Sunday, May 27, 2012

All Caught Up

Okay, we've got one last bit of catching-up to do and then you'll be all caught up on what's been going on around here.

First off. check out this bit of adorableness:

It's a tissue box cover made to look like a couch--I had to laugh; my son saw it and said, "How's the rabbit supposed to fit on that?!"

Isn't it great? My friend Paula contacted me on Facebook about a friend of hers, Melinda (who is now my friend too), who was involved with a fundraiser for Junior Achievement selling these adorable covers in a variety of patterns. There were three that had rabbits on them; this is one of the other ones:

I immediately contacted Melinda and ordered one. You can order one, too--the fundraiser for JA is over, but Melinda has some covers left over and she is donating the proceeds from selling those to rabbit rescue. The covers cost $20 plus $5 shipping ($7 for international shipping), so if you are interested, please email me at and I will give you Melinda's contact info.

In other news, this past Friday, I finished the second baby blanket I was making for my cousin's new daughter:

Here's a closeup of the pattern:

This and the other blanket I made will be given to my newest family member on Memorial Day. Next project on the list is a throw blanket for my niece and her new husband; they got married last month, so this will be their wedding gift. I'm just waiting for the yarn I ordered to get here so I can start.

And now, your moment of *squee*...

Wait, did I say *squee*? I'm sorry, I meant *SQUEE*!

A friend of mine sent me these pics: this is a nest of baby bunnehs found under the slide in the playground of one of the local preschools. The nest was not disturbed, and the children were allowed to peek, but NOT touch, and they are thriving quite well. The following pics were taken more recently:

Mr. Mick was gracious enough to allow me to post these pics instead of his own, although if you are looking for a Mick fix, feel free to click HERE--I asked The Boy if he would take some pictures of Mick for the annual Bunspace calendar contest--I wanted 10, he took over 200. These are the best of the bunch.

*whew* I thought I was never going to get caught up here. Yay!

To everyone and everybun--Mr. Mick and I wish you a Happy Memorial Day, and to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country, we say "Thank You and Bless You".


Paula said...

You do beautiful work, J.

It isn't that they're too big for the couch, it's that they have trouble getting their paws in the slot to pull out just the one tissue. And I may not do cayoot but that pink number is really hard to resist.

Crafty Green Poet said...

Those bunnies are adorable!

bunnits said...

Oh, my goodness! Those baby bunnies. Squeeeeeee for sure!

What adorable little couches. Very cute.

The baby blanket is pretty. I'm somewhat envious that you have gotten caught up. I'm still behind. :)

Michelle May said...

Love the pattern and the colors on that new blanket. Beautiful.
Now back to SQUEEE!!! SQUEEE!!!
Snuggles to my nephew.
Hugs to you.

Tamsin said...

SQUEE! Those baby bunnies are soo adorable! What a lovely treat for the children to see too, I hope they don't mind giving up their slide for a bit.

SixBunnies said...

Oh, little wild bunnies' ears melt me!

Those "flat Mick" pictures are the best! I love his deflaterbun look! He's the best!

Hef's Mom said...

OOOOOO! So lovely! And a great lesson for the kids to respect wildlife!

speedyrabbit said...

Squee!for the baby bunnies,lovely couch cover,lovely blanket,SQUEE...SQUEE for the baby bunnies...sigh to cute .lol speedy's mum

Lisa said...

Baby bunnies!!!!!! Want!!!!! Love the little couch and very nice job on the blanket :)

Christina said...

Love the idea for the tissue box, how creative. The baby blanket is beautiful and of course the bunnies are darling!

Rabbits' Guy said...

What a bunch of fluff and stuff!

I am speechless about the tissue holder.

RoadBunner said...

Mario would find a way to fit his furry butt on that couch cover.

SQUEE!!! to the baby bunnies!! AAH!!!

Bunny-Hugging Volunteer said...

I'm sure those teeny babeh bunnehs could fit all their tiny butts onto those little tissue box sofa's - they'd just have to SQUEE-ze!

Anonymous said...

Hi Jade! You asked about the loud background noise in our video. Yes, that is actually the buns making all the raucous with the paper. We tear up large pieces of "butcher paper" (found at Wal-Mart) to put in their diggy box and they hop in and have a ball!

Charlotte, Cottontails said...

Absolutely adorable. I think we should all spend our days looking at photos like that - or even better gazing at the real thing. The world would be a better place!

Zantippy Skiphop said...

AWWW! I LOVE pics of new baby wild bunnies!

And that tissue box cover is soooo cute!!! Oh man, I bet my April would like a bunny-size sofa like that!