Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Happy flowers....

Ah,lovely midweek treats!
A surprise bunch of flowers from Mr.H...

Delicious strawberry cheesecake cupcakes
made by one of my lovely daughters...

Giveaway goodies arriving in the post
My brooch is a treasure..

Thank you so much Vivienne for my
beautiful brooch, chocolates, notepad and card ...
and all so perfectly wrapped 
~ ♥ ~
You can visit Vivienne's lovely ETSY shop
'Green Rabbit Designs'
full of handmade knitted and crocheted loveliness
 including bags, brooches and bunnies .here
...all made using beautiful yarns...
and  the lovely Green Rabbit Designs  blog  here
..always such a treat to visit!
~ ♥ ~
Lots to be thankful for today...
Hope you are having a happy week too..
Until next time
with news of a Spring Giveaway!

34 comments:

Deborah said...

I just hopped on my blog reader and there you are! Happy Day! What wonderful treats you have. That brooch is adorable. I wonder if I can figure out how to make one. Or better yet, buy one! :o) Deb.

Jenny said...

That is a really pretty brooch Susan lucky you, I am already a fan of Vivienne's work/blog! Beautiful flowers too, what a lovely treat to get a surprise bunch of flowers! Have a lovely rest of your week, Jenny x

My Home Sweet Homemade said...

The sun was shining today, so I was a very happy girl! Love your happy post, the jug with the bunch of flowers is just gorgeous! Yummie cupcakes, my little girl baked them too today.
Have a happy evening!
Hugs, Elly

FourHappyBunnies said...

Yummy yum yum the cupcakes look delicious - is it a secret family recipe!?? I love the jug you have used to display your surprise flowers. What a lovely brooch - I am going to hop over to the shop as soon as possible! Xx

Joy said...

What a lovely day. Quite envious of it all actually. I also am loving the jug. I have developed a bit of a jug 'thing' lately. That one is very pretty indeed. xx

greenrabbitdesigns said...

A surprise bunch of flowers is always a lovely thing and how pretty they look in your gorgeous jug!
How lucky too having your daughter bake you delicious cupcakes.
Thank you so much for the lovely mention Susan, you're very kind, so glad you liked your giveaway goodies. :)
Vivienne xxx

Jane said...

These are such lovely treats Susan. Well done winning Vivienne's giveaway, her work is so beautiful. It's a nice short week after Easter...Wednesday already ;-)
Jane x

♥ Mary Janes TEAROOM said...

The cupcake recipe is from 'The Hummingbird Bakery'...my daughters favourite baking book....they really are delicious with the fresh strawberries in the bottom...highly recommended!...x

scrappyjacky said...

What lovely treats....the brooch is gorgeous.

* said...

Strawberry cheesecake cupcakes.....now they sound good, has your daughter made the raspberry trifle cupcakes from the hummingbird book, they are delicious.

Your prizes look lovely, I love th little flower brooch.

Enjoy the rest of your week.

Hippywitch said...

Well isn't Mr H a sweetie! Gorgeous flowers and lovely brooch. The cupcake sounds and looks gorgeous too, mmmmmmm!

love Lori xxx

♥ Mary Janes TEAROOM said...

Ooh, they sound lovely Faith...definitely on the 'to do' list now!...x

Paula said...

Hello sweet Susan! Your vignette and jug of flowers is beautiful! So sweet of Mr. H! The cupcakes look so yummy!!! Your gifts are wonderful! Love the brooch too! I know you will enjoy wearing it! Thank you for sharing the link and for your sweet wishes! I hope the rest of your week is as happy as today! xo~Paula

Teresa Kasner said...

Wow, you scored wonderful things this week.. you must have very good karma.
((hugs)), Teresa :-)

sew said...

I don't know which I want the most - the cake or the jug!! Thanks for the intro to Green Rabbit Designs - just popped over to have a look.

Fleur Cotton said...

Oh how lovely to get a surprise bunch of flowers, and they look super in your lovely jug.

Vivienne's blue brooch is so so beautiful, how lucky you are!

Have a lovely week
Fleur xx

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Susan, your world is so happy and bright; I just want to LIVE HERE!!!! HAPPY DAY! And that violet brooch is just wonderful! Anita

Crafted by Carly said...

What's nicer than a surprise bunch of flowers??? How lovely - and such pretty colous too!!
AND a giveaway win - lucky you!!! :-)
Carly
x

Helen Philipps said...

Such a pretty post, Susan! I love all the pictures, your flowers really are happy looking. And how gorgeous Vivienne's brooch looks too, lucky you!!
Have a happy, sunny day!
Helen x

koralee said...

Flowers and cupcakes ....does it get any better...I think not! Enjoy my dear friend...your photos just made me a lot happier today. xoxox

Cottage 1945 said...

Lovely pictures! Your flowers are gorgeous and I love the jug they are in as well.

Ann at Beadlework. said...

Very pretty photos, you create a lovely atmosphere in your blog - it's a pleasure to drop in for a visit.

Anonymous said...

Special treats are such a delight! Just beautiful!
The cupcake looks yummy too :-)
Have a great weekend!
Anne♥

Jooles said...

what pretty flowers :o)
and what gorgeous goodies from the lovely Vivienne.
have a super lovely weekend
love jooles x

sara said...

Your pretty blog always brings a smile to my face Susan, that cheescake cupcake looks delicious and what fantastic treats in your giveaway win.

Have a lovely weekend, lily xx

my4lilgirls said...

Can't decide what part of your post I like best, its all so beautiful, but those cakes look incredibly yummy :)
Lol Karen x

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Precious Susan,

THANK YOU FOR VISITING TODAY! I hope you are having a wonderful spring out there....we are having great warm weather with pink blooms EVERYWHERE! Have a cup of tea and think of me......Anita

Annie Cholewa said...

Flowers, cup cakes, and yarny pretties ... this post has it all! Lucky you winning Vivienne's giveaway :D

Martina said...

Hmmm, cheesecake and cupcake all in one sounds heavenly to me! And such sweet presents you've got Susan! Hope the rest of your week is just as happy! xx

Helen said...

Gosh that all looks so gorgeous, what more could a girl want?
Love
Helen x

harmony and rosie said...

It all looks very pretty over in your little space, Susan and yes, I have had the good fortune to receive goodies from Vivienne .. very lovely brooches I must say!
Hope you had a wonderful Easter.
Kate xx

Anonymous said...

Hi,
What a lovely giveaway! I would be so excited to be the recipient of this lovely package. Please consider me.

Thank you,
Susan Reed
smreed@jhmi.edu

Anonymous said...

I would love the fabric and ribbon. After a long break in sewing, I have found my love for it again.

Janie Schwyhart
jmschwyhart@yahoo.com

ipad 3 cover said...

Lovely treats....the brooch is gorgeous.