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Jewel Corsages

by greenrabbitdesigns

Well here we are at the 1st December, wasn’t that quick and we’re now into the season of Advent. In my mind this now is the beginning of Christmas, even though the shops have been telling us it’s been here since the end of September!! As I type this there is a little gentle snow shower and everywhere is looking very festive!

As I’m sure you’ve noticed by now I’ve been crocheting again. I’ve called them Jewel Corsages due to the colours of the yarn and the big jewel-like beads in the centre of them.
I’ve also frozen myself photographing them in the flower bed in the garden, believe me it’s very cold out there!!

They will be listed in my Etsy shop today.

Before I go I just want to mention two fellow bloggers.

Firstly you’ll see from the photo below I have been buying again, this time from Pam from Hortensia. Pam makes lovely bags and purses and I couldn’t resist this pretty little coin purse in two of my favourite colours.

I also want to mention my lovely friend Mia of HandmadeByMia. Mia is posting everyday in December with lots of makes, giveaways and Christmas thoughts from herself and from some guest bloggers. Today she is sharing how she made her Advent Calendar, make sure you drop in every day for lots of Christmas ideas and fun!

Finally can I just say a big thank you to all you lovely people who stop by this blog and leave your kind comments, I really do appreciate you taking time to do that and I enjoy reading every one of them! 🙂

Have a lovely Wednesday and enjoy the beginning of Christmas! 🙂

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17 comments

Pam December 1, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Thank you for the mention Vivienne, and am so pleased you liked the purse.
The jewel corsages are gorgeous and look perfect pictured in the snowy light.
P x

Julia December 1, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Oh WOW!!! These are beautiful! You have been a busy bee – where did you find those gorgeous jewel centres, they look wonderful with the shades of wool you have used!

Much love
Julia x x x

Jane December 1, 2010 - 3:37 pm

Welcome to Christmas Vivienne..so glad you are full swing now. These are very lovely corsages and very apt for this time of the year. It’s still heavy snow here today, I can walk to work but Hb and son both “working from home” well that’s what they say!
Keep warm,
Jane x

jill December 1, 2010 - 3:48 pm

Yay! – I survived the perilous pavements. It was treacherous though, as it was all black ice and we had to walk back home in a blizzard. Time for a hot, sweet coffee now methinks :0)

I love your deep purple jewel corsage and would like to purchase it for my aunt – how much will you be selling them for Vivienne?

Jill xx

pamela December 1, 2010 - 3:57 pm

Aw, smashing! These remind me of ornamental cabbages. You are clever;)
pamela xxx

pamela December 1, 2010 - 3:58 pm

I think I meant cacti, oops, lol.

Helen Philipps December 1, 2010 - 4:39 pm

Such pretty corsages, and I love how you have photographed them in the snow – it was worth it (being cold) because they look wonderful! The jewel centres make them very festive too. Keep warm and cosy!
Helen x

Liz in Missouri, USA December 1, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Don’t you think there’s just a little bit of magic when there are flowers and jewels in the snow? I do.
SOOOOO much fun!

marigold jam December 1, 2010 - 4:55 pm

They’re beautiful and how noble of you to photograph them in the snow!

JAne

Amanda December 1, 2010 - 6:13 pm

🙂 I love your blog so inspiring!!! I’m sure these corsages are going to do well in your shop.

Emma Angel December 1, 2010 - 6:54 pm

Gorgeous corsages, I love the jewel beads.
Stay warm and cosy x

Ann December 1, 2010 - 11:39 pm

The corsages are beautiful and I love the jeweled touch! Such lovely colors – the snow flower photo is my favorite! 🙂

Mia December 2, 2010 - 7:09 am

So beautiful corsages, Viv! Me, as a magpie, drooled over the shining stones 🙂

And one of your beauty is starring my Christmas-blog today, thank you so much for sharing it!

Happy December!

Yours,
Mia

Denise December 2, 2010 - 7:52 am

I do love those corsages. Such lovely yarns with glittery gems.

petitepatate December 3, 2010 - 8:46 am

very beautiful !

Denise Nesbitt December 3, 2010 - 6:10 pm

How big are these please? Could quite fancy adding some to a jumper/cardigan.
Thanks

Krys Kirkpatrick December 6, 2010 - 3:47 pm

lovely….I could just see these on my new wool coat!

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