2014-05-08

Happy finds

I found some happy colorful plastic beads while thrifting the other day, and even I know I have quite a few already, I simply couldn't resist these little butterflies and elephants.


Sometimes it only needs a little kick to get things moving, and this time these happy beads were what it took. I went through all my almost-finished-piles and oh my, I had some little elephants and some birdie-pouches what just needed the last stitches to be ready, and to add something little extra and these new beads were just a cherry on top, first the elephants:


And then the birdies and butterflies:


And oh my, once I got started, there was no end to it (as usual), all these little pouches were finished in almost that same go:


These are all going to be in my shop here soon, and to celebrate both spring sunshine and also to have one pile unfinished things less they are all in sale now (14usd, usually 16-18usd). Welcome to have a look!

Lovely Thursday!

Yours,
Mia

18 comments:

greenrabbitdesigns said...

Gorgeous Mia, so colourful and very 'HandmadebyMia' ! :)
I love the cute little elephants!!!
Wishing you a wonderful weekend with lots of sunshine, I'd share some of ours but we don't have any!!! ;)
V xxx

Megumi said...

OH!
They make me smile. Cute little things make such big differences! Adding a extra charm on your pouches.
Megumi

Mia said...

Hello dear Vivienne,

Thank you! I have hard time resisting all bright colors (and plastic, apparently!), but to my excuse I got these pouches finished, finally!

I am sending you sunshine as I type, but leaving out the freezing wind we have had last days! Hopefully it will be shining at yours tomorrow!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hello dear Megumi,

Thank you! And when something I make makes someone smile, it is all good, mission accomplished!

Wishing you happy and sunny May-days, and hopefully a soon visit from the mail-man too!

Yours,
Mia

Jane said...

Those sweet little buttons are a perfect finishing touch to these gorgeous pouches Mia. They are sure to fly (or run) out of your shop. So cute. Happy Thursday my dear xx

mynestofyarnandbuttons said...

Hi Mia, Sometimes it's just the extra touch that makes something REALLY special and you always seem to find/have the perfect charm to do just that!!! Love your pouches so much. Happy day and week to you dear Mia, xoRobin

Helen Philipps said...

So lovely to see how the colourful beads inspired you, Mia! Sometimes a tiny bit of new inspiration is all it takes! Your new pouches are adorable with those sweet embellishments!
Happy weekend!
Helen xox

Mia said...

Hello Jane,

Thank you! I am happily making more pouches still, those colorful beads just keep calling me :)

Wishing you a lovely, sunny and crafty weekend!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hello Robin,

Thank you! It sometimes feel that more brightness and little extras the better ;) but really: can one have too much color? Nope!

I wish the spring is really blooming at yours, sunny weekend and happy knitting!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hello Helen,

Thank you! Happy that my little pouches seem to be liked!

I wish you the most wonderful weekend soon, may it be sunny and warm so you can enjoy your garden!

Yours,
Mia

Beth of The Linen Cat said...

Hello Mia,

These are lovely, such a perfect finishing touch, you are such a clever thing so see the potential on these and I am always amazed at how your work stands out as being yours, I could never doubt something you made was by anyone else! I hope they fly out of the shop.

Hope it's still sunny days, Bethxx

Lucia Sasaki said...

Hi Mia, thanks for sharing your findings and handmades pouchs. It is true... the most of times we need so little to accomplish what we want.
Seeing your doings always made me smile.
A great weekend with much sunshine!

Anne Toprak said...

So fun, Mia. You have the best luck finding beads, buttons, fabric!!
I love the elephants. Happy Creative May to all....
Happy weekend for your Mom and sister!

Anne
PC22

Poppy Black said...

What sweet wee creations. They make me smile! xxx

Mia said...

Hello Beth,

Your message made me very happy, thank you. Coming from a fantastic fellow artist it is great to hear that my work looks mine, these copycat-days this is a big compliment!

Wishing you wonderful May, and happy me-days ;)

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Thank you, Lucia,

Making you all smile is very important to me, and it seems this time I succeeded :)

Have a wonderful weekend!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hello Anne,

Have a lovely Mother's Day today, we all are sending you a lot of love and happy wishes! Enjoy!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Thank you Poppy,

You comment made me smile :)

Have a lovely weekend!

Yours,
Mia

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