Friday, December 28, 2012

A Beautiful Box Made Just for Me...

For Christmas my husband made me the most amazing yarn box, I just had to share it with you!  It is made from a gorgeous cherry wood...

And look at those dovetail joints, marvelous!  He did the entire thing by hand, no power tools used here.  Also, a natural shellac finish to show off that fabulous wood grain.

 I love the idea of using something made by hand the old way to make other things by hand, so incredibly neat!

A yarn ball rolling around on the floor drives me absolutely crazy, and now my yarn will be housed in a pretty box while I'm working on a project and stay put and be debris free.  Yay!


  1. the box is very pretty and useful of course! your husband has golden hands as we say when someone is so craft talented :)
    enjoy crocheting!
    Best wishes,

  2. Wow, that's lovely! What a great gift!

  3. It is beautiful, very talented husband of yours.

  4. love those wooden boxes. Great and thoughtful gift!

  5. It seems that your husband is a very talented woodwright - the box is beautiful and the dove tails make it that much more special - lucky you!

  6. That is beautiful. Enjoy it. Looking forward to seeing what you create while using it.

  7. Very beautiful! A very special and thoughtful gift! Enjoy using it! Lucky you to have such a talented husband.

  8. I have followed you site for some time and thoroughly enjoy it! This yarn box is a special and useful gift! Enjoy!

  9. AWESOME BOX! Truly an exquisite work of art & even more precious because it was made with love by your hubby just for you! The craftsmanship is superb; YES, WE ARE ALL A LITTLE JEALOUS!! ;-D God bless you, your hubby & your family this year with good health, joy, peace & prosperity.

  10. Thank you all so much for your kind words!!! I will definitely have to share these wonderful comments with my husband, he will be really flattered! He does beautiful work! He made us a table last year that is stunning, I'm so proud of him! And...he does it completely the old fashioned way, no power anything, and with antique incredibly interesting!


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