September Made It – Have you VOTED yet?!

(pls reblogg this post if you wish, mwah!)

VOTING IS STILL OPEN SO PLEASE POP OVER AND SHOW YOUR ♥ FOR ALL THINGS HANDMADE!

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The lucky WINNER – who will be randomly drawn this evening – will win the following gorgeous items, handmade by Buglets by Barbs

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WOOOHOOO – who will it be?

AND DON’T FORGET, the entrant who receives the most votes will be awarded this badge, to be proudly worn and unashamedly bragged about on their blog/website/fridge!

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September Made It – The countdown to VOTING begins…

Happy Friday Everyone!

Yipee, we are just a couple of hours away from VOTING so if you are in two minds, umming and awwing about entering….DO IT NOW! You officially have 2hrs and 14mins!…

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Before we start, here a few more exciting entries to tantalize your eyeballs!

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Baby Hedgehog by Nice Piece Of Work

Joining Jill from Nice Piece Of Work‘s family of furry animal beanies (only 95 to go?) is this A.D.O.R.A.B.L.E little baby hedgie – of course, you may of may not know that I have a penchant for these little creatures so forgive me for saying….THIS ONE’S MY FAVOURITE!!!!!!! Oh, if you know the REAL sound a hedgehog makes, then please pop over to Jill’s post and put us all out of our misery 🙂

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First Jumper! by Love, Lucie

 WOW  *wolf whistle* very stylish and the perfect model, don’t you agree! Well done to Lucie from Love, Lucie for finishing her first knitted jumper – it looks gorgeous, so soft and warm…there’s no you stopping now!

OOOhhhh and these pencil cases! These are such a brilliant idea for pressies (Lucie, you are putting us all to shame at how super organised you are for Christmas, yikes) and I don’t know of any little girls – or boys for that matter – who wouldn’t be thrilled to receive one of these fun cases filled with colourful felt tips. I might just nab this idea…hmmmmmm

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Pencil Cases by Love, Lucie

Funky Pram Handle by C’est La Vie

A very warm (and cuddly) welcome back to Tara from C’est La Vie – who is soon to be a brand new MOMMA!!! How exciting to be on the brink of the most exquisite journey AND have a love of yarn too!!! One very lucky baba comin’ up. I love this colourful crocheted pram handle, a very clever way of getting past that sticky rubbery bit…yip, we know all about this! That’s it, I think I’m going to make one for my steering wheel – why not!

With that (unless there is a last minute dash in the next couple of hours) is the last of the September Made It entries. Just to recap, the lucky WINNER – who will be randomly drawn on the 30th Sept – will win the following gorgeous items, handmade by Buglets by Barbs

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…a SENSATIONAL prize!

The entrant who receives the most votes will be awarded this badge, to be proudly worn and unashamedly bragged about on their blog/website/fridge!

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Thank you all once again for taking part and entering, this has been yet another bumper month chock-a-block filled with such amazing creativity. VOTING officially begins just before midnight tonight so please do check in and vote as often as you can!

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Love Maryanne

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May Made It – New entries and new faces!

Welcome to the May Made It challenge, everyone

 I am always so blown away at not just how talented some people are, but also by the dedication, passion and pure love they put into each project. What that being said, let’s dive right into the first three entries where all of this abundantly clear ♥

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Baby doll dress by Empress 27

I am thrilled to welcome aboard, the lovely, Kais from Empress27 – how cuuuuute is this little dolls dress? A super chic combo of crochet and knitting – the bar for baby clothes has just been raised! Thanks for entering Kais, I’ve loved getting to know your through your well written, chatty posts

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Baby Animal Blankie by Tara

Tara from C’est le vie, an early bird this month, is back with this adorable baby blanket which was made as a gift for a friend and mom-to-be who “squealed in delight”.  Tara’s whole project can be viewed on Ravely here where you can see more pics of all the sweet little animal appliques, gorgeous! 

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Another huge welcome to Nela from Crochet Home, the intriguing creator of this stunning pillow case! Nela is also new to the Made It challenge and I was jumping with excitement when I browsed through her blog…WOW! I also managed to find another of her blogs, Cut Nela Cut with even more amazing projects – don’t take my word for you, go and have a look for yourself!!!

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Loving the entries so far and am sooooo looking forward to the rest To enter, simply click on FROGGY below!


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March is Making It happen!

 

What??? Really? Already!

I’ve just had a notification from WordPress to say that it’s my ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

WOWeee how times flies! Well, there is no better time than right now to say THANK YOU to each and every one of you who follow and read my humble posts – I appreciate every LIKE, love & cherish all your beautiful comments and am humbled by the awards that have been so generously given (I am still working on an awards thank you post, heehee). It’s been an amazing year and I have thoroughly enjoyed being in such great, inspiring and awesome company! YAY

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As promised here are the next lovely lot of entries!

Crochet Lace Shawl by ONoodles

If you spend even 5 mins browsing Jill from ONoodles blog you will very soon get a tiny glimpse into a world of a very talented, fun and warmhearted lady. Jill makes a multitude of the most beautiful things, mainly from recycled goodies – the results are always breathtaking….just like this oh-so elegant silk shawl. Click on the pic which will take you to the gallery so you can look at this gorgeous garment up close ♥

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DIY Felted Heart Elbow Patches by Millie On Her World

Ahhhhh, her heart on her sleeve…how very apt! Hello again to the whimsical Millie who’s creative spirit is impossible to ignore! These felted heart elbow patches are the sweetest things. There’s a step-by-step tutorial too, (showing yet another perfect use of a cookie cutter) which was very kindly photographed by her fab BF – we adore any man who takes this sensational skill seriously! Looking forward to seeing more patches Millie♥ 

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Pretty Spring Bunting by Little Poppits

I ADORE bunting, who doesn’t, so I completely “get” Mommy Poppits’s addiction to make more and more, especially that I have only only just discovered the mystical joys of Granny square (more of that later). Check out her post here. If you haven’t already visited the happy home of  Little Poppits, you MUST, especially if you have children..or chickens! There are so many wonderful things to see, and do, and make and and and ♥

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Rednose Day Crochet Coasters by Knitpurl83

I know from reading loads of other blog posts that Rednose Day is big in the UK so Laura from Knitpurl83 got on board with some friends and “created for charity”!! These gorgeous crochet coasters were made in the charity colours and check out her divine little cupcake too! All this, coming from someone who hasn’t been crocheting very long either – read her funny post Just call me captain hook – I think you will find that we all agree on this one!!! Well done Laura, such a wonderful thing to do ♥

Easter Tree by Rainbow Junkie Corner

*gasp of air* You did too, didn’t you!

Jane from Rainbow Junkie, you just keep on coming out with the most delicious goodies. It’s not just the Easter Eggs that look fantastic, it’s the whole Easter-Eggs-on-an Easter Tree thing that makes me a little weak at the knees! Thank you for your second entry and for rising to the Easter challenge too ♥

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Crazy Coloured Cozies by Millie On Her World

Another second entry (love you!) from the magical Millie On Her World with these delightful, colourful, wantable, rainbow, crazy coloured cozy wrist warmers. Millie, these are screaming my name too! I have seen these before and just drooled over them – you actually MADE THEM, yahoooo to you!  I know of someone else around here that is looking to make a pair…hmmmmm Jill??? ♥

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When Timmy Met Tamara by Cute As A Button

“It must be love,love love…..” Being the visual person I am,  I’m a bit of a sucker for cute-crochet-aminal-photo-love-stories! You just HAVE TO pop over and see the tale of  When Timmy met Tamara unfold, brilliantly produced by the clever, talented Laura from Cute As A Button. The teeny tiny flowers on Tamara completed the whole experience for me!!! ♥

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Vicia Mitts by Knitrun4sanity

Ladies, we have the newest and COOLEST CROCHET CELEB in.the.house!!!

! Alice from Knitrun4sanity has just been…wait for it….PUBLISHED!!!!!!!!

Her Vicia Mitts were chosen for The Crochet Projects brand new Spring Summer collection. How awesome is that?!! They look fantastic, ever so delicate which is so true to her style. Well done Alice, you are so talented and inspiring ♥

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WIP – Giant Ripply Blanket by Cest La Vie

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We have a “first” in the Made It challenge! Tara from Cest La Vie shared her incredible (half way through) giant ripply blanket with us but asked to make it ineligible for voting….

PFFFT is what I say!!! This is SOOO eligble for voting, for drooling over, for winning! We just can’t wait to see the final product.

Tara’s fabulous blog is filled with shared stories, adventures, books recipes, BEADS, pics and loads more lovely and interesting things!! Go and pay her a visit and give her props! ♥

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*** I’ve never liked rules much so, just for the record, you are so welcome to enter any WIP’s you may be working on. These labour-of-loves can often take more months than you care to tick off so enter them – you may need the encouragement to get it done! ***

Well, that’s all for now. I will be back soon with more lovlies to share with you. In the meantime, I’ve been bitten by the Granny “Yummy Mummy” Sqaure bug and now need figure out how I can turn these babies into something…um… Eastery!!!!!

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