Monday, November 5, 2012

Continued good fortune

When I posted the other day I told you that I’ve been having a very good week where all sorts of lovely things have been coming my way.
It started when I went out to help my sister Maggie pack her craft and art supplies because she is moving. I took her three large covered storage containers for her to use in the move and ended up bringing back all three filled with things she decided she didn’t need or wasn’t going to finish. I wish I would have thought to take some pictures before I put it all away.
Then my bestest bestie Oma Linda decided to gift me with what I showed you in my last post and then yesterday my mail carrier brought me another package, this time from Katy, you know who I'm talking about, right? Her blog The Littlest Thistle is one of the most enjoyable places to visit and I’ve been going there regularly now for nearly two years. She makes the cutest bears you’ve ever seen and for some time now she has been sewing just about anything and everything you can think of. She has just returned home to the UK from a trip to the states where she attended the sewing summit in Salt Lake City Utah and after the summit she and her friend and a bear named Jack rented a motor home and traveled the Southwest seeing all of the natural wonders, which by the way in case you aren’t aware, are mostly lots and lots of red rocks.
Was I surprised when I opened the package and this is what I found inside?
I almost couldn't get it all in one photo there is that many goodies....

Just look at those yummy fabrics.....

And the magazine and patterns and the place mat kit to make a clutch or whatever...

You’d better believe I was surprised!!  She told me these are some of her freebies from the sewing summit and she didn’t have room in her luggage. Rest assured Katy; you chose the right place to send your excess and I won’t let these goodies go to waste.
Another darling blog friend and a very gifted artist, Karen Anne of Ireland Brady took two of my recent paintings and made eight prints from them and sent them to me. One of the paintings is the one on the Halloween tray, “A Little Witch Will Lead Them” and the other is a witch from a series of ACEOs that I painted as gifts for some of my friends for Halloween. If you’d like a print of either of these let me know.
It’s really wonderful the feeling one gets when they’re the recipient of such generosity as I have been this past week. I’ve always thought I was lucky and this just proves I have been right all along.
It’s not the gifts as much as it is the friendship of these lovely women that has made me feel so blessed with good fortune. I treasure them and want them to know how much they mean to me.
Enjoy your day and as always, thanks for stopping by.

16 comments:

Bren said...

You are one lucky girl, blessed with good friends, a great sister and lots of gifties.

The Bear's Blog said...

Yes, I am always in awe of the wonderful people in Blogland. It seems they are all a very special breed, and one big family. I love Blogging, and all the wonderful friends I have made. Like YOU!!!

Hugs

yoborobo said...

It's because you're a sweetie pie. Other sweetie pies like you. Makes perfect sense to me! :) Enjoy and have a wonderful week - xox

Jan Conwell said...

Oh man you're killin' me with that fabric. Score!

Linda said...

Wow! You really hit the jackpot there! How fun!

Mary @ Colony Mountain Stitcheries said...

Oh wow, I almost got lost in this post, checking out all your wonderful blogger friends. I have decided, although you are amazingly talented, that you are a bit lucky too!

Boo-Bah AKA Iris said...

It looks like you are having an early Christmas with all those wonderful gifts.
All of us here in blogland are so blessed to have formed such wonderful friendships.

Hugs
Iris

Cobblestone Creations said...

You have had an exceptional week ~ congratulations!!! I like seeing all these good things happening ~ reminds us of the overall balance in the universe. Enjoy!!!

Kays Kids said...

Its my friends in life that make me rich. Even friends we will never meet in the flesh, but communicate in blog land are real treasures.
Hugs

Kays Kids said...

Its my friends in life that make me rich. Even friends we will never meet in the flesh, but communicate in blog land are real treasures.
Hugs

Christel said...

you are a wonderful, and kind person Maddy, you deserve it! So happy for you, and glad to count you as one of my blog friends! xoxo Christel

Maggie said...

Speechless, I am! So many goodies, such wonderful things you can make with them. I love the fabrics! You ARE lucky! And talented, and sweet, and smart, and funny...
Congrats again on getting into ADQ.

Magic Love Crow said...

Very special! Beautiful gifts from beautiful people, to a beautiful person ;o) Have a great day!

Susan At Glen Oaks Primitives said...

What sweet friends and sister you have. I'm so
happy for you.
Hugs,
Susan

Katy Cameron said...

Hope you have loads of fun with them :o)

orchid said...

Dearest Maddy,
Wow, you are surrounded really wonderful friends♡♡♡ So Happy for your special gifts from your precious people.
Love you always from Japan to my Dear American bs, xoxo Miyako*