Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Red letter day!

It's a red letter day in more than one way today. Not only is it my birthday, but I got LOTS of red goodies in the mail from two lovely friends. No one would think I liked red would they?!

First up, a lovely selection of red threads from Barbara, with a gorgeous thread keeper and cute little heart button. A couple of these thread brands are new to me, so I'm looking forward to trying them out. Thank you so much Barbara - I love them!


And then there was this - a beautiful scissor pocket from Karen. Red of course and lovely it is too. And more red goodies - silk fabric and threads - yummy!


As always, wonderfully finished with a lovely button and the finest silk ribbon on the back. And scissors inside too - now I have a second pair! Thank you too Karen - it really is gorgeous.


It's rather chaotic here as we're having secondary glazing put in, I'm trying to work, and Martin is fixing the hole in the ceiling where he fell through it yesterday! (He's fine - it was just a bit messy.) But I'm still having a lovely day so far. Great presents and the sun is shining. And I've already put a couple of things to use for my latest start - LHN's Cappuccino thread pack, which I started yesterday as an early birthday treat!

26 comments:

  1. So glad you liked your gift Nicki :) I thought it was very "you" ;)

    I love your new start - so pretty!

    Have a wonderful day!

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  2. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

    Looks like you got some very lovely goodies for your birthday - enjoy!

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  3. Happy Birthday, Nicki! I hope you have a wonderful day. :)

    Your gifts are beautiful!

    Lucky you having sun, we woke up to snow this morning!

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  4. Happy Birthday to you! Hope you have a wonderful day :)

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  5. Happy, Happy Birthday!!! You've received some really lovely b-day treats!!!

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  6. Happy Birthday Nicki!!!!

    Beautiful presents.

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  7. Happy Birthday! Enjoy it :)

    You got some fabulous gifts.

    I like how casually you mention that Martin fell through the ceiling--hopefully he's not too sore.

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  8. Happy Birthday Nicki!
    Lovely gifts from Karen and Barbara!!

    I hope you received my email this morning :) If not-just letting you know your b-day gift is on the way-hopefully it will arrive this week!

    ((hugs))

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  9. gorgeous gifts!! that scissor pocket is exquisite
    Happy Brthday Nicki
    ( glad you liked my unimaginative gifty)

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  10. I'm so glad that your birthday has been going well! I love that scissor pocket!!

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  11. Happy belated birthday. What lovely goodies!

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  12. Happy Birthday Nicki! Hope you had a fabulous day!

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  13. Happy Birthday! What a great lot of presents! I hope your day was such a lovely one as these! Hugs! MJ

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  14. belated birthday wishes Nicki, hope you had a super, super day!

    your birthday goodies from Karen and Barbara are great, some new threads to try out, have fun. Love the thread holder, what a neat idea.

    enjoy the rest of your week.

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  15. Wow!! Two great packages!! :) Happy Birthday Nicki! :)

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  16. Happy Birthday Nicki, hope you have a wonderful day!!!

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  17. Happy Birthday Nicki!
    Hope you have a fantastic day

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  18. Happy Birthday! Your pressies are beautiful! Great start on Cappuccino!

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  19. Oh!! Barbara sent you a Monique thread holder...aren't they the cutest? Lucky you with all that pretty read thread. Karen did a lovely scissors pocket for you as well.
    Congrats :) and big cheers for you!

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  20. Happy Belated Birthday Nicki! Looks like you received some gorgeous gifts!

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  21. A belated happy birthday to you! Lovely gifties :)

    Hope the glazing makes things cosy, it's chilly here today but no snow :(

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  22. Hi Nicki - I'm glad you had such a nice birthday. That scissor pocket is gorgeous. And I love that design!

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  23. Oh Nicki I've missed your birthday I'm sorry - some friend I am - Anyway HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY and I love the wonderful gifts that you have received they are so lovely, really do you like redwork - gee I didn't know LOL!! LOL!!

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  24. Happy Birthday! You received some fabulous gifts! Love all the red :-D

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  25. Happy Birthday to You!!!! Lots of gorgeous gifts!

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