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Sunday, August 29, 2010

Hello blossom!

Yay, spring has sprung! How pretty are these blossoms! Can you see the bee?!

Little Dog and I went for a walk this afternnon. There was a lamb out on the road and he chased it for ages. Little ratbag would not stop....I nearly yelled myself hoarse trying to get him to come back. Uh oh more training required! He is only six months old I suppose.

I've joined a new Etsy team called MEST which stands for Melbourne Etsy Streey Team. I am making lots of new online friends and will meet a couple at the Buninyong Market which will be good. My vintage prints copied really well and look great which I am thrilled about. Fingers crossed they sell well! Just trying to work out the best way to display them now.

I managed to get a little more sanding done today which was satisfying. Little by little I'm getting there. I wish the walls and skirting boards were not in such bad shape. We've got visitors coming to stay at the end of September so I reeaaaalllly want the room finished by then. It will be so nice to finally sit on our new sofa!

Hope you all had a lovely weekend. C ♥

Sunday, August 22, 2010


Do you like this print? I love love it to bits! It's from an Etsy seller called Nidhi. I find it very soothing and peaceful....sigh...

I got home at 10.30pm last night from the Polling day so it ended up being a 15 hour day! It was quite interesting but tiring. Had a nice sleep-in this morning then did some housework and mowed the lawn. We went for a drive to the lake overflow and Little Dog had a great time running around exploring the dunes. It's nice to see some water in the lake again! How was your weekend? :)

Friday, August 20, 2010

Buninyong Makers Market

Ooo, I'm so excited (and a bit worried) about having a table at the Buninyong Makers Market on Saturday 11th September! I have made a couple of new artworks (one pictured above) for the day so now have a total of 13 paper artworks and 6 vintage prints. I have to find a nice white tablecloth and I have some pretty bunting I thought I might place along the front. It would be so nice to sell a few of my artworks but also to find out what people think of them.
Election day tomorrow. I'm a polling official so have to be there at 7.30am and may not finish till 7.30pm.....phew! On Sunday Lyndon and I are going for a drive to the Grampians. Ice creams at Halls Gap. Yum :) Hope you all have a lovely weekend. C x

Tuesday, August 17, 2010


Look at this gorgeous key holder! I found it on the Real Shopping website which is put together by the Real Living magazine people. I love that magazine; it has such great stuff and is very inspiring. I need that sometimes to help keep me motivated to work on this old house!
It is my sister Julie's birthday tomorrow so......Happy Birthday Julie! Yay :)
Have a great day. You're the best, chuck out the rest! ....giggle.... (does'nt that word make you smile?!)

Friday, August 13, 2010

Buckets and buckets of rain!

We've had a heap of rain the last few days which has been amazing! Everyone is saying there has not been this much rain around here for 20 years. There are swamps where people had forgotten it was a swamp. Our "house" dam (the one we use for watering the garden, flushing the loo and some stock water troughs) is overflowing and it looks like a lake out there. The frogs are going mad .... blonk blonk non stop! Little Dog and I went for a walk this morning and took some photos. It's so nice to see all this water.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Fabulous Etsy finds

Here are a few more of my favourite Etsy finds.

How divinely cute is the little mouse picture?! (Actually did you know that cute means "interesting but ugly"!!) The detail in Jessica Doyle's urchin is amazing.

We have had a lot of rain these past few days....maybe 2 inches or so! The lake even has some water in it now. My man and I have been planting trees so they will get a good start.

Hope all is well in your world. C x