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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Needle Felting is Fun

Needle Felted Red Nest Pin with Freshwater Pearl Eggs On a Reproduction Vintage Label
"Winged Beauty" at Etsy.

What's this? Two post in two days? Yes, indeed! But I was just so excited about my recent foray to the yarn store, I had to share!

But first a serious note: if you have a hotmail email address and have been waiting for an email from me, I have not able to email hotmail addresses because hotmail is currently blocking my ISP for "reputation problems". That is ... someone else (not myself) on the same server as my company has been a bad spammer. All shipments have gone out, but if you have a hotmail address, you may not have received the shipping confirmation email.

Needle Felted Pink Nest Bobby Hair Pin with Freshwater Pearl Eggs On a Reproduction Vintage Label
"A Bird's Nest in Your Hair" at Etsy.

Now.... I began dabbling in needle felting a few years ago and although I turned out not to have the talent to make the cute little 3-D little creatures I so desperately wanted to make (I really wanted to make tiny felted bunnies, birds, and bees with a beehive), I did discover that I could turn my felted nests into better even more awesome nests with the application of a little needle felting! Then, one stormy night, working away furiously, I managed to break every single needle felting needle I owned and, since I live in the middle of nowhere, no replacements were to be found. BUT ... I was able to find a yarn store recently that carried the needles!! Yeah!!! Needle Felted Pink Nest Pin with Freshwater Pearl Eggs On a Reproduction Vintage Label
"Beauty of Flight" soon to be at Etsy.

So, nests are back on the menu! You can see them all over at my Etsy shop. And of course, being on my vintage label craze, they all come on a cool reproduction vintage label! :)

24 comments:

She'sSewPretty said...

Those nest pins are so cute and I love the cards you put them on. I can see why your jewelry would be so popular on polyvore!

Rosie's Whimsy said...

They are adorable and what a wonderful presentation with the tag!

Leslie said...

Wow, your blog & items are beautiful. I like the "Botanical Image Butterfly Earrings". So cute!

Heather said...

woo! pretty! time for another visit to your little store!

Sugar Bear said...

They are so very cute! The bird images are such a great compliment!
Karla

Mary Timme said...

I tried building needle felting sculpures too and I really stuck myself a lot! Ah, well, the nests are cute.

The Rose Room said...

They are gorgeous! Rachaelxo

eatme_delicious said...

Hey in response to the comment you left on my blog, let me know if you need help deciding what to make from Rebar! ;) I've made a ton of the recipes.

Leslie said...

I*m adding your blog to my roll. It makes me happy to look at it. lol does that sound weird? Its just that all the colors mesh & everything is in order.

Thank you for the sweet comments, they made me feel better. I usually dont take it personally but...yeah.. :P

I hope you have a great week as well.

Margeaux said...

Those are beautiful! A vintage label is a great freebie idea, too.

Fancy said...

Very cute...I love the label!

KV said...

Lovely presentation, Heather! These nests are adorable . . .


Kathy V in NM

Reny said...

Very pretty. I am fascinated by needle felting and hope to give that craft a try someday. I've seen so many wonderful items made this way.

Lotta said...

Your packaging is phenomenal!

nuvonova said...

So so so sweet! .. and love the vintage labels, makes each one very unique!

SilverBell Cottage said...

Hello, dearly talented friend. Such lovely items. I love your work. Hope you have a nice weekend.
Alexandra

Regal Beads said...

thank you so much :) and yes, I changed the blog :)

Waterrose said...

Oh those are so cute! I love the cards they are on too!

w said...

sweet nests!

Deckled Edge Bindery said...

very cute!

T.Allen-Mercado said...

What a beautiful blog, and your work is stunning as well. Thanks for sharing.

Healing Expressions said...

Just peeking in on you! those little nests are the sweetest things ever! I am havinga "gratitude" giveaway on my blog if you'd like to stop by!
Blessings!
Lani

kari and kijsa said...

Love these!!
Sunday blessings,
kari & kijsa

Cat (darklingwoods) said...

oh my I adore these nests! :)