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Friday, April 8, 2011

Small scraps can turn into wonderful things!!

This is what's on my desk right now....
sweet lavender sachets!
They're not quite finished yet but I had to give you a tiny peek ~
Created with scraps of muslin, damask, fragile old lace....
an old petticoat and even wedding lace!

I think of these small treasures and think about their journey.
Who wore this lace, the beautiful vintage watch faces...
the petticoat that ended up in my little studio.

These will end up in my shoppe ~
I'm still adding a few more treasures to them :)

My precious niece and her mom visited us this week....
Noah and Grayson both were on spring break so it
was a perfect time to spend some time together.

Clara visited and Grayson took the best photos of her,
I just have to share them with you!

Out by the barn:

Playing with the chickens, they are growing so fast!!

Sweet cheeks with wind in her hair:

Aunt Julie and Clara:

Examining a dandilion thoroughly!

A precious smile:

Everything is so interesting in the yard!

I'm in LOVE with this pic and this sweet babe:

 Sweet Grayson and Clara!

I am so blessed....

Thank you always for stopping by here to see me ~
wishing you a wonderful Friday and weekend dear friends,

hugs and love,


Barbara Jean said...

Sweet everything!! =)

blessings Dawn!

barbara jean

Shopgirl said...

The sixth picture of Clara is amazing. Her eyes are so beautiful. Our little loves bring so much magic into our life.
Blessed to be a blessing, Mary
I am glad you like my wedding day story. I do love to write.

Desirée-ScrapDees said...

beautiful creations and i think yr grandchild is yr best creation! Lovely girl!

Dorthe said...

Oh my dear Dawn-
your sachets are so beautiful and divine, so wonderful with the watches in the middle of old fabrics-such a beautiful thought-so special-
and sweetest friend, the photoes of Clara are gorgeus, she has the cutest little face- and isn`t it wonderfull how the camera can catch seconds of an expression ,so beautiful like the last photo.
I wish you a beautiful week-end girlfriend, and send you love and hugs.
X Dorthe

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Hi Dawn,
your sweet lavender sachets are just to die for:)
and I always love to see photos of sweet Clara.
Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful weekend.

Cass said...

Ohhh how precious Clara is and Grayson is a beautiful young lady. Your sachets are gorgeous as is everything you make!

Have a beautiful day filled with love, laughter and fun!

Karen B. said...

Dear sweet Dawn,
your sachets are so pretty! Got to love those scraps!!
Karen B. ~ Todolwen

Vee said...

Grayson really does have a photographer's eye. She captured Clara so very well.

Lovely things you're working on...such attention to detail even on the simplest of projects. Very cool.

Deb said...

beautiful sachets....I can almost smell them here...beautiful family

ThereseMarie said...

Dawn, what a beautiful family you have!!! And your sachets are soooo beautiful. I have some old petticoats that I hadn't wanted to cut up, but had no real use for (display, maybe), and you gave me some inspiration with these little lovelies! Thank you!

The Cranky Queen said...

LOve the lavender little sachets...the old lace from days gone by is beautiful. they tell a story...thanx for sharing. Tiff

Deneen said...

I love the little sachets but your sweet granddaughter is the cutest!!!! I love looking at her sweet face in your photos! You are blessed!

Bee happy said...

Love your lavender sachets, so cute! great photos, hope you have a great weekend :)

Bee happy x
Have a delicious day!

Erica said...

I love the sachets! I hope to get my hands on one of them.

Junque In The Trunk said...

Thank to you for posting the beautiful pics of your sachets and your darling niece. I am jealous that you can even be outside without a jacket. Seems like spring will never arrive here in Seattle this year.


Diane said...

Beautiful, Dawn, the "little person", your niece and the lovely sachets!
Hugs, Diane

Susan said...

I love the pillows! Your little niece is a cutie!

QueenBe said...

Love the lacey pillows!


Hi Dawn (:)
:Love the pillows and the sweet sweet Clare(:) hugs,Patty

Miss Gracie's House said...

THAT is why we don't throw away even the tiniest bit of lace. Ever. Very cute! Especially, Clara...she's a doll...

Paula -Teaberry Cottage said...

Clara has your eyes. She is very precious.

Glycérine said...

She's so cute !! :)

Ironstone and Pine said...

Hey Dawn!! So glad we reconnected, thanks for becoming a follower!! Your blog is beautiful, love Clara, i remember when you were "expecting"!! Looking forward to keeping up with ya!!

The Rustic Victorian said...

What a fun visit and a lovely Spring we are haveing here in the south. I have been outside alot, planting, while the weather is still cool.
The Clara and the chickens are wonderful!


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