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Thursday, December 15, 2016

All Over the Shop

That's what this mornings post is. Firstly I have been hanging out at our beautiful Mt Cootha Botanical Gardens at the Richard Randall Art studio for my friends art sale.
It's a lovely space.....

We have been fortunate to have our time there extended until Sunday 4 pm.
I thought I would share the history of the studio and the artist.


I join with some dear friends and have a 12 days of Christmas swap....it is such fun! My secret santa this year is lovely friend Cheryl. We get to open a gift each day up to and including Christmas Day.
Day 1 was a lovely handmade Santa . 

Day 2....this morning, these adorable little frosties....love them! Cheryl always sends me a lovely handmade card and this year has a vintage frosty on it.
Santa's postie elf has been busy too.....2 lovely cards from the UK.
The Scottie dogs from a family member  and the sweet Beatrix Potter card from my friend Sue. Sue knows how much I love Beatrix Potter and her art.
Also 2 beautiful Christmas decorations for my tree....a delicate crocheted Angel from my friend Liz. It is just so sweet.
And a delightful Frosty stitchery  one from my dear mate up the hill Fiona....

I hope you can see the gorgeous thread she used....so lovely!
Well I hope you enjoyed my bit of  history and festive fun today.
I shall leave you with the view from  the back porch of the little studio.

Namaste and Blessings Michelle xxx 

15 comments:

  1. wish i could go to your sale,hope you do well my friend,such lovely gifts from the girls,what a beautiful view from the back porch ,Namaste Michelle xxxx

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  2. What a lovely place for a sale! And all those gorgeous Christmas goodies, what a lovely festive time you are having. Somehow I missed your last posting too - slight late wishes for a successful sale!

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  3. Fantastic place. Love all your gifts. Your home is going to look very welcoming.

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  4. Cute Christmasy swap presents........fabulous view!

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  5. I called in today and picked a few things.... Just a few secret squirrel things I like to do.... It such a beautiful space and i was welcomed by our friend Sandra ....

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  6. What lovely gifts, good luck with the sale. Guida

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  7. Lovely post Michelle - that looks like a beautiful spot - your friend's art also is beautiful - hope you are getting lots of visitors! The 12 days swap is a great idea - what gorgeous cards and goodies you have received!

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  8. That looks like a beautiful place to be having your sale Michelle, was interesting to read about the artist. Great to see the vuilding moved and saved and then used for a similar purpose. You have received some wonderful happy mail, the swap goodies look wonderful.

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  9. great for our modern artists to have a link with that historical place... lovely
    Hugz

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  10. Beautiful setting for the art sale. Hope it is going well. And the gifts and cards you have received are delightful.

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  11. Lovely lot of loot Michelle...xox

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  12. What a beautiful spot - looks so relaxing. Such beautiful cards and decorations you received. Glad you liked your little Frosty's xx

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  13. Some lovely treasures there...the 12 day swap will be a lot of fun, I am sure.

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