Friday, 12 July 2013







What a glorious week it's been, proper summer weather, windows open, washing dry in an hour and ages spent watering the garden!

Lovely to bring flowers in from the garden, there are five different roses in the arrangement, sadly I don't know the names of any of  them.  The pond has turned a bit green with algae because of the sun, but the water lilies have been fabulous

I've been nagged to make boys garlands after the success of the girl doll garlands so have been working on a design this week featuring the teddy, yacht and tractor above.  I'm now making little boys to go in between it and will show you the finished result next week.

Book group at mine tonight, we've been reading The Universe versus Alex Woods.  I found this a charming book, which made me laugh and I had a lump in my throat more than once!  One I'd recommend.

Now off out to lunch with some friends and then tidy my house before book group tonight!  Have a good weekend everyone x


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  1. Loving all your pots - reminds me to go water mine! The garlands look great too - I have both a great nephew and a great niece so these would make fab original pressies!

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    1. Thanks Helen, the girl garlands that I have made have been really popular with babies I've sent one to Australia and one to America as well as loads here Jx

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  2. Lovely flowers and the lilies in the pond look so pretty. Lovely garlands too.
    M x

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    1. Thanks, the lilies are lovely aren't they, shame the pond's not clear at the moment Jx

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  3. That pic of your terracotta pots and the white flowers is lovely ... such floral abundance!

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    1. Thank you Annie, did you see the strawberries tucked away behind - we have to put them there so that Harry doesn't eat them! Jx

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  4. The garlands will look great! Love the boat.

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    1. Thanks Jessica, I'm thinking of making some with just teddies or boats etc for 'themed' bedrooms, just not enough hours in the day! Jx

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  5. Glad your enjoying the sunshine. I had to come inside for awhile as the heat is so intense I needed a break from it. Love your flowers, looks very pretty.

    All things nice...

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    1. I've found I get loads done first thing, then in the evening and slow down in the midday sun! have a lovely weekend Jx

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  6. The boys garlands are certainly off to a good start! and your roses look splendid arranged in the jug.

    It's so nice summer is finally here, my boys are running around in the sprinkler as I type :)

    Bethx

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  7. It's great isn't it, Ben doesn't break up for another week, I hope the weather stays like this. I wore my apron as I was cooking last night for friends and it was greatly admired! Jx

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