Friday, 27 November 2009

Yo-yo mad!

What do you get when you cross a pair of palazzo pants, a skirt lining, gingham and a few shirt buttons?

A Christmas yo-yo garland!

This yo-yo malarkey is addictive you know!

I've made a bracelet too and I love it!

Whoops, that one's a bit blurryThat's better!

This lovely lady has been yo-yoing this week tabiboo/

You can find lots of links if you'd like to make yo-yo's yourself!

I'm off to do some more!

Have a lovely weekend!

Rachel x


MelMel said...

What a beautiful home you have....sp pretty!
I love yo yo's!x

Red Riding said...

oh thats just so clever and so pretty and festive.


Country Cottage Chic said...

That looks lovely & festive!


LittleGem said...

I love making yo-yos but what a fab idea to make a garland from them! Looks lovely on your beautifully colour co-ordinated dresser too :) xx

bellaboo said...

Lovely!Red and gingham,my favourites,and a little bit different from the usual garlands.


Blondie's Journal said...

Hello Rachel~~~

Came via Brenda and what a lovely blog you have!! I LOVE the heart stitchery you made for the canvas bag!! I'd like to try that as all I can do now is sew by hand. Just bought a new machine and am waiting for lessons!! Wish me luck! Maybe I can learn to make the yo yos!!

Have a wonderful evening!!


sarah-jane down the lane said...

I am very much in love with the robin on your shelf and the yo-yos look great too!

I am off to Cozy House now! Thank you for your lovely comment

Sarah x

LittleGem said...

Thanks for the comment about my decoupage, I used PVA, only because I was in the mood to try it out and that was all I had, but I watered it down quite a bit :) x

MarmaladeRose said...

Scrummy blog, just paused long enough to leave this comment, off to read more. How have I not seen you before! Aaargh! Love it.

Fi x

dottydotty said...

that is so lovley I want one:)

sarah { abeachcottage } said...

I love this! I've always wanted to thrift upon a yo-yo quilt...


bad penny said...

loved your comment about teens rolling eyes and " Muuuummmm ! " at the beach hut blog !

Dig them up at 18 ? now there's an idea !!!

jus said...

I think you're being super kind letting them up at 18! Having a daughter of that age I'd be tempted to keep her underground until at least her mid 20's!!
Love the bracelet...very pretty, x

Tabiboo said...

Hiya Rachel,

still trying to catch up - unsuccessfully, hey ho!

I love your yo yo garland, it's fabulous and as for the velvet one, delish!!

Happy yo, yo'ing'

Nina xxxxx


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