Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Springy Wednesday

Good morning

Coffee breaktime - so time for a quick blog !

Just to let you know the 2 ladybird books have been offered new homes and they are in my posting pile for later - along with a birthday swap parcel for someone who has a birthday this weekend ;)

What a lovely morning its turning out to be - the sun is winning which is good news for my ever growing washing heap.

Whilst taking load two out, I noticed that my little pear tree has burst into flower;

Hoping that this year it might produce more than 2 pears!!

I was adding photos to my various folders earlier and found a couple on the camera that I meant to add to a blog post last week - really my memory is getting pretty bad.

I made this button picture for my Mum for Mothering Sunday - have seen similar ones online for silly money;

She was thrilled with it - all her favourite colours in there.

I took another batch of teacup pincushions to the shop at the beginning of last week - I know some of them sold over the weekend ;

Right back to housework I go.

Have a good day - hope you've all got some sunshine.

See you soon

xxx Vicki xxx


WoodbankCrafts said...

Hi Vicki, yes it's lovely and sunny here too, washing machine is busy!

Lovely makes, that button picture is fab, I want one! Those pincushions are fab too, congrats on selling some. It all helps :) x

Bee happy said...

Love the heart picture, tea cup pin cushions look fab too! I've seen something similar in a magazine, can't remember which one!

Bee happy x
Have a delicious day!

charl said...

wow i love the heart button picture.. what a fab idea.. ( and one i may take for myself if you dont mind!) .. love the cup and saucer pincushions aswell.. so pretty..

delia hornbook said...

Its a lovely day here to ;-) I love the button heart art work what a great idea and so personal to. I have made a few pincushions in vintage sugar bowls as presents love the cup and saucer ones. Enjoy the rest of your week, dee x

crafts@home said...

Love the heart picture, what a gorgeous selection of buttons you have! Those pin cushions are wonderful, I'm not surprised there selling.... clever you :)
Sue Xx

Serenata said...

Certainly is a gorgeous day here as well. Lovely pin cushions.

topchelseagirl said...

Wow I love the button picture! I might have to borrow that idea. Those teacup pincushions are so cute.

Jane said...

I love the button picture! I must remember that for next mother's day. Isn't it lovely to get some spring sunshine? :)

Scarlett Fontaine said...

What a great idea the button picture is! Looks fabulous! Will be putting that on my crafty list of things to try :o) Scarlett x

♥ emma bear forever ♥ said...

What a great way to show off a collection or use up some odd buttons. I really want to have a go at one of these, might try in half term with Em's.

Well done with the sales ~ keep up the stitching xx

Penelope said...

Wow, love your button heart pictures for your mum, really beautiful and as you say so much cheaper and more fun to make. Beautifil tea cup pin cushions too xox I have an apple tree growing in a huge pot and it produced 2 apples last year, I was over the moon x


Teacup pin-cushions are such a simple but effective idea - love them! You need to talk to your pear tree very nicely.

Lakota [Faith Hope and Charity Shopping] said...

Gorgeous makes, I made something for my mum too, and it's so much more satisfying than buying something. Well done on selling your lovely pincushions, if I have any teacups left without candles in I might try that (not that I need another pincushion though!).

I have a pear tree in my garden which is quite well established and it goes mad in the autumn, pears the size of butternut squash - I have to stew and freeze gallons! Once it gets going hopefully it will be like mine. So pretty right now though.

Lisa said...

Wow that heart is really gorgeous!
Congrats on the sales and fingers crossed for lots of pears!

Karens Hopes said...

I think we are all enjoying this lovely sunny weather lets hope its here to stay. I have enjoyed my visit to your blog and will pop in again soon, pop over and say hello if you have time.

Jenevieve said...

Nice and sunny here today too! Hope the weather lasts til the weekend! Love the heart picture and pincushions. Hope you get lots of pears this year! :) x

Lucy said...

You are so clever! The button pic and pin cushions are so lovely. Hope the weatehr lasts for when I return to the UK at the weekend!
X Lucy

moonstruckcreations said...

The button pic is a very clever idea - as are the pincushions, love them all! I could say that they are my cup of tea, but that would be a terrible pun, wouldnt it....


fee @ chipper nelly said...

yes - plenty of sunshine here in manchester (not often we say that!)
Loving your teacups - great idea.
And the buttons - there are some ridiculously priced versions of that around - although someone must be buying them!
hope you have a good weekend,
fee ♥

Donna ~ Love.Hope.Craft said...

I too, have a little pear tree that only produced two pears last year :(
And this year it's lade with blossom like yours :o)

Heres to more pears :o)

Have a great weekend Vicki. xx