The bunting is back in the kitschen!
The lanterns are everywhere..
I've had a birthday! Oh I love birthdays. It has been grey and gloomy outside but in here we are cosy and bright!
There were biscuits of course! I baked these for my upholstery class (couldn't miss that for anything!) but there were plenty over for my man and boy in the evening!
And of course there was cake. The beautiful boy did an outstanding decoration job as ever!
See those beatiful flowers? And the amazing rose in the centre? Bet you want to know where they came from!
I got a huge parcel! Completely out of the blue! I LOVE surprises! Want a peek?
Oh look at all that lovely wrapping fabric and jolly red trim!
The lovely Niki of Nostalgia at the Stonehouse knows me so well! Beautiful vintage Pyrex! Oh joy!
And do you see that biscuit press? LOOK! We'll be baking again at the weekend. How clever to find such a perfect little owl for me to share with the beautiful boy (he is already very excited as our friends kindly gave us an owl box at the weekend!)
If you would like a chance for your own box of delights from Niki then pop over quick as she is having a Celebration Giveaway for her spectacular website relaunch! Oh such precious lovelies!
Two other lovely surprises on my birthday! I was sent two awards! Thank-you kind ladies!
The Marie Antoinette Award from Krafty Girl - the perfect excuse to eat more cake!
And the wonderful Lemonade award from Shannon over at Toolson Family. I love this one. The Lemonade award is for people who live by the quote "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade" . Well YAY! to that!
Which brings me to a bit of catch-up! I have neglected two other lovely ladies who have given me awards! Shell over at Shell's Crafting sent me the 'Tree of Happiness" Award earlier in January. Sorry to only just get around to it sweetie! Loving your adventures in knitting!
And last but by no means least, I am horribly embarrassed to only just be acknowledging this award from Henhouse which was sent to me on the 1st of December last year! Oh naughty me! But my goodness what a great time to be visiting Hen as there is so much crafty goodness there this month!
My regulars will know I don't do rules but I do need to send out some awards soon! I keep promising! Maybe that's my next post!
Well what a lot of excitement! But it's not over yet! As my man and boy were at work and school we shall be having my birthday day out at the weekend! I love our days out at the coast, even in January. It is a beautiful place to walk and there will no doubt be fish and chips somewhere! My kind of birthday trip!
And if you haven't yet discovered Poladroids hop on over there for some fun! If you thought techie minds don't have a sense of humour you're about to have your illusions shattered!
I giggled heaps whilst playing yesterday! You have to wait ages for your pictures to 'develop', the picture colours are totally unpredictable and totally in-balanced, the sound effects are wonderful and when you've used up the film roll you have to 'reload'. Great fun and very nostalgic! Makes you appreciate the digital revolution!
Enjoy the last of the week everyone. Thank-you for all your lovely comments on my last post!