Sunday, 17 March 2013

~ Oh my gosh...two posts in one day!! ~

I just had to come back to show you this...

I happened to look out the window and here'Lizzy' was in the bird bath..... well she is a water dragon...

A bird came down for a bath whilst she was there, took one look and  thought... 'What kind of 'bird' is that' and flew off!!
I am so glad she is enjoying our garden!!

~ Some Wildlife in My Neighbourhood ~

Thought I would show you some Australian wildlife that I have photographed over the last few days....

Saw this Carpet Python while on our morning walk the other day.....  quite large and very beautiful....

This cutie lives in my garden and delights me with it's presence basking on my deck and waiting for insects...

 Although I am not sure if it a boy or girl  I have named it 'Lizzy'....very original don't you think :))

And finally these two were happily going about their business while some onlookers were standing close by taking photos....

Hope you enjoy seeing some nature from my neighbourhood.

Look at the trees, look at the birds, look at the clouds, look at the stars... and if you have eyes you will be able to see that the whole existence is joyful.  Everything is simply happy.  Trees are happy for no reason; they are not going to become prime ministers or presidents and they are not going to become rich and they will never have any bank balance.  Look at the flowers - for no reason.  It is simply unbelievable how happy flowers are.  ~Osho

Friday, 15 March 2013

~ My Quilted Patchwork Journal ~

  I followed a nine part  tutorial by Marianne Kensington and had fun creating this quilted patchwork journal.

I followed a tutorial to learn to make the crochet flowers which I have decorated it with.

I made a pocket inside.

I stitched the signatures in using  pamphlet stitch and used a lot of 'precious junk" to fill it.

I did a lot of rough machine stitching on my pages and left loose threads because I like the 'rustic' look.

This was a fun project to do and thanks to Marianne for the great tutorial.

Thanks for dropping by my blog.