The gorgeous velvet pear pinkeep I won on the blog giveaway from Julie at Primitive HeartStrings arrived yesterday. Can you believe it is even more beautiful in person? I never would have thought to use velvet but it was a perfectly amazing choice of fabric. And the little berry hanging from it is adorable. Julie even included the cutest little ball of darning thread, a thimble, and some buttons and everything was wrapped in brown tissue, & tied in homespun. It even smelled wonderful, like cloves I think. It was like Christmas morning!
So, now the confession, those were the pictures of the clean shelf. Below is a peek at what the rest of the sewing/ craft room looks like. Humiliatin' ain't it? A combination of too much time buying second hand "projects", too little time working on said projects, and too much (if there is such a thing) in the pool. Actually, I was standing in the middle of this mess, cleaning away, when the mail lady arrived with the pear. I was making great progress. But when I opened the door to Cam Lin to recieve my parcel I discovered how hot and humid it had gotten. So...., I took just enough time to open my pear, oooh and aaaahhhh, perch it on the shelf, and then.........Splash!!!!!!!!!!!
Well, back to the project at hand.......... cleaning the sewing room. Who knows what forgotten treasures I might discover under that pile?
All my thanks to Julie at http://primitiveheartstrings.blogspot.com/
for the beautiful pear and the much needed inspiration to clean up my mess. ;o)