Thursday, June 7, 2012

Birthday Gift Given...

Here is an ensemble I made for one of my dear friends.  We celebrated her birthday with a day of lunch and shopping at a beautiful nursery and gallery and fabric shops.  There were four of us Ladies Who Lunch.  It was a wonderful day.  Very relaxed and just right.  Even the weather was wonderful.
This is one of my favorite crocheted necklaces I have posted about.  You may click here to see the previous post and how-to.
This trellis yarn is a really pretty silver with several shades of blue.  She loves blue as much as I do so no decision to make here.  I wanted to include some earrings so I managed to crochet and fashion a pair with vintage pearls to match.  The bracelet has no yarn but the beads are in the same colors as the necklace and earrings. If you can see on the necklace I did a new tweak to it.  I added the large hole beads at each side just above the knots.  They really add a nice flair.  
My friend really liked her gift.  I am so grateful to be able to create things personalized for each recipient.
Happy Creating and enjoy your weekend...


  1. Best birthday gift i have ever seen..i like it.
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  2. You keep bumping these necklaces up a notch. This collection is fantastic. Great createology!

  3. Very beautiful. I bet she loved it.

  4. Great necklace...elegant even! I used that trellis yarn for some fringe on a poncho I knitted. Have a good weekend!!! Laurel

  5. Very nice Sherry. I am sure she loved it especially since it was hand made. Those are the best gifts.

  6. What a lovely gift! Isn't it wonderful to have friends you can share your life and loves with!

  7. Nothing so precious as a with love handmade gift!

  8. Dear Sherry, your friend have been so beautifully gifted, -those colours are stunning together, I love how you found the same colour pearls to create a bracelet also.
    I understand she was so happy to recieve it.
    Weekend hugs to you, xx, Dorthe

  9. What a gorgeous and thoughtful gift for your friend! I would think she would love it, it is handmade just for her and in her favorite color!!

  10. such a beautiful gift, she must have been over the moon to receive this,

  11. Sherry, What a gorgeous set this is! I'm sure your friend is still smiling about this extra special gift...and the special day you spent together!
    Have a great weekend. :) Paulette

  12. Oh my! You have created a lovely gift set for your friend! The earrings are genius! Your friend is one lucky girl!

  13. What a beautiful Birthday gift Sherry, No doubt your friend Loved it!!
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  14. Such a lovely gift set for your friend's birtday! You amaze me with your versatility and many talents!
    xoxo Jane

  15. omg what a nice and thoughtful gift for your friend! I would think she would love it. but one suggestion for you. you can also try personalised photo books. which is very trendy & unique option as a gift..

  16. Such a pretty gift set. I have a necklace made from similar yarn in shades of black and gray. It's always a good day when spending time with friends. :) Tammy


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