Monday, January 9, 2012

Homemade Christmas

I'm the worst at taking photos of crafts that I make for other people.  Unless my husband volunteers a photo shoot it probably won't happen.  I'll tell you what I made for people and you can imagine how adorable everything was.

1.  For a friend I made her nieces hats.  I crocheted a 3mo and 3-year-old coordinating pink and turquoise hats.
2.  I knitted hats on a loom for all of the men and boys in my life along with button in crochet beards.  (The count in case you were wondering 4 men hats, 3 boy hats)
3.  I made custom necklaces for my favorite ladies that had their favorite boy's name in Morse code.
4.  I made a neck/upper back rice heating pad.
5.  I made hot chocolate on a stick.

Here are the homemade gifts I received though.
(disclaimer, I received some awesome homemade ornaments, that are already in storage.)

I received these awesome edible gifts...a favorite of mine.  Homemade vanilla. (already been used a few times.  Cowboy cookies in a jar.  Peach Rosemary Jam!

I received a lot of amazing bracelets this Christmas!  I was pumped!  How awesome are all of these from my sister.  
My sister-in-law made me these!  I like to mix all my bracelets up.
This is a pic of all the bracelets I received for Christmas just for kicks.
My hubbie made me this!  It's a beautiful vintage Samsonite suitcase with some goodies inside.  Everything I need for a picnic!  He bought vintage dishes, silverware, and even a vase.
It turns into a table!  How cute is this?  I have the best husband ever!



3 comments:

  1. Okay... it all looks fabulous... but wow... Brian really gets huge props for that picnic trunk! That is just awesome and so sweet with all the time he put into it. :)

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  2. I LOVE my morse code necklace. And I've worn my bracelets multiple times. We are blessed with talented and thoughtful friends and family.

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  3. Think of all the landfill items we saved, too! Brian's suitcase picnic is AWESOME. He is so thoughtful. I can just imagine him in the thrift store picking out the perfect vintage plates for you!

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