Saturday, October 27, 2012

Wrapping Up Saturday Morning!

a big hello to you this gorgeous saturday!
earlier in the week
mr p asked me if i could make something for a four year old's birthday.
it is for his friend's niece.
so on wednesday i cut out a cushion cover...
this morning there it was looking at me..still unsewn.
an hour later
after discovering that my buttonholer won't work all...
just keeps sewing on the same spot...what the???
i made a simple envelope opening/closing cover
then of course i wrapped it up without thinking of taking a photo!
here are the elements...
add some of your wild imaginationings...
and this..that i made a couple of weeks ago...
bright yellow tissue paper
hot pink wrapping paper
loud lime ribbon
black/pink polka dotted tape
...and it was a wrap!
and then there was this most delicious chocolatey scent
wafting over from the kitchen...
mr m {just back home to stay for a while}
had made these...
chocolate date scones {biscuits in american speak}
topped liberally with coconut
no...i've never eaten these before either!
i was assured that there was only 2 tablespoons of brown sugar in the whole mix,
so i had a couple for brunch..yum!
knowing him,
he would have just made up the recipe as he went along.
it was well worth filling up the pantry for last night...
doing that big grocery shop i've been putting off a while..hehe!
enjoy your weekend...
naturally Carol xox


  1. What a nice gift! I'm sure the birthday girl will be happy with those handmade goodies! Have a wonderful weekend, Carol!

  2. Lucky Mr P for having such a handy Mum...and lucky you for having so many good cooks in the family! :) Love the bag...and I could really do with one of those scones right now! I've just finished mowing my lawn and have a cup of coffee...but want something else....

  3. I'm sure she'll love it - adorable! And those scones smell delicious from here :)

  4. Love the ski fabric and the scones .....look.....interesting! x

  5. So nice that you have the gift to whip up a gift so quickly sure beats heading to the shops to hunt for something. xx

  6. So sweet! And I LOVE the bag too!
    I haven't had breakfast yet, but now I'm looking around for chocolate... :)
    ~ Zuzu

  7. Loving the magenta & green combo... and the pretty fabric too.
    Have a happy weekend,

  8. Love the greys!!! Those scones look so yummy!! Have a great weekend! xo Heather

  9. Hmmm...with those pretty elements I am sure the cover turned out beeeautiful!
    Those scones look delicious....any chance you could pry the recipe out of him? ;-)
    Hope you're having a happy Sunday!

  10. Ah, a man who bakes ... what a treasure! And a very lucky birthday girl will treasure those gifts I'm sure :D

  11. I just found you today from a blogger friend we have in common,the name of your blog drew me in!! You husband cooks? You lucky gal you!!!!!They look amazing so does the the tote bag, I'm so glad to meet you, I joined as a follower so I won't miss a post, best wished from Canada!

  12. I love time spent creating and being creative. I always feel so accomplished afterwards. You certainly have been busy. I love that little tote...

  13. What a sweet, thoughtful gift! The chocolate scones look delicious too.

    I'd like to invite to join the Bosisto's giveaway at my blog, I have 4 lavender packs up for grabs here:


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