Tuesday, January 25, 2011

WOYWW 86

Hi WOYWWers!

How are you all this week? Doesn't Wednesday sneak up on you so suddenly?!
It's ok, I look forward to getting a peek at what you're all up to. A lot of you know I'm working on a Master's degree in Education, so sometimes there is nothing crafty going on on my desk. This week happens to be one of those but I found something to show you anyway!



The box is an interesting little item I acquired from my mom. She was going to throw it away. Can you believe it? It used to be filled with chocolates from Venezuela. It was a nice little souvenier from her boss. She ate all the chocolates of course, she shared and they were delicious. But she's not like me with the keeping of containers and things 'I might use.' I really don't know where I got the 'crafty' from lol. The embroidery floss is what I'm gonna be using to make some more crocheted embellishements in between work, school and homework. There's also some stamps I just cleaned :)



What's inside the box? I've been making these embellishements for cards or scrapbooking to give away. Like some of you, I'm taking part in pay it forward. I figured I would get started on the hand made goodies:) There's some crocheted hearts, flowers and butterflies and some beaded pins. I'm thinking of adding some crocheted elements to my shop too.



I've grouped everything onto my cutting mat beacause the rest of desk is messy and it's not the crafty kind of messy lol.

If you stumbled upon this, check out Julia's blog and it'll all make sense :)

28 comments:

  1. Fab box.. and loving the contents too! Hels #6

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  2. Your crochet hearts, flowers and butterflies are beautiful. I wish I could make my own crocheted embellishmnets.

    TFS.

    Happy WOYWW
    Sam # 26
    www.craftychickcards.blogspot.com

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  3. oooh a box full of crafty bits ! fun. Love the little crocheted hearts.
    Marianne #21

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  4. Fab box and some great pins in there. Love the crochet too. Hugs #11

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  5. Love those pins and crochet! Are those little red hearts I spy? Just wonderful!

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  6. Love all your crochet bits and bobs in your box. How lovely to make them to share them with others.
    A x

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  7. A gorgeous box and I love the contents, lots of lovely embellies, they are beautiful :)
    Have a great WOYWW,
    Karen #84

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  8. Wow, I love your hadmade embellishments, they are beautiful! Cute box too, I have often saved boxes 'just in case'!

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  9. Hi ya
    fab box, luv all the embelies in it,have great day, happy WOYWW sue,x (30)

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  10. Of course we need to save that box! Love your crochet flowers - look just fab. Good that you found some crafty time!
    Sarah (sasa)

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  11. fab box, love the goodies xx

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  12. Fabulous embellies, very very nice.

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  13. lovely little crocheted embellies

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  14. I have a "save the box" addiction too:)
    I love your crocheted flowers

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  15. wow - fab contents and box
    Hugs
    Sarah - Stressed Stamper #31

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  16. Very nice embellies. Glad you saved the box!
    Vickie #59

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  17. Yay..I think I have a box like this,which has been put away and forgotten about.Love the pins.
    Happy WOYWW!!
    ((Lyn))

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  18. Ooh lovely crocheted embellies :)
    Shaz x

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  19. Sorry I missed you last week. I'm like you. I save it all, and the packers must have thought I was a ditz when I told them to save that gold box. Love your pay it forward gifts. Happy WOYWW from #10.

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  20. Oh great save from the trash. A box like that should never be tossed out.
    Love your pins, they are gorgeous.
    Happy WOYWW!
    CaroleB #135

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  21. I love the crocheted hearts! I just saw a youtube tutorial on those and thought I should try it. Thanks for the sweet comments you left on my blog about my flowers :)

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  22. Lovely creations, love your workspace..lol

    Thanks for the peek and sharing. Hugs, Marjo #7 Happy WOYWW

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  23. I had never thought about combining crochet and card making. Maybe I should dig out my reels of glitter thread and do a few things for Christmas decorations. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  24. Lovely creations and lovely box ~ Nicky 17

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  25. lovely box and nice bits inside

    thanks for the peek

    hugs
    judie xx

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  26. Those crocheted hearts & flowers are too sweet!

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  27. What a lovely box! Such a good idea to get started on the Pay it Forward give aways. (Note to self: Get that post up girl!)
    Tertia 137

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