Thursday, January 14, 2016

A love story . . . . .

Let me tell you a love story . . .

Three years ago Jaden and his family relocated to the beautiful Pacific Northwest region, however Jaden was not so keen on making new friends, being a little shy he was encouraged to mingle . . it wasn't long before that mingling led to discovering a true friend in the girl next door, Jess.
As the months flew by they became inseparable, but finally in January two years ago, a bashful Jaden revealed his true feelings to Jess with the help of his buddy, his dog Rembrandt, by surprising Jess with a Valentine's Day card, Jess was at first a little taken back as she had no idea he was her secret admirer, but she too secretly was very pleased

And their love grew, Jess fell for Jaden and loved him in the same way he loved her, today they finally declared their love for each other as they celebrated Valentine's Day early for their two year anniversary


and even Rembrandt met his love when Jess and her family adopted a puppy dog they called BonBon

 The End

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Color Palettes for Sweet Valentine's Day

First of all Wishing you a very Happy New Year to you all . . . first blog post of this brand new year is all about color choices . . in an attempt to help those of you who get lost in what colors to pair together I have created a Pinterest Board called Color Palettes

Each time I create a design I will be making use of these color palettes to show how I managed to team colors together . . . so let's get started with the popular sweet upcoming holiday of Valentine's Day.

Here is the color board I am following

I will be working a sweater for my slim bodied Kidz 'n' Cats model, Lena using Nordic Windermere pictured below that makes use of a slipped-stitch technique to achieve a faux fair-isle look without the need or experience in stranded colorwork


Of the five colors pictured in this palette, I will be working with two shades of red as my main color, one deeper than the other, along with a girlie pink as contrast. I intend to finish in the contrast for the upper section and neckline and pair with red jeggings and boots

Once complete I will update and add to this post along with a link to it's listing where it will be available for sale.

See you soon . . . Deb 

Edited to add final picture of 'Sweet Valentine'

Hand knitted (by me) using my own exclusive knitting patterns

The two tone red accents on a base of soft pink also feature sequins and metallic flecks