Monday, 19 March 2012


 a sunny Monday morning and I am smiling because.....
* I had a very lovely mothers day...noodling around the local vintage craft market and meeting the very lovely

* being spoilt with cute handmade cards and gifts and a lovely afternoon tea :)

* sneaking off to do a spot of sewing yesterday, patching all those patterns together made me smile so much my cheeks hurt....

 * knowing I am having a little road trip with my lovely sis (who lives in France so don't get to see very often)..

that cute little crochet bunting is sasse and belle :)

* loving that when I put the boys jeans in the wash this morning...checking the pockets I found a little caterpillar (still alive!) and a pair of plastic fangs...the mind boggles :)

* finding flock bunnies (always something to smile about )

hope you are smiling tell :)

x x x x x x


  1. I'm smiling!...after reading your lovely post...seeing that picture of some pretty patchwork :-o
    The sky is blue, the sun is shining, and i'm full of energy and ready for a new week to get started! thought Monday is still a Monday ;-)


  2. happy mothers day :) So happy that you didn't find the caterpillar mushed and dead, that would have been gross. I am happy too, I get to see my mum in two days. I was a bit worried that mothers day had somehow snuck past me, but we don't celebrate till may, Phew. I would not have been happy if it had been forgotten. Bec x

  3. lovely posts , your blog is a real treat, all the wonderful fabric prints and colourfulness ;0)x little girl is just the same fills her pockets with some very unusual things x

  4. Oh the joys of boys! Such a happy Monday as the sun is really shining in the south, I love your patches - just yummy, yummy! x

  5. Sweet post, hope you have a wonderful week sweetie

    Bee happy x
    Have a delicious day!

  6. That patchwork is a joy to behold! As is the Sass & Belle crochet bunting...flippin' lovely. Glad you had a great mother's day too. enjoy the sun! Kaff x

  7. Hi sweet Jane!

    I love your bunny, deer and ribbon! Such a sweet vignette and pretty photos! I am so glad you had a lovely Mother's Day and were spoilt! You deserve it! I love your gorgeous patchwork! Those fabrics would make me smile too! I hope you have a wonderful time with your dear sis! I love the crochet bunting, all the mirrors and the clock! What fun it is to have boys! I am smiling today.... found some lovely vintage pretties over the weekend and just very grateful to be here! Have a lovely, happy day sweet friend! xoxo~ Paula

  8. Don't you just love boys ;-)) Bless them. Your patchwork is gorgeous love the vintage fabrics. So good to hear you had a good yesterday. Have a lovely week, dee x

  9. Tired smiles here!
    Love that patchwork, it looks great!

  10. I love the fabrics in your patchwork, such lovely colours.

    I'm smiling like mad at the moment because I've just come back from my weekly Modern Jive class and it was great!

    I've got a giveaway on my blog which might make you smile (if you win).

  11. Smiling with choccy cake lips Jane.

    Caterpillars in pockets - yukky duck, don't like the sound of that at all.

    Sorry I can't comment on your pics as my poorly laptop not showing me any.


  12. Lovely post. So sweet and pretty! Love the caterpillar story - brings back memories of my own boys when they were little :) Maggie xx

  13. So glad you checked that pocket! Boys collect ANYTHING don't they.

  14. So glad you found and rescued the caterpillar before he met his end in the wash. Your blog is so cheerful and happy. I am over from Blue Bird Notes. I just signed on as a new follower. I would love it if you would come by my place and say hello and follow if you like.


  15. Lovely treasures here...I have a room full of vintage fabric! It is so wonderful!
    So delightful to find you via Koralee @ Blue Bird Notes.
    You are inspiring!

  16. I loved your bunting and your pink flocked bunny made me adorable the caterpillar in your sons pocket.....oh thing you will continue to find...another reason to smile!!
    Have a blast with your sister.....

  17. What a lovely day.....and I sooo love your little sorry about your boy's jeans...adorable!
    xoxoxox HUGS.
    My bunting is darling...over our bed!!!! Thanks a bunch.

  18. ha! I love that you were lucky enough to find the caterpillar alive before the washing! ;) Been there...done that.
    Hoping my Mother's day will be half as good as yours come May in the States. Loving your blog...and wishing you a wonderful Spring filled with many wonderful days.