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St Patrick's Day falls on March 17th and is celebrated with parades, lots of good cheer, and a pint or two of cold beer. Revelers will continue the 17th century tradition of wearing green ribbons and shamrocks. In fact shamrocks and shamrock-inspired motifs will probably be prominently displayed throughout the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Spring is a lovely time of the year. Birds nest in the grand cypress trees outside my bedroom window. It's wonderful waking up each morning to the happy chirps of baby birds. Flowers bloom everywhere and the countryside is filled with fresh colors of spring. How lovely to receive birthday... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Boriana Petrova creates cute and strange creatures!! They're funny, they're adorable, and they make me laugh. Here's a peek at some of her cute and strange creatures on birthday cards. Happy Singing Robot Birthday Card. Evil Flower Bug "Happy Evil Birthday" Card. Dazzled Bug From All Of Us Birthday Greeting... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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If you're planning to set up a nursery room, you will be absolutely delighted by these fabric prints I'm showcasing. Just imagine growing up with these lovely designs! What lucky babies!! Felt Monkeys is such a cheerful series designed by Sharon Turner of Scrummy Fabrics. You'll love the cheeky monkey... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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There are lots of "oohs" and "ahs" when I look at baby things. They're just too cute. So if a friend has a baby on the way, what would I bring to the baby shower? I like little baby blankets and they're practical necessities, as are bibs. Of course infant... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Nathan? Or perhaps it's Angela. Whether it is the arrival of either Nathan or Angela, life certainly changes with a new baby. It is exciting I've been told, and I have seen many of my friends glow during their pregnancy. But there's a lot to prepare for the new arrival... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Some time back, a few of my friends were all pregnant at the same time! I didn't have problems getting baby presents, but I wish I had discovered these really gorgeous new baby cards back then! Baby Beans, created by Lucia Stewart of StressieCat from her original watercolor paintings, is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Take a look at these fabrics ... from fruit designs to ice-cream paraphernalia prints. They didn't quite make me hungry, but they definitely made me smile! They're really so pretty, and I've coordinated the food related prints with matching patterns. They're just great for the kitchen, or you can cook... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Isn't it wonderful to receive homemade preserves and chutneys? A friend of mine who lives in Ste Maxime, sent me bottles of delicious tomato chili chutney and mixed citrus preserves which she lovingly made. And all the tomatoes and variety of citrus fruits were from her garden which she carefully... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
I'm really glad you like them Boriana. I love how Mariana's illustrations have turned out on the recipe cards. Cheers Za
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Are you cooking a suprise dinner for mum on Mother's Day? You can add an extra loving touch to your surprise by giving her the dinner recipes on these special recipe cards that we designed just for this occassion. And why not print out the whole set? Wrap them in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Food Glorious Food! Hot sausage and mustard! While we're in the mood, cold jelly and custard ... No no, I'm not serving any here. But I am going to show you some really gorgeous art with food themes on greeting cards by four very talented artists. This is "Papaya", a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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I was looking at fabrics the other day, and discovered some wonderful fabrics with rabbit and egg motifs, and they're just great for Easter. As I browsed further, I found florals and patterns that coordinated so beautifully with the rabbit and egg fabrics. Here's a selection of what I've put... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Mugs are great for hot drinks like coffee, tea or hot chocolate, and they're perfect for cold drinks too. There are also travels mugs which I think are wonderful for the office. They're fun drinkware, and don't you just love all the differents designs you can get on mugs? Like... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Our Winter Cheer Giveaway Treat has ended. Thank you everyone for all your support, and we enjoyed reading all the lovely comments we received for you. When the giveaway ended, we ran a numbered list of everyone who made a comment into a random number generator. We used www.random.org and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Easter is a fun time for the little ones and it's a lovely excuse to organize Easter parties. There'll be yummy food and lots of games to play! An egg hunt is a must, but what about other games? Here are 10 Easter themed games I've put together for kids:... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Spring Celebrations and Street Parades. Egg hunting and chocolate bunnies. Yes, it's all about Easter. It always brings to mind cute fluffy rabbits and colorfully decorated eggs. And they are very popular themes for Easter greeting card designs. As lovely as traditional Easter cards are, I was absolutely thrilled when... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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Fabric design is something I really enjoy and I find it very gratifying to see it in print when the ordered samples arrive. It is also exciting to see the fabric collection in Floating Lemons Spoonflower grow with the addition of new designs. What I like about our fabrics is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
Hi Boriana, It's great that you like them - thank you for the compliment! I have to admit that I'm very pleased with our table-settings too! Cheers, Za
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I'm not one to arrange get-togethers but I do enjoy the tea parties my sister organizes. She cooks and bakes so enthusiastically, and usually has a delicious spread with a lovely mix of east and west cakes and savories. Very yum! And I love sitting at her tea table where... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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It's such a pleasure when we sell a range from one of our fabric pattern collections. Someone has just bought a selection from our Simple Flowers Teal Orange fabric collection, as well as matching wallpaper! We're really happy about! Here's the fabric selection that was bought: Simple Flowers Fabric Collection.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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We're fortunate to be in Provence where, apart from the occassional wet dull days, we have crisp sunny winter days with beautiful blue skies. We thought we'd share with you some of our Provencal winter sunshine with these cheerful giveaways to help brighten up your winter days. What have we... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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If you're looking for some cheerful Mother's Day cards, check these out. They're absolutely lovely illustrations by TitchyWitchy, Karla Dornacher, Eye Contact and Doodles Daddles. Looking at their work was such a treat for me. See for yourself ... Happy Mother's Day Cards by TitchyWitchy. Love You Mom Mother's Day... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats
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I showed you some of our Loving You text designs in beautiful soft shades of blue and pink in my post a few days ago (Loving You Text Design For Mother's Day). This unique design has been made into fabrics, and there is also a lovely vibrant red version. Here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2013 at Floating Lemons Treats