Monday, May 9, 2011

Makeover Monday: 5/9

 For today's project, I rooted around in my stash of cotton yarn for the brightest colors I could find!
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I had so much fun making this nest set that I couldn't stop at my usual 3 bowls- I made 5!!  I call these my gypsy bowls, for their exotic and colorful nature.  Look for them in sosorosey sometime this week, or ask for a set made just for you.  I have PLENTY of yarn left, lol!
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I'm feeling a bit like that first photo of the yarn- somewhat frazzled and coming undone.  We had an amazing Mother's Day weekend; having the chance to spend time being a mother with my mother was really special.  But, whenever we go away- even for a weekend- it takes a little time to get back in the groove. 
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I realized today that Sophie only has a month left of preschool.  That means *I* only have a month left before summer vacation!  So, in an effort to get things done that need getting done, I have appointments this week for Sophie's dentist, an oil change, and my hair.  Next weekend I'm off again- this time to Frederick, MD.  I'll have my semiannual shop-til-you-drop, eat-and-drink-til-you-bust, talk-til-you're hoarse overnight with my best gal pal.  I'll also bring a few goodies to restock the shelves at The Muse.  More on that later in the week!
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Enough about me- what's new with YOU?  Any special thrift finds or projects?  Did you have a wonderful Mother's Day?  Do leave a comment and share!  Hope you have a happy, happy week... I'll be back to regular blogging as soon as I have dug myself out from under this mountain of laundry :)

4 comments:

Ribbons Undone said...

Oh it's always so good to be back home. I crave the routine, structure, and orderliness I only find in my own humble little home.

Mother's Day was lovely. Quiet. Simple. FINALLY convinced Big Glenn to not go overboard. He has a habit of buying too much. This year he got me one of those ceramic bowls for yarn; little birds perched on top for the yarn to pass through. I'm sure you've seen them on Etsy. Nice item for gals like us!

CelticKnot said...

Jennie, that's an awesome set! I love it. :-)

Your big week sounds wonderful. I also have a big week. I am defending my master's portfolio tomorrow, then graduating on Friday. Whoo hoo!

Kiley said...

Hi Jennie! Those bowls are so cute!

We had a great Mother's Day weekend here, too. I worked on a long thought over project - something sentimental that celebrates my family! I love it! Perfect project for the holiday weekend! If you're interested :o)

http://alwayscomehome.blogspot.com/2011/05/window-frame-photos.html

Donna ~ Little Tiny Stitches said...

That bowl set is so lovely and colourful :o)

I'm so pleased you had such a lovely Mother Day weekend, for you and your Mum :o)

Your upcoming weekend sounds good to me too! And I love it when you show us your Muse collection...I just love looking at all that crochet goodness stacked together:o)
Have a great rest of the week Jennie, and make the most of your month :o)
xxOOxx