Monday, 25 October 2010

Nice and New ( kind of )

Rainy days are extremely good for getting on with it.
There is nothing like wrestling PhotoShop on a Monday afternoon, and have the 
children chat to me until my ears bleed.


Ooo creating new things out of old(er) ideas
such as a new banner and a refreshing new feel.
( 'new' is definitely my new key word )


I have been a good girl though, dedicated to the Christmas Swaps,
and creating lots of goodies. Although I have now run out of a
certain fabric and it will be good to visit our local fabric shop.

Thing is though. *argh* I can not show any of the things I have been making.
{ not until after Christmas anyways } 

Reminds me that I have to sent Santa my wish list, too.
What is on your Must-Have-List this year?
*blinks*

x

24 comments:

  1. I love that you dare to be different, and your blue apple is absolutely charming, fresh & whimsical ! (um, like you actually !)
    I haven't thought about my wishlist to say the truth ...
    xoxoxo

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  2. as always I say "awww..."looking at your work...:)
    I wish I got new creative cushion covers for my sofa..:)and lots of white mugs, bowls, and other pottery to paint;)
    hugs
    Just

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  3. Hi Anna:
    I love your blue apple and the peek at your new header, too! You know what a fan I am of yours!
    Can't wait to see your unveiling...
    xoxo
    Donna

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  4. I think your apple is so clever.

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  5. Oh, I just love your banner and the blue apple. how clever! Cute. Still putting together my wish list! xo

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  6. I'm in love with your felt apple... are you going to use it as a brooch?

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  7. I am in love with your blog! I thank Contemporary Embroidery for telling us about you.
    Not often do I scroll through old posts...but with yours I did. You have a gift for writing...and photography! Your watercolors are amazing too.

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  8. Hi,
    I found You blog resently and I'm already in love with it. I wish that I don't have any wish list for this year. All kind of to-do lists make me some stress. I wish me stressless christmas.

    With best greetings from Estonia,
    Kadri

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  9. I love that little apple! Oh well...both of them, the felt one and the one on the label!

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  10. Blue seems to be your color lately...as long as that isn't your feeling too!;)

    Posted a little note to our daughter in the UK and added some of your fountain pen tape and the inspirational words tape...good stuff for a writer!;)

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  11. nice :) I love the new banner.

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  12. I think I am really in love with your blue apple. I'm not sure what's on my wish-list...hmmm...anything with paper and words and fabric and love. Yes, that's it!♥

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  13. Dearest sweeet anna, i am loving your new look shop look!! It's truely nice to be different. :) I really adore rainy days and only wish it would rain here. The weather it's getting soo warm. That felt apple creation is soo adorable! Have a lovely merry happy week and love to you!

    ps: i've been feeling sickly and have yet to recover 100%. i am working on our xmas swap as well. :)

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  14. George Clooney. He's on my must have list every year - sad muppet that I am!! x

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  15. oh, love your blue apple, like you said, being different is nice. it is what makes a person so unique. :) your new shop banner looks awfully sweet. i really need to make me a new one. but photoshop for me is like trying to read chinese,huh ?!
    need my daughter Anne to help me. Will try to coax her to help poor wee mommy. :(
    sending hugs
    monique xoxo

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  16. oh forgot ! i asked Santa for one thing only . A new sewing machine ! hope iwas good enough to deserve one. ^-^

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  17. The NEW banner and logo, they are all gorgeous!

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  18. I love your new banner and blue apple. Good thing not everyone is the same :-)

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  19. I love the blue apple!! I know your Christmas gifts will be amazing. I may make a couple of photo books for Christmas gifts as well.

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  20. Well, I had to buy one of the things on my wish list (new sewing machine) as I couldn't trust anybody else (i.e. Mr. Tialys) to know exactly what I wanted. However, I do need a proper tripod for my camera and I'd like a coffee machine that takes the pods please Santa. (p.s. I've been good on and off) I've made my Photobox book for my Mum & Dad's Christmas gift and I'm so excited to see it when it arrives. x x

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Thanks ever so much for sharing your thoughts!