|The old Header Photo|
time for a change ...... and given that we are waiting to move from here to another state, the "where to next" sign seemed appropriate to be on the header! I also replaced the welcome picture on the sidebar with a vase of flowers from my garden which sits on a lovely table runner made by a dear friend of mine "Lyn" as a gift a number of years ago!
I've been enjoying sitting and doing a bit of sewing - a couple of pot mitts were a request from Daughter at xmas; and then I made up this little thread/scrap holder. Actually I need to make a couple of
table runners as this year I really would like to do a bit of seasonal decorating ....... at least, I'm thinking about it! In the meantime I've been spending my time crocheting up a few more dishcloths (some went to Melbourne for the daughter), but I needed some new ones here as well. I also crocheted up a mat to pop under the kettle as the others are getting a bit old now.
So as I take time this week to just relax, potter a bit in the garden and catch up on various bits of reading, I can't help but want to plan a few things too........ well, planning has to be rather basic when one is trying to sell a house! But there are unfinished projects from this year ....... The quilt "Down the Rabbit Hole" which I am a couple of months behind with, but will then need to have a backing and be quilted and bound (I'm thinking this could take another entire year to get done!) - the rabbits on these borders are huge!;
|More hand stitching has been accomplished!|
way of making a hexie than the way I'd self taught myself ...... so hopefully I can find this again and I'll get a spare change jar going as I remember thinking how much I loved it! Actually I need to make a couple of table runners as this year I really would like to do a bit of seasonal decorating ....... at least, I'm thinking about it!
Then comes the planning with the yarn stash! That's going to need a bit more planning lol .....
I must show you this lovely bowl my hubbie made for me for Christmas! It's his first ever bowl, made from a burl he cut off a Red Gum whilst out getting fire wood during the year. He improvised with tools, since most of his tools are in boxes in Queensland at the other house - I'm blown away with the wonderful job he made of it! It's just soooo smooth and a great size!
The weather here has been super hot here, nudging the 40's .....and thankfully last night we got a
storm which has given the garden and lawns a good drink. Still got some cloud cover today which is keeping the temps down a little! It's done wonders for those bean seeds I popped in just last week as well as the cucumber and tomato plants! The cucumber is flowering already, so I am pleased I went ahead and put something into the garden since we will be having salads for a while yet!
Anyhow I'm off now to enjoy a cuppa and maybe look at a book or magazine ..... or even look through some of those containers in search for those projects that need finishing ........
I hope you are enjoying this time of year where things are just a little less stressed and everyone seems to be ready to sit back and relax! Take care my friends until next time.
|The lovely cup and saucer I received from Jaron, Nay and the grandies|