2 new stamps I have made for myself and my little online shop.
I'm slowly getting better. Not so our Christmas tree. His time has come, now he is waiting in little pieces for his cremation. He was a good tree! ||| My new rug is getting bigger and bigger. I am using all my wool rests for it. That means a lot of threads to be sewed up in the end. But I think it's worth it.
Today is my bf's birthday and I made him this fancy cake. This kind of cake has a long tradition in our family. My mother made it for everyone's birthday every time since ever :D and we never get bored of it! I will definitely go on with this tradition :)
Do you have some kind of traditions in your family?
1|| Lisa's New Year card was the tiniest mail I ever got, I nearly overlooked it in the mailbox. Small letters are so cute! I love the screaming colors she uses!
2|| Lily is spoiling me with surprises constantly. I nearly can't keep up sending her something back! As I had problems with the post lately, the little package for you is on it's way now again!
3|| And last but not least, the latest letter from Karolien. Enjoy!
THANK YOU, dear Blogfriends!!!
After years my white orchid decided to finally bloom again which really is a nice surprise. I printed one of my shirts and started a new crochet rug. Yesterday I also carved some new rubber stamps. Pictures will follow. Unfortunately I got sick, but at the moment it really seems it is hard to escape, so many people around are having a cold. Hope you are doing good and enjoy your weekend!
Some more pictures of our mountain trip. I saw several hot-air balloons, but most of them have been very far away. I don't want to imagine how cold it must be up there. Something I haven't told yet, I am teaching myself to play ukulele. I have to say that though music is an important part of my life, I am not very musical. I love to sing, but I know I am not good at all, haha. My sister is teaching herself guitar, ukulele and now she even has a banjo. She sings great! I am very proud of her! Maybe someday I am good enough to play together with her :)
Dear readers, sorry for all who have worried about my absence, I am fine, I have been on a trip to the mountains with my bf and Sunny. In contrast to Vienna there was incredible much snow! Making walks was not so easy. The snow reached up to my knees and sometimes even higher. We had a good time without tv and internet. Once we even built an igloo. You can see it on the last picture. It was big enough for us to sit inside comfortably. I hope you are all doing good! More pictures to come...
Before christmas I made these crochet flower pins with little ladybug buttons sitting on them. One I already gave my sister and the others I will possibly add to my shop. I think they go nice with winter coats or knitted pullovers or vests. Have a lovely weekend!
Now because Christmas is over I can finally show my recent vintage findings. Most of them were gifts. The wooden butter or soap mold (I'm still not sure what it is) was a christmas present for my mother and the 4 tiles with the fruit images I gifted my father. This beautiful knotted bag is still with me, I'm not sure if I will keep it or also give it away. Let's see...
A christmas package from my friend Irina with homemade noodles, a lot of tea, an organic energy drink for my bf, bamboo crochet needles and a mug with her cute girl Anica :)
Snail mail from dear Lisa with pretty cards, a wooden heart and a vintage picture of the coast like the one where she grew up which I absolutely love. I'm looking forward to reply to your letter :)
Here it is, isn't it pretty?
Surprise mail from my friend Michael with a handmade friendship wristband.
Surprise mail from Emmel with a beautiful drawing of a dog called Flor, (Is it your own dog, Ellen?) and other lovely cards and things.
Pretty card from Lily with wishes for the new year.
A BIG THANK YOU TO YOU ALL!
It is always such a pleasure to receive your mail!