Wednesday, June 28, 2006

My mom's R.R.S. (Otherwise titled: My mother is a DIVA!)

Here it is Ladies (and gents?). My mom's Mother's Day gift: FINISHED.

I have been waiting until she came over to take pictures of it, because I wanted her to model it for everyone.

She was reluctant at first because we had been relaxing at my house the whole weekend, and making empanadas mix (yum!), so she did not want to go put makeup on.

So as she was getting ready to leave I told her - MOM! Remember that we have to take pictures. She complained and whined a little, and then asked me for some makeup.

Outside on the deck, she decided on the best location, and strategically placed the geranium. She posed, and modeled, and kept making me take more and more pictures of her - what a DIVA!

Here are some of the best shots:


Blogger iSeL said...

Va Va Voom! Que guapa!

Beautiful shawl/scarf. I went back through your archives last week to find the name of the pattern and now I've completely forgotten. :(

9:06 AM  
Anonymous yahaira said...

she's so cute! and quite the diva, the shawl looks great!

9:40 AM  
Blogger Megs said...

Gorgeous! (Both mom & shawl :)
i love the way that the pattern and yarn you chose complement each other!

10:56 AM  
Anonymous your secret pal said...

your mom is the cutest! the shawl is so lovely and elegant - great job!

11:03 AM  
Blogger Carla said...

Paloma, your shawl is gorgeous, and so is your Mum! And reading about empanadas made me hungry... tonight for dinner I´ll call "El Noble Repulgue" (they have some new "4-cheese empanadas that sound delicious!)

1:35 PM  
Blogger alejandra said...

Querida Paloma: El chal es E-S-P-E-C-T-A-C-U-L-A-R !!!! Y vamos Argentina todavía!!!! Qué bueno encontrarse con gente como vos!!!
Me encantaron las fotos de los hinchas! Te cuento que la lana que tanto te gusta es gris, muy, muy clarita, creo que bastante parecida con la de tu mamá (por cierto una mamá muy fashion). Bueno, visitáme en mi blog siempre que puedas, te voy a agregar a mi lista. Cariños desde un frío Buenos Aires.

1:46 PM  
Blogger KnitPastis said...

Wow! What a beautiful mom you have! Naturally a Diva, flaunt it momma! I love that shawl you made. You have to to tell me the pattern and yarn you used.Just stunning!

4:35 PM  
Anonymous Brenda said...

The shawl (and your mother) look beautiful. What a lovely gift.

6:43 PM  
Blogger schrodinger said...

I love that shawl, what a pretty, pretty pattern. You're Mum looks great in it.

8:16 PM  
Blogger Zarah said...

Very nice! And your Mom looks fab in it!

5:23 AM  
Blogger Macoco said...

Your mom is totally cute!! The shawl looks amazing. Rock on!

8:53 AM  
Blogger Vik said...

Aplausos a tu mamá!!!
Beautiful gift! I love the yarn you chose!

1:28 PM  
Blogger ms. pea said...

Your mama is gorgeous, darling!

4:41 PM  
Blogger yarnmaniac said...

Cute mom! Of course, good work on the shawl. It does look so much better with her modelling it than just by itself...

8:09 PM  
Anonymous Becky said...

GORGEOUS! And your mom looks so glamourous in it!

2:53 AM  
Blogger Titina said...

Paloma, que chal hermoso!!!!!!
verdaderamente muy fino. Muy lindos trabajos.

6:12 AM  
Anonymous Rachel said...

Check your mom OUT! You can tell that she was born to wear that shawl. Doesn't seeing photos like that make all those zillions of awful, tedious hours you spent knitting it totally worth it?

4:28 AM  

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