Saturday, April 20, 2013

Special day ......

I popped into a local Op Shop the other day and found a couple of treasures...
(you can tell I'm rather a big spender can't you?)

Yesterday I put them together

- ready for high tea anytime - 

A bit of hot glue at the top of the glass.... looks a bit globby but just ignore that....

It's great to recycle... I'm sure there must be brownie points for recycling recycled glass

just ignore the airmiles it took to get to my house!!!!

Lately I have managed to do another couple of stitcheries for Boys Story ....

a serious little kite flyer....

... and a horrid little boy playing tricks on the sweet little girl....
(some things never change!)

Righto, Gotto Go... I have figured out a way to hide that globby bit on my new cake stand....

Lime and Coconut Cake
recipe from Tracy at Sunny Corner Farm  HERE
I often use Tracy's recipe's - they are always delicious

I know I said I wasn't doing too much baking but we have a birthday to celebrate ...

Maddy turns 2 - isn't she gorgeous?
Big cuddles my darling


  1. Maddy is a cutie. Enjoy the cake....and the cake stand.

  2. Hey Big Spender comes to mind that cake stand and if I was closer I would drop in for some cake! That quilt is soooo cute....and a big Happy Birthday to sweet little Maddy xo

  3. Those boys are always up to mischief. Love your stitching in blue.
    Enjoy celebrating with that cake.

  4. Gorgeous is correct! HaPPy BirTHDaY little Maddy. Your cake and new "old" stand look great! Great, inexpensive and very inventive recycling. :)

  5. Happy birthday to Maddy! That cake looks very yummy sitting on your new stand.

  6. you are so clever Fiona and your cake stand looks awesome,well done,and happy birthday to sweet Maddy.xx

  7. An excellent excuse for cake! Such a cutie.

  8. Great cake stand. Love the way you covered the globby bits. :) Hugs,xx.

  9. Maddie looks a real sweetie. Love the cake stand and cake. Sounds delish. I'm off to do a batch of choc chips and hope I don't burn their bottoms like the last lot. Fingers crossed! Love those stitcheries too.

  10. what a great idea for a cake stand!
    great progress on your stitcheries, have you started the applique yet?
    I love that spider one hehe.
    Maddy has such lovely big brown eyes.

  11. You are a fab recycler! Love your cake stand x

  12. Happy Birthday Sweet Maddie XXX
    Great reclycling and just the perfect stand for the yummy cake..

    Love the Boy's Stichery.. Hmm boys do love to tease !!!!!!

  13. Happy birthday to Maddy! Love your recycling, the glass with the green tint makes a lovely cake stand, doesn't it? and the cake looks delicious.....

  14. She is very gorgeous....and I do loce that cake stand, I think I may need to make one of these...

  15. Hello Fiona,

    You got me singing that song now. Love the cake stand,and cake.
    A special Happy Birthday to young Maddy, gotta love those eyes she has been blessed with.

    Happy days.

  16. told you there would have to be cake! And what fun are those little stitched pieces, typical boys.

  17. The stitching stories are very cute. Good idea to cover the centre of your creation with a cake.

  18. Happy Birthday Maddy she's adorable.

  19. Love the cake stand, great idea, we don't eat cakes, but I might change my mind looking at your yummy creation. Happy birthday to Maddie.

  20. She is indeed gorgoeus.Great cake stand and the cake certainly looks delicious Yum xx

  21. Very Good on the Recycling your New Cake Stand looks Beautiful
    Lovely Age & A Sweetie

  22. Perfectly beautiful cake stand , and the cake looks yummy too :-) Maddie is adorable , those eyes would melt anyones heart . hugs Sheila

  23. You never cease to amaze me with your creations, Fiona. Yummy cake and what a gorgeous photo of Maddy.
    Hugs xx

  24. Nice upcycling there. Very yummy looking cake. Is that Uluru Lizzie I spy there?? Great stitching. I hope sweet Maddy had a wonderful birthday.

  25. Happy birthday to gorgeous Maddy. Very clever cake stand. That cake looks fabulous too.

  26. Lovely recycling Fiona, and that cake looks yum. Lovely reason to be baking


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