7 Academy Award Outfits – the Good, the Bad and the Ugggghhhh

February 29, 2016 | Posted by Lesley Jakobsen | Annabel Lee |

Have people learnt since the 2016 Golden Globes? Here are TVCs seven notable red carpet outfits from this year’s Oscars. The Good…   The Bad… The Lovely….   and the Ugggghhhh…    

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Why Do These Stars’ Stylists Hate Them?

January 12, 2016 | Posted by Lesley Jakobsen | Annabel Lee, FILM |

It must be a vicious mixture of misogyny, personal loathing, resentment and superb powers of persuasion. Nothing else can explain how these otherwise attractive women came to appear at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards looking like this.

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3 Golden Globe 2016 Questions

January 11, 2016 | Posted by Lesley Jakobsen | Annabel Lee, FILM |

The Golden Globe spider predicts...weird self-aggrandisement and bad dresses

QUESTION 1 How did Julianne Moore, who excels in dag…. …get it so right? QUESTION 2 How many canaries died to dress Jennifer Lopez? ..and does Angelina want her leg back? Although those shoes are worth showing off. QUESTION 3. Why does Sylvester Stallone look so much like Dean Martin these days? Answers awaited!

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Harmony Bag For?

November 16, 2015 | Posted by Lesley Jakobsen | Annabel Lee, Bags, CRAFT, Crochet |

The Harmony Bag is almost, kinda finished.   Here it is —- TA DA!  But my question is, what is it for?  It is far too delicate for me to throw my usual houseload of things into and drop onto nasty floors. I will glue in some gems in to replace the ones which are missing from the leafy green vintage brooch, when I have some glue, but I am still not sure about the brooch there.  What do you think? Now, you may ask, why doesn’t this woman have any glue.  Is it just because she can’t find anything in…

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Harmony Crochet Bag Three

November 10, 2015 | Posted by Lesley Jakobsen | Annabel Lee |

Updating the harmony crochet bag…..I have added the lace and crocheted the top of the bag with Stylecraft Special DK in Parma Violet and (Non-stretchy) cotton. Now to hunt out some cord for handles.  It’s going to be a scary scene like something in the horror film  Wuthering Heights – the Craftroom  (cue hair-raising music) as I rustle through boxes and bags and throw out handfuls of braid and cord. In order to procrastinate a little more,  I shall work on a post about another project I am working on – The Rime of the Ancient Embroiderer.  

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