Monday, February 28, 2011

Random handmade things.

Here are a few things I made and didn't post yet, but which I want to share with you. :)

 I love wrapping up presents with plain packing paper and then only adding some decor.

This is an accessory I made last summer. I bought this tote bag in a store for craft supplies, then added the balloons with textile color and stiched the strings with wool.

This was my first try to make a sleep mask.

 I've sewn these two rose pillow cases some weeks ago. I originally intended to sell them, but then I decided to keep them myself. :)

Here is a camera sketch I made for the next little DIY project...

This is again a tote bag I bought, then I added the lomo camera with a permanent marker. I'm currently thinking about making more of these, maybe with matryoshkas, garlands and more cameras. What do you think, which motif would you prefer?

This is a recycled accessory, because I used a red plactic hair circlet I did not wear anymore, then I added the tiny lace band and fixed it with a hot-glue gun and added the hand-stiched bow. I wore it last Christmas for dinner when Flo and I went out to a restaurant with a good friend, because it looks so festive. :)

I've sewn this bow belt two weeks ago, simply using red fabric leftovers. :)

 Here's one of my hair accessories which can also be used as a brooch. :)

What do you like best? :) I'm always thankful for feedback. :)
Love, Lu

5 comments:

  1. the belt is too cute! I also love using plain packing paper or brown paper bags for wrapping presents and items from the shop. It's so simple yet super stylish.

    XO

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  2. Seems that we have the same taste in many things!
    I really like to keep my present packaging plain and simple using a brown paper bag or paper and then add something special like a ribbon, paper doily or adhesive decorated tape.
    I've also have painted and stitched a couple of tote bags as an experiment for potential sales but nothing in the market yet! :-)
    I love all the other things that you've made, especially everything that has to do with bows and flowers! They are my favorite!
    I also think that your idea about the theme tote bags can be a real success! Your designs are great!

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  3. Ooo, so many pretty things! :D

    I think the belt is my fav though! ^^

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  4. Loving all these bits and bobs :)
    Especially the bow belt, super job!

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I'm always happy about feedback and about getting to know your opinion! :) Thank you!