Wednesday, 11 July 2007

Hair Today, Gone ...

My baby has lost her long golden locks and gone for something a bit more continental (or, 'like a boy' as she puts it)... sniff, sniff. She really suits it actually, it makes her look like that little girl in the Petit Filous ad!

I finally got around to making something for my mum's birthday. Her birthday was the same day as my OU exam (11th June) and so I promised I would make her something after the exam was over. So, I started with this...


and turned it into this. It holds a sketch pad inside and also a range of HB and B drawing pencils. It was quite fun to make - I am fond of my lizard design and I've used him on other things too.

His tail goes around the back.
This is the other part to mum's pressie. A hand felted pouch which holds some Winnie the Pooh notelets and envelopes.
Notelets peeking out!
Mum really loved them (she is my favourite critic!!) and I just hope she uses the sketch pad. I think it would be the sort of thing you could take on holiday and just whip out and do a quick sketch or two (as you do)!
I've done nothing else on the creative front this week and I really need to get on and do more for the exhibition in September (if it actually happens - this is another story altogether but not for telling just now!). I did get the embellisher out and had a little play, but I couldn't get enthusiastic I'm afraid and now it's back in its box.

14 comments:

katelnorth said...

Cute haircut. I do wish either (or both) of my girls would agree to have short hair again - but at least they are (more or less) brushing it themselves these days...

Lynette said...

She does look like the little girl from petit filous, very chic!!!!

Joanna van said...

That lizard is just great!

Alison said...

I bet you have a very happy mum ...those presents a lovely!
What a stylish girl you have as well...she looks so pretty with her new hair cut.
Alison x

see-saw said...

Thanks for asking about my quilt, yes I will post some pics, I am working on the owl at the moment, I will put a pic of him when finished and then add the other pieces before I add them to the quilt. What a lovely daughter you have and I love your mothers presents, do you make the felt yourself?
Mavis

Annica said...

Great gifts! I love the padfolio! Your daughter is lovely!

Mary said...

Lovely presents for your Mum. Have you decided which OU course you going to do next?

Homeleightigger said...

Your daughter looks a real cutie!
and I love your Mum's prezzies! Lucky Mum. Val

Janet said...

Such a cute hair cut!! Reminds me of my daughter when she was little. She wanted a boy's hair cut, too because she played baseball on an all boys team and didn't want to be different!

I love the lizard design! And the little felted pouch is so cute. I'm sure your mom loved them both. I like the idea of a little sketch pad and pencils all enclosed in a little cover.

campbellgirl said...

Suz, the lizard is wonderful - your mum is sooooo lucky! xxx D,

Keep up the great tomboy work Miss Lucy! xxx Aunty D.

Waltraud said...

Your little girl is so nice.
Very nice presents!

Alis said...

Love the haircut - very mod!

What a wonderful book cover and that lizard is just gorgeous.
Sweet little pouch too. No wonder your mum was pleased.

Angel Jem said...

Very cute hair cut!

Dianne said...

She looks like an adorable pixie - gorgeous!! That lizard design is fantastic - great colours!! Also the little pouch is wonderful....