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KarensKrafts
Shannon, Ireland
I'm a sahm, withone great hubbie & four great girls
Interests: Love sewing, clothes, quilts, almost anything really, enjoy crocheting sooooo much, also try to garden, can cook & wish I could sing :D
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VERY pretty new dress :D Karen x
Toggle Commented Oct 13, 2011 on pretty new dress at alittlesweetness
Well i finally made up my mind & decide i need to go back to blogspot, its simpler for me to use as i have very little knowledge of design tec on computers. My new link is similar to the original 4 Lilgirls, but as that one is just not... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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Eventhough we are experiencing some of the MOST rotten wheather at the moment, I have to say i'm enjoying cozy times indoors..... Lots of book reading & candlelight............................................. Apple pie & coffee........................................... New roses on my table....................................... And plenty of hookey time, I tell you......it was heavenly............more than heavenly ............the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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Its official, i've become a bag obsessive, addictive, nuts on BAGS!!!!! A few crochet ones next I think. But seriously i do love to make bags, they look well with clothes, they transport things, they improve your general look & most important they say something about the carrier ( i... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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Pretty, soooooooooo pretty, love the pattern, the fabrics, the colors, mmmmmmmmmm!!!!!!! Karen x
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2011 on making it smaller at alittlesweetness
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I can't believe its been a week since my last post......................I've had such a mixed week, a wee bit of hooking, a smidge of sewing, a whopper of a flu ( that i had to feed) & a beautiful parcel in the post :) A new cushion to enhance my... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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Sep 22, 2011
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Busy, busy, busy..................... lots to do round here, not terribly taxing work though, in fact the kind of things i love to do!!!! A wee bit of baking yesterday evening, cupcakes no less, & not made by me. These were lovingly baked by Ella, with a lil bit of help... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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I just had to post again today, I was in such bad form yesterday that i thought "hey snap out of it & stop being such a sulk, post something nice!!!!! " So here i am in a better mood wanting to share my day so far today. Had a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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Well exactly two mins ago i got Sophie to draw a winner for the giveaway, I've seen others arrive at a winner through some computer program but i'm afraid i'm a little comp illiterate for that, now i know its probably really simple but as it is i'm a few... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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Taa Dahhhh the giveaway bag, I should have waited until I had it made to host a giveaway so here it is. I enjoyed blogging soooooooooo very much, have made sweet friends & have received some really beautiful gifts through this new past time, so really this give away is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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I'm so happy to be able to make something like this for my mom, she was the one that taught me to sew at a very young age, along with my grandmother, sewing was a huge part of family life. When i took it further & studied fashion design for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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Remember this ol thing i was crocheting waaaaaaaay back in May, i think!!!!!!!!! Would you look at that, i wouldn't use it in a dog basket & i intended it for my car, well at the moment it would suit my car ( could badly do with a good.......... professional... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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I'm so enjoying making the gifts for my "Pay it Forward " that i decided to make one more and host a give away. I've been the recipiant of three giveaways recently so i thought "HEY" time to give one back. You can see the type of gift for P... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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Wow today's been another fab day, in fact i'm blown away, as it was all so unexpected. Firstly this morning i picked up my monthly "Country homes & Interiors", beautiful issue, full of lovely autumn colors & goodness, can't wait to browse it this evening, here's a wee peek...... Beautiful... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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Sep 4, 2011
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Oh my we have just had the most busy day, definitely not a day of rest, but most definitely a day of blessing. After church this morning we rushed home as today we were feeding fourteen people for dinner.......................................delicious though............. roast beef with all the trimmings (crunchy roast spuds/potatoes, fresh... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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Hi there My pay it forward giveaway ends tomorrow, soooooo i thought i'd give you a peek at one of the pressies i'll be giving away for this.................................................. And this is it, pressie number one ........... a pretty handmade bag with a contrast bow tie Lined in matching floral, with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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I had vowed at the beginning of the summer to finish at least two of the four blankets i had on the go or on my hook, a very confused hook i might add, flitting from one to the other, back & forth, wow i was getting dizzy! So it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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fabulous dress, looks really well on you, like the shape & fabric a lot :D Karen
Toggle Commented Aug 25, 2011 on Greenfield Dress at Tree Fall
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Well after last week I thought "time to chill out & relax a wee bit". The girls are back to school next week so i'm making the most of any sunny days that should happen this way. Now I know the irish weather generally isn't up to much but we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2011 at KarensKrafts
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