Well Christmas has been and gone for another year and I am rather relieved. We had a funtastic day with a crowd of "orphans" who gathered at the fabulous
in Bright and did a "pot luck" lunch!
Easy for everyone and lots of helping hands to clean up afterwards!
We came home after a great afternoon and
chilled with the kids watching our current favourite movie
I was very spoilt for Christmas and received some gorgeous pre-loved gifts!
These fabulous kitchen canisters! Perfect for a girl born in the year of the rooster!
These lovely jubbly old rose tins in a deep apricoty sort of orangey colour!
and this yummo scrumptious 1970's hand-tooled leather bag!
Oh my God, I am in lurve!
Another favourite pressie is this spectacular book from my sister
"Famous Frocks" complete with traceable pattern pieces instructions and style variations!
It couldn't be a more perfect present for this give-it-a-go-sewing-kinda-chick!
Lots of delightful photos and sketches with patterns for frocks inspired by
Jackie O, Twiggy, Audrey Hepburn, Rita Hayworth, Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis,
Diana Ross, Stevie Nicks and Madonna!
I feel like I have died and gone to heaven!!!
To top off a fabulous week with the family, catching up with friends, movies, sleep-ins, drinky poos, BBQ's and not a sewing machine in sight ...... well, actually
(more on that in a minute)
I also managed to snaffle a few bargains at the local oppie
(but I had to fight my way through the tourists)
a la vintage sheet o mondo's
genuine black leather pants
(but fart ...... I wish I could fit them!)
They are a bit eighties but hell - they are leather!
Granny cardigans for re-vamping
and the piste de resistance
(said with my fabulous french accent)
in return for giving away
this funky smurf dress to my gorgeous friend Trina
she secretly sourced this BRASH pedal sewing machine and
dropped it at my doorstep two days later!
How freakin awesome is it!
My oh my ............. I have been a rather spoilt bratt this xmas!
But now petals it's time to rattle me dags and head off to another wee BBQ for more wee drinky poos to celebrate the New Year in!
(I wonder if I'll still be awake at midnight????)
Happy Freakin New Year everybody!
I hope you have a great night and all the very best for
x Dee x