Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Crochet 'n' Cookies!

Good afternoon lovelies!

I had a lovely suprise this morning, a local photographer, Louisa of Louisa Sams Photography and Design popped in to have a look at my crochet creations and left with an arm-full of delicious newborn props! My insides are flipping over and over hoping that everything fits, nomatter how much I pay attention to detail and try to get the sizing just right, until I see them in action I just won't be satisfied ;) You can probably guess how excited (and nervous) I am. EEEEEEEP! These are just a few of the handmade goodies that are now sold!

I was in such a good made I made cookies to celebrate... which my husband and I then ate with glasses of milk hehe I think there are about 5 left whoops! Chocolate and caramel chip, in case you're wondering and honestly I think these are the best ones I've ever made! Try it yourself! :-) Easy, quick and so very very addictive.
Time to get back into my current orders and eat what's left of these! Crochet 'n' cookies? WIN! 

Sunday, 27 April 2014

Meet my latest completed custom order!

Remember I asked a few days ago on the Dear Doily Facebook page if anyone knew what these bits and pieces were going to be?

Well guess what? I finally got them all sewn together and look what they turned into! And THAT is how dragons are born ;) 

He is 30cm tall, VERY adorable and oh so cuddly! I will admit that he was a challenge for me but I am more than thrilled with the finished product. Definitely worth the time and effort and I really hope he will be happy in his new home.
Anyway, just a short and sweet post tonight, I'm off to bed! This sleep deprived mumma bear has been wrangling with a very cranky teething 6.5 month old and whilst I'm beyond beauty sleep at this stage, I think I need as much as I can get to keep my sanity from trickling out my ears. 

Nighty night!

Sunday, 20 April 2014

Happy Easter!!

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Grand Opening of Dear Doily Handmade!

Dear Doily is about all things handmade! Crochet mostly of course but I'm hoping to expand into some sewing and some other things soon, I have just been such a busy little bee since the end of last year it's so fab that I can finally share it all with you guys. It's finally happening.... *does happy dance* Dear Doily Handmade is opening! Ok so I know it's just page on Facebook but I've had it sitting there unpublished for months now just adding my crochet creations to it bit by bit and now I want to show them to someone! I think I've been pretty darn patient :p Oh and I should probably add, this is sooooo not an April Fool's joke ;) It didn't occur to me when I decided to open on the 1st of April hehe

To celebrate I've decided to have a giveaway! I've made something very special in honour of this awesome event... meet Blueberry Bear the crochet teddy. He is about 20cm tall and would make the perfect gift or just keep him for yourself. Valued at $30 and with free postage to the winner, he is in need of a new home! Entering to win him is so so simple, just follow the entry instructions below on Rafflecopter. The giveaway will run from the 1st of April through to the 30th of April, and the winner will be emailed on May 1st. The giveaway is open to anyone in Australia and New Zealand. He's a cutie right? Best of luck to you all!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

I'd also like to thank all the wonderful people who have ordered from me already, I wasn't expecting those baby unicorns to be so popular! I am just thrilled that I've been able to bring a little crochet joy into your lives and I hope your creations are happy in their new homes. Crochet is such an important part of my life; it's a therapy I use to ground myself and gather my wits when I'm feeling frazzled. You can read more about that here if you like, if not I won't hold it against you ;)

Anyway, thank you for being here, thank you for entering and to all those people who have been waiting for this day to finally arrive.... THIS DAY FINALLY ARRIVED! YAAAAAY! I'm a bit over excited... can you tell?

Much crochet love to all,

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