over the hill….

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The party’s over, the fat lady sang and now I feel like I’m falling to pieces!!

It was a great evening surrounded by friends and family (some friends I haven’t seen for 10 years), the food was great, the hall looked fab (but, predictably for me, I completely forgot to take any pictures) in it’s paper circle bunting and tissue paper pom-poms.

I decided against washi taping the jam-jars and instead made butterflies out of the leftover paper from the circle bunting (which I made way too much of, by the way!!). I attached the butterflies to the jam jars with thin wire and put 2 on each table, 1 with flowers and 1 with a tea light. Very pretty.

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I eneded up making 10 pom-poms, have given away half since the party and so am left with just these fellas.

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My house was filled with flowers, but the best by far were these that Niblet made for me at nursery.

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When he gave them to me I welled up. He has found that they also double as pretend ice-creams to sell to all the customers to his café!!

I had lots of lovely gifts, one of my favourite, and the only handmade gift, was this beautiful bag made by a friend of mine. How clever is she? It’s reversible too!!

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Since the party I seem to have been struck down by all manner of aches, pains, coughs and now a stinker of a sore throat.

I have a craft fair in just over a week, but my creative juices also seem to have drained away. All my ideas are struggling to be successful.

It’s driving me nuts.

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