Friday, December 24, 2010

A Handmade Christmas

This year we have been focusing on a handmade Christmas for our girls. Some of the gifts I have made myself, others I have purchased from other talented crafters. I thought I would share a few with you before I wrap them and pop them under the tree tonight.

Two little dolls, for two very special girls, made with love by me-


A little knitted seahorse with a bell for my littlest girl who likes to make music she can dance and sing to-


These beautiful wooden figures are absolutely stunning, made by a true master crafter Rjabinnik-


A hand dyed play muslin by Forrest Folk-


Tiny strawberry girls and sheep by Spindlewood-


A little birds nest for my nature loving Holly-


I have found such pleasure this Christmas making and sourcing handmade gifts for my girls, gifts which I hope will give them many, many hours of happy and joyful play in the years a head.

I can't wait to see their faces in the morning when they open them- one of the joys of being a mama.

8 comments:

  1. Wow the sweet wee birds nest, did you make that?
    Your girls will love their presents. How wonderful to get 2 beautiful quilts, thank goodness for Cat and her helpers.

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  2. Oh they are all beautiful, my, you are a clever sewer, it has been a joy sharing your journey, love and light. Marie

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  3. All so nice! the dolls are lovely!

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  4. Oh these gifts are just so gorgeous, Lou...your girls are going to love them! I hope that your Christmas is full of magic and wonder and lots of smiles :-)

    B.
    -xo-

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  5. What sweet dollies, and those strawberry girls, endless cuteness.

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  6. Nice, this will make some very special Christmas memories! Everything is so completely appealing.

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  7. your dolls are gorgeous, lou!!! they are going to be so delighted with them, i'm sure. we love rjabbinik, too.

    wishing you and your family a warm and lovely christmas! :)

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  8. Such lovely gifts, I'm sure they were well received. I made the same cardigan as you for my daughter's doll.

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