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I'm a lover of vintage times and simple elegance of another era. I'm waiting a while for my special little farmhouse. While I'm waiting, I'm making good use of my time creating lovlies with my crochet hook n thread or yarn, and baking and cooking from scratch for my family.

The Guardian Angel

Take your needle my child and
work at your pattern it will come out a
rose by and by. Life is like
stitch at a time taken patiently.

~Oliver Wendell Holmes 1867~

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Monday, March 7, 2011

~ What I am enjoying today~

The Simpleness of it all..
it warms my heart and does me good.
these simple but joyful things
My Simple abundance
my Spanky, always has a smile and a wag for me.
There was a small bird on the inside of our awning when I arrived home from work,
staying dry and out of the wind.
having nowhere to be today, just moving the hook.
My heating pad....
It appears to be a sparrow. I took the picture through the door window
he has a sweet little face, and has found refuge at our home, and in the morning he will be
    singing ever so sweetly.  


Anonymous said...

Dear Faith...such sweet and simple pleasures of home! Simple Blessings ♥ Teri

Mary said...

I found your blog when I was doing a blog search for vintage potholders. What sweet potholders. I am in awe. I am getting back into crocheting after no longer working full time. I love the fact that such beautiful intricate things can be made from string and yarn. I will be bookmarking your blog to visit often. Hope you have a wonderful day!

Stitchy Mc Floss said...

I love the bird photo. How very sweet. Birds give such joy with their simples songs. It's nice to know this little fellow found a safe shelter.

I love your blog for all the inspiration you give and your simple pleasures are always so uplifting to read.

Thanks for visiting my blog the other day. :)

Blessings always

TurtleDoveCoo said...

Thank you, dear friend, you have no idea just how much I needed this today. You are a true blessing in my life!

Doris Sturm said...

I had the honor of watching a Great blue Heron catch a good sized fish today - just a few feet away from where I was sitting with Gizzy and of course, I did not have my camera, but I was amazed and felt lucky to have been there to see it.

Mary said...

Hello again, Thank you for your kind comments on my posts. I found the patterns for the potholders free online if you would like the links, please let me know. I did add the ruffle trim to mine. That was not in the pattern but I had to add a little more fru-fru to them. Most of the vintage potholders do have a ruffled trim. I am making one now in yellow and periwinkle blue. I wish I could find more pastel colors. There is a very limited color selection in crochet thread. Such a shame. I adore your cottage! I make little cottages out of felt with embroidery on them. I love hand sewing also. I lookrd thru your posts today and so many pictures don't show and I read one post that said you had trouble with your blog and I realized that must be why the pics don't show. I was so disappointed. Would love to see your creations. I'll be returning. Have a wonderful evening.