at least three times a day I think these exact words
maybe not the most motivational thing to say to yourself
but it helps me remember that I do have some worth above and beyond this exact moment of drudgery....
I like to stock up this time of year with notes and cards and all the amazing things to be found on the web, they come in handy all through the year, for special days and for all those "just because" moments.
Kind Over Matter is an amazing blog "dedicated to kind acts, inspirational stories, art and projects."
She has an amazing collection of love stuff as well as many other interesting things! Go take a look and be inspired!
tea tastes best in your mother's kitchen from the familiar weight in your hands to the leaky tea pot the frizz of steam, hot and dark the clink of the teaspoon, the older-than-my-memory sugar pot with it's cracks, like wrinkles, where it was dropped and re-glued countless times a lot like the family dropped re-glued we stick together with love and grace and mercy
aren't these cameo's lovely?
another awesome blog, design is mine, recently featured cameo's as design inspiration ~ i love them!
On our wedding day it rained and rained and just as we said "I do" it stopped raining and then it rained confetti..... and as we were having our photographs taken, a rainbow arched across the sky.... every rainbow reminds me of that day....
Art Wall Rooms is a wonderful site where you can see some lovely fresh art ideas, buy pieces you love and have links to artists own websites or blogs, it feels like Aladdin's cave... so many treasures to discover
new year : check
new stationery : check
new goals : check
for me one of those new goals is to no longer be the person who forgets birthdays and is forced to send ugly belated birthday cards .... so here are some lovely free things floating around the interweb
and then some very cool Do It Yourself calendars from Lula Louise, you are never to old to colour-in, and the sketch-it-yourself could also be scrap-book-yourself or you could just persoanlise it in any way that is relevant to you...
like I said.... I think I need one of each! happy planning and organising
she has a button search on at the moment... I know that as soon as I see my mom and mother-in-law I will be raiding their sewing boxes ... and all the aunties too! lots of lovely buttons for cupcake couture and the SPCA and bonus! a corsage for all of us
but I'll let her tell you about it in her own words
Why do I want them?
Good question! You might have noticed that Cupcake Couture makes vintage inspired accessories and in order to make each one special I hunt and scrounge for vintage buttons. Besides making accessories I am also a very dedicated donor of all my left over sewing pieces....this is where the SPCA comes in.
In the past year the SPCA in Kloof, Durban has found a new home for 202 cats and 673 dogs. To allow them to continue to do this - buttons can help. This specific branch has a small sewing shop and all the buttons that I don't use will go to them to sell and make more money to help as many animals as they can in 2011. Small contribution - big happy heart!
For further details of sending the buttons (even if you are not in Durban) - please email me.