Tuesday, July 19, 2011

My Tuesday Treasure is .....

A Treasure Chest......

for my favourite pirate who turned 5 last week


This lovely edible treasure chest was made by DD1 - I think it's wonderful

Our little Pirate lives in the UK and he was 3 last time I cuddled him.....  it really is time for another cuddle. 
I felt really bad&sad as I had promised him I would be there for his party but things didn't work out.....

(eat your heart out Johnny Depp - you can walk the plank)

Pop along to Melody's House on the Side of the Hill and see what other treasures have been found - I do love the cottages she has found this week

My little blocks are growing......

hearts......


oh - I love, love yellow daisies.....


I really should clear up the loose threads before taking pictures!!


don't you just love this cute little stitchery on a 2" square


Definitely a project where I can get lost in my Happy Place

Hope you can too!

25 comments:

  1. Your grandson and his cake are such a wonderful treasure!! And your stitching is very beautiful.

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  2. What a little sweetie! It is definitely time for a cuddle, Fiona. I imagine your heart was broken when you had to change your plans. Fingers-crossed that it'll happen soon!

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  3. aww hes so cute :) And the stitching is gorgeous. Thought Id let you know I havent forgotten you, I just havent got to a post office. My bad

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  4. Very cute pirate and his cake is amazing. I am sorry you didn't get to be there for hugs.
    Your applique is looking fantastic. Well done!

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  5. Your little pirate is very huggable. Hope you get to cuddle him soon. Our son lives in Belgium and we are going to visit him in 4 weeks time. Can't wait- he isn't too old for hugs either!! He doesn't have any children -yet!
    Your little blocks are gorgeous. The needleturn is looking good.
    Have a great day.

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  6. what an awesome cake! popped by from melody's, hope you don't mind a new follower. x

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  7. Hey!! what a neat birthday cake my DD is always on the look out for ideas...the chocolate clock cake is becoming a bit boring after 8 yrs but that is what her kids have chosen each year... she would love this though!!!
    hugs Laurie

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  8. What a gorgeous little boy - I do hope you get to see him in person soon.
    Your sewing is lovely - this will be such a lovely quilt. Thanks so much for playing along today.

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  9. Your grandson is a cutie and the cake is awesome. Your sewing is really lovely....

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  10. It is so hard when there are so many miles between families isn't there? Out of interested who moved, your daughter or you?

    Enjoy being lost in your Happy Place :-)

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  11. What a great cake (and a real treasure!).. your Grandson is such a cutie... That cheekie smile on his face makes me think that treasure chest didn't look like that for long! ha ha...I hope you get to give him that cuddle soon!

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  12. Cute little priates make the best treasures :)
    Looks like you've been busy too ... lovely work.

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  13. What a gorgeous pirate!! And so far away. Hope you caught up on skype.
    Love the way the blocks are growing!

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  14. Wow what a treasure chest...lucky little pirate...
    Your butterfly garden is growing beautifully...

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  15. great blocks Fiona and what a good looking little guy,happy birthday

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  16. WOW What a wonderful cake. YUMMY !!!!

    great blocks

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  17. The treasure chest cake is so clever. Such a cutie young grandson too, it is hard not being close on those special days.

    Your needleturn is progressing nicely and it is a cute embroidery.
    Hugs.

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  18. What a cute cake...and a cute grandson. I am sorry that you don't get cuddle time very often. That is sad. :(

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  19. ARGH Matey - Happy Birthday and what a wonderful cake! Yep, time for a cuddle Fiona before he's too old for them! I'm so sorry you didn't get to go to his party. Your blocks are looking so wonderful!

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  20. Too bad your plans had to change as I know how much a cuddle with this sweet little guy would mean . Love your blocks , great work.

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  21. Hey Fiona! Yo Ho! Yo Ho! A Pirate's Life For Me!! Aaaaarrrrr!! :0) Gotta love a piratey birthday - and what a cute Pirate he is too. Hope the time comes soon when you get that updated cuddle. Your Butterfly Garden block is coming up wonderfully - good on you! Can't wait to see the whole block ... then the whole QUILT finished! :0) It is a happy quilt to work on, so ENJOY!! Bear Hugs! KRIS

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  22. What a cutie pie of a pirate! That cake is absolutely incredible! Oh my gosh!
    xx, shell

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  23. I really love your yellow daisy block. It is really pretty. Hopefully you can get your hug real soon.

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  24. Your little man is just the cutest! Hope he had a lovley birthday. Your BG blocks are looking terrific, you're putting me to shame......
    Have a great weekend!

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  25. Oh I so wish you got there for a special pirate hug... it makes me feel so lucky that mine is so close.. xx

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