Sunday, February 12, 2012

Thank You!!!

A wonderful gift from Linda une-petite-folie.blogspot.com/ arrived this week. A beautiful sandwich and orange drink. I was totally amazed by the realism of Amanda Speakman's work. The added plus is that it can be used on one of my own plates. Linda also sent a gorgeous book that has a beautiful antique cover 'The Language Of Flowers', completely readable. It was made made by Maria ilcucchiainomagico.blogspot.com/ Thank you so much Linda!!!




This beautiful food board also arrived this week from a (nameless) Follower. Though I am not sure, I suspect it was also made by Amanda Speakman!



Thank you both so much ladies I am thrilled to bits!




COMING SOON!!!
Another nut house. The most challenging one I have made. I suspect the villagers are not going to be happy about their new neighbors.

17 comments:

  1. I wish I could invite myself to share a cup of tea and those great sandwiches ;-)
    But now I am looking forward seeing your brand new nuthouse !!!

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  2. Beautiful gifts!!
    Kinds egards,Ilona

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  3. Thank you for your words. You are very kind and I'm very pleased that you like this special book. Compliments for all your gifts. Linda is a lovely person. Hugs.
    Maria

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  4. That sandwich looks really appetizing, especially on a Stokesay Ware plate :) Mmm ... make me want to make a 1:1 sandwich, myself, and get out my blue and white!

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  5. The sandwich board is definitely another one coming from Amanda's talented hands! I own a very similar one myself :)
    Lovely gifts, you've been very lucky!
    Hugs

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  6. Such beautiful gifts, Catherine! So very kind of these ladies to spoil you so. I'm looking forward to seeing your little Nuthouse!

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  7. The gifts are wonderful! Congratulations!

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  8. What a lovely surprise to have such beautiful gifts arriving at your house! The food looks fantastic and the book is so nice!

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    1. Catherine, What wonderful gifts. I love Amanda's food. Thanks to Linda telling us about her I have acquired a couple of pieces of hers too. They are so realistic and priced well! Love your photo!

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  9. You have made such a pretty scene with them....I love the olive oil bottles in the back ground!!

    Linda x

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  10. Really wonderful gifts Catherine,everything looks so real! And I agree with Linda ,you decorated it wonderful,like a still life! Hugs,Jeannette

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  11. Hi Catherine, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
    http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.com/

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  12. Bonjour Catherine, j'aime vraiment beaucoup ce que vous faites et je vous ai laissé une petite surprise sur mon blog ;-)
    Anne

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  13. This is a very beautiful gift. Enjoy.
    Hugs from Craftland

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  14. What are wonderful gifts. I love Amanda's food.

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