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holiday goodness >_ [Dec. 24th, 2004|01:33 pm]
[mood |chipperchipper]
[music |the postal service - such great heights]

Mmmmm...I love the holidays! Here's a super quick gift I made for one of my buddies. The candles are "Sugar Cookie" scented and they smell verrrrry vanilla-y. I added the glitter effects, "snow", and some confetti stars on the bottom with a bit of Tacky Glue. Project time: 10 minutes.

She's working tomorrow, but I'm going to surprise her at work. Her favorite scent at Bath & Body Works is Warm Vanilla Sugar. They were sold out of the small lotions, so I got her some soap. Hope she likes it.

On the knitting front: I finished the eyelash scarf. Took about 3 hours total. Simple garter stitch - 12 stitches across. The finished project measures approximately 5" x 48" unstretched. The scarf drapes wonderfully, but it's a bit heavier than I expected. 4.2 ounces according to my digital scale. The weight is likely from the Homespun. And it looks prickly, but it's oh-so-soft! ^_^ I only used one skein of the Fun Fur and about 1/2 a skein of the Homespun.

Doesn't the close-up picture look neat? *pats digital camera*

[User Picture]From: kashuarashi
2004-12-25 05:22 am (UTC)
Doesn't the close-up picture look neat? *pats digital camera*

They both look cool! That stuff worked up really nice together! ^_^ And your digicam really does to rockin' macro shots. *_*

And I love the candles! Bet you spent less on them than we were selling similar ones for too. ;P
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