Monday, 20 April 2015

Oh Yes, Yes, Yes..........

I have realised....



....that there are colour combinations that I go to time and time again.

I have had in my mind for a while to make a tiny patchwork crochet blanket for my bed. I wanted teeny tiny hexagons. I wanted soothing. I wanted to sew them all together instead of crochet them.

I was picking colours......




I was ooooohing and ahhhhhing over these pretty little hexagons, and marvelling at how excited I was, when I realised it was colour combinations I have used several times over. I must just really like these colours together.





Oh yes, yes, yes.......I see this draped across my bed. 

How pretty will it be?

Can you see it in your head?

I can, and it's making me really quite giddy with excitement.



I know it will bring plenty of smiles to my face. It's a big job though. Stamina and perseverance are needed with this one.

That's okay though. As long as I have it straight in my head how I am wanting to proceed with this one, it will be all good. Yes, yes, yes it will.

ahhhhhhhh, that blue/green/grey shade is one of my all time favourites I think. I am currently doing paint swatches on my wall with shades like this.








A brief thought was to make a couple of patchwork cushions. Certainly easier, quicker.........satisfying. I REALLY don't need any more blankets......but the thought of this draped on my bed has stayed with me.....and I REALLY want to do it. 

 I will just beaver away making these little hexagons. 

My go to project. 

No pressure. 

I know at the start it will take a while with this one! I will be prepared to wait.

I have so many other projects to start too. I have so many ideas. 

In between trying to sort out my house. So many ideas with that also. Slowly but surely I will get bits done.

I just love these colours together.....sigh........


xxx


25 comments:

  1. It's going to be absolutely beautiful. I love those colors. Godspeed!

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  2. It is going to be just lovely..and look beautiful draped over your bed :0) You have planted a seed here...something soothing for the bedroom sounds just wonderful. Blessings, mari

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  3. I'm doing the same right now with hexagons myself. I just wanted a project I could pick up, put down, take with me and forget about sometimes too. I love your colors, they're perfect.

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  4. Just P R E T T Y ..... you are a magician with colours lovely V! and yes I can see it and it will be dee~licious :o)
    I have a hexie blanket on the go at the mo too but boy I am soooo slow.
    Sending a BIG hug xoxox
    love Jooles x x x

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  5. Beautiful. Stick with the colours that work for you.

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  6. Love your photographs of your work. I too enjoy those colours, very relaxing and "soft". I must try hexagon, I have only mastered the granny square. I like something to do that doesn't take much concentration. Now that the nicer weather is here, it's nice to sit outside with a project! Great job and can't wait to see it together :)

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  7. They look absolutely gorgeous together and is it me? But they remind me of ice-cream flavours! Yum!
    Jess xx

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  8. I see why you keep going to that color combo. It is so pretty and soothing. That blanket IS a big job, but you are good at that sort of thing it seems. You'll be so happy and feel such a sense of accomplishment when it's done. Go, go, go.

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  9. The colors are lush! It will be such a pleasure to follow your journey with this blanket.

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  10. Oh I love those colours too, especially the subtle pinks that you use, I'm a bit obsessed with those. Maybe because there's a lack of pink around here. I find your blog such an inspirational place. I shall treat myself to yarn in these colours one day, and make a blanket just for me. In the meantime I'm looking forward to following your progress. CJ xx

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  11. Hang in there with the hexies - I can't wait to see it. Those colours are so delicious. xx

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  12. ...very very nice..
    it means beautiful Grannies , I love those colors that are very enchanting
    Greetings from Tatjana

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  13. Love the colour combination, very sweet !
    I often also realise I always go for similar colour combinations over and over again. . .
    xEva

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  14. Oh Vanessa, you can never have enough blankets! Super lovely as always :) Can't wait to see the finished project.

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  15. Totally gorgeous and I can't wait to see this one grow. I absolutely love that 'fizzy in the tummy ' feeling when there's a new project bursting to get out.
    Have a lovely week Vanessa,
    Kate xx

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  16. So beautiful. It will definitely be worth it :)

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  17. It's certainly a lovely colour combination, your little hexies are lovely and your new blanket will be another triumph for sure. Have a great week. Jane xx

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  18. Its gonna be beautiful, brave lady takin on all those hexies, will be cheering you on :)
    Karen x

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  19. I also really like these colors together! your color schemes are so sweet, I LOOOOOOVE IT, Vanessa!
    I think always in your blanket diamond ... is incredibly beautiful ....
    and this blanket it will be lovely too!
    I hope you have a beautiful day full of crochet!
    Kisses and a big hug from Catalonia!

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  20. A dreamy blanket in the making! I like having a long term make to go alongside the quick must do this now ones... and in such pretty colours

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  21. I just love your colors!!!!

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  22. Already smitten with your hexagon project... I'm really have to make one myself - one day...
    Happy evening!

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  23. I think you are about to create an heirloom, such a wonderful personal project, taking time and made with love. Can't wait to see it on your bed!

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  24. But you have to stick with it, because you already know how beautiful it's going to be when it's done! I find choosing colours for projects quite tricky but you seem to have a real knack for it. xx

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  25. You are a brave woman... And if you present this blanket in finished form before vacation in July I will not only kind of hate you but I will start to wonder if you ever sleep, do house chores, care for Bears or are a committed wife... Maybe it is all a fake identity? In Cyber World you can be who ever you want to be, right? Ha ha ha! Maybe you are a robot... A crochet robot. You courageous woman... Looks divine my lovely.
    Xxx

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