Monthly Archives: February 2012

Crochet Daisies and Roses

Finished another couple of sets of hair clips.  One is a set of daisies: I had tried a different pattern, but wasn’t impressed with the way it turned out.  I’m happier with these daises.  The petals are less open and … Continue reading

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Chinese Fleeceflower

Going through the miniature forums, I ran across a posting talking about spooky plants and flowers.  This one in particular caught my attention: http://thecomingcrisis.blogspot.com/2011/01/chinese-fleeceflower-root-taking-human.html The way the root grows is just strange.  I read through the comments as well on … Continue reading

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Crochet Bumblebees and Ladybugs

I crocheted a few more hair clips over the week end.  I did a set of bumblebees first using bedspread cotton: Then I made some ladybug hair clips: I’m pretty happy with the way they turned out.  I think the … Continue reading

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Yellow Crochet Hair Clip

Well, I did it!  I finally got the hair clips I had ordered on Thursday, so I spent some time this weekend crocheting flowers to attach to the clips.  I made two sets, one of blue flowers and one set … Continue reading

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Bonsai Treehouses

I was checking out a dollhouse miniature forum when I came across this website:  http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2012/02/bonsai-tree-houses-by-takanori-aiba/ The amount of detail that has gone into the structures is incredible.  I especially like the lighthouse that he did.  It reminds me of some of … Continue reading

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Extreme Knitting

I’ve done some knitting in the past.  It’s not my favorite hobby.  I like crocheting better, partly because it goes faster.  Most of my knitting has been gloves or sweaters.  I definitely wouldn’t tackle this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVRfVEONxJQ&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active It seems like it … Continue reading

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Cardboard Artist

I belong to a website that is devoted to dollhouses and paraphernalia, cdhm.org.  One of people there posted a website that they had found.  I clicked on it and saw this: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2094394/Artist-Kiel-Johnson-creates-5k-sculptures-CARDBOARD.html The details on the sculptures are simply magnificent!  I … Continue reading

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