Saturday, 27 October 2012

The kindliness of bloggers - Oooh Betty, The Green Orchid and Barbara

I have delayed posting these lovely photographs because I have been waiting for a sunny day but that has taken far too long!
In no particular order I would like to express my deep thanks to Oooh Betty for her lovely giveaway prize that I was fortunate enough to win.  Oooh Betty's sewing skills are perfection and the little bag was a delight


Bronte was very taken with her and she now lives in Bronte's bedroom


What a fine display of loveliness  - all beautifully presented

We were greatly taken with this clock - tick tock - I feel a little chalet chic display coming on....



Next I did a little swop with Barbara and she very kindly sent me these package of loveliness below - I am particularly looking forward to sewing the purple poppy seeds and I loved the envelopes (reminded me of my first weeks pay)


Barabra's works is wonderfully pretty and delicate - teeny stitches and wonderful combinations of fabrics.  Lovely choices for this extra special needle case


And a surprise package from  The Green Orchid- what a fabulous tea towel (should I use it??) with marvellous graphics.  A great mix of seeds (thank you for the instructions too)  - hollyhocks are a particular favourite of mine so again looking forward to seed sowing season

Thank you all kindly for kindness and cheeriness on these colder, darker days
Best wishes
Jenny

5 comments:

  1. I agree...don't use it, frame it, it's fab - tea towel envy :)
    x

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  2. What lovely gifts you received ... love the Ooooh Betty parcel ... have a lovely weekend ... oh, the tea towel ... definitely frame it ... it's great ... Bee xx

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  3. I've got one of those pay envelopes. It wasn't quite my first (the first was for strawberry picking), it was my second and I still have it. I was aged nine and I spent a week picking potatoes. I remember it being very hot but I refused to take my t-shirt off because I didn't have a vest on (modest little me). Talk about child labour. What lovely gifts you have had this week. I wouldn't do anything drastic with the tea towel either. Philippa xx

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  4. Soo pleased you all seem to love my little tea towel, it had been hiding away in a suitcase so thought it deserved to be rehomed with dear Jenny... I just love the little sweetie from OOOH Betty... Cass x

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