Sunday, February 15, 2009

Margarita

Just like me Margarita is constantly thinking of Spring, she still needs a wool jacket though as it is still quite cold here and there is nothing more pitiful than a bunny with a cold! On a rainy Sunday afternoon we made a trek to our favorite antique store where I picked up not one...
....but two beautiful English bone china teacups and saucers, I have a plan to turn these into two sweet pincushions. It was very hard to decide among a very large selection of teacups and saucers but I am pretty pleased with my choices.

I think gremlins have invaded our house! Last week the pump went out on our pond, my electric tea kettle quit working, (that was a major disaster) and my iron decided to act up so I think it is on its last legs. I am beginning to wonder what will go wrong next, I hope that this week will be a bit better. As long as my trusty sewing machine behaves itself as I have a lot of sewing to finish.

I have to say a very big thank you to my sweet daughter, once again she surprised me with a new blog design....what would I do without her!

Have a lovely start to your week.

17 comments:

Layla said...

Ohh how I love Margarita! I do believe she's so sunny and tropical that she should be holding one ... a Margarita!

I love your teacups too - especially the second one. Those are *great* finds!

Love you,
Layla

Terri Fisher said...

Little Margarita is so sunny and cheerful! And the teacups are beautiful. Little pin cushions sound really neat...can't wait to see them!

Handmade in Israel said...

Margarita is adorable! Your bunnies are my favourite thing! Your daughter is a star... how nice to have someone organise you like that!

driftwood said...

tea cup pincushions sounds fascinating!
hope nothing else goes wrong, kettle not working is a disaster - no tea......... xx

jojo-caramel said...

Save your sewing machine from the gremlins ;) No gremlins at home, only a little girl, who drop a bottle of water on my laptop :(
Margarita is just perfect for Easter, she is delightful !!! So are your gorgeous tea cups !!! xo

Esther said...

I love Margarita's wool jacket, so beautiful! The teacups are great- reminds me I wanted to make a cuppa a while back but got distracted by the internet!

Sue said...

What a bright, sunny little bunny. I wish my iron would stop working so I could get a new Rowenta that I've had my eye on.

Pretty teacups. Just right for a special tea party.

annemarie said...

I have seen pincushions made from tea cups and they are darling. I can't wait to see yours. These are really lovely cups.

Sheila said...

Margarita is very cute love the orange she would match my new purse. I think the teacups are lovely too can't wait to see them as pin cushions. And of course I love your new blog design your daughter is great as always. Hope you have a better power week.

Bettina said...

Lovely Margarita with name spring!!!Oh,so pretty!!!!

onya said...

Love little Margarita!!! very springy indeed. gorgeous teacups. so sorry things are running amuck. you know the sayings: that everything happens in 3s. and when it rains, it pours. speaking of which we have been having a very rainy season here in so. cal. i guess you can get out the old kettle and put your lovely teapots to use....old fashioned way....

Rosie said...

Oh what a sweetie, Margarita is so delightful, and what fabulous tea cups, do you know who made them? For once in a long time it is actually warm... well mild, over here today, we are not saying out loud in case it decides to snow again! LOL

nathalie said...

what a lovely bunny!!!!!!!! and her name is just precious! the cups and saucers look wonderful...you have great taste!

twiggypeasticks said...

Margarite is gorgeous, a beacon of Spring!!! Love the china cups too so elegant and pretty.
Twiggy x

hetty said...

Nice teacups! Making pincushions out of them? Interesting - looking forward to seeing how they turn out. Love Margarita. What a cutie!

Jenny said...

So many things in this post! Firstly...condolences for the kettle. How did you make your tea?? How??...Margarita is so lovely, huggable, holdable and wantable. She's lovely. So are those teacups. They remind me of the china that Mimi Kirchner uses for her little pincushions. What a great find! Site looks great too. You're a luck mummy!

Country Cottage Chic said...

Margarita looks all ready for spring!
Love the tea cups - they are so pretty.