Friday, August 3, 2012

favorite things friday: hoop art!


Colorful thread, beautiful fabric, lace, felt, inspiring words...all framed in a wooden circle. 



I have a new obsession and it's....embroidery! Hoop art, hoopty-doo, whatever you want to call it...I've enjoyed the therapeutic nature of it and love that every piece is a little bit imperfect, but still unique and beautiful. I have a ton of fabric and a TON of embroidery hoops that I'm trying to de-stash. This has been such a fun new project to try out. 

I will be selling some of these beauties at Firefly in September! 
Here are a few I've made in the past few week, that you've probably seen if you follow my instagram feed ((which you totally should!)) 

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What are some of your favorite shops that sell hoop art? Share below :)

 My current favorite that sparks inspiration is Take the Cannoli! If you're wanting to try your hand at embroidery, the blog Wild Olive has a lot of great tips & tutorial!



love.




9 comments:

  1. I love these so much! This will be my next project! Thanks for being awesome. You're adorable and so talented! :)

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  2. I love hoop art because it can be so varied. Last year I participated in a hoop art swap and it was one of the best swaps I've done to date. Loving yours too! :)Have a wonderful weekend.

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  3. Love your hoops!! I just bought several hoops yesterday, i'm going to be doing some on my bedroom wall! Natalie from Take and Cannoli is the sweetest! I just ordered one from her not to long ago :) So pretty!! Happy weekend to you! xo Holly

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  4. I love your hoopty-doos! Do your creative juices ever stop flowing, friend? You inspire me.

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    1. i love YOUR hoopty-doos. how d'ya like them apples, linds?

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  5. I love take the canoli. not only amazing hoops but an amazing gal too!

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  6. These are beautiful, and the colors are heavenly!

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  7. Beautiful hoop art! I'm lovin' all the color combos.

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