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Interests: Stitching, painting, more stitching and more painting. I love having a coffee and a chat with a good friend, any movie with Sandra Bullock in it, and walking in the summer rain with my kids. I also love it when I have the house all to myself!
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Hello lovely crafty people. My laser machine has cut it's last button. It is really well and truly time to call it a day. All stock on the website and all new stock (as I empty out boxes and boxes... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at BUTTON BLISS
Hello crafters, I'm just popping in to let you know I have new buttons up on the website today.. Christmas is approaching (I know !) so it's time to stock up on all things merry and bright. Pop on over,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at BUTTON BLISS
Things to do in the summer heat: - relax -read a book -eat watermelon -swim in the pool Things to NOT do in the summer heat - do not jump out on the side on the pool thinking you are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2013 at BUTTON BLISS
I don't even know if anybody is even going to read this, it seems like years since I last blogged here, but life has a way of getting in the way of even the best laid plans. I have been... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2012 at BUTTON BLISS
I absolutely think we need to take time to do nothing. Sitting by the pool with a book sounds heavenly, especially as we are at the end of a miserable cold winter, its pouring rain and very cold here. Bye the end of our summer holidays I am usually craving the routine, but right now, I envy your relaxation xxx
Toggle Commented Aug 30, 2012 on Hanging on for Dear Life at Literal Mom
Massive clean-up and clear out of the button cupboards - so many new and old-new buttons have been added to the website under What's New .. Have found some lovely long forgotten designs, laughed at my earliest attempts, found samples... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2012 at BUTTON BLISS
Back by popular demand! Family and Friends was one of the first stitcheries I ever designed back when we were still handcutting all buttons on a scroll saw! I found the original pattern sheet in the bottom of a cupboard... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2012 at BUTTON BLISS
So in between working, parenting and cleaning up after the new addition I am finally back into my greatest love - Buttons! Stitching! Painting! Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2012 at BUTTON BLISS
Finally after many weeks of frustration, my laser machine has whirred back to life. Beautiful buttons are happily appearing and once again I am getting the sweet adrenaline rush seeing all my gorgeous little treasures come into being. Have you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2012 at BUTTON BLISS
... what are your plans for 2012? Are you going to have a UFO year or do you have a few new projects planned? Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2012 at BUTTON BLISS
Lisa is now following Carolyn
Jan 12, 2012
Hello to all my lovely crafty friends. Yes I know I have been very silent for the past month, but you will be pleased to know my nursing placement is complete, my last exam has been sat and I am... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
Hi all buttony friends. Spring has definitely hit and with it HAYFEVER. I am zonked off my head on Zyrtec, and eyes still puffy, nose watering and itchy! I love this time of year.. I hate this time of year!... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
Remember you only have 2 days left to enter the Thread Holder Giveaway.. Describe your perfect spring you sit under a huge leafy tree and stitch,do you spend the day wandering through a flea market? Are you a gardener... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
However, because it's school holidays and Spring and I'm happy, I am giving away 5 of these gorgeous little treasures. Tell me how you spend a perfect spring day. Do you sit in the garden with a pile of craft magazines? Or do you go for a stroll and sneak peeks into all the neighbourhood gardens bursting into bloom? Is it time for a windows wide open Spring clean? Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
Okay I have to go and get ready for nursey class - but I HAD to show you what I made yesterday ( study procrastination is good for my creativeness ) Aren't they cute - I'm just calling them L'il... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
Starting from Today - Sept /October giveaway -all retail orders go in the draw for this pack - Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
Hello lovely button friends, Have you been to visit the Button Bliss store lately? Oh my goodness, I have been having the most amazing fun adding lots of new little treasures for you all. My laser machine is running fast... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
Over the past 20 months I have been running a race, with the end not very clearly marked, and with hundreds of checkpoints. I started off at a sprint, slowed to a jog, occasionally twisted an ankle, got dehydrated, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
I know I know, this is my constant moan.. but seriously.. should we have a referendum or something on adding a few extra hours to the day? It's Father's Day here in Australia. I am blessed to still have my... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
A beautiful post, I wasn't there. I am in Australia, but I was with you all in spirit, un-noticed and silent but there. xxx
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Hello blogland. I have been very busy today adding new bits and pieces to my website, adding a Sale page and re-listing some old favourites. The Little Book of Angels has been once again re-listed... I have been sorting through... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
After my post the other day, I did what I usually do with anger - channel it into something creative and lose myself in my craft. I am so happy to show you this project finally completed. I did show... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
Hello people. This is more of a house-keeping message. I have been accused on a couple of occasions of not posting buttons to overseas clients. Today a parcel was returned to me - I posted it at the beginning of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS
**sigh** I miss my buttons, my threads and my fabric. I miss my crafty friends and going to my shows. I miss the feedback from happy stitchers and I miss the sense of accomplishment when a project or design comes together. Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2011 at BUTTON BLISS