Summer holidays, how I love thee! I fully admit to being MIA from the blogosphere, but it’s for such a good reason : Sunshine! After nearly 9 months of rain we’re finally drying out and enjoying a beautiful sun. In fact, there have only been a few rainy days since the beginning of summer holidays two weeks ago.
I have been keeping up with my favourite blogs, but please don’t be sadfaced if you’ve not been receiving comments as per my usual – I’m just trying my best to be a full-time mostly-on-vacation mum to one very energetic 4 year-old who would so enjoy having a back garden to play in! As some of you know, we live in a tiny flat in the city, so from the moment Guppy is fed and dressed we pretty much head out the door for the park or the forest or the castle grounds…taking advantage of some real quality time together since school is (mostly) out for both of us.
You may remember I gave you a sneak peak at the gifts I was working on for Guppy’s teachers. Well, let’s just say that I wasn’t getting the embroidery done fast enough and I found myself the day before the last day of school with the gifts not completed. I then made an executive decision to change plans and just make two cute little pencil-case sized pouches and fill them with vegan chocolate. I asked Guppy how she felt about this and her only reply was, “Make something with hearts.”. Ok, fair enough.
Because I don’t have any fabric with hearts on it I had to go with the appliqué method, which looked really cute I think. I just cut out two hearts per trousse – one larger in purple vegan felt, the other in lavender cotton.
I hope they liked them. Or at least the chocolate in them!
Don’t you love the wonderful blurry hurry-up-take-the-picture-we’re-late-for-school picture quality? You know you do! It’s like a crazy-crafting action movie I tell you.
Having Guppy at home with me all day has really put a few speed-bumps in my crafting time, mostly because she just needs to get outside and play. I’m sure once the rain is back I’ll be crafting up a real storm again…
Are you crafting away, despite the beautiful sunshine and warm temps? Whatever your works-in-progress, have a crafty week, and don’t forget to see what the other Wipsters are up to, and to check out our W.I.P. Wednesday Flickr Pool, too.
those pouches are very cute indeed.
Sorry, I don’t know what I did there. That was supposed to say “pouches are”
Those pouchesnare adorable! You never cease to impress me with your projects. I am glad you guys are having lots of fun in the sun!
Cute pouches. You are certainly talented in many ways. Thanks for your kind comment on my blog, and I am really sorry that Vox is so uncooperative sometimes. I just can’t seem to find the time or energy to switch to Blogger or WordPress for now… I hope you enjoy your summer holidays with your child. Thanks again!
hooray for sunshine & summer fun! no sadfaces here, Shelly – just happyfaces that you’ve been having fun! how did you know that your wonderful blurry hurry-up-take-the-picture-we’re-late-for-school picture quality was my absolute favorite?!?! tee hee! you’re the best – and so are those adorable and oh-so awesome pouches! did you say filled with vegan chocolates?!?! squeeeeeeeeeeeee!