Just about bordering on odd, I see things through different eyes.The heading says it all - I live, I love, I craft, I am me...

22/09/2016

Things as they stand

I feel to have dropped off the blogging radar recently. Sorry. Hopefully have my blogging mojo back.
Those who know me, know I recently have been through a rubbish time. It has taken a bit sorting out in my head and I've made some changes. On the positive side I have rediscovered my love of crafting and have picked up both the crochet hook and knitting pins again, fallen back in love with gardening and have started volunteering in a walled garden, all this plus the incredible support of my family and friends - I am starting to feel whole again. Thank you x

With my new found crafting drive and a birthday gift to make, I roped Himself in and asked him to cut four slate mug mats (bless him - he does put up with a lot!)
 He not only cut them (with the noisiest stone cutter imaginable) but he rounded off the corners and bevelled the edges too!
A morning mug of tea with a friend and her visiting pheasant family supplied the inspiration...
Sitting at my table, listening to music,
I found time soon flew by 
... and by the end of the afternoon, 
I had four little slate mug mats,
ready for a special friend's birthday :)
 

Oh yes, the little 'anti-scratch-feet', they just had to be heart shaped :)

Was she happy?
Oh, I think so:)

Happy Birthday WildaboutWorld!
xxx

10 comments:

  1. {{huggles}} from me, sloppy kisses from Daisy :)

    Everything else can be said when we take the Girls out :), xx

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  2. I do hope your rubbish time passes soon. The mug mats are beautiful, I'm not surprised your friend loves them. Please send some of your crafting mojo way as mine has disappeared. X

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  3. Great mats! Glad you are beginning to feel better and that you can crochet. knit, craft, garden etc. It was time for a change.

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  4. Those mats look absolutely fab.mhope your bad times pass quickly. x

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  5. sorry about the rubbish time xxx the mag mats are fantastic xxx

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  6. They look fab and having seen the first ones, I realise just how clever you are. Hope you are feeling more yourself and are enjoying the walled garden work. Take care.

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  7. Sorry to hear you've been having a bad time of it lately. I really hope it passes quickly. Your crafting mojo definitely seems to have returned, the slate mats are beautiful.
    My Dad feels the same way about the summer and it's farewell - he also was born and raised in Southern Africa (Zimbabwe) as I'm sure I've already told you. He really misses the bush out there sometimes.
    I wonder if you still have your accent?

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  8. Wonderful and very special gift for your friend.
    Wishing you lots of happy and relaxing craftng to occupy your mind and leave your troubles behind for a while.
    Blessings to you X

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  9. Love the coasters - hard to tell which are the painted feathers and which are real. Beautiful. xx

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