Hello lovely lovelies♡ A lovely welcome to my little place, where December has joyfully wafted in on a hot, summery breeze♡ I am beside myself with great joy♡ How positively exciting♡ December, the month of summer, Christmas, and blue, blue hydrangeas♡ This summery gal is dancing on her tippy toes♡
I did a lot of thinking this week. I thought about my hydrangea flowers skipping around the blue cobblestones.....nothing. I thought about a little Christmas tree decorating.....nothing. Oh, I unearthed all the glittery adornments for said tree, but alas, they sit where I left them....waiting....waiting. I thought about knitting my woolly jacket.....nothing. Well, I tell a porky pie, just a little one, as I did partake in a little knitting; BUT.......as I looked at my woolly on close inspection, I noticed an aberration. A cable way, way down had decided to go off in another direction. Damn! So, I unravelled way, way down to the disobedient cable, put all the woolly stitches back onto my needles.....and then, nothing.
But, I did spend a lot of time dancing in the garden this week♡ No....not weeding, or indeed any 'hard labour' kinda garden work, but communing with the flowers and trees, and picking rose after beautiful rose, to immortalise said roses in photos forevermore. =)
Yesterday, I began playing with needlepoints, fabric and pretty bits and bobs, for I am in need of a new bag. Yes indeedy, the placing of a doily here, some flowers there, and a little ruched ribbon skipping around a pretty needlepoint of a girl, was enjoyed. Any excuse to play and pet my pretties. Later on this evening, with all the other lovely ladies over at Kathy's place, I will joyfully.....yes.....even joyously hand stitch all the fripperies to my little bag♡
Thank you for visiting my little place this sunny, December Sunday♡ I am off to church and then lunch with friends♡ I hope I have sprinkled a little whimsy and joyful delight into your little world. May you dance through your week with a little joy♡
Until the next time...............
What stunning roses and lovely needlepoint canvases...We awakened to 27 degrees (F) this morning with a light coating of frst that made the grasses, weeds and trees shimmer in the early rising sun...our skies have become milky and opalescent this afternoon and our temps have risen to a tolerable 43.2 degrees...ReplyDelete
Winter is "a' comin' in" here...lovely post hugs, Julierose
Ese bolso promete...... y por lo que leo llevas unos días entre flores, pensando en flores, cortando flores, fotografiando flores, flores y más flores..... disfrutalas todo lo que puedas y BESICOS.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous roses Kim how I miss my garden from our previous house.ReplyDelete
Kim, it's so odd to read your writing about how warm and full of blooming flowers your December is! Our climate is so completely opposite. Christmas time here is a cold and sometimes snowy time that requires warm sweaters, cozy blankets and hot chocolate. What a beautiful blessing to celebrate this season with warm temperatures and beautiful flowers! Enjoy your stitching time and be sure you share pictures of your new purse. And thank you for sharing your lovely roses with those of us heading into a cold winter! ZendaReplyDelete
Gorgeous pink roses! Made me smile!I am sure your new bag will be adorable.Hugs,my sweet friend.ReplyDelete
Those "gorgeous pink roses", Maristella, smell divine, too. =) So happy to bring a smile to your day. Thank you for your beautiful visit, lovely lady. Hoping you have a wonderful week. Kim XxDelete
Your new bag will be just beautiful Kim - I am in love with it so far already! Have you ever thought of drying some of your gorgeous roses & making potpourri with the petals ?? You could add some dried hydrangeas later on too 😊ReplyDelete
Everything looks gorgeous. Because of all the work that needs to be done, I have been avoiding the garden, but you inspire me to step outside and play with mud and soil again :D I look forward to seeing more of the bag that is very you.ReplyDelete
Such gorgeous roses, I imagine the heavenly scent is wafting around your lovely home. I understand growing roses takes a lot of work, but the results are no doubt well worth it. Mmm, wonder what your bag will look like once you have auditioned all the possibilities?ReplyDelete
Those roses are beautiful I can almost smell them from here, sometimes you just don't feel like doing anything, nothing calls to you but that's ok because sometimes we just have to breathe and smell the roses and soon enough our enthusiasm returns. Your Sunday sounds delightful, we are faced with high winds and heavy rainfalls but it will pass. Enjoy your day. xxReplyDelete
Gorgeous bouquet ! Beautiful Christmas decorations ! Lovely ballerinas !ReplyDelete
And a "willbebeautiful" bag !
Thanks for sharing your treasures...
Have a shinny week !
I love those roses. You have a whole lot of different varieties in your garden. I am looking forward to seeing that needlepoint bag.ReplyDelete
All too often we are busy, busy, busy and forget to take the time to sit back and enjoy what we have. So looking forward to seeing a beautiful new bag. xxReplyDelete
Gorgeous roses bouquet! I almost could feel their scent here. ♥ And beautiful needlepoint works. Have a great and blessed week, Kim.ReplyDelete
What is that wonderful fragrance coming from the monitor? Oh, those are Kim's roses blooming in December! Unexpected delight for X-mas :) Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
Lovely ballerinas and other treasures.
Can't wait to see your new bag!
The fragrance is divine, Alina. =) Yes, we always have roses blooming for Christmas, unlike the northern hemisphere where I suppose it would be poinsettias and hellebores?? Love Christmas time down here where flowers are abloom everywhere. Kim XxDelete
Hello Kim... I had a joyful visit at your blog! I hope church and lunch after was awesome :) Keep up your whimsical ways of enjoying every season!ReplyDelete
Oh, yes ..... the flowers are so delightful and I am enjoying them! That bag looks interesting. Show us more.ReplyDelete
Such beautiful flowers!ReplyDelete
And the stitched woman for your bag is gorgeous!
Your post, as always, is the perfect antidote to our gloomy, gray and cold weather. You'll be decorating your tree(s) in no time. Looking forward to your latest bag creation.ReplyDelete
Those first roses are always so heavenly, so welcomed too. I’m sorry about the rip out of the errant cable. That is so frustrating. Love the start of the new bag. It will be beautiful.ReplyDelete
Oh, roses at Christmas! What a delight. I would still miss the snow though. Your collection of lovely things will make a beautiful bag!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous roses! It is hard to think about it being summer when it is gloomy and overcast here right now. I need to get out in the garden and take care of some cleanup and trimming, but like you nothing! I think your mood wore off on me! My tree is only decorated because my daughter and granddaughter did it! I love your bits and pieces, and I want to rummage through yours. You would probably love my stash too, scattered throughout 2 rooms! Have a great week!ReplyDelete
Yes, I can relate to "nothing". Nature can be our greatest inspiration. Lovely roses...ReplyDelete
Your roses are so beautiful and make a lovely bouquet, Kim! A new bag is a fun thing to work on, too - enjoy!ReplyDelete
How special to dance through your garden and collect those amazing roses. Sometimes we just need dancing time, other things will happen when they happen. Looking Looking forward to seeing your bag.ReplyDelete
Your flowered-hat lady is gorgeous, delightful. Beautiful roses, too!ReplyDelete
Oh, those pinks! I love your roses. Bad wooly - I hope it behaves next time.ReplyDelete
Another new bag...oh, the beginnings are brilliant; I know it'll be lovely. Sometimes I have that 'nothing' happen to me, too. I can always think of a million things I can/should do but I just can't so 'nothing' happens. Besides that lovely bag, just look at those photos!! Stunning photos and each one a beauty in itself. Your roses are spectacular! Are roses usually a spring flower there in Tassie? I think of summer when it comes to roses. December came waltzing in around here. We've had such warm temps that my shorts don't look too out-of-place and t-shirts are definitely 'in'. Poo-hoo to putting blue and green together. Whoever came up with that ditty sure didn't think about nature nor did she meet a certain Kim who does blue and green perfectly. :) As my aunt always says...Keep on dancing...ReplyDelete
Sometimes it is nice just to allow those projects to wait ; it sounds like you had a glorious day in the garden enjoying the beauty of nature which can be so refreshing for the soul. Have a beautiful week , sweet Kim and happy dancing with those beautiful blooms.ReplyDelete
Oh Kim your beautiful flowers just brought a smile to my day, such lovely arranging and oh my that purse you are putting together is so sweet, love that little girl and your doilies look so pretty with her, bet you had fun looking through all your goodies trying to find just the right ones to go with her!ReplyDelete
Such beautiful roses. Look forward to seeing your new bag. Hope you had a lovely day with friends. Have a great week.
Best wishes Kay cxx
Hello lovely Kay♡ I had a lovely day yesterday, thank you. Hoping you have a great week, too. Thank you for delighting my day with your lovely visit and sweet words. Kim XxDelete
If I had gorgeous flowers like you, I'd never come inside during the day. Love the progress on your bag! Your Christmas decorations look beautiful in the pile, too.ReplyDelete
I cannot imagine a garden filled with that many roses - and I can be sure there as many more remaining unpicked. I thought I was doing something today when I indulged myself with an amaryllis bulb but even the showiness of those flowers will pale in comparison to your largesse.ReplyDelete
Such pretty flowers in your garden. Enjoy your new bag stitching! Cold and windy here today.ReplyDelete
Dear Kim, You have collected beautiful things and trinkets and embroidery.ReplyDelete
This will again be a very beautiful bag, as only you can make a unique piece of work.
We are therefore very curious how it will turn out.
By the way, your roses are really extraordinarily beautiful.
Loes, I have an Aladdin's cave overflowing with pretty trinkets and other such pretties. Love playing with all my pretties when fashioning a bag. Those roses ain't half bad, are they? =) And...the fragrance is divine. Love this time of the year in Tassie. Hoping you are enjoying a beautiful week, lovely Loes. Thank you for your sweet visit. Kim XxDelete
The little bag is going to be darling, Kim! I must say that dancing is always good for the soul!! Enjoy your beautiful garden. 🥰ReplyDelete
My goodness! I cannot wait to see your new bag - from what you hinted I am sure it is going to be a stunning piece of art!!ReplyDelete
Happy to hear you are enjoying summery December!
Kim - thanks so much for your recent kind comments on my blog - I am sorry I have not been around much to comment; hopefully things will calm down a bit soon!ReplyDelete
I can see you dancing around your garden! Who wouldn't???
Sometimes a little down time works.I just might be part of the process.:)ReplyDelete
Can't wait to see the beautiful bag.
O, and thank you for the roses pics; they are so gorgeous!
I don't often comment, but I simply love all your flowers and beautiful quilts, and crafts. You truly bring joy to my heart and candy for my eyes. Enjoy always. TReplyDelete
Tricia, what a beautiful surprise to wake up and see your lovely words this morning. You have touched my heart and sprinkled much joy into my day; thank you so much. Your visit has delighted me♡ Kim XxDelete