Monday, 5 September 2011

A bit of sparkle for a dull Monday

Happy Handmade Monday !

It's a very dull, rainy Monday here, there is nothing good on telly so I have stuck on the radio and have curled up on the sofa with my laptop ( I *love* wireless internet- I'm a fairly recent convert to it)
It was my mate's birthday party yesterday (her birthday is today) and I'm feeling a bit sleepy after having two late nights in a row (I must be getting old) The plan is to go bowling later which I haven't done for years. Now I say bowling, but my technique is more of a throw and a hope for the best. Its also a bit embarrassing hiring those bowling shoes... while everyone else gets the lace up adult variety, me with my tiny feet has to suffer the indignity of Velcro fasteners. I think I may lie and say I'm a size three and just wear very thick socks and tie the laces extra tight- that should stop my feet flapping about too much.
Here are some (awful- it was a rush to take these) photo's of the commission I made for a friend of my dads. All I had to go on was that he wanted a necklace and a pair of earrings for his wife's birthday and that she liked colour.. this is what I came up with.


I was told that she really liked them and her husband may want me to make a few Christmas presents :)






I also made a bracelet for a raffle prize at my dads bowling club.My dad told me it was snapped up so yey for that :)

Anyway, I have to go and brave the rain and bowling shoes.

LH
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9 comments:

  1. Very pretty makes. Hope those shoes work out ok on you - nobody likes bowling shoes at the best of times!

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  2. Isn't it great to know that the presents that you have made for someone have been well received? And hurray to more commisions!

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  3. Wow these are beautiful! Hope you do well at bowling, it is an embarrassing ordeal for me when I do it! We live in hope though!

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  4. I hate laces and prefer Velcro fasteners.
    Well done on the commission, hope there will be many more.

    Jan :)

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  5. Oh, bowling shoes...why do they force them on us? Lovely sparkles, Harriet, I'm pleased the receiver liked them :)

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  6. The Bowling Ladies have great taste, love the bracelet and your friend's husband will be so happy that you have sorted out his Christams!

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  7. The pendant is lovely, the colours are great :)
    Enjoy bowling!

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  8. Ewwwww bowling shoes.... enough said on that lol.

    I love the earrings, so bright and colourful. Since it's peeing it down outside right now, just the way to change the mood!

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