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My name is Bronwyn and I am so glad you have stopped by for a visit. I hope you find joy and inspiration in everything you see here. I live with my family in a new, builder-grade townhome in a small city, even though my dream home would be a century old farmhouse in the countryside. Daily I strive to add warmth, "age," and character to our little home. I love to knit, crochet, sew, decorate, bake and go thrift shopping. These are all a wonderful release after my three small children are off to bed each evening. Thankfully, I have a patient and understanding husband, Kevin, who allows me to bring all kinds of crazy things into our home in the the name of "creativity."

Friday, January 13, 2012

A "Pretty" I Can wear!

Before Christmas, I was dressing up for a concert at the school where I teach primary music. I was dressed in a black suit, with a red sleeveless shell underneath. Hubby said I looked lovely, but something was missing. I really needed a shot something light and feminine. But as I looked through my very large collection of scarves, necklaces, brooches, nothing seemed to be the "perfect" accessory. I settled for a red and silver scarf and walked out the door, making note, that I needed to fill this accessory "void" as soon as possible.

So when I had a minute, during the Christmas holidays, I grabbed my crochet hook, and a ball of white yarn wound with a silvery thread and whipped up this "pretty" in a jiffy!

I love this little pattern. I had crocheted a bunch of these in pink to make my daughter's wreath back in November.
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I can whip one up in about 10 minutes, and really, you get a lot of flower for very little time!

Hmm...pretty - but I need more glamour. How about one of these:
Yep. That's the ticket!
Here I am, modelling my handmade flower. Hubby took the pictures. (One of my resolutions for 2012 is the BE IN more photos. I'm off to a good start!)
What else does a girl need? Red lips, a flattering pose and a pretty little flower!
I've worn my brooch several times already and many of my friends are hoping for one, too. Maybe this weekend I'll get started on a few. I'll sit by the window and watch the snow fall, sip some orange pekoe and do some pleasant crocheting.

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10 comments:

  1. What a cute photo! I love your flowers! I received a pink, and a white one at a mother's day function, but I have never tried to make them...so pretty!

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  2. I have a knit cap that would look great on. Love it!

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  3. So cute! I love that wreath with the pink ones! So dang cute:) Thanks so much for linking up at Friday Frolic!! I am featuring you today on FB!

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  4. That's beautiful!! Lovely and feminine!

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  5. Came over via My 1929 Charmer....these are sweet flowers and I've been looking for different types of flowers for a craft I have in mind. Are they just shell stitches? thanks! xo

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  6. you're so hot, Sister. That brooch is adorable (not my style: I don't need to be on your list); I know many who'd be all over it!

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  7. Very pretty crochet flower. Beautiful in the wreath and in a pin. Do you have a pattern for it? Very cute. Thanks for sharing your crochet flower inspiration at Sunday's Best!

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  8. Bronwyn- I featured this adorable flower on my blog today! It was one of the top viewed links on Friday Frolic:) Thanks for linking up and feel free to grab a featured button on my sidebar. Take care!

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  9. Very pretty. I wish i knew how to knit/ crochet. I tried learning a few months ago and it just wasn't for me. :(

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