Sunday, October 25, 2009


Japanese crafting books are real eye candy. I buy them here.

Saturday, October 24, 2009


Something I want to do more often: drawing and painting. My days are too short.

Friday, October 23, 2009


Paris is a city I'm absolutely in love with. I'm planning to go there for a few days before the end of the year.

Thursday, October 22, 2009


1. tea cozy, 2. Classic mittens, 3. pink nose, 4. Haverhill throw, 5. Homemade pillows in the sofa..., 6. I luv cappuccino + rabbit, 7. Fire, 8. Melhores Amigos [Best of Friends], 9. Granny Room
I have a bad cold right now, feeling chilly and tired... Drinking lots of tea, sitting by the fire, and making a Flickr mosaic of comfy things can be a good remedy.

Sunday, October 18, 2009


The sweet face of a cat!

Saturday, October 17, 2009


Quilting, a very soothing and relaxing pastime.

Friday, October 16, 2009


I'm working on a sweater for a Christmas present.

Thursday, October 15, 2009


The days are getting cold now, what's more comforting than a cup of tea in the afternoon?

Wednesday, October 14, 2009


Every other day, I go for a 3,5 miles walk in our neighbourhood. I really need this shot of oxygen.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009


My grandmother collected china cups, I inherited them.

Monday, October 12, 2009


Going to the movies, I love it!

Sunday, October 11, 2009


My favourite food? Heartwarming, simple, comfort food! No molecular gastronomy for me, thanks.
This is a pear tart with frangipane I made this weekend. Easy and delicious (I'm not a great baker, but I can handle this one).

Saturday, October 10, 2009


I've been a fan of Beatrix Potter's work since I was a child. Her work keeps amazing me.
This is a cross-stitched Mrs. Tiggywinkle for a laundry bag that I want to make.

Friday, October 9, 2009


Flowers. These are pansies for my hanging baskets this winter.

Thursday, October 8, 2009


Jane Austen's sense of humour, and the unforgettable characters she created

Wednesday, October 7, 2009


Vintage children's books (this is an illustration By Alice and Martin Provensen, 1962)

Tuesday, October 6, 2009


This is the sixth crocheted afghan I'm working on. I crochet everywhere I can, in the car, while watching TV,...

Monday, October 5, 2009


Reading, by far my favourite pastime (book pictured here "The Wind in the Willows")

Sunday, October 4, 2009

I'm not giving up...

...on my Christmas sampler! I managed to work a few hours on it last week (the 12th week, by the way). I don't know if it will be finished by Christmas, at this tempo...


The change of the seasons

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Friday, October 2, 2009


Vintage sewing supplies

Thursday, October 1, 2009

What I like day#1

I need a new blogging boost, so here's what I want to do in October:
post one picture a day of something I like. If you like to do the same, post a comment and leave a link on your blog.

The art of Carl Larsson

What I wore today

Fun group on Flickr: "What I wore today".
I already posted these two outfits: