Over the last week I have been sniffing and sneezing, so hard that I pulled something in my back! So in the midst of my resting I have been watching little Mr Pablo much more. My bo brought in a new toy, orginally named "Monkey" the other day. When you squeeze his nose he makes a monkeyish sound and Pablo loves him. He takes him to his sitting places, sleeps beside him and the other day he brought him through to have some dinner! The bottom pic is after a frantic play with Barney the boxer.
Ocotber is a busy birthday month in my family so I have been in my element making up cards. I have started a little set of sewn tea cups and I think I'll frame them and add them to my gallery. This card is kind of special so sit back and I'll tell you why. My aunt M had a beautiful friend called Mazie, who was born in 1905, and in 1998 my aunt gave me a magical chest filled with silks, satin, cotton, linen, tapes and thread which had all belonged to Mazie. Over the years I made lots of little projects from the fabric from the chest. For this little card I used some olive and gold thread, cloth and a piece of tape, and I'm sure my aunt will enjoy the fact that it came from Mazie's treasure box. There is something to enchanting about vintage finds, gifts from the past and things which have seen another life before they reach me.
What is yor favourite "thing" that has had a life before it reached you?