Wednesday, 6 June 2012

sun..rain...owls and hula hoops

 

so...half term is plodding on, the long Jubilee weekend is over and the sun has almost come back out again..I did eat a cream tea and lots of strawberries and I did watch Grace Jones hula-hooping :)
I also did some making...


a little pile of vintage patchy blankets is starting to appear...as is 


a little stash of owls..just waiting for their thank you labels...


and a £7 bookshelf gets a wallpaper makeover :)


from dark and dreary to white and flowery....


hope you are having a lovely week..I'm wondering... what you're all up to :)

x x x x x x x

18 comments:

  1. ..and I'm thinking you should be packing! (or finding crackers at the very least!)
    Grace Jones is flamin' 64...HOW! Fair doos.
    See you tomorrow.....fee x

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  2. What a lovely colourful blog you have. Loving the cute felt owls and the rather wonderful bookcase makeover!

    Although I am not a fan of her music I am now a fan of her stamina Go Grace Jones. Blimey the woman is a legend.

    We have been having some jubilee fun with a wet BBQ yesterday. But we are British and won't be put off by some right royal downpours! lol.


    P x

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  3. I love all those little owls lined up...so cute!
    I have been trying to walk off this winter weight with a friend.....
    I'm thankful for the sunny weather we have been having!

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  4. Forget the rain!! And looking photo's on the blogs!! So I like yours'!!! Nice colours.. that makes happy ànd forget the rain and wind.. (here it is just stop raining!)(sun is shining now)(sorry);))

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  5. Your bookshelf is amazing!! Looove it!

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  6. The hula hooping was odd... I do love your blog :-)

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  7. Sweet Jane, I am glad you enjoyed the Jubilee weekend! The owls you made are adorable! You did a wonderful job with the bookcase makeover. It is amazing what white paint can do! xo~Paula

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  8. What a lovely, happy, bright post. The owls are lovely, the bookcase make over is brilliant and the sheets cause drooling!
    Carol xx

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  9. that bookshelf looks fab!

    Ive never been able to hula hoop...

    Helenxx

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  10. Just had a lovely evening walk along the river after pub supper- no kids at home so no mad rush back for the babysitter.
    Like the look of those patchy blankets, Ax

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  11. Love your sweet owls!! Too cute they are! Your vintage wallpaper is so pretty on your bookcase. So glad you had fun celebrating the Jubilee! xo Heather

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  12. OMG! Your owls are just so nice and cute! I will pin them in Pinterest (if you allow)with the link to your blog:)
    Have a nice day!

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    1. Thanks :) yes it's ok to pin them, very nice of you to ask xxxx

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  13. Love your shelf makeover Jane, hasn't the week flown by, can't believe it's Thursday already! I've been faffing around not achieving much really on the crochet front. Did find a dress my daughter gave me ages ago that need altering so will have a bash at that today. Oh and I painted my toenails a rather trendy pale green ready for the sun!!! LOL!

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  14. The vintage wallpaper makeover is really just the best kind isn't it? Only made more lovely by that little family of owls- they look gorgeous all lined up together. melx

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  15. Oh I just love visiting you my friend...you have started my day off right. Your blankets will be so much fun! Sending you lots of sunshine....we are still waiting for ours. xoxox

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  16. deer! i collect deer!!!
    i saw the gorgeous quilt you made on chipper nelly's blog and came by to see what else goes on in your world.
    i feel like i have met a kindred spirit :)
    you would have loved my nan, she was mad on tea trollys


    i will be along again, lots and lots i expect xx

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  17. Hi, Jane! Just found your sweet blog via Helen at Moonatruckcreations. Love your owls and bookcase as well :o) Love how you mix the colours.
    Have a nice day
    love from Russia
    Natasha

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Hello, lovely to hear from you :) x