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Vintage + modern design for kids and the home

Vintage + modern design for kids and the home
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Buddy Doll Toys Boy Buddy Body With smaller needles and A, cast on 48 sts. Proceed in stocking st (knit on RS and purl on WS) until work from beg measures 5½ ins [14 cm], ending with a purl row. With MC, cont in stocking st until work from beg measures 8½ ins [21.5 cm], ending with a purl row. Purl Bee Penguin Winter in New York City can be hard to love with its frozen sidewalks, dirty snowbanks, and bare trees. But this winter I'm counting on my new cold weather friend, the Purl Bee Penguin, to help me through! Its happy ovoid shape and graphic palette are sure to remind me that joy really does exist in January. Just ask an Emperor Penguin!

Big Cuddly Bunny My hometown has an agricultural fair every August that I rarely miss. My brother watches the oxen pulls for hours and my mother lingers over the prize vegetables, but I always head straight for the rabbits! I totally love them: their blinky eyes, their fat bellies and their ridiculous ears. Ollie O'Owl Knitting Pattern Category: Knitting Type: Toy Clothespin People Summer is coming...which means school will soon be out and there will be many little hands looking for things to do. With a bit of imagination, a handful of craft supplies and a maybe a little help from some bigger hands you can turn simple clothespins into little friends. Our project supply list included: Clothespins Fabric scraps

Geek Chic iPad Case Hello, everybody! I'm back from my travels. I hope last week's orange round-up didn't scald the retinas of those who prefer other hues. I've got a freebie for you today, and you can make it in any color you like (though I do recommend orange). The Geek Chic iPad Case is a sewing project from Lisa Lam's book A Bag for All Reasons. You might know Lisa from her site

Knitting: White Fluffy Chick Easter Pattern This knitting pattern shows you how to knit a little fluffy white chicken using powder puff or similar fashion yarn. This chick measure 6 inches. What you need Size 6 Us (8UK) (4 mm) needles 50 grams of white powder puff baby wool 25 grams of white feather soft baby wool Small amount of orange felt. Toy Filling/wadding : A Tiny for A Tiny There are three things that I know about the middle Chicken-little (Delia). One: She is the human I know that is mostly likely to secretly be a fairy.Two: She loves dolls.Three: She loves tiny things. So when her birthday rolled around last week, I knew what was in order.

solid perfume pocket watch locket Try as I might, I cannot seem to grasp even the most basic of feminine beauty rituals. I’m constantly struggling to master rudimentary hair and makeup techniques, and my one-time foray into the “subtle” art of perfume left everyone in the room with burning nostrils. This DIY solid perfume locket from artisanal perfumer Mandy Aftel is something I can definitely stand behind, though. Mandy only uses pure and natural ingredients to create her perfumes, and this solid scent can be easily applied with no risk of over-dousing.

EXTERMIKNIT! Dalek Knitting Pattern Even the Doctor might feel differently about Daleks if faced with one of these cuddly monsters. This pattern will let you knit your very own plushy Dalek, to keep for yourself or give away. Knit a whole army and prepare for world domination! If you use this pattern, I would love to hear from you. Comments encourage me to make more geeky patterns! : Ghost-in-a-box I schemed up these little guys a while back, and a whole flock of them will be in the shop update on Tuesday. Back to work on dolls and such! Have a Happy Weekend, and I'll be back with more very soon. xoxo

Heart-Shaped Bird Feeder DIY Jan13 by Cindy Hopper For the love of birds Homemade bird feeders not only help our feathered friends, but making them is a fun family activity perfect for cold winter days! Supplies for Homemade Bird Feeders 3 cups birdseed : Dolls A newly five-year-old little person I know had a birthday very recently, and knew exactly what I was going to do for a gift. You see, there is this very odd vintage rubber-faced doll that is covered in brown fur, and white pom-poms. I bought her from an Etsy-vintage seller a few years back, because I adored the sheer weirdness of her. One day, this certain little birthday person (a notorious appreciator of weird things) was over and poking around my studio, and she emerged with this brown fur doll in her arms. "Stump Baby!", she said.

Quick gift: Cozy hand warmers Still have a few people left on your list? Here's a quick and cute gift you can whip up in 20 minutes or less! These little hand warmers are filled with rice and are perfect for slipping in your pocket before you run out the door! I made a few extra for myself for those chilly late evening/early morning walks with my dog.