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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

:: Little Things ::

Wow! This week is sure going by quickly, but they always do after a Monday holiday. And I hope everyone had a good one.
Mine was calm and mellow. With the usual grilling and eating outside.
Lots of watermelon and sticky little hands made it a very traditional Memorial day weekend.

I've been very lazy about crocheting lately, maybe it's the beautiful spring weather that makes me just want to sit outside and enjoy the perfect 80 degree temperature. Who knows.
Still, I have managed to finish a few things, and have a bit of fun with some left over yarn.
I was inspired by my dear friend Lory at Lorybeatblog. Last week she posted a picture of her table set for tea, ( I love the whole British tea thing) and her tea cozy is adorable, I instantly fell in love with it. So, I decided to give it a try, and make a cozy for my tiny tea pot (two cups). And voila!!! There you have it. Not too shabby eh???

Then, there is the birdy bag which I started to crochet back in February to give to my daughter as a birthday gift (back in March). Well let's just say that it turned out to be a very belated B-day gift. She loved it of course. You can find the the pattern for this bag at hers is called the Starling bag. Of course, I always make little changes here and there, in this case I made the handles a bit longer, and added the bird appliqué ( my daughter loves birds ). I think I'll have to make one for myself. :)

And that is just about it for now, I think I will try to do a bit of sewing this week, and maybe finish a few things that are on my needles. But for now, back to my cup of coffee, and a bit of reading.

Take care, and have a fantastic day everyone!!!!


  1. The teapot cozy is so pretty. And useful too! I was thinking about making one too. And the birdie purse is just adorable.

    1. Thank you do much Olga!
      Now I want to go and shop for a real tea pot just to make it a proper English cozy. :)

  2. Querida Anna... little things big things. Lovely!
    jaja So you are going English now! That is the way to go!
    Roma was amazing, always so noisy and enchanting... Alguna dia andaras por aqui, algun dia! :D

    Lala lala :D

    1. Thank you so much Lorybella!!!
      Your tea cozy is still prettier but I'm getting there. :)

      Roma!!! yes!!!! one day soon I hope. that will be my next European destination. Veremos.


      BTW, Iwill check out the video next.

  3. Beautiful projects Anna! I especially love the little cozy! I've been a lazy crocheter too and blogger as well. It just seems like time to take a break from everything and relax, lol. Today is the kids' last day of school so our summer begins today! Have a great day dear friend!

    1. Thank you Sarah!!!

      I know what you mean, sometimes we need to take a break even from the things we like to do.

      Oh, but summer is great!!! my grand children will all be out of school by the end of this week, and the Mamas are so happy.

      take care Sarah, have a fantastic weekend. :)