Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Treasures ..........

Yesterday I received this lovely Spring parcel in the post....

 from none other than Melody at The House on The Hill


there is a beautifully hand stitched felt table topper... one of Melody's fantastic pins, some seeds - basil and pansies (perfect for spring sewing) and chocolates.... (one flew right out of it's wrapping and into my tummy quicksmart)

so I put these straight onto my treasure table... which is what I am showing today for Treasure Tuesday...


This is a lovely hardwood table that used to live in my grandparents house
if I remember right it is made from yellow wood and black wood
native trees in south africa
(don't quote me on this information!!)

It is really lovely and smooth - the grain of the wood is tight and it is a piece I really really love having

I try and change the look every now and then so it is wondeful to have it decorated with some spring prettiness


Here is a closer picture so you can look at the handwork in this table topper...... I am just awed with this special gift - isn't is so happy?


Thank you Melody.... you are a Treasure yourself...

Hope you can pop by at Melody's and see some of her work and join us in Treasure Tuesday

19 comments:

  1. What a lovely parcel of spring goodies you received! It's been a fun swap.

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  2. Hi Fiona, I loved making a present for you. I saw a Christmas candle mat on your To Do list so I thought I'd make you one for spring too.

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  3. Lovely presents, Melody is very talented and a wonderful person. Lucky girl you are.

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  4. How beautiful!!
    You are a lucky girl!
    It looks lovely on your tuesday treasure. Your hunting dog looks interested in checking out the topper too.

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  5. Gorgeous goodies Fiona, well done to Melody for making them. I love the Penny rug and the pin that matches the card so well.

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  6. Very beautiful. You are indeed lucky. :) Hugs,

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  7. A very beautiful gift and I love your table and little arrangement of lovely things on it. Thanks for your last post to, the crayon art is gorgeous and a great idea!

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  8. A delightful gift from a lovely person!

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  9. What a special Treasure and it looks so lovely on your table. Gifts from friends are always very special Treasures.

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  10. Lovely treasures for Tuesday and the table is very special, how lovely to have it.

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  11. What a beautiful spring table topper ,I just love it, it is so happy and bright and looks just perfect on your lovely table ,lucky you .

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  12. What beautiful gifts from Melody for the spring swap! The table topper is definitely a treasure.

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  13. Fiona what a beautiful swap,lucky you and love your table

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  14. That Melody is indeed a treasure. What a fun package to get in the post.
    How lucky are you to have an ancestral table. A great place to share your treasures on display.

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  15. Such a neat mat, how sweet of your friend. The table is gorgeous. Have a happy day. Hugs, Kim

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  16. Melody is indeed a treasure and how wonderful for you to have a piece of her artistry to make you smile everyday. The whole package makes we want to throw open the windows and let in spring....your table is glorious. I love wood.

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  17. Isn't the blogging world so special.. beautiful presents and friendships... Love your special table too..

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  18. Such a lovely gift to receive- love your table as well...

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