Friday, June 11, 2010

Friday Favourite ~ Thank -you My Sweet Prints and Paper Tree Design

Today is a day for saying thank-you firstly to the lovely Michelle at Paper Tree Design
for the Versatile Blogger Award. Michelle is a very talented artist and a fellow Brissie girl and makes the most amazing things. Thanks Michelle, sorry again it has taken me so long to accept. As a recipient of the award I have to say 7 things about myself that you may not here we go.
1. I bought my first piece of furniture (vintage of course) for my future house at age 12.
2. I still own this piece despite the fact that thousands of items have come through my hands over the years.
3. I was a child bride...well almost, married at 19.
4. I am an "army brat" and loved my childhood living on army bases and going to school in army trucks.
5. As such I went to seven different schools.
6. I didn't learn to drive until after the birth of my third age about 27.
7. My gorgous youngest child Lotte, pictured below, now aged 10, is intellectually and physically disabled, we don't know why, just one of those things...

The next thing I need to do is of course pass on this award, which is just too hard I say, I love too many wonderful blogs, so I just say grab an award folks!

The next bit of business is a big, big thankyou to the sweetest of sweet people, Jenette at My Sweet Prints for sending me these lovely hair clips, she made, for Lotte...I won her fab give away. They arrived a couple of days ago and Lotte's fav's are the green ones as they match her wheel chair. Hope you all have a lovely weekend...hope you find some treasures too...


  1. Hello child bride you! A well deserved award Katherine. The hair clips look lovely on Lotte's hair. Hope you have a great weekend.xx

  2. I loved reading the seven things about you and your first piece of furniture must be pretty special for you to have held on to it for all these years. The clips look lovely on your adorable Lotte! Congratulations on your award, you deserve it. I love visiting you. xx

  3. The clips look gorgeous in sweet little Lotte's hair. I'm wondering what that first vintage purchase was - it must be very special. Congrats on the award too! Have a wonderful weekend :)

  4. I'm wondering what that first purchase was too - maybe you'll blog about it?
    The clips look wonderful in Lotte's hair! Have a great weekend :)

  5. You are most welcome, and very deserving of this award. I really enjoy following your posts. I am very curious about this first furniture purchase at 12 ..... will we get to see what it is. Hope you have a great long weekend. Michelle

  6. Katherine that is a lovely post and I appreciate hearing about you and not just your lovely furniture! Michelle

  7. Dear Katherine...a goRgeous post...& arent those hair clips just sooo cute..

    Once I get dad back on track I am taking a holiday to visit my son on the gold coast...& guess where he is gonna drive me to....

    yep!! your antique centre....

    xx andrea

  8. Congratulations on your well deserved award. I love your post today. I was up at the Garden Centre last week had a coffee and was really impressed. Have a wonderful weekend.

  9. Lotte looks totally gorgeous in her new hair clips, always nice to colour co-ordinate too isnt it? Congrats on the award!!

  10. Oh I'm so glad that Lotte loves her new hair clips, it was a pleasure to make them for her/you. Have a lovely weekend child bride Katherine!!!

  11. Congratulations on your award..I have just discovered your blog and I loved reading todays post and think the clips look beautiful in your gorgeous Lotte's hair. Thank you for sharing :) Kym X


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