Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Open all hours!

Friends have been to lunch for a long overdue catch up!
And they bought me flowers and you know how much I love to be brought flowers!
These luscious lilies finally opened today and there are 9 buds still to come! The scent is intoxicating.
Oh and I've been playing with buttons! Mainly I have been playing with lovely colourful plastic buttons because, lucky lucky me, my new friend came to my rescue and sorted all the tricksy techie stuff which had me beat so that I could have fun with the pretties!!
I have wanted for some time to gain an extra column over there on the right...and to put something pretty in the background for you.
You know what it's like? I go to the html and there's just a sea of incomprehension. I think of this when I am reading with the beautiful boy. Is that how big words look to him?
So, a HUGE thank-you Craig! I am tickled pink with my new playground and I am still having fun decorating!
Oh and I've been busy with my new little shop too! It is finally open for business and it would be lovely if you wanted to pop in for a browse!
Do let me know if you find any hiccups! I can't test for a PC at home and I have done a bit of website re-decorating and Flickr organising too so it's been busy busy here and I might have missed a few things... You will tell me won't you?!
And if you too would like to have an extra column, or to add your very own pretty background then I can vouch for Craig who has the patience of a saint! You can contact him by email;
info@fadedsplendour.com
I have exciting things lined up for the rest of this week; lots of creative busyness, lunch with mums tomorrow (mine and Niki's!) and cake for breakfast with Mrs Bobo Bun! I'm being spoiled! Back soon! t.xxx
P.S. I'm still not sure that I would say that I have seen 'The Sound of Music' .... but I have seen a version which was quite unforgettable! There is something inherently funny about a school made up mainly of boys, performing a play in which the parts are mainly female - many of them Nuns! We had a rip-roaring time! The mountain goat was especially wonderful .... who me? Biased? Never!!

21 comments:

Menopausal musing said...

My goodness, but Craig did a corking job, didn't he? Wonderful. Cake for breakfast? A girl after my own heart :O) x

THIS'N'THAT said...

Blogs and buttons looking great! A real feast for the eyes! Must think about learning how to brighten up my blog.
Lesley X

LissyLou said...

oooh loving the new look x

KC'sCourt! said...

Love the Lilies I can smell from here! Your shop looks great too. Can I come an join you with cake for breakfast?

Sarah said...

Very pretty, and what great colours! x

Faded Splendour said...

How embarrassing..:) Thanks for the praise good for my over inflated ego.... 'patience of a saint' are you sure you have the right person?

Cx

Yvonne said...

Phew... you have been busy. I love your new blog and the extra column is great. Your website looks beautiful and so professional. What made you decide to go with Big Cartel? I have never heard of them before. I hope it's really successful
Yvonne xx

Florence and Mary said...

Can I come for lunch if I promise to bring flowers?!

Your blog is looking great, I too had to seek the technical assistance of others to re-vamp my blog but it was so worth it! What took a couple of clicks for Happy would've been months of tears and frustrations if I'd tried!

I'm off for a browse in your shop now!

Victoria xx

Nostalgia at the Stone House said...

Hi T!
Congrats on the new look and the launch of your webshop. All looks colourful and cheerful here on my PC with no missing bits! You have a great techi contact there!

Hope you have a lovely lunch today with the Mums! Love to you all - WISH I could be there too! Eat a slice of cake for me! ;-))

Niki x

Cowboys and Custard said...

Technicolour dreamblog.... it all looks tickety boo to me and I am suffering from blog envy now...
Well done on your new shop opening..please form an orderly queue!

I did wonder why those lilies weren't wilting on the Aga lid.. but of course it is an Aga sans heat!
Everything is still wilting in our kitchen.. including me..

MXX

meplusmolly said...

*sigh* beautifully colourful. gorgeous blog, shop, website, need I say more?? ;0 Xx

cocoa and blankets said...

Craig did a fab job...its wonderful...going to pop over to your shop now..love and hugs H

Suzy's Vintage Attic said...

Wonderful colours on your blog, I love those colours!
Isabelle x

comfortstitching said...

So much exciting change and makeover-liness!! All looking quintessentially inspiringly superb as expected!
Off to browse around your store now...exciting!
x

Felicity said...

oh looks like you had a nice time, did you make the bread? im thinking of making my own bread but feel a little weary!! just going to pop in your shop now!!
felicity xx

SusieQ said...

wow Craig & you both did a lovely job! I know what it's like. I'm still having a hard time fixing mine . love the buttons

Country Cottage Chic said...

Lovely new decor!
I'm assuming your Aga is off for the summer like mine? I do miss it but it would be boining in my kitchen now.

Have a fun lunch! I'll be popping into your shop for a browse shortly.

Jayne

Claire said...

Love the background - the sites look fab x

The Curious Cat said...

I love the new look, it rocks!- how did you get the additional column - I want one - should I contact this fella you mention for advice then?? xxx

sesga loves 1950s said...

Love the new LOOK!
Im going over to your new shopeee for a look .
Love from sesga xx

Jemm said...

I love you new look! You are so lucky to know Mrs. Bun personally. How neat.