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Eyecatchers & Wind In The Willow
New Zealand - A Land Downunder
Also home to "Wind In The Willow" - http://gretagirl.typepad.com/wind_in_the_willow/
Interests: music, art, needlework, crafts, traveling, creative cooking, fine-line drawing, and anything and everything "inspirational" and i really would like to connect with other like-minded people out there . . . .
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Have been doing a bit of crafting recently ~ not much but just enough to keep my creative side going ~ Brooches, both knitted and stitched and what do you think of my "love-heart" lavendar smellie ~ Lavendar is in abundant supply at the moment so hence been picking and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2012 at Wind in the Willow
Yes, I'm going to miss all your "inspiring creative" posts ~ I have enjoyed popping in over the years ~ but all the best for your future endeavours!
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Lastest Acrylic painting from Denise . . . . Iconic New Zealand scene ~ Mount Cook . . . . simply stunning! Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2012 at Eyecatchers - New Zealand
Thanks for popping in and leaving a message ~ yes Golden Bay is such an amazing place, if you ever visit NZ, the Takaka district is a must~place to visit!
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At work we have a wonderful painted canvas by Ingrid Jansen (a local lady) ~ it's hangs opposite where I sit so I look at it regularly and it inspires me to want to pick up a paint and brush and be creative myself . . . . I have... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2012 at Wind in the Willow
Oh wouldn't it be great to be young again! Lovely photo-images indeed!
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We have a quirky artisan in the district who goes down to our local beach and sketches out patterns in the sand . . . . his tools of trade are usually a Garden Rack, Spade, String and a few sticks . . . . I'll try and post up... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2012 at Wind in the Willow
Just have to say that your Holiday away looked lovely and relaxing! Fab photos too!
Toggle Commented May 10, 2012 on leafy green at tiny happy
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Just thought would put up some more photo's of my time in "magical" Golden Bay ~ it really is a stunning place especially down on the coastline when the sun is going down . . . . "if the wind will not serve, take to the oars." Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2012 at Wind in the Willow
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Just recently I went over to Takaka, Golden Bay for work and we stayed in a lovely little place by the sea . . . . did alot of evening walks and exploring around the place ~ so much to see and discover . . . . it's such a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2012 at Wind in the Willow
Thanks Joanna ! Yes, need to keep the motivation up so abit of fresh and lovely scenery all makes for a good mix to keep me going.
Toggle Commented Apr 12, 2012 on down by the tasman waters at Wind in the Willow
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One of my new years resolutions is to get abit fitter . . . . my clothes are starting to get on the snug side and I am not particularly liking it so I have decided to do something about it . . . . each day after work I'm... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2012 at Wind in the Willow
What a awesome idea! Very cute indeed and practical too!
Toggle Commented Mar 23, 2012 on wrap around for autumn at tiny happy
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I have to say that I'm really hooked on this stitching thing ~ it's a good hobby to have while chilling out watching TV at night! Thanks for popping in Joanna!!!
Toggle Commented Mar 16, 2012 on inspiration at Wind in the Willow
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I've been inspired by some lovely "creative" books with alot of "William Morris" type designs . . . . so hence my being in the "creative zone" and stitching up of different creative pieces. To be honest I've got so many pieces that I've experimented with that I really have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2012 at Wind in the Willow
Your winter photos are just magical! I've heard about the extreme cold weather you are getting over there at the moment ~ hope you are keeping warm!!! It seems strange looking at those photos as we are going through a hot spell on this side of the world.
Toggle Commented Feb 8, 2012 on an olive bough at FuoriBorgo
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The book looks charming ~ it looks like one similar to some that I've been given recently ~ just LOVE the illustrations!!!!
Toggle Commented Feb 3, 2012 on botanicals at tiny happy
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Welcome Francesca and thanks for popping in ~ I have to say that I was intrigued by your Squid Risotto ~ very unusual combination indeed but sure it would be yum for those who like that kinda of thing! :-)
Toggle Commented Jan 25, 2012 on corner view - black and white at Wind in the Willow
Thanks Kelleyn, Woolf and Mezzamay for your kind comments!
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Hi there Swig ~ thanks for popping in and leaving a comment! I've had a nosey at what you do and outstanding creative pieces indeed!
Toggle Commented Jan 19, 2012 on small winged things at Wind in the Willow
Thank~you for leaving all your wonderful comments and for coming in and checking out my blog ~ hope you will be back!
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2012 on corner view - black and white at Wind in the Willow
Errr Squid Risotto sounds like a daring dish indeed ~ but am sure that it would suit some people's taste-buds! Here's my link to my blog:~ http://gretagirl.typepad.com/wind_in_the_willow/
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2012 on Corner View ~ black & white at FuoriBorgo
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Looks like an awesome place Melissa !!! Hope you settle in quickly!
Toggle Commented Jan 12, 2012 on an old house at tiny happy
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I have featured these on the Eyecatchers Gallery but thought would re~feature them here also as they have had loads of comments from family and friends who like to use them . . . . I have to say that the places featured on them are some of my favourite... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2012 at Wind in the Willow
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I have featured these before on Eyecatchers but thought would re~feature them as they have had loads of comments from family and friends who like to use them . . . . I have to say that the places featured on them are some of my favourite houses in the Nelson district . . . . Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2011 at Eyecatchers - New Zealand