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It’s almost the end of November… I’m sitting at home, enjoying the warmth of the cup of coffee with milk and the sweetness of the chocolate chip cookies. I’m trying to figure out what Christmas/New Year presents to prepare and for now I’m sketching and experimenting with felt.
This is a little experiment for a key ring pendant. It’s light, it’s small (the side of the cube is 2cm), it’s full with light and vivid autumn colors. It’s very easy to execute, you only need a little patience, felt and silicone stuffing. : )

PS: You can make many colorful stuffed felt cubes and make a garland, or fill a bowl, or just use them as additional gift decoration.

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The Copper Rabbit

Once upon a time (… just in the middle of November… ) there was a little girl who loved to play with the golden autumn leaves. She was wandering down the street, trying to decide whether she would like to go to the market and buy some pumpkin, or to go to the library to get a book with fairy tales.
As she was waiting at the traffic light, she spotted something small and shiny rushing towards one leaf. Slowly and quietly, she made a few steps towards it. She knelt and carefully picked up the leaf…. A tiny copper rabbit was hiding beneath it. It looked up and smiled shyly. “Good afternoon, my dear Lady!”, it greeted waving with its paw, “Wonderful day it is, isn’t it?”. “Good afternoon, Mr. Rabbit! Wonderful afternoon, indeed…” answered the girl. They started talking about the weather, the autumn, about pumpkins and chestnuts, about tea with milk and oat biscuits. They decided to take a walk and to go the market together in order to choose the sweetest pumpkin.
They spend the whole afternoon together chatting and laughing. “Where are you going to stay for the night?”, asked the little girl. “Hm….”, hummed the copper rabbit, trying to hide the sudden blush, “Actually… I was… well… I am just…” it started to mumble, blushing even more. “Please, do stay with me!!!” said the girl…

This is the story of how my new friend. Mr. Copperfur (he told me his name later) came here. We are planning to spend a nice sunny autumn together, to make a list for Christmas presents and decorations and to have tea every Saturday afternoon…

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My new home

Well… I’m in my new home. The building is quite new and located next to a wonderful park. I totally love my room with its wooden floor and a tiny bathroom. It’s nothing like my old dormitory in Bulgaria : ) If everything goes well I’ll spend a few months here, so I need to make it more like home.
One of the things I hate most is plastic, especially the plastic boxes. I don’t know why everything is wrapped in tons of plastic!!! I decided to make some little paper boxes for my pins – origami boxes : ) Here is very easy tutorial for making them:

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The BIG Change

It’s been a while since I have posted anything and you know why? Well, I have changed my location : ) It’s a huge challenge for me. I left all  my craft stuff at home and now, as soon as I adjust, I’ll show you some simple and easy to execute ideas.
I would like to introduce my new blog:    http://ntoleva.wordpress.com/
It’s called ” “Usagi” in Japan ” and there I’ll share photos, thoughts and a part of my work.

See you! : )

 

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