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Friday, June 4, 2010

the finish line

Look a here.
Just needs neck and arm bands. Whilst seeking advice from my knitting mum-in-law,, she tells a story. She was once in a 'rush' to finish a cricket jumper for John and in picking up her neckband stitches she accidentally went all the way down across and picked up one of the shoulder seams! and didnt realize till she had finished the neckband!  Ha!
That is so stinking funny...
{i shouldn't laugh too much}

I have been known to totally screw up myself, on occasion.
It's great when you can just have a big ole'  roaring laugh at your self.
or your mum-in-law...

 emus and feathers in my view.
check out this slideshow.
now this is my kinda decorating.
 what style, what flair, what personality.
all thrifted!
On Location - The New York Times > Style > Slide Show > Slide 11 of 11


  1. Can't wait to see finished product. Loving those snuggly colours.

  2. It's going to look fantastic!! I can relate to your MIL... so funny!!

  3. Is this project the year long one you mentioned? So looking forward to seeing finished product.

  4. I really really like that jumper!

  5. The bed and canopy is beautiful!

  6. I love the bed and canopy picture! So dreamy! Wonder where it was taken. Cute blog and wow...You can knit! I can't :)
    Happy follow Sunday!
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    Gros bisous

  7. following you from Women who do it all! :)

  8. The jumper has gorgeous colors and I love the little elephants!
    That's a beautiful bedroom!!

  9. Love the elephants! Wishing you a quick neckband finishing - sans drama! Thanks for visiting my blog - you have a lovely space here!

  10. I really like the colors and detailing in the knitted jumper. The purple shades are beautiful.

    I hope that you're having a splendid week.

  11. Love the elephant knit jumper! And yes, that decorating style is inspirational. xo m.