Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sand & Sea Shawlette Meets Dark Shadows

Over on Ravelry the Fangtasia group had a craft-a-long for the movie Dark Shadows.. I have had the Coastal Knits book for awhile and thought this little shawlette would be perfect! It’s quite small so I used larger needles to … Continue reading

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Monday Manicure : Peachy Keen in Desert Valley

I picked up the peachykeen china glaze polish hoping it would work with another sheer polish I have.. the results weren’t as great as I was hoping for so I ended up snagging a bottle of this Ruby Wing to … Continue reading

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Monday Manicure : Royal Navy

I’ve noticed around the web that some people have had bottles of this polish where the glitter/metallic powder settled to the bottom and it never dispersed evenly.. I did not have this problem. I got great coverage and even sparkle. … Continue reading

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Shrieking Shack Handspun

My second finish for tour de fleece! I was originally planning to spin for a 2ply worsted weight but I was worried that I didn’t get the kind of yardage that I wanted.. fortunately I was wrong and I ended … Continue reading

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Manicure Mondays : Coconut Kiss

This polish is a really lovely shimmery/metallic purple, it’s one of my favorite polishes. It wears well, it looks great on a variety of skin tones and it’s fun! If you like purple, definitely give this one a try! It … Continue reading

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Bubbling Cauldron Handspun

Tour de Fleece is upon us and I am busy spinning away.. 5.7 ounces, 348 yards. Spun thick & thin, thread plied. Spun on Kromski Symphony w/ jumbo flier. Description from listing: 5.7 oz alpaca locks, angelina, bamboo rayon, cormo … Continue reading

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Daisy Update

A few days ago Daisy got her very first toy! Well, a toy that is all of her very own, not one that she must share that is. She grabbed it and ran through the house so happy. She knew … Continue reading

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Manicure Monday : Classic Red

I seem to be on a vintage/classic polish kick these days.. I no longer remember purchasing this one but I have bought this color a few times. I did 2 coats but after seeing the photos I wonder if I … Continue reading

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Manicure Monday : x 2

I forgot to make my previous posts public so I am combining them into one. Sorry about that! First up we have a dual polish. I used a base of Sinful Colors in Gorgeous (#293), it’s a frosted teal color … Continue reading

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