Sunday, December 25, 2016

Handmade Christmas 2016 - Crochet and Baking

Good morning! I hope you are enjoying the holiday today. I wanted to show what I made my friends and family for Christmas.

For my friends, Constance and Jim, I made a kitty doll for their baby girl, Arwen. I hope Arwen will like it when she gets old enough to play with it.

For Amanda, I made a short watermelon scarf. I found the pattern/video on YouTube and thought it would be a great way to brighten up a dreary winter day and light enough for weather in California. I love the added embellishment of black Pony beads to use as watermelon seeds.

For my uncle, I made orange brownies as part of his presents. They are his favorites.

In my mother's stash of containers, I found this cute reindeer plastic tub. Perfect for 'wrapping' his brownies.

For my friends, I made those kawaii cross stitch ornaments that I posted about last week :)

I hope you had fun crafting for friends and family too!

Until next time >___<


  1. Rachel, that kitty doll looks so soft and sweet. She will love it!

    I've never heard of orange brownies? Is it a family recipe? Would you be allowed to share the recipe? LOL

    Have a wonderful evening!

  2. Lol our family doesn't have family recipes that are passed down.

    The recipe is Paula Deen's recipe from the Food Network.

    I double the glaze recipe and tilt the pan back and forth to coat the brownies.

    1. That made me laugh...none? LOL I will have to give these a try. Thank you!

  3. You made some great gifts for family and friends, Rachel, and I'm sure the recipients were more than pleased. That watermelon scarf must have been a lot of fun to make.