April Blooms (while I curse the cold)

April Blooms (while I curse the cold)

It is raining.  Our parched state is finally receiving some blessed rain from above and my garden couldn’t be happier.  As everyone knows, I don’t like the colder seasons and whinge and complain for months on end until the sun starts warming the earth again and I can get out of the dreaded jeans and pants (I am a skirt girl).  However, I do love the rain and how it freshens everything up and makes the plants blossom and bloom and stand tall.  I love the sound of rain on the roof, especially when I’m tucked up in bed.  This morning I slept in, yet again, when I had promised to get up early and make the most of the day, and listened to the lovely gentle rain, watering my garden for me and making everything clean and bright.

So while drag myself out of bed and make plans for the day, my garden is happily soaking up all the moisture it can get, blossoming and blooming in an explosion of colour, to celebrate the breaking of the “drought”.  I’m just trying to wake up.  I’ll leave the exhibitionism and beauty to the plants 🙂

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More Beady Bling

More Beady Bling

My Easter holidays are going so fast – too fast!  I keep sleeping in which is SUCH a waste of time but I cannot get up.  It’s ridiculous.  I purposely put my alarm clock w-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-y across the room so I am physically forced to get up in order to turn it off.  Of course, that would be a good plan if I didn’t just turn it off and get back into bed.  Hopeless.  But I am not, nor will I ever be, a morning person.

So, the following items were made later in the day when I was awake and vertical and not muttering about alarm clocks and neighbours who make too much noise in the morning.  After my routine bowl of cheerios.  After I’ve had a shower, scowled at myself in the mirror (I really need to get a funhouse mirror – one of those ones that makes you look skinny) and given up on my hair.  Only then am I ready to sit and craft.  Which is what happened today.  

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Tomorrow, I plan on changing tack entirely and doing some clay work.  Have been doing nothing else but jewellery for a while and need a break from it.  Just for a bit.  I will show you the results later 🙂

Hope you’ve had a happy day.

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