Thursday, November 15, 2012

A Little Christmas Crafty Tadah.....



Hello.
How's your day going?  
We're going pretty well here.
So this is what I have been up to craftily speaking, 
I have finished my little Christmas decorations for the swap! 
And with heaps of time to spare. Yay!

 They are little crochet Christmas trees, (in case it's hard to tell), and I am pretty pleased with how they turned out.  The crochet bits were straight forward and then it was fun adding the pom pom bits and trims.  I was hoping they would look a little bit over the top, in a colourful kind of way.  
They make me smile, so I think that's a win.  

I kind of made up how to put these together after having a think about how to crochet little trees.
I think they are reasonably tree-like.


I hope my swap partners like them.  

......blues and pinks and greens in this one...


....and keeping it a little more Christmassy with this one.....



Have a fun crafty day! 
xxxxx

PS. Thank you so much for all your kind words on the death of my father in law, there is a lot of comfort to be found in this great big bloggy community, and both Gary and I were touched by your sympathy, good thoughts going out to you all.

52 comments:

  1. These are just gorgeous..You have a way with color!

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  2. Oh my ! How much work have you put into these decorations. I have a bad case of the wanties,luckily I've joined in the swap- a slim chance of possessing one of these beauties. You are so clever. I love your work normally but these are the bees knees of festivity! Lovely

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  3. Wow.... these are really cute!! I love the colors you have used! Thanks for the inspiration. byebye

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  4. I love these trees - I would definitely be pleased if they were mine. xxx

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  5. wow just super fantastic i can not crochet or knit so these are just fabulous

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  6. They look fantastic!! The way you made them is so creative, I've never seen anything like it!

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  7. Oh my goodness - your little Christmas trees are so pretty. Your swap partners are very lucky - I'm sure they will love them. :)

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  8. Fantastic beautiful christmas trees! Can you help me to find a pattern like this or maybe you want to share with us? Please do???????? I love that one very much! I'm wait for your reply! greetings from Joke from www.lindevrouwsweb.blogspot.com

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  9. Absolutely charming! Indeed, as stated above...you have a way with color. Your trees are adorable! What a thrill these would be to receive!

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  10. love them!

    greats
    Angeline
    www.mijnplekkie.tk

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  11. Those trees are absolutely gorgeous. So cute and lovely and such a clever idea! I´m sure your swap partners will love them a lot.

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  12. Love your little trees. They are great for being so colourful.

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  13. You've outdone yourself once again Mrs Woollie!!
    Your Chrissy Trees are gorgeous : -)

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  14. they are marvellous! - very clever construction and instantly identifiable as a christmas tree! So pretty! (As the mother of a family obsessed with Dr. Who, I have to confess, they also made me think of very pretty Christmassy daleks) Very inspiring - you have me dreaming about christmas crochet now :-0

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  15. How very clever you are to create such beautiful trees......xx

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  16. How very very original Jules....they are super gorgeous and I'm trying to think what they remind me of.....something exotic! I don't think the Tibetan's have Christmas trees but these trees remind me of the colours they use and the shapes too....nope can't pinpoint down what exactly.....but its intriguing.
    Never mind my rambling though they are lovely.

    keep well

    Amanda :-)

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  17. She is super super lucky...they are lovely xxx

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  18. These are so good! I knew they were Christmas trees in the first pic, so not hard to tell at all :-D
    Well done & what a lucky recipient!
    xo

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  19. Beautiful....great job....like it so much....nice colors too.:0)

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  20. those are so cute! They have turned out really well :)

    I actually just got done with a knit project too- a 'sampler' cowl. Its basically 6 different square motifs knit up in a cream colored cotton. full of drape and texture, i'm so happy with it! I've blogged about it here if you'd like to take a peek: http://thorntonjournal.blogspot.com/2012/11/blog-post.html

    xo

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  21. wow, the green one is really too fabulous! I could tell what they were right away. You can tell how much work you put into these. :)

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  22. how did you come up with this idea? this is awesome! so cute Christmas trees! Thanks for sharing

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  23. You should write the pattern down. I am sure a lot of people would like to make something similar! They are so cute.

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  24. so, the question of the moment; will there be a tutorial? also, i always like your colors and yarns...you come up with really pleasing combinations, and i often wonder how you go about choosing. also i wonder about the specific yarns that you use. i hope you will share sometime soon! nice job!

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  25. This is by far the cutest thing I have ever seen...as most of us are wondering...will there be a tutorial....for I would love to know more of how you made these.....Just Precious! Shari

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  26. How wonderful! I have just made my first Little Woolie pincushion in my own challenge to fill a bowl to the brim with cuteness. Hopefully I will get better at keeping count of the stitches so that I may make these adorable trees. Thank you so much for all that you share! Elizabeth, Creative Breathing

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  27. The colors are so pretty all together and I like the different patterns. This is so well done and unique. Great job :)

    Lisa :)
    www.needlesandwool.blogspot.com

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  28. These are really gorgeous and will look so lovely hanging on the tree!

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  29. My gosh!!! These are really beautiful!!!
    xxx Ale

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  30. The trees are great, is there no pattern or tutorial? I would love to make for a hostess gift.

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  31. OMG!! These are flipping brilliant! I didn't realise they were trees from the first picture, they're amazing! :D

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  32. oh, they are beautiful! My contributions pale into insignificance...

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  33. I would love to purchase this pattern from you if you were to ever sell it! Please message me-heidihillnyc@gmail if you ever do!!! These are so wonderful;I can see that they are pin cushions that are stacked,but,the mystery is how did you sew them together?

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  34. Hi there! I have just stumbled across your blog, which I am pretty happy about! love your work! I live in Melbourne and in the past 2 years have started crocheting and am loving it and have gained invaluable inspiration from blogs like yours. Love some of the blogs I follow in UK for e.g., but thrilled to find a blog I love here in Victoria. Do you live on PI? Love your photographs. Do you know of any good crochet events?? groups?? Of course none of my friends crochet (LOL) and would love to make some crochet buddies to share the craft, cos only us crocheters/knitters get the excitement of turning some yarn into something of beauty!!.....well, beautiful in our eyes!! Hope you and your family are ok after your very sad news. A very difficult time. Be kind to yourself. Michelle

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  35. One of the most beautiful ideas to make Xmas trees I've ever seen...

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  36. Stunning!! You know I love them. Hope the family is doing well.

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  37. Your trees are really wonderful!!
    Best wishes
    Dorothea

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  38. It looks like she used her creative space pincushion pattern and just adjusted her sizes as she worked her way up.

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  39. Just find out this blog and wauw these are beautyfull. I'm jolouse of your collors and idea's. I would never come up with such a marvelous thin. I just love it.

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  40. Do you have a pattern of this xmas crochet? I realy wanted to try them also. Many many thanks in advanced. engelenvrouwtje@hotmail.be

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  41. Wow, really cool little trees! I didn't read through all the comments, but noticed a few asked for a tutorial... did you ever post one?

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    1. Hi Talula, Yep, I did post a tutorial for these trees, 2 posts later I think! J x

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