Key Fob or Bracelet, You Decide!

If you are like me (and I am sure many of you or) you are deep into making gifts for the people you love/like most. Yesterday, suddenly, I grabberd all those lovely hand-painted silk strips I had been compulsively weaving and a handful of key chain rings and started combining the two to make key fobs. This is not a new idea. I have been using one of those that I made for myself months ago. I love it because it is easy to find in my purse and it's really very pretty and durable. The one on top is actually two layers and edged with beads. The other four are one layer and not edged because there was no sewing to cover up. All had double key rings.

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The Joy of Giving (and Receiving) Handmade

Last week I spent a few days in Minnesota visiting a friend who just had her first baby. It was a great trip, although I did come back with my biological clock in overdrive (ah! babies!). Also, Minnesota is quite a bit colder than Seattle. It's funny how fast you become used to the climate where you live. Coming from NH, you'd think I'd be able to handle some negative degree weather... but no. I'll take rain over cold any day!

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