Hand Knits

Below you will find great examples  knit items…sweaters, scarfs, socks, vests, coats, and hand warmers. Where ever possible I have included the URL to the knitting pattern. Photos were taken from Pinterest or directly from the web. I make no claim to any of the photos.

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Brown shawl like scarf. See more @ http://www.unepouleapetitspas.com/matilda.

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Grey shawl collar cardigan. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Beautiful olive green caplet to keep you warm this winter. See pattern @ http://www.frenchpressknits.com/2011/11/my-legacy.

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Knitted dark brown cardigan. See more @ http://countingstonesheep.tumblr.com/post/15729302136/rick-owens.

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Lovely vintage sweater is figure flattering. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Love this twist on a sweater, complete with cables. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Love this light grey knitted scarf. Available at Esty. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/38336659/nomad-alpaca-cowl-ash?ref=v1_other_2.

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Legwarmers – these cable knit leg warmers are styled with floral appliques, fashion that’s both toasty and trendy!

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From the front it’s a simple tunic with optional pockets, the back is open with straps that cross at the top. Pattern available @ http://store.cocoknits.com/products/maude.

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Deep red carpet bag available for purchase. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/69326186/25-off-sale-a-walk-among-trees-ooak.

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Upcycled hip clothes

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Upcycled red and white blouse. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

Below you will find some great ideas for upcycled hip clothes. These do-it-yourself projects range from easy to challenging, so enjoy sinking your teeth into one of these projects. Most photos are taken from pinterest or the web. I make no claim to them. I’ve included the website where possible. Enjoy!

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French Sugar Parisian romantic upcycled lace by frenchsugarcouture. See more @ www.esty.com.

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Elegant Scarf – gorgeous cccessory in a mink color …It made from a chiffon fabric…..See more @ www.esty.com.

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Comfy sweater made from yellow-green ribbed knit. See more @www.luvinthemommyhood.com/search?q=billy+cardi.

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Fun turquoise shrug from an old t-shirt. See more @ http://wobisobi.blogspot.com/2011/03/project-re-style-12.

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Arm warmer created from lace, t-shirt arm. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Enjoy this wear-with-all piece, slate grey, pure cotton See more @ http://www.modcloth.com/shop/skirts/in-tandem-skirt-in-slate.

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Pink cashmere rose scarf. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Pretty lace cami top. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Holiday Wrapped Packages

Here are some great ideas for both gift tags and wrapped holiday boxes. There are a multitude of styles from shabby chic to news print wrapping paper to brown paper wrap. Gift tags range from intricate to easy to make. All of the below pictures were taken from either pinterest or directly from the web. I make no claim to any of the photos. Enjoy.

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Wedding Cakes for Fall

Browse through some wedding cakes for fall, some elegant, some full of whimsey, all in the glorious  colors of autumn. All photos taken from Pinterest or directly from the web, I make no claim to the photos and have provided the link to the web where possible. Enjoy!

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White three tier wedding cake decorated for fall with the oh so popular succulent plants. See more at www.flickr.com/photos/mycakebyalessandra.

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Cream colored smoothly iced cake topped with wine rose petals and ribbon. http://www.lilyrosecakes.com.

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Stunning square cake decorated with orange and white lilies, roses, and carnations. Visit scarsdale.everythinglulu.com.

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Ivory and brown piping with chocolate fondant bows, center jewels, and ivory icing swirls. http://www.flickr.com/photos/designercakesbyapril.

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Double layer chocolate wedding cake topped with orange sugar roses for an autumn wedding. http://www.craftsy.com/project/view/fall-wedding-cake.

 

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“Top Hat” wedding cake decorated with leaves for fall. Visit www.flickr.com beauty by Alliance Bakery.

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Tiered wedding cake with rolled white chocolate ‘cigarettes’ around the sides. Fresh flowers and grapes. www.flickr.com.

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White wedding cake trimmed with brown frosting ribbon and chartreuse flowers. http://luvandido.com.

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Fun and funky wedding cake. http://www.carriescakes.com.

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Snow covered pinecones and trigs top an autumn cake. http://myinspiredwedding.com.

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Fall garden

Below find some truly beautiful bushes and plants to spice up your fall garden. Enjoy.

 

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Physalis alkelengi – Chinese Lantern – a favorite fall “flower”. Visit www.sarahaven.com

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One of my favorites, peonies in the fall. Visit www.ehow.com.

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Beautiful combination. Visit www.ericsander.com.

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Shabby Chic Designed Jewelry

This post is filled with all sorts of fun vintage jewelry. Great earrings,necklaces, rings and watches. Enjoy.

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Vintage Cameo Rhinestone Repurposed Bracelet A triangular-shaped rhinestone connector with tiny engraved flowers from a vintage rhinestone bracelet holds the clasp.
Pinned from paulamontgomery.com

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Clearly Cool Cabbage Rose Repurposed Vintage Earrings. Silverplate leverback earrings hang a vintage smooth glass marquis connector, a vintage sterling silver cabbage rose charm from a vintage rosary bracelet (complete with tiny saint on the back); from the bottom is a vintage diamond-shaped faceted glass drop.
Pinned from paulamontgomery.com

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Abundance of bracelets wrap around the wrist.Bracelet includes vintage buttons, balls, carved flowers and metal.
Pinned from ornamental.typepad.com

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“Babushka” beaded, hammered copper wire earrings by Suesun2008
Pinned from flickr.com

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Capri Blue and Clear Repurposed Vintage Drops From silverplate leverback earrings hang 2 vintage faceted glass components. At the top is a diamond-shaped clear glass connector and from the bottom is a double setting, both with Capri blue (dreamy) stones – one round, one marquis.
Pinned from paulamontgomery.com

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3 Strands Charm Bracelet with Reds. It’s all in red and coral tones (except for the rosary, of course)!..
Pinned from paulamontgomery.com. 

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Paris night life

Hello, I’ve just had a great trip to Paris, although I did not attend any fashion shows, I’ve put together a collection of Paris style gowns. Enjoy.

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Fabulous cream gown

 

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Stunning green dress

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Cream halter top

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Shoes with bows

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Green high low gown

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Short dress of pink lace 

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Orange Crush

 

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Glamorous orange gown

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Orange has not always been a favorite color of mine. One day I purchased an orange cardigan sweater in orange, I received so many compliments when wearing this orange sweater that I now incorporate orange into my wardrobe and home decor. I have orange shoes, a raincoat, a great purse, and scarfs as well as having orange candle holders and candles and metal orange table in my backyard and orange floral arrangements. So I recommend adding orange to your home and your wardrobe. Enjoy the following post, a Sea of Orange.

 

 

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Ruffles of orange

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Orange mini-dress

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Stunning orange staircase

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The orange color

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Orange dress with roses

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