Every year I wait impatiently for the coming of spring, I love to see the countryside around us waking up after its long winter rest. I love winter with its short quiet days, log fires and of course Christmas, but when buds appear on the trees and little shoots start to push up out of the ground its time to open the windows and let gusts of warm sweet spring air into the house.
One of my favourite plants in our garden is the cherry tree, although its beauty in full blossom only lasts a week or so I watch it start to flower and when in full bloom I cant wait to go and burry my face in its PINKY LOVELY CREAMINESS. It smells divine and the blossom against the blue sky as you can see is heavenly.
I wish blossom would last longer it fades so quickly but we do have cherries to look forward to if we can beet the blackbirds to them, its a waiting game they always seem to win!
The faded antique colours of helibours (excuse if thats the wrong spelling).
Beautiful quince flowers.
Our garden is stuffed with primroses and primulas, they are everywhere you turn in many colours and shades, little fairy grottos appear in odd corners.
Back indoors between breaks in the garden gloating over flowering delights I have been busy getting on with new stock.
Bracelets made from vintage buttons, this year I thought it would be nice to present them on a card with some jolly fabric. They look like a box full of sweeties.
Painted boxes decorated with ephemera and buttons.
And after much stuffing and sewing, here are a few dolly creatures ready to start painting. I am looking forward to getting on with these I will show you them when they are done.