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Hi y’all!

So I’ve realized that I have not been here in a very long time. Life with a 2 year old is very hectic! Also with a move and starting a new job. I have been pretty crafty, or have tried to be.

I’ve also recently got in Blythe dolls, thanks to a good friend. So I have made some little things for my doll. So I’ll show you the most recent crafts for the Blythe doll and the pattern source, and show you my daughter’s and mine lastest projects that we’ve done =)

First let me introduce to you Miss Harlowe Jane. My lovely lilttle blythe doll =) She will be modeling her 2 new dress that I got the pattern from:

http://www.crochetspot.com/crochet-pattern-barbie-doll-ruffle-dress/

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Doesn’t she look beautiful? Hopefully soon I’ll be able to get some outfits and other things made soon!

On to the crafts that I’ve done with my daughter. Since the weather has gotten nicer, moved to a new apartment with a nice yard and trees, and had some extra milk jugs, we made a bird feeder! Here’s her lovely creation!

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Adorable again right? She loves it and asks me to pick her up so she can see all the birds (and squirrels) in her feeder!

So how we did this, I took a marker and outlined 2 holes and cut them. Took the cap and poked a hole through it and tied some hemp in the hole to make a loop. Then 4 hols in the bottom for the sticks to go through, filled it up and VIOLA! Bird feeder!

As you aslo know Mother’s Day is this weekend, so for my mother and my husbands mother we did these little ideas that I got from Pintrest!

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Tada! My goal is to make the grandma’s cry! Haha!

So those are the latest projects I’ve done! Hopefully you think they are cute and decide to go and do them as well!!

-The Crafty Mummy

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Birthday.

Ello my readers!

Here I am to show you Gremlin’s t-shirt I did for her birthday. First off I’m going to say I had a HELL of a time with it. For some reason, it just kept failing. I think possibly my iron wasn’t hot enough, or I guess maybe I’m dumb? Ha. Seriously though, it didn’t turn out all that grand. I wasn’t able to get her in the tutu and the shirt Monday, because she was sick. Which meant no zoo =( Then the shirt was ruined by her wearing it. Like I said HELL of a time with it. Here’s a picture when I finished with the tutu!

 

Adorable. I’m really bummed I wasn’t able to get the whole outfit =( Stupid germs. Here, however is her in the shirt, the best I could do, given her circumstances.

 

Theeeeeeen there were her cupcakes. A-FREAKING-DORABLE! Seriously you be the judge…

Yeah, that’s what I thought! She loved them and gobbled them up! Well, when she was feeling better and wanted to eat.

Remember, if there is something you’d like me to try out let me know! I really need to work on them shoes for my friend’s son! Ha. I’m also working on a blanket for Gremlin, and I really want to figure out some more things on the Knook!

Ok, I’m back.

Ok, so yeah I post one time and leave for a looooooong time. Just been a busy and hectic summer.

The beginning of June my daughter was hospitalized for a infected Bronchial Cleft Cyst. What’s that you may ask? Its a birth defect from when she was in the womb. At 5 weeks inutero the formation of like the head and stuff begins. Well on her, she ended with what is a blood clot that then became a cyst and bada bing! Its right on her chest, kinda by the collar bone.

It literally came up so fast. One day it was perfectly normal and then the next it was red and inflamed. We took her to the Children’s Hospital here in Buffalo, where she was given an antibiotic, told that we need to contact her Ear, Nose and Throat doctor as they thought it was at first a different type of cyst. 3 days later, the redness and swelling is worse and we go right back. This time an ENT came to lance it, barely got anything out, no blood or puss, it was odd. And we were admitted for a 3 day stay of IV antibiotics. So after that told to follow up with the ENT who saw her and will go from there about surgery to remove etc. Oh also an appointment with her pediatrician as a follow. Well, her ped didn’t like the look and called to make her appointment faster. And from there it’s been a chaotic mess of doctors appointments, all summer. My poor dear. It’s just been a chaotic summer.

As to projects, it’s been sparse. A day of sidewalk painting, colouring that sort of thing., It was hard to do activities outside due to her meds. Can’t be outside will cause HORRIBLE sunburn. If with as much sun block we lather her with.

I did make a go at a pair of crocheted booties that look like all star converse! Turned out cute and a friend wants me to make a pair for her son!

I got the original pattern from here:  http://imtopsyturvy.com/thread-crochet-converse-infant-tennis-shoes/

Thank you pintrest! Ha ha.

Here is how mine turned out:

Needs some fixing up on the pattern for my friend’s son, but still cute none the less. Also need to use thinner yarn! Cute right?

My most recent project was for my daughter. Her birthday is coming up. She loves Mickey Mouse Clubhouse on Disney Jr. Moment he comes on “MIMI MIMI!” So her theme is Mickey. Oh TWOdles. Cheesy, but cute haha. So I decide she needs a tut for and and saw this pattern on pintrest and thought “Why not?” http://stitch11.com/olivias-tutu/

I used a red yarn for the band and white buttons, then added black, red, white and yellow tulle. You be the judge cute or what?


I still need to make her t-shirt for our trip to the Zoo! Weeeeee! Stay tuned for the pictures of the t-shirt and the completed outfit!

Until then, leave me some comments of some ideas to work on! Anything you would like seen made? Ask!

Well Heeeeeelllllloooooo!

I’ve been sitting here pondering about what to write as my first post. I have to be completely honest right up front. I am a HORRIBLE blogger/writer. I really don’t have ANY clue on how to do all of this, so just bare with me and give me some pointers eh?

Like I said I’m absolutely horrible, so I’ll just explain my recent makes!

For this entry we have a pattern based off of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic series which airs on The Hub (check your local cable carrier!!). A group of mine, we love the ponies and thought it would be AWESOME to make one.

Isn’t she purty? She was my trail run, and I ‘d say for the first time, she came out pretty good! I have a few people that are interested in purchasing ponies! So yay! If you’re interested send me an email at michele.r1987@gmail.com! Below I’ve attached the pattern for those who are crocheters! Please if you make one please leave me some sort of credit and show me a picture!! I’d love to see what y’all come up with!

Pony Pattern