Monday, January 23, 2012

Start with Hearts

These days I have been tending to my feverish family and wondering why oh why is Mary not telling Matthew that she loves him?!

I fiddled with a project that I could easily put down between soup-making and tylenol-administering.




I've loved this project, featured on the Purl Bee, since they posted it.  I tweaked it only slightly to suit me:  I used a really small hole punch so that you couldn't see the holes once I'd crocheted through them.  I also drew a heart template to custom fit the random envelopes I had in my stationary drawer.  The pink yarn I had left after finishing the starfish blanket for Charlotte got put to good use in this project!  My favorite white gel-pen will be perfect for writing love-messages inside the bright cardstock I used.

I'll tell you though: only really special people are getting these...they were a fair bit of work per card!

9 comments:

  1. Oh my! It seems that I was the only one that missed the First Season of Downton Abbey! I had been trying to rent it (not available yet) and on-line, they only have the complete chapters of Season 2. I guess I would have to wait :(
    Beautiful cards Melissa! Congratulations!

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  2. These cards are such cuteness! Love that you are fitting them to random envelopes!

    Down town abbey looks wonderful, I will have to check it out.

    I hope your family is better quickly!!

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  3. I am greatful for my wife who handles the tylenol administration... keep fighting, the illness will all pass.

    Thanks for being a part of the EBT

    Mitch

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  4. What a great idea! The cards look so cute now.

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  5. Oh that is such a cute idea! Love them! ;)

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  6. Love the cards!!! I may have to make some :)

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  7. These are simply adorable! Love it!

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  8. Downton Abbey on again tonight! (Daniella - got season one at our local library...was on a waiting list forever but it was worth it...).

    All have recoverred chez moi. At least, I can no longer blame the whining and the taking me for granted on high temperatures.

    Thanks to all you lovelies for your sweet feedback on the Purl Bee cards!

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  9. lovely cards.

    A Downton fan, eh? don't you just love the clothes they wear? Sigh.

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