19 December 2006

busy as a bee

making little decorations to slip inside the teachers’ Christmas cards,

mini stockings

and wee gnome folk from a Korknisse pattern via Siri.

korknisse with trees

17 comments:

shula said...

That's an awful lot of teachers...

Anonymous said...

You are such a nice soul Suse.
I love that little gnome.
I will bet your kids just love you to bits!!

Meggie
I cant be bothered jumping through more hoops for Beta- only to still be refused personal comment!

BabelBabe said...

you are impossible! and sweet as all-get-out. where do you find the time????

Emma said...

So cute! They look great :)

Emma

herhimnbryn said...

Oh Mama! You are a creative Mama!
Oh, and look there are those trees again? I think I may have to post a tree picture nearer to Christmas.

That gnome is gorgeous. A pocket gnome!

Ramona said...

I love those little guys. I glued the hats on mine and then added a loop on top of the hat so they could hang on the tree. Adorable trees!

Lazy cow said...

Adorable. I, on the other hand, have been listlessly lying on the couch channel-surfing in the evenings and feeling guilty for not having wrapped ONE present, nor sent any of the cards I carefully handmade.

Anonymous said...

Very, very sweet.
Those recipients are going to be
Very
Very
Happy!

MsCellania

Janet said...

Lovely, lucky techers. I wonder if the gnome concept would translate to crochet?

Like LC, I've been spending time on the couch. Only today it was in broad daylight...

nutmeg said...

You're a very generous, creative person. Very lucky teachers! I think the gnomes are adorable.

Well, I'm signing off for a week or so as I have house guests over the holiday season. Best wishes for a safe and happy Christmas to you and your family Suse.

littlejennywren said...

Love the little gnome but everything will be appreciated by the teachers I'm sure. I don't "do" teacher presents, I just give them my children for a year.

Sinda said...

Suse - this is adorable! I looked on the site you referenced, but couldn't find the pattern for the little cork guy. I would love to show it to Hannah, I think she'd jump on it. Can you tell me where to find it?

Thanks, and Merry Christmas
Sinda

littlejennywren said...

I've been trying to comment for days but blogger was against me. I love the little gnome. i'm sure the teachers will love all your little goodies. I don't "do" teacher presents, I just give them my children for a year.That's a pretty good present I think.

littlejennywren said...

Whoops, i see my other comment did make it through cyberspace. You have the joy of reading my comment twice. Merry christmas, hope it is safe from fire worries.

Suse said...

Sinda/Daisy - pattern is here

Shula - I have three children remember! So there are the class teachers, the art teacher, the craft teacher, the gardening teacher, the office ladies, the after-school-care ladies, the violin teacher, the Japanese teacher ... it goes on ... and on ...

Ramona - love the idea of hanging the gnomes on the tree! Thanks!

Babelbabe - how do I find the time? Well I have not made 'handmade' cards, I have bought a box but not written or sent any, not made Christmas cake or Christmas pudding, not wrapped a single gift ... um, I could go on.

shula said...

lol! Yes, I see your point.

Just wondering what the collective noun for teachers might be...

Hey Janet, the gnome would translate to crochet easey peasey...

String Bean said...

I love the gnome. Too cute. I have plenty of corks. I could probably make an entire gnome world. There might be a revolution though...