Wonderland Curiosity Shop

Curious, Interesting, Delicious, and Beautiful things.

September, 2014

Curiosity 10: More Hand Dyed Mini Skeins

This is a combination of Turquoise, Brown and Pink. I really, really like this combo and plan to dye more of this.   This is turquoise, brown, orange and green. This is a ‘witchy’ color, it will self striped acid green and dark purple.   Here is some of the yarn I dyed knit up. […]

Curiosity 9: Handmade Owls

I have knit several Owl related items recently for swaps on Ravelry. Owl Bookmark Knit with yarn I dyed. Owl Tea Tote Also knit with yarn I dyed. The eyes are buttons I pulled off an old, thrifted sweater Owl Card This is a combination of knitting and felt. Knitting the owl is easy and […]

Beautiful 5: More Tea Cups

One of the items I look for when I go to thrift stores or yard sales is tea cups. I have a small collection of pretty, or unusual tea cups. I especially like hand painted ones and colorful cups. Here is a recent find. The cup is a little larger than a regular teacup and […]

Interesting 7: Beaded Sheep

I bought this beaded sheep at the swap meet. The seller had many beaded items all from Guatemala. There were many animals from birds to alligators to a unicorn. But as soon as I saw this sheep I knew I had to get it. The detail is pretty neat and it feels very solidly made. […]

Delicious 3: GF Almond-Ginger Scones with Chai Spices

I wanted to make some easy gluten free scones to have with breakfast. I found this delicious looking recipe, but didn’t have all the ingredients. So I came up with my own version loosely based on the Eat Good 4 Life version. Almond-Ginger Scones with Chai Spices 1/4 cup of coconut oil 1/4 c dark […]

Beautiful 4: Tea Cups

I love looking at beautiful tea cups on Pinterest. I have a whole Tea board with all kinds of pretties on it. I was lucky enough to find a few gorgeous tea cups at the swap meet recently. I really like the teacups that have ‘feet’ and these are some good examples. This teal one […]

Curiosity 8: Miniature Tea Set

I recently went to the local swap meet that is held every weekend at the fair grounds. There were many different vendors with everything from shoes and cell phone cases to old books and tools. After two hours in the sun and wind I managed to find this tiny little treasure for just a few […]

Interesting 6: Beads and MKALs

I have been beading more of my knitting projects lately. It takes a little extra time but with all the time that is already put into a knitted item it seems worth it to make it special. Beads can be different sizes and deciding on what size to use for which project can be complicated. […]