Crafting, fun and friendship

Crafting, fun and friendship

Friday, 25 October 2013


It's been a testing week, the worst thing being a huge water leak from the central heating system...carpets up, gushing water etc etc but thank goodness for a husband who is brilliant at fixing things!

Anyhow, I grabbed a chance to chat with Julia this morning as she was en route on a task...that cheered me up to start with.

Then when I got home, this was waiting for me.
Even the postman was grinning as he handed this over!

From Kay in New Mexico..she insisted on sending something in return for a parcel from Di (Pixie) and myself. A couple of fat quarters is what I thought I was getting....instead, well, see for yourselves....

Gorgeously bright fabrics (I think Kay and I might be Aging Hippies together!), beautiful ribbons whose colours and patterns are fantastic. And I may never get to New Mexico in reality but the mug will brighten my tea drinking :-)

Thank you, Kay..I just feel so happy and thankful to have you as a crafting friend.

I'm joining in with Annie's Smiles on a Friday spot.



  1. Sorry to hear about your water leaks Jan but I have to say your parcel more than made up for it :-)
    Annie x

  2. Sorry to hear about the leak.... good job G is a real handyman!! They are good for some things!! Absolutely LOVE your happy mail, what a lovely parcel and such gorgeous goodies inside too. Have a good (better, anyway!) weekend...

  3. I love those hot colours! Hope your plumbing is behaving itself. Well done to that clever Mr Fixit.x Jo

  4. Happy mail indeed - fabulous. Sorry re the leak. Hope all is now sorted. Anne x

  5. Water leaks are the pits aren't they Jan?!!The smell!!!The mess!!

    Hope your parcel put a brighter spin on things.Love it!!

  6. Hi LLJ,

    So glad you are happy with the fabrics! It's funny that I didn't realize the mug's colors matched the fabric until your photo! tee hee. I'm glad I was able to brighten up your week!! And make the postman smile too!

    Much love,

  7. What a lovely box of goodies! Yummy bright fabric too.

  8. Lovely Happy Mail! Sorry to hear about the water leaks but thank goodness for handy hubbies!
    Debs x