Sunday, December 2

WINTER CROCHET SPACE......

We bought a purple sofa a few months back...love it to look at 
but it is soooo uncomfortable that I decided to move it into the dining room and bring a couple of the Ikea bouncy chairs into the lounge, for now at least.
BUT.....
I needed a foot stool, the ones that go with the chairs fill up too much space.
This was a good solution....£3.99 from B&M Stores

strong enough to stand on and great storage...I bought A LIME GREEN ONE months ago.
the fabric that it is made with is nasty, so it needed a cover....I found a piece of crochet that had never been finished, lots of those in my craft room lol
It was originally meant to be a blanket, then I thought it would make a garden chair cover....
but has been re-modelled into a cube/storage/seat/ foot stool for the new look comfy, winter crochet/TV space in the corner of the lounge.
Just big enough
so my little Winter crochet corner is almost complete, just need to finish the Moss st. blanket

Have fun xx


6 comments:

  1. That looks very pretty!
    A nice place to put some yarn in, but don't forget that there's something inside LOL

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    1. hehe..exactly what I said when I filled it last night...lol
      Hugs x

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  2. That's just what I want..but it's almost too lovely for putting feet on! There's a new B&M in Bangor ..never heard of them before so might just go take a peek.We have had one of those Ikea chairs for years.I had to make a loose washable cover in calico to cover the old grubby one but apart from that it's lasted about 18 years..not bad for the £40 it cost us originally.

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  3. That's looking like a really cosy Winter Woollyland, Suz. Great idea to cover the bin-seat with your lovely crochet.
    I went to get the slipper-boots and guess what....sold out in my size!I expect they'll get them in again. Thank you for your kind offer too.

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    1. Hi Bit cold in my craft room for a couple of the winter months, a time I spread a bit, but hoping this will stay tidy with the useful box...temporaty cover, I will re make when all the other projects are finished....one on one in the wash lol.
      Sorry to hear the slipper/boots had sold out...fingers crossed they re-stock soon.
      Hugs xx

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  4. Cute idea. I have several of these boxes that I use to store yarn in. Great idea for when I'm done with using them for storage. Beautiful job.

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