Monday, 10 March 2008

'tis the start of wedding season

we've just come back from a lovely week in london staying with j's younger brother and his wife. some good friends of ours are getting married this march. the first of a few weddings we're going to in the next few months. so with baby stan tucked up in bed and daddy on duty, my sister in law and i got our glad rags on and headed off into the night for the hen do. it was a burlesque dinner and dance. there were some amazing hairdo's, great swing dancing going on, and some really dressed up people. i do love people watching! we chatted with the other girls taking it all in whilst sipping on gin rickeys. really good fun and so nice to catch up with friends that i don't get to see that often.

the actual wedding is in two weeks and i am slowly working on a gift for the lovely couple. well i say slowly. it's more like, i had an idea of what i wanted to do, but so far i've spent hours just looking at the fabric i've chosen. i think i better get my skates on!

oh and finally. my new favourite thing...

my mothers day present. it was such a lovely surprise and apparently baby stan chose it himself! the necklace is by dagrow morvorenn, which means mermaids' tears in cornish and it's made out of sea glass. I love it!


Fairy Grandmother said...

Another delightful read - love the title - has promises abounding and not least the promise of Spring! It seems there are happy times in the offing - indeed already begun. Loved friends and family gathering together for celebratory times and such enjoyable activities as people watching and the drinking of 'gin rickeys'! Dare a Fairy Grandmother ask what that is?!

moon beam said...

And very nice Gin Rickeys they were too!

Your beautiful blog has prompted me to rediscover my crafty instincts this week. I made an applique uber-flowery cushion cover from some leftover fabric scraps [which I have been hoarding over the winter months in a squirrel like fashion]. I also made some soft bake oaty cookies which made a very satisfying home made alternative to overprocessed breakfast bars. So I feel very virtuous!! Thank you for the inspiration!

Krystal said...

Oh, those red shoes are fabulous.