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Wednesday, 27 February 2008

Snow & Ice anyone ;-)


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Hello there :) here I am at last, to show you something fabulous that I have wanted to share for what seems like ages now ! What is the reason for my delay ?? Where have I been ?? I can hear you all ask in unison ;-) Would you believe me if I told the truth ? LOL... here goes...the power lead to my Laptop snapped!! Aha, it did, really !! It was one of those things that seemed perfectly fine one minute, then it needed a wiggle to get the wires right for a connection, then when the wiggle became sizzles and sparks I decided I had better not use it any more until I got a replacement !!


You can even get a little excited about my 5 weeks off-line being changed into 5 weeks of stitchy time ;-)  Not too excited , no Bayeaux Tapestry or anything, after all this is me, Mrs Notimeatall that we are talking about :-) However, more on my things next time as this time it is all about this :-)))


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Isn't this totally exquisite :-)))


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Look closer at the details :-)))


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Take a look at the beautiful glass Heart shaped decoration :-)))


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Not forgetting to look at the stunning silk lining.... :-)))


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I cannot stop admiring this , I love it so so much..... here is another picture incase you are the same :-)))



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I have so wanted to show you this, my beautiful and exquisite Christmas gift from my fairy stitching friend 'Colette' who really did stun me once again with her selfless kindness and of course her stitching talent. I am still kind of speechless and a bit , (well alot, if I am honest) in awe of receiving this ........ thank-you so very very much again Colette :-))) you truly are one of life's beautiful people. I wish I was better with words to be able to express how I feel but I render myself officially delighted although speechless on this occasion xx

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Happy admiring along with me ........
Have a great week , keep warm or cool and keep stitching :))

35 Comments:

Blogger Stitch Wizard said...

Welcome back Helen!! Wow I have missed you!!! What a beautiful gift you have gotten here!! Not to mention that your blog is really pretty as well!! It is great to see you here again! I thought maybe you were on holiday!! I am glad you are back!!! Hugs Debby :))

1:03 am  
Blogger Katrina said...

Absolutely stunning!

I hate it when the computer fails, it hurts my feelings :-).

1:48 am  
Blogger Yuko said...

Oh my gosh...
I'm speechless, too Helen...
What a beautiful work Colette has done...
I can't believe there is someone who can make such a stunning thing...
I too wish I was better with words to express how I feel exactly, but definately speechless!

5:04 am  
Anonymous Cécile said...

This is a wonderful present. I recognize the sensitivity and the talent of Colette. She's a fantastic girl and I think we are very lucky to know her.

7:17 am  
Anonymous nataliejo said...

Dearest Helen - what a delight to read you again ! you have been deeeply missed here ! how pleasant to see your blog has been updated ! and is looking great with its new lovely colours !
As for Colette's present - what to say ? -apart from 'gorgeous, stunning, exquisite, refined...' !!! She is so talented and so generous ! I love everything she does, and I am far from being the only one !!! LOL ! She is a true artist, her gallery is beyond words ! Lucky you !

Now, I can't wait to see what YOU have been stitching for all this time ??? come on ! don't make us wait too long ;-))
hugs,
natalie

8:58 am  
Blogger Redwitch said...

All I can say is 'wow'!

10:31 am  
Blogger tintocktap said...

Welcome back, Helen. What a beautiful gift from Colette - aren't you lucky! Makes a post worth waiting for!

11:21 am  
Blogger Stephanie said...

Oh, wow. Wow, wow, wow. That is simply stunning. I can't believe you were able to wait 5 weeks before sharing this (although spitting sparks would sort of be a very very good reason!). Collette's stitching and finishing is unbelievable...!!

12:11 pm  
Blogger Vonna said...

I have been thinking of you...figuring you're so busy you can't stop! :)
And the wait was worth it...this gem from Colette is perfectly you and a treasure to behold! Hurray...you deserve the lovely gift and all its beauty :)

1:21 pm  
Blogger Nancy said...

Stunning is the word that comes to mind, and even that doesn't do this justice! What an exquisite piece of work, and everything included is just amazing! Thank you so much for sharing your treasure.

2:36 pm  
Blogger Karoline said...

Glad to see you back Helen, what a gorgeous gift from Claudia

2:41 pm  
Blogger Carol said...

How beautiful! I sure can relate to your computer death of sorts... had a similar situation a couple of years ago - when it goes, it goes sparky!!

4:13 pm  
Blogger Barbara said...

Good heavens, Helen! You may not know the words to express how you feel about Colette's gift, but your pictures speak for themselves. AMAZING! What incredible talent!

It's great to see you back again, by the way! ;)

6:44 pm  
Blogger Jackie in UK said...

welcome back Helen. Your gift is just gorgeous!

love Jackie x

7:38 pm  
Blogger Michelle-ozark crafter said...

You have been busy! I missed you and am glad to see you back!

9:26 pm  
Blogger Sally said...

Good to see you back Helen! Wow your gift from Colette is just amazing. It's so beautiful:)

11:24 am  
Blogger Susimac said...

What a wonderful gift from Collette you lucky girl, its really a work of love. I like the new style blog too it looks great.

5:25 pm  
Blogger staci said...

So glad that you are back :) What a stunning treasure from Colette! The details and finishing are just exquisite!!!

7:34 pm  
Blogger Annemarie said...

Oh.

[Long silence]

Wow.

[thud]

9:29 pm  
Blogger Nicki said...

Wow! Gosh, that's just too beautiful for words. Wow.

And glad to see you posting - I missed you :)

10:15 am  
Anonymous pascale said...

Thanks Helen for these beauties !!!

11:15 am  
Blogger Garden Girl said...

What a treasure ~ it is absolutely beautiful! Your photos are fantastic ~ such a treat for the eyes!

4:22 pm  
Blogger Andrea said...

Welcome back to the land of blogging, I for one have missed your wonderful blog.

A truly exquisite treasure from Colette.

6:12 pm  
Blogger Vero M said...

This is just lovely Hlen. Happy to see you back :-))

7:49 pm  
Anonymous NatQuebec said...

A wonderful present indeed !!!

8:12 pm  
Blogger TeresaB said...

At least you have a good reason for not posting in awhile Helen. Love the piece. It's exquisite!Welcome back to blog-land.

8:15 pm  
Blogger Carla said...

omg!!! that is stunnig!!! what a beautiful gift!!

8:18 pm  
Blogger BeckySC said...

Hello friend....I have been thinking about you :) I am assuming you didn't get my email reply to your email...but no worries :)
It's great to see a post from you-I have missed you!!

What a lovely, lovely gift for such a lovely lady :)

Sending hugs :)

5:50 am  
Blogger Sharon said...

Hi Helen! How nice to see you back! What a truly wonderous gift this is-just stunning! Lucky you!

4:12 pm  
Blogger flom369 said...

Sublime!!!!!!!!
It's beautifull!!!!
I love!!!!!!!
bravo à colette!!!!!!
see you soon
flo
http://mes-petites-lubies.over-blog.com/

9:47 am  
Blogger tkdchick said...

Wow! That's just exquisite

1:47 pm  
Blogger Tessa said...

thanks for soooo many photos so we can all drool along with you :)

3:02 am  
Blogger Susan said...

I'm missed your posts, Helen. Welcome back! Colette's gift is absolutely stunning!

10:44 pm  
Blogger Von said...

Whoa, gotta catch my breath here! :D
Colette is truly a master stitcher, and you have a little piece of heaven right there in your home, Helen!

I recognize your sweet gift to me in your new header. Each time I see it, I feel totally blessed by you and your friendship.

Glad you have gotten back into the blogging business. Hope you post again real soon - Hugs!

6:14 am  
Blogger Wendy said...

You have been missed, Helen! But to make up for being away from us for so long, thank you for sharing these wonderful pictures of your awesome gift. This truly is a work of art, each stunning detail, and well deserved by you.

1:30 pm  

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