just popping in to share a few etsy lovelies which arrived in the mail this week...
the first is this loveliest of garlands, by itchinstitchin. sweet crochet snowflakes and vintage lace on a crochet string
the second is this sweet tree ornament, made by my friend sonia's son, ishaan... who has just opened his woodworking shop, ishaansworkshop, at the age of eight! such talent he has!
i was finally able to run over and pick out a christmas tree. somehow i came away with a rather tall tree! it seemed a perfectly normal size when i bought it (although it was dark at the time, and i believe the man showing me the trees must have been abnormally tall), until the moment i started to carry it from the car to the house
when i came stumbling in to the house, dragging this gigantic tree and mumbling about how it had grown two feet on the way home , tula (my cat) simply looked at me as if i had finally gone completely mental... i feel sure she would have rolled her eyes if she was able to