It’s a new month and normally that brings with it a new wave of motivation to get things done. But not this month. I’ve been blah for the past fortnight and I can’t seem to snap myself out of it. I think it’s because I’m in the middle of a number of big tasks and I’m hitting that task burn out/boredom. I know it’ll pass, but at the moment it’s kinda sucking the fun out of things.
Father’s Day was this past weekend and it got me to thinking about how lucky I am to have an amazing father who I call friend and a husband who’s an amazing father to the boy I love so much. We didn’t do anything extra special to mark the day. HUBBY got his hands on a Lego set he’s been eyeing off for years as his gift and so he spent the weekend assembling it. I spoke to my Dad for while on Sunday which was lovely and just made me even more homesick.
I hope you’ve had a lovely day. Ours has been filled with blue skies, cherry blossoms and the faint hint of warmer days ahead. Wishing you a week filled with love, laughter and much fabric fondling!
PS. I hope the chicken dressed as a gnome gave you a chuckle, I found it here.
It’s Monday and sometimes you just need a little pick me up, here’s a playlist for 80 songs for a better day by Caitlin Jones. Click here to read more.
How about a cute little fold over clutch to take you into the new season with some style. Check out this tutorial from Sweet Red Poppy. Click here to read more.
Love this super fast lazy quilters quilt tutorial from Tidbits. Click here to read more.
These lovely embroidered mice pincushions from Bustle & Sew remind me of a toy I once had as a kid. Love that this tutorial means I can make one to keep me company in my sewing room now as an adult. Click here to read more.
If you’re hungry and looking for something delicious we can highly recommend this recipe for Doctored Up Caramel Cake on The First Year. Click here to read more.
I love to share the cool things that I find during my week of surfing the internet window-shopping and splurging. Here’s my top 4 from this week:
A: I’m giggling: I’m a huge fan of Sara Watts and I just adore this enamel pin she’s created. Click here to purchase this on Etsy.
B: I’m thinking: A border print can be so versatile – this would make a great dress, pillowcase or edging to a quilt. Click here to purchase this on Etsy.
C: I’m digging: I think I might have shared this before, I can’t stop obsessing over this colour palette. Click here to purchase this on Etsy.
D: I’m obsessing: I’m searching for the perfect barn quilt for our house and this could be a contender. Click here to purchase this on Etsy.
Have you got an event, a charity drive, a pattern release, a class schedule or something else that you think my community would be interested in hearing about? Why not drop me a line and let me know – I’d love to share it with my readers. Click here to email me.
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