Thursday, September 29, 2011

1♥cottage::.How's your day?

How's everyone been doing?
It's been a fun day to me.

I've spent some time going outdoor to capture photos
and also playin' with bubbles. :)

It's like walking down the memory lane.
My childhood's fav past time.

So, be inspired, let's bubblin' with me & have some fun! 

My bro & I.
It's totally a blissful day. 


Tuesday, September 27, 2011

1♥cottage::.People not machine.


I've made some sales on Etsy a few days ago and I have been
very busy packaging up for my customers.

I didn't know that packaging up for your products can be this much fun.
Previously, I just made very simple packaging towards my 
felt products. Since the price is relatively high for my amigurumi
products, I have made an extra effort in packaging them.

These "Happy Little Coin Purses" seen here are nicely packaged.

They can be found in the link below :

Only 3 left at the moment :)

 I've also doodle-ed "Thank You" tags for the package.
The parcels are ready to be shipped to Aussie and Muar :)

I wish my packages can put a smile to my customers. :D

That's what make a difference to handmade products with machine made.
They are people, not machine!
Machine products don't do them personally just for you!
They are mass produced!

Thus,
Support Handmades! 


Few days ago, I did some printing jobs on my IG & crafts photos.
There are printed with inkjet printer on some glossy photo papers.
Don't you find it cute? I'm very satisfied with my printing. :)

Sunday, September 25, 2011

1♥cottage::.Free Shipping!


How's everyone doing on this beautiful Sunday?

I've spent my whole afternoon editing and reorganizing 
my Etsy Shop. A lot of new items have been listed up!

My shop's mascot! hehehe :D

Needle felted rings. Very victorian and vintage style! 

Happy Little Coin Purses. Hand embroidered pattern on it.

Mr. Froggie, waiting to be adopted by someone sweet! :P


Plus, I'm having FREE SHIPPING promotion, STOREWIDE now.

Hop on to 

or

email me at
onelovecottage [!at] gmail.com


Friday, September 23, 2011

1♥cottage::.The Story Untold

Happy T.G.I.F!
The story untold and I'm gonna tell you now in this post! :D

The above picture was my very first amigurumi I did which 
was like 6 months ago. I was really not satisfied with the outcome. 
As you can see, it was not cute enough.

Apparently, amigurumi is relatively easy to do when you 
acquired the knowledge and art of crochet. However, it need a
lots of patience and creativity to produce a cute and lovable end product.

It's all started when I first joined Instagram (an app on iPhone).
I began browsing on photos posted by other fellow IG-ers and
I discovered these cute little amigurumi dolls made by them.

The learning process is really painful as no one is able to teach me.
Besides, my mom is not familiar with crochet doll patterns.
However, with the help of YouTube tutorials and some books I bought,
I've finally managed to learn the correct ways to crochet a doll.

The WIP mini ShellieMay I'm doing, few months back.

I crochet mostly on patterns I got from the internet and books before I
started doing my own patterns. As time goes by, I crochet better and
I started designing my own patterns. ShellieMay was one of the first
patterns I've designed earlier on.


I was so happy with the outcome. Needless to say, I begin to do
more patterns myself.

Little penguin amigurumi - pattern not by me.

Amigurumi dolls that I sold to one of my IG friend.

I shared all of my amigurumi works on IG and got really good responses
as well as compliments. I'm so happy and excited at the same time.
Motivation was what I've gained from the compliments I got all the time
from my beloved IG friends and followers.

Sold to my IG friend.

I know that OLC is well known for it's felt products. However,
I reckoned that with the felt products I've made so far cannot 
realize my dream. I want to build a brand name for myself, 
with my crafts. That is why I have converted OLC to amigurumi 
products.

I really hope that all my previous customers will understand the story
behind the changes made to OLC. 

IG Monster Stamp.

Kiki Foxy Bear Stamp.

My hunger for crafts don't just stop there. I have also acquired the
skills in hand-carving rubber stamps too. It's really fun but that
will be just for personal use and for craft packaging purposes.

The JC box was made into good use. 
I'm keeping all my stamping tools in there. :)

Trying to take good photos of your products ain't easy.
Yea, I'm trying real hard for the products that I'll be posting next.

I've been making more effort in taking photos for all my products.
I'm sure that no one would love to see messy backgrounds, 
dark photos and many more. 

I hope my handmade make you S.M.I.L.E and please enjoy browsing
through my products. :)

Should you want to purchase any of my handmade,
(or even to say HI!) 
You're always welcome to 
email me at
onelovecottage [!at] gmail.com

or

go to my Etsy Shop! :)

p/s: It is not the profit that matters, it is the process and the enjoyment that matters the most.

Love, Irene

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

1♥cottage::.First Feature on Treasury


Not long after I've listed up these 

Baby Matryoshka Babushka Amigurumi Keychain Dolls,

I got featured on one of the treasury an Etsy-er did. I am so happy to get featured. Many thanks to to her and it was my first time ever to get featured in a treasury. :)


Monday, September 19, 2011

1♥cottage::.Baby Matryoshka Babushka Amigurumi Keychain Dolls



☆ Baby Matryoshka Babushka Amigurumi Keychain Dolls

Measurement: Approximately 3 inches tall 

They are made with 100% Acrylic Yarn and stuff with Polyester Fiber.

Each of them wore a flower pin on their heads. 
These baby Matryoshka are cheerful, happy and cute.
They can light up the whole wide world when you're down.
Bring one of them home now and I'm surely they can put a smile on your face everyday.

*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:-

For more photos, please visit here! :)

AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!
Price USD 13.50 / RM40.50 each


To purchase, please kindly email me at onelovecottage [!at] gmail.com
 
 
 



1♥cottage::.Cherry Chocky the Amigurumi Bear



☆ Cherry Chocky the Amigurumi Bear

Measurement: Approximately 5 inches tall (can't stand)
Legs are movable.

He is made with 100% Acrylic Yarn and stuff with Polyester Fiber.

This cherry chocky is a bear that loves food. One of the most loved food is cherry because it makes him cheerful each time he had it. It is undeniable that he's always happy because there's a little cherry on top of his head 24/7 even if he don't have the chance to eat it. He needs a cheery cheerful home to stay. Bring him home today! :)

*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:-

For more photos, please visit here! :)

AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!
Price USD 15 / RM45


To purchase, please kindly email me at onelovecottage [!at] gmail.com
 
 
 

Sunday, September 18, 2011

1♥cottage::.Bon Bon Bunny Amigurumi Doll




☆ Bon Bon Bunny Amigurumi Doll

Measurement: Approximately 7.5 inches tall (can't stand)
(Hands & legs are movable)

She is made with 100% Acrylic Yarn and stuff with Polyester Fiber.

Bon Bon is a cute bunny amigurumi. She is one of the mascot in my shop.
She's playful and cheerful. Bon Bon loves to play. I hope that Bon Bon will be adopted to a cheerful home. :)


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For more photos, please visit here! :)

AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!
Price USD 19 / RM57


To purchase, please kindly email me at onelovecottage [!at] gmail.com
 
 

1♥cottage::.Candy Lulu Bear Amigurumi Keychain



☆ Candy Lulu Bear Amigurumi Keychain

Measurement: Approximately 3.5 inches tall 

She is made with 100% Acrylic Yarn and stuff with Polyester Fiber.

Candy Lulu Bear comes from Candyland. In Candyland, they wear candies, eat candies and talk candy languages. She's very candilicious and yearns to have a as sweet as candy owner to adopt her. I hope that a sweetheart will bring her to a brand new home. :)


*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:-

For more photos, please visit here! :)

AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!
Price USD 12.50 / RM37.50 


To purchase, please kindly email me at onelovecottage [!at] gmail.com
 

1♥cottage::.Big Bow Sheep Sheep Amigurumi Doll



☆ Big Bow Sheep Sheep Amigurumi Doll

Measurement: Approximately 6.5 inches tall (can't stand)
Hands & legs are movable.

She is made with 100% Acrylic Yarn and stuff with Polyester Fiber.

Sheep Sheep is a lovely sheep with dropping ears. She loves to daydreaming that is why her eyes looked like she's thinking something. She needs a home and I hope someone will adopt her soon and gives her lots of love and care.


*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:-

For more photos, please visit here! :)

AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!
Price USD 25 / RM75


To purchase, please kindly email me at onelovecottage [!at] gmail.com
 

Saturday, September 17, 2011

1♥cottage::.Crazy Instagram Monster Keychain





☆ Crazy Instagram Monster Keychain


Measurement: Approximately 2 inches x 2 inches.It is made with 100% Acrylic Yarn and stuff with Polyester Fiber.

This is made specially for IG (Instagram) Addicts! He's crazy and everyone is addicted to him!

I am an IG addict too. Hopefully he can find a home with a crazy IG addict soon. :)



*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:-


For more photos, please visit here! :)

AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!
Price USD 16 / RM48


To purchase, please kindly email me at onelovecottage [!at] gmail.com
 

1♥cottage::.Floral Reindeer Amigurumi Dolls




☆ Floral Reindeer Amigurumi Dolls

Measurement: Approximately 4 inches tall (able to stand)

They are made with 100% Acrylic Yarn and stuff with Polyester Fiber.

Suzie (Light brown) and Hippie (Dark brown) lives in the forest. They are really good friends as
they are the only two forest reindeer. They need a lot of loves and attention. I hope that they will soon be adopted to a warm and lovely home. :)

*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:-

For more photos, please visit here! :)


AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!
Price USD 20 each / RM60 each 


To purchase, please kindly email me at onelovecottage [!at] gmail.com

Friday, September 16, 2011

1♥cottage::.Kiki the Foxy Amigurumi Doll



☆ Kiki the Foxy Amigurumi Doll


Measurement: Approximately 5.5 inches tall (can't stand)
Hands & legs are movable.


She is made with 100% Acrylic Yarn and stuff with Polyester Fiber.


Kiki is one of the mascot of my shop and she loves companies. She always had this little yellow friend on her head with her 24/7. She also have a detachable cute red bag. She's pretty afraid of loneliness. I hope that someone will adopt her soon and shower her with lots of love and companies.


*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:-

For more photos, please visit here! :)


AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!
Price USD 24 / RM72

To purchase, please kindly email me at onelovecottage [!at] gmail.com

1♥cottage::.Strawberry & Cream Amigurumi Puppy Doll



☆ Strawberry & Cream Amigurumi Puppy Doll

Measurement: Approximately 6 inches tall (can't stand)
Hands & legs are movable.

He is made with 100% Acrylic Yarn and stuff with Polyester Fiber.

He desperately needs a new home. I hope that someone will adopt him soon and shower him with lots of love and strawberries (he loves strawberry!) :)

*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆--:*:--☆:*:-



For more photos, please visit here! :)


AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!
Price USD 20 / RM60


To purchase, please kindly email me at onelovecottage [!at] gmail.com

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

1♥cottage::.Hello!

Hey lovely OLC-ers!


Pic credited to google.com

How is everyone been doing?
It has been almost half a year now since the last time I've
blogged about my craft products. Well, the good news is
I've finally completed my industrial training and I will be back
to work & blog about my crafts here in no time. ;)

To establish my own concept and brand name, I've
decided to work on only a few selected crafts instead of
multiple craft products like the one I did for my previous products
in year 2010. Although this bad news might disappoint y'all who loves 
my felt products, but I hope I will get supports from each and 
everyone of you in bringing fresh, new and super kawaii handmade 
Amigurumi.
(Hint: Blog layout is designed via the Amigurumi I've made!)

I have discontinued most of my felt products in order to fulfill my dream 
and vision for this blog. I'll be doing Amigurumi products only from now on.

Apart from that, I've also applied for Pipit Wonderful Market 7
and let's hope that I'll be selected. I've done lots of Amigurumi 
and they are reserved for Pipit at the moment until they announced 
the selected vendors. Here's a photo of my current crafts preparations.



Please take note that it will be for sale instantly at my 
Etsy/Blog if I am not selected 
as a vendor at Pipit Wonderful Market 7.

Other than that, I've also been working hard on the packaging 
of my crafts. Here's a hand-carved stamp I did as part of the craft 
products packaging purposes.


Oh, and I'm pretty addicted with Instagram too
which is an app on iPhone. Feel free to follow me @irenesin
where I post photos of my life, crafts and fashion.
See ya there! ;)


Love,

Irene Sin
(●⌒∀⌒●)/。・゜


1♥cottage::.Teaser! ミ★


The doll above and more cute collectible amigurumi dolls
will be available soon! So, stay tuned! ヽ(●´ε`●)ノ


All amigurumi dollies are made and designed with love by me.
They are one in this world.
\(^▽^\)(/^▽^)

I usually sketch my ideas on my sketch pad before
turning them into amigurumi dolls, keychains and etc as shown 
in the second picture. Enjoy these while I prepare myself 
to get back into business soon. 

I hope you love them.ミ★

Love,
Irene Sin
(●⌒∀⌒●)/。・゜



1♥cottage::.Felt Products in 2010


iPhone Pouches 
*HOT DEMANDS*


Camera Pouches
*HOT DEMANDS*


Passport Holders



Card Holders


Key Chains




Tissue Holders



Dolls


Cover Key Chains


Photo Frames
*HOT DEMANDS*


Mobile Phone Cozies
*HOT DEMANDS*


Miscellaneous Products