I've been crocheting with some nice pastel colours this past week. I've now finished the yoke of my cardigan and I'm ready to start the lacy pattern part. I'm a bit scared about that so at the moment I'm working on a forgotten project until I pluck up the courage to continue with the cardigan! I'm making a scarf in 4 ply yarn with a pretty shell pattern. I'm making it nice and long so that I can wrap it around twice...I'm hoping to have it finished this week as its been really cold here.
Pretty flowers in the house...I love to have fresh flowers at home and I'm loving these roses and carnations. I love those two flowers together, so pretty.
My little Miss celebrated her birthday this week...I made her a pastel layer cake like last year although I have to say that the layers didn't turn out as vividly coloured as before. I didn't want it to be too bright so probably didn't use quite enough colouring. But...I was really happy with how the decorating of the cake turned out! Animals in party hats, with lots of candles! Totally inspired by the gorgeous cakes I saw on Coco Rose Diaries and Posy Gets Cozy blogs. Miss M was so happy with it when she came home from school and saw it! I was exhausted after making it (making party hats for tiny toy animals is not entirely straight forward!) but it was worth it as she loved it.
We have had snow this weekend! We've had lots of fun building snowmen and throwing snowballs at each other. Miss M loved it. It's almost all gone now though and I'm glad as I didn't fancy having to drive to work in the snow tomorrow! We enjoyed it whilst it lasted though especially as we didn't really need to be anywhere.
Hopefully next time I will have a finished scarf to show you!
Wishing you all a lovely week.
Enjoy the Birthday celebrations, beautiful cake.ReplyDelete
Lovely crochet work and can't wait to see the
Good Luck with your cardigan. You can do it! Jo xReplyDelete
What a pretty cake, I can imagine the trickiness with such tiny hats xReplyDelete
I have every confidence that you can finish that cardigan, stay strong you CAN do it. Love the cake, belated birthday wishes.ReplyDelete
Love the look of the crochet. Looking forward to seeing the finished item. Cake looks delicious!ReplyDelete
Lucky you having some snow - still no sign here. Your cake is fantastic and I love your wellies. xxReplyDelete
Having made some tricky cakes before for my nephews I can sympathise with the exhausted feeling, it is worth it when you see their faces though. Looking forward to seeing your scarf and cardigan. HxReplyDelete
I've just finished my first cardigan to have lace panels, not as tricky as I feared! There'a lots of help on the internet if you do get stuck : ) Love your photos! JenReplyDelete
Oops, my middle daughter was sorting something for me yesterday (how to similar-to-Skype my eldest at Uni on my Chromebook) and she changed my profile photo, so that's her in her dressing gown, hehe!). Now I need to work out how to change it back....!ReplyDelete
The cake is beautiful, I'm sure Vanessa would be chuffed to see she has inspired you.ReplyDelete
Sadly no snow here (stamps foot) I would love to have a huge downfall of snow here, but it's unlikely, a girl can wish though right!? Good luck with the cardigan x x x
Happy birthday to Miss M. The little animals with their party hats look so adorable. I just might do something similar for the girls' birthday cakes. I also like the colour of the yarn in the second photo. Looking forward to seeing more of it soon. Have a great week! XReplyDelete
such nice pics... I do live the boots with the roses!!! have a good week!ReplyDelete
Happy Birthday to Little Miss! Fabulous cake! Your scarf looks lovely, hope that you get it finished soon so that it can keep you lovely and warm. xxReplyDelete
Happy Birthday Little Miss! Cute wee party hats and even cuter wellies :)ReplyDelete
Great post,lovely creations,yummy cake.Happy Crafting.xReplyDelete
Happy belated birthday to Little Miss, fantastic looking cake!ReplyDelete
Pretty photos and a very pretty cake!ReplyDelete
Love the beautiful crochet. Happy Birthday to Little Miss.ReplyDelete
We had some snow too - all gone now. Happy birthday to Little Miss.ReplyDelete
Lots of lovely photos, belated happy birthday to the Little Miss!ReplyDelete
The snow washed away really quickly after Saturday, which made me sad but also relieved for driving about.