I've been doing other things besides minis lately, so this isn't a mini post either, sorry!
I went to the store on Thursday to buy stuff to make baklava with the Knitwits (it went brilliantly and now home made baklava is my most favourite dessert ever :) and the store had tulips on sale. It was fate.
The funny thing is that I've never really liked tulips all that much, but since researching the 17th century, I have come to love them because of the amazing vases designed just for them. I also planted some wild and wonderful frilly ones in my front garden that delighted me for weeks this last spring, so I've had a change of heart towards tulips and I'm very happy. It seems beastly to dislike a flower, somehow.
And here's a photo of the entire Welsh dresser that David made for me a couple of years ago for my blue and white ware and pewter. He designed it extra tall just to fit into this little space we had in our dining room area:
Carolyn Pearce Strawberry Fayre heart etui 30: how to make a needlelace berry - I am currently stitching the Carolyn Pearce Strawberry Fayre heart etui as a stitchalong project. This week, I am explaining how to make a needlelace berry...
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