Monday, February 21, 2011

Weekend....


After having a rather horrid day on Saturday, Sunday turned out to be quite nice. To console myself I bought some of these:

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note to self: really must move my recycling box!

And made some of these:

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Recipe from the lovely Lucy at Attic24. Chocolate chip cookies and Oat cookies.

The beautiful plate was a part of a giveaway win from Rachael at Clever Cheshire Cats. Look at these gorgeous goodies:

Beatiful givaway win from Rachael Clever cheshire cats

Last night, I stumbled across this beautiful SAL and spent the remainder of the day drooling.

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I really REALLY want this. Is anyone else planning to do it? You can buy the chart here and the SAL can be found here. The chart is in three parts but the third part is not yet out until March.

I also managed to order the much needed threads to start Shores of Hawk Run Hollow and also some posh threads to finish up Winter Whites. Hopefully I'll have a finish soon to show you.

The lovely Suz has also invited me to her CAL of making a bedspread with those flowers on my last post so I have been thinking a lot about this and colours etc. I am yet to finish the scarf first though. Soooo much to do... so little time.

Have a great week everyone.

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31 comments:

Margaret said...

Sorry you had a bad day Saturday. Bummer. Love the daffodils though. And great prize win too! I love that SAL piece -- so pretty! I think you should go for it. :D That's so cool too, making a bedspread out of the flowers! Wow! I'll have to visit that blog just to see! Looking forward to seeing your flower scarf some more!

Jackie said...

The cookies look delicious! This time of year, I love to have fresh flowers in the house as it reminds me that spring is just around the corner. Plus, tulips become available here. I love a simple bouquet of single color flowers.

Siobhan said...

I've thought about that SAL! I do love the pattern but just have so many other things that I love, too. I need to stitch faster! I can't wait to watch your progress on it.

The daffodils are lovely!

Lisa said...

lovely daffodils Hazel, these would brighten any dull day

lvoe the Jardin Prive design, mmm can I really resist this beauty?

look forward to seeing your start on shores

yum! those cookis look great!

Katrina said...

Gorgeous gift, all blue and pretty :-).

I saw that design and I am seriously tempted! I love the colors.

Lesleyanne said...

A lovely SAL, one I've not seen before. LOVE your daffodils. Thanks for the link for the cookies I think I am going to have a go.

Sally said...

Oooh how I'd love one of those cookies Hazel! They look yummy.

Gorgeous daffs. A lovely sign of Spring.

Oh I saw that SAL yesterday and fell in love with it straight away. I am VERY tempted I must admit but not sure I'd be able to keep up with it. I might buy the charts later on and stitch them at my own pace. Will see how things go before it starts as it's not until mid March.

Aisyah Helga said...

The daffodils look lovely. Just the thing to cheer anyone up! You have the best of luck, Hazel! You've won quite a lot of giveaways if I recall correctly. Love the plate! And those cookies sure look yummy!

staci said...

Pretty daffodils, that's a sure sign spring is on it's way! Your cookies sure look tasty and that is a really pretty giveaway you've won! Enjoy!

Tanya said...

Well poo, hope your bad day is over! Those daffodils are lovely and surely a pretty medicine for whatever ails you. Take good care!

Tanya

Catherine said...

Bummer that you had a bad day. Those flowers and cookies look like a wonderful pick-me-up though!!

That pattern is lovely!

Gillie said...

If you'd only said, I'd have been over to try an oat cookie! I live much nearer now, you know! Gorgeous plate and yes, I saw the SAL, deep sigh!

Tracy said...

The flowers are so pretty and the cookies look delish. Sorry you had a bad day, baking and sewing always make me feel better.

I'm looking forward to seeing your scarf and the bedspread.

Sheilasembroidery said...

Those biscuits look scrummy and the daffs really make you start to think about spring.

Rachael @ CleverCheshireCats said...

Yummy cookies and I'm glad the plate has been put to good use. I have to say I've never done any stitching on charts before but that one looks lovely and makes me want to have a go. Rachael Xx

Cheryl said...

So much to do so little time....oh how i can identify with that!

valerie said...

Those cookies look delicious! I'm starving...not yet breakfast time here. Love the daffodils! The SAL design is lovely...I am already buried so will be watching and not stitching on this one...

Kathy A. said...

I have been looking and drooling over that design too. I am so very tempted!!!

mainely stitching said...

I bought myself the same sort of flowers recently, also to cheer myself up. They're a marvelous tease of spring-to-come, aren't they? :)

Melissa said...

Daffodils are amazing for cheering one up in the middle of winter! For me, a plate of homemade cookies would be even better! ;-)

You're so lucky to have won the giveaway - just lovely things!

nicole said...

Sorry to hear about your Saturday but I hope Sunday made up for it. Your oaty cookies look amazing I wish my laptop could generate smells too! And that little plates exactly what I've been looking for to have my cake and tea on :-)

Lynn B said...

Love the flowers Hazel and the cookies look yummy!

Lynn

jane said...

Love those crochet flowers and the CAL sounds like a great idea, I would join in if there were more hours in a day! Lovely giveaway win and the SAL piece is very pretty, hope you do stitch it.

Kate said...

That SAL keeps appearing everywhere I look! It is gorgeous. Daffs are always good for cheering up and cookies too - perfect.

Pointed Stitcher said...

Hazel, Hazel, Hazel....this is sooooo tempting. If I was't committed to having to finish Once Upon A Time I would definitely join this SAL. This will be gorgeous stitched up.

Suz said...

Hi sorry to hear you had a bad Saturday gorgeous Daff's...they're all coming up fast now in the garden...not long and there will be a sea of yellow every where!
mmm Colours tell me about it? lol!
So many ideas l keep making sample flowers but no decisions here either...hoping today will sort my muddled mind! lol
Have a fun day x

Rachael xxx said...

Not going to look at those cookies!!!
I have bought part two of the sampler au bouquet, will get the other next week. Not sure when I'll be stitching it though

Michelle said...

I had a bad Saturday too - it must have been catching! The daffodils are beautiful and between those and the cookies, no wonder Sunday was better. Sometimes you just have to comfort yourself a bit.

Christine said...

Those cookies look delicious!
The SAL is awesome.

Julie said...

Nice goodies from Rachael, that plate looks perfect full of lovely cookies .... YUMMY!!!!

Did oyu buy the SAL chart then?? LOL

Lisa said...

I bought myself a bunch of daffodils last week to cheer me up as well lol, great minds think alike.
Those cookies look yummy!
The SAL is lovely, will be nice to see you stitch this one.