bracelets looks great. You are getting more and more colorful with your beads you are using in them!! VERY NICE!!


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