Saturday, 1 December 2012

Creative Christmas: Simple Snowflakes!

Hello lovelies!! It's the 1st day of December, which means I'm officially allowing myself to be swept up with Christmassy cheer!!
I've been working on a couple of Christmassy projects and have the first to share with you today!
I've been inspired by the sudden appearance of the Christmas markets and also by the frosty weather here in Hamburg.

I've been crocheting with some yummy colours!


Adding bells and ball balls.


I've been pinning and blocking.


Glueing and shaping!


I've been patiently waiting for my project to dry!


I've been hanging my project.


Finally, I've been admiring my project and It truly makes me happy!


As you can see, Simple Snowflakes have been the project of the week. They are definitely adding a glimpse of colour to my now dark and Decembery apartment.


I made these using some creative cotton in lots of glorious shades. They're not traditional Christmas colours, but I like that!
Simply hanging on a branch, in a vase on my table, they have a temporary home until I buy a real Christmas tree.



They were made with a very simple pattern I created earlier in the week. I've added it to the 'Tutorials' List on the left hand side of my blog, also you can follow the link here for "Simple Snowflakes".


They are a fun and really quick project and hopefully there is still enough time before Christmas!
I hope you like the tutorial!! If there are any problems or question about the it,  just drop me a message and I'll get right back to you!
Enjoy the rest of your weekend!


48 comments:

  1. Brilliant tutorial and beautiful photos, thanks for sharing this simple and elegant snowflake design!

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  2. stunning project, Matt! the classy thought of hanging the snowflakes on a caprone thread...seems they are falling! I want to try it definitely:)have a nice Sunday!

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  3. Matt, you are SO creative and adventurous! To do the snowflakes in a rainbow of colors is brilliant! I can't wait to see them on a tree! Bravo!
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  4. They are great! Will be making a few of these for sure! xx

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  5. another superb creation photographed beautifully..we put our christmas tree up today so think will make one or two..thanks

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  6. Matt this is just beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

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  7. such a good idea!! Thanks...I've pinned it!

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  8. Oi, Matt!
    Que lindo ficou!


    Abraços!

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  9. Very pretty. Definitely going to add these to my queue.

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  10. Muito lindo e criativo.
    Parabéns.
    Um abraço.

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  11. Beautiful!!! Matt, you've done it now------given me something else to make for Christmas. Hopefully I'll have time for a few between now & the 25th!! Your creations are just so tempting.

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  12. I LOOOOOOOOVE, LOOOOOOOOVE YOUR PROJECTS! And I think that you have a sweet appartement, I love it! And I love all your blog! Congratulations!

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  13. Beautiful! Love them on the branch - you will be able to enjoy them all winter!

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  14. Ah! I LOVE them! I have the "wants" now. They're lovely, Matt!

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  15. THANK YOU MATT FOR THIS TUTORIAL. I HAVE BEEN STRUGGLING WITH SNOWFLAKES FOR WEEKS AND THESE SEEM MANAGEABLE EVEN FOR ME. WHAT I WOULD REALLY LIKE TO DO IS MAKE 11 OF THEM BEFORE FRIDAY - ONE FOR EACH OF OUR BOOKCLUB MEMBERS. HERE GOES!

    LIZ

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  16. They're very cute Matt, you've displayed them beautifully!

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  17. Thank-you for the lovely link. I have a friend going away for Christmas & I will be able to slip something this size into her luggage!

    Luv all the way from Australia.

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  18. they are suuuuuper cute!!!!
    thanks for sharing!!!!
    Dany

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  19. I love these! How you displayed them is perfect! You could leave this up all winter! Thanks for sharing them! I have a feeling I am going to be crocheting some snowflakes later today when my errands are done! :)

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  21. Como no vas a estar feliz con tu proyecto si es una preciosidad, me encanta.
    Un besazo

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  22. Gorgeous !...congtrats...you always have a great project.Love your blog. :0)

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  23. oh Wow! These are fabulous Matt! I was thinking of making a snowflake garland and had found a pattern but these are just so much more.....well, snowflaky!!!! Just perfect! Hope you're having a happy Sunday x

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  24. These are fantastic!! I will have to find some time to make some...I have some gorgeous cotton in some lovely vibrant colours that I could use :o)

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  25. Matt - I love you hook! First time I've seen one like that :-)
    The snowflakes are lovely. Makes for a very pretty Christmas Tree. Do you use wood glue?

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  26. That is absolutely stunning, I love the different colours, to me anything bright and colourful is good for christmas. ( wouldn't it be wonderful if snowflakes really were all the colours of the rainbow...... )
    I'm using some crochet snowflakes in some bunting and I'd love to add a different shaped snowflake to the mix. Can I ask what you are painting on them as I've tried spray starch and it didn't really work ?
    Emma x

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  27. Love that branch with all the colorful snowflakes. Your work always makes me smile :) I was stationed in Germany in the mid 70's and remember it being a magical place at Christmas.

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  28. This is a topic that is close to my heart... Many thanks!
    Where are your contact details though?
    My web page ; make money online

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  29. I adore these and the colours are so jolly! As for putting them on a proper Christmas tree, they look amazing on that branch, would be a shame to unlove that branch and make it all bare LOL!!!!!

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  30. Está precioso tu árbol de NAVIDAD,y los colores muy bonitos,una idea genial.Te felicito. UN BESO... marga.

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  31. Wonderful snowflakes! loved them!

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  32. love love love love these, am going to make a whole garland full to go across my living room window.
    thanks so much xxx

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  33. Oh my gosh! I LOVE these! I'm pinning them. I'll make them to have for Christmas 2013!

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  34. Dando un paseo por este mundo de Internet he tropezado con tu blog.Me ha encantado lo que haces ,tus ideas y como las explicas.Me gusta y es imaginativo sobretodo estos copos de nieve a crochet.Precioso .Cuando quieras pasate por mi blog(http://creacionesxoana.blogspot.com).Intentaré hacer unos copos de nieve para adornar mi casa las proximas Navidades.

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  35. Hola ,dando un paseo por Internet me he topado contigo.Haces unas cosas simpaticas y preciosas,ademas muy bien explicadas.Intentaré adornar mi casa en Navidad con unos copos de nieve parecidos a los tuyos.Me gusta mucho haber pasado por aqui.Cuando quieras pasate por mi blog

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  36. Dando un paseo por este mundo de Internet he tropezado con tu blog.Me ha encantado lo que haces ,tus ideas y como las explicas.Me gusta y es imaginativo sobretodo estos copos de nieve a crochet.Precioso .Cuando quieras pasate por mi blog(http://creacionesxoana.blogspot.com).Intentaré hacer unos copos de nieve para adornar mi casa las proximas Navidades.

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  37. It is very nice, full of poetry.

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  38. Hi Matt ! I love all your works !! there nothing I can say is the best because I like all !! regards nd congrats!

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  39. Great Tutorial! I cited it in my Italian Blog: http://lunadeicreativi.com/blog/decorazioni-natalizie-alluncinetto-tutorial

    Hope hear from you soon!

    Best Regards,
    Lory
    www.lunadeicreativi.com

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