It is the onset of winter and I don't like grey days.
Whatever I am doing, there is always something else that I ought to be doing.
I want to own lots of nice fabric and threads because I want to make stuff out of it - if I had the time anyway.
And I would like to go to White Stuff and buy almost their entire shop so that I look like a yummy mummy instead of being permanently dressed in jeans and mud. (Yes, that is shallow:-)
Probably that sounds like everyone else's life too, except for White Stuff and the mud, so I will stop whingeing, grow up, get a grip and count the many ways in which I am lucky - like receiving this card from Geraldine as part of the Very Berry Handmade ATC swap:
It's just brilliant!
Feeling better now. Have a great weekend!
That's a sweet card. I love the mushrooms/toadstools.ReplyDelete
I know exactly how you are feeling, I just would like some extra pennies just to go and buy something..........
Oh how I sympathize - hang on in there. My youngest has just returned from a school trip to Paris - she bought her sister earrings, me a scarf and her father a Grumpy (as in the seven Dwarves) mug - tells you everything.ReplyDelete
I can tell you the code to get 15% off at White Stuff.... Or you could make loads of music bags to sell and then buy up the whole shop ;-) Absolutely pouring here, to the extent of instant flooding, school firework night too!ReplyDelete
I am so with you... I would love to go shopping right now, for lovely clothes. Instead I have bought slippers for all my menfolk to stop the puppy from making holes in their socks (and toes!).ReplyDelete
Hi Catherine, I fully comprehend how you are feeling! Sending you a hug. This is such a lovely card!ReplyDelete
I like the jeans and mud look. Embrace it.ReplyDelete
I gave up trying to be a yummy mummy years ago. I started as a gummy mummy, moved on to frumpy mummy and have now progressed to ho-hum mum. When they leave home I'm sure I'll get back to being me :-)ReplyDelete
Stick with it. Like winter this too shall pass.
beautiful little card. as they say in game of thrones, winter is coming. dread it, but love crisp autumn daysReplyDelete
you could make a trip over to Indonesia to visit me - sunny every day :-)ReplyDelete
I've just found your blog and love it, especially your slow blogger manifesto which struck a chord. I look forward to reading some more of your older posts and seeing the lovely things you've made.ReplyDelete
I need more cardigans - white stuff ones would do. Well done on the ATC swap (the one you made was just lovely too)ReplyDelete
I know exactly how you feel Catherine. It's been raining here all day long and it made me feel a bit sad and gloomy too. But this little card is so sweet and full of happiness... you are lucky to get it. I am still waiting for mine.ReplyDelete
Lovely ATC!. Yes I too freak sometimes when I think of my non yummy mummy wardrobe (more of my OMG i have turned into a large middle aged lady -when did THAT happen?! though). The upside of grey days is cosy fires and crisp bright clear frosty days too. Honest!ReplyDelete