Saturday, February 09, 2008

Wonderful Mail!

What a terrific surprise arrived in the mail! I was delighted to find a great package from Marie of Zquilts! I love surprises, and this was a special one.

Click to enlarge. Ooooh! Just look! Vintage buttons! Her own card made with one of her terrific photographs (and I have a real fondness for sunflowers), and one of the lovely banners she made. They are all wonderful, and I'm so touched! Thanks so much, Marie!!!

Below: the back of the banner and the back of the card with one of Marie's photos of 3 of my favorite thread paintings of her cats Bart & Chellie. AND here is a detail of the Dorset buttons Marie made for the banner project! I fell in love with these when I saw them on her site, so having one on top of everything else she sent...really special! I have no idea what my Daily Thing will be today. I've been looking over my list and trying to choose what to try next. I do know that I'm going to try one (or more) of those gorgeous Dorset Buttons at some point!

I've received the first disk in the second season of Slings & Arrows! I'm so excited and hope to watch it tonight as I do some hand work. I don't think I posted about this Canadian television series on this blog, although I did on my book blog when the first season arrived. I love Netflix!


  1. Wow! I love, love, love those buttons. You may have just shown me the perfect thing to do while watching TV! Hey, how about making a bigger one and attaching one of your little hearts at the bottom, like a wee talisman of some sort?

  2. AwwwwwwwShucks !
    Your photograph makes it easy to see what colors I like eh?! Blogging has given me wonderful friends like you !
    I thought the buttons might look great on baby clothes! Thanks for the lovely post Jenclair!

  3. PS: The tape on the biz card is removable - so take it off if you like...

  4. what a lovely photograph and the buttons are tres fab.

  5. Let us sing the praises of Netflix! It's a wonderful thing. Especially for those of us who live a long way from a movie store.

    I'm unaware of Slings & Arrows. I'll have to check it out.

  6. Myra -- Aren't the buttons great? I like the idea of attaching one to the hearts!

    Marie - Oh, yes, the little pink ones will be perfect for baby clothes. Thanks again, Marie, for the lovely surprise package!

    Acey - I love vintage buttons...and the Dorset buttons, of course!

    Rian -- You will love Slings & Arrows! Do check it out!

  7. what a wonderful delight - marie is the sweetest!

    the first season of slings and arrows awaits to be picked up at the library! tomorrow I pick it up! thanks for the heads up a while back!


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