Wednesday, December 9, 2015

gifts and things....

Now I don't want anyone getting pressie envy but I am showing off today

This is the set of decorations I received from Shez when I went to Melbourne... thanks Shez - your stitching is amazing and I love the bling edge detail

they are looking lovely on my tree already


.. and Melody gave me a giftie too.... at first I did wonder why she thought I would like that pattern (especially in a size 8!) when I realised it is a notebook!  and I sweet pincushion with lovely handsewn detail... Thanks Melody


This is a closer look at the pincushion detail... so sweet...


... and here is a closer look at Shez's amazing stitching..


Now don't get shopping for self envy but I did find a couple of pieces of fabric for my Reproduction Prints quilts ... and some red felt balls I have been looking for... and a lovely tin... I chose a special one for mints for my Hubz....



Now don't get baby envy.... He is a cutie and here he is showing off the Christmas stocking I made for him.... each grandie gets a personalised one....


 Now don't get pressie envy but my FHFS parcels arrived yesterday.... 12 parcels to start opening one a day on the 14th....


I had friends here for sewing and one naughty one said "not a very nice thing for your friend to call you Ho" ....


.. there is a special one for the big day too......


Now don't get decoration envy but Mr Postie also dropped off a decoration and pattern card from Michelle... her little felt decorations are just lovely and delicate. ... and I think you know I love her patterns...


Now don't get Postcard envy but this one arrived for me this week.... it is a 'pounded' leaf and then lovely stitching to highlight it... Came all the way from Eglea in Brazil - I just love it, I real little work of art.


She has a special Brazil tag for the back and her work is amazingly good....


Righto, now that I have spent the morning making you envious I think I will go have a nice cup of coffee and get my day going....... I wonder if Mr Postie will visit me again?

25 comments:

  1. You certainly have been very spoilt but a lovely lady like you should be. Lots of fabulous gifts there for you to open, enjoy!
    Elega made you a beautiful card..she work is always fabulous.
    Well I must away and go for a swim. Beautiful day here today.

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  2. Well now I have "everything envy" lol! Such lovely gifts from Shez and Mel...super exciting having all those pretty packages to gently squeeze! Your little grandie boy is adorable xx

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  3. Lol love this envy post yep you cracked me up again,I love all your gifts and I am glad you like your decorations,oh your little Beau is adorable and I love his Xmas stocking,enjoy your cupola my friend ,and I hope the mailman is good to you again,lol xx

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  4. What a spoiled Ho you are...lol
    Wonderful lot of loot with more to look forward to opening.
    Have a very Merry Christmas xox

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  5. Oh yes - a bit full of envy now...beautiful presents & decorations...I'm sure the postie will be back!

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  6. Those are wonderful gifts and her stitching is beautiful. My favorite ornaments and decorations are the ones my friends sent me.

    Debbie

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  7. Dear Fiona,
    lovely presents, so beautiful stitching, and it is all yours. Wonderful.
    Greetings,
    Sylvia

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  8. We know who is NOT on the naughty's list this year lol. So many pressies, all so beautiful and more to unwrapped! My goodness, where will you put all these beauties? I understand why you get so much love; you are a very generous person too and gave a lot all year round. Have a wonderful week and thanks for sharing. I.N.V.U. lol
    ;^)

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  9. No envy - just happiness for you, dear Fiona!!! What a lovely post.

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  10. Goodness - you have a great start already, and there are still a few weeks to go!

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  11. So many delightful things there. You will have so much fun looking at, using and playing with all the beautiful gifts. Enjoy.

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  12. What fun opening all those gifts. Enjoy the process.

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  13. What can I say but........I'm envious!!!
    Lovely new decorations for the tree and beau looks gorgeous with his stocking

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  14. Lovely gifts from very special friends 🎅🎅🎅

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  15. Christmas has come early, Enjoy all your beautiful gifts.

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  16. So when Santa says "ho ho ho" he is referring to you & your two sisters?! ha ha.
    Little Beau looks so cute there, what a yummy face he has

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  17. Lots to be envious of lol , lovely gifts from friends and the cutest little grandson :-) enjoy ! Hugs

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    1. Definitely lots and lots to be envious of there Fiona. Wonderful gifts from Shez and Mel and Michelle and your FHF partner. Enjoy opening them

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  18. Serious envy happening over here lol!!!! You did a good job!!! Lovely presents you got and shopping, little Beau is so cute!!! Great postcard!!! Interesting technique. Hope you enjoyed that cuppa...did hubby like the mint tin?

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  19. You are so funny! I AM envious! In a delightful way! Fun post!

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  20. Wow - what a hoard of gifts!! Beau is a cutie - love that smile.

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  21. Beautiful ornaments from Shez...and giftees from Mel, who'd have thunk that "pattern" was a notebook! clever...lots and lots of lovely goodies for you to enjoy and have fun opening...enjoy them all...

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  22. Sorry!.......I got envy! lol
    Great post.
    Cheers,Anita.

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  23. Wow, I am amazed all these wonderful goodies managed to fit into one post!! They are all very exciting. The baby one is the best! And what's wrong with a little envy?

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