12.18.2013

...and MORE Christmas crafting bits:

 Can you keep a secret??
Ok, a week left until Christmas - a week!  The last threads have been stitched (almost) and there's just a few more wee projects I hope to finish in time.  But, this labour of love for our daughter... the fabric mini playhouse I mentioned before... is done!  Happy dance.
I wasn't going to get too crazy detailed with embroidery work..  so a hot glue gun saved time with some features (like the button 'plate' wall above the couch).  Windows on each side reveal a peek-a-boo owl under the curtains.
I'm pretty smitten with the lace 'snow covered' rooftop, of course.
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Now I just have a simple toy drum to make for our little guy.
A larger version of this one from before... made this time with one of those big metal coffee tins.
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Oh, and I finally whipped off two more jumbo silk stockings to add to the mantle.
Having been almost out of the previous fabric with that tree motif ... I used this ivory silk and leftover scraps of the tree fabric for accent pockets (perfect size of a chocolate bar.. hint hint, husband!).  I also used a green damask fabric for the back since I had no more of the red.
I figure these two stockings will either be for the boys in the house - and we girls will have the original three.  But it may just be the parents that get the two new, and the kids have the three...
 ...either way, I have to sew the large bells back on to the toes of all the five stockings since our lil' guy was delighted to tear them off.
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So there you have it.. a few more projects hot off the press from this nest.
Have you been creating much for this Christmas?  I'd love to hear!

Mel ;o)

3 comments:

  1. I loveeeeee it!....
    The only thing is that I only have boys, but if we have a girl -someday- can you make one for us??
    It's lovely, so cute
    Really ...i just love it!

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  2. awww... haha, thanks so much Rocio (maybe I'll let Azriel share it with you.. !). You can keep me posted on when/if you have a girl some day. You can also find other examples (more professionally done of course) on Etsy and even a farmhouse fabric house in the baby section of Chapters gifts! ;o) Merry Christmas to your crew!

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  3. Ooo, I love the fabric playhouse! You did a wonderful job. Did Azi love it?
    The stockings are really lovey as well.

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