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Monday, November 25

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Looking out
Around here last week there was: 
 ∙ a spot of baking, orange poppy seed muffins, an orange icing was added later.
∙ a white peony I was waiting for it to open so I could take a photo for my mother in law, sadly it didn't but it was still lovely to admire.  They are one of my favourite flowers but my all time favourite is a rose.
∙ the view at breakfast when my oldest got her new tie for when she goes to senior school next year.
∙ some clay to make Miss 9's teacher a necklace for Christmas.  I'm thinking I might try a necklace with flat beads like this one.
∙ I also made a jar cosy to give as a gift for Miss 9's teacher along with a couple of tea lights candles.  I used this tutorial which was easy to follow and worked up quickly.  I'm not sure whether to make another because this one is a little loose? 

Have a wonderful week everyone.  It's our last week of school this week, on one hand I'm very much looking forward to having my girls home but would feel a whole lot better if a bit more Christmas shopping had been done!! I think I'll be braving the shops this week while they are still at school.

Joining Em from The Beetle Shack.

5 comments:

  1. Loveliness abounds at your place :)

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  2. Lots of lovely crafting going on...one week...at least i have a few more to get myself prepared....enjoy the last week of school. xxxx

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  3. I like those flat beads too
    Happy creating

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  4. How did the necklace go?
    I've seen some lovely ones combining the flatter beads with block shaped ones too!
    Peonies are almost my favourites too
    x

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  5. I love that you always make such thoughtful (and beautiful) hand-crafted gifts. What a pretty flower too x

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