Saturday 7 May 2011

CAFÉ DE FLORA and Two Giveaways!!!!

Café de Flore
on the corner of
Boulevard Saint Germain

When I was there I bought this
lovely sepia postcard
and printed it on to muslin
for the cover of my book.

I made it for my cousin's
special birthday

French ticking on the back

Detail of the front cover.

I want to tell you about two
wonderful giveaways
The first is this beautiful
hand embroidered heart
for mother's day
at "Just Lilla" blog

everything that Lilla creates
is exquisite and "to die for"
so don't miss out and
hurry as it will be
drawn this Sunday 8th

The second is a special kit
of wonderful vintage
bits to create with
at 'Early Morning Thoughts'
Nellie Wortman's blog

I'm in awe of the
 extremely beautiful books 
and wall hangings
made by Nellie.
This one will be drawn on
31st May.

I wish you all 'good luck'
but I'm letting you know
I've got all my
fingers and toes crossed
for these two giveaways!!!

Take care
be kind to one another
love life
Shane x


  1. How beautiful, your cousin will love it! lucky lady. It is so nice to make something so personal to treasure for always.

  2. So lovely, what a wonderful gift- she will love it.

  3. Dear Shane,
    thanks for the this- I also follow Nellie, she is a dear friend,- but Lilla`s I missed- I will hurry there, thank`s alot.
    and sunschine hug from Bornholm-(the little island in Denmark where I live )

  4. Hello Shane,

    I was so happy to receive a lovely post on my blog today from you! Wonderful to meet you!!

    What a beautiful fabric book you made for your cousin. She will love it!!

    I have also become a follower now of your blog and look forward to having that cup of tea with you. I will bring the Brownies!!

    Hugs and Blessings to you,

    Art of Mine

  5. Bonjour Shane - The sepia postcard is just so...Parisian! and it looks pefect for the cover of your delightful book - love the red ticking!
    You have a real artistic talent! xx

  6. Hi Shane,

    I love the sweet book you made for your cousin, they will be thrilled to get that.
    thank you for telling us of the giveaways.

    Happy Mother's day

  7. Hi Shane, I was thrilled to win Lilla's giveaway. So glad you stopped my blog, now I have found yours and I am a new follower. I love the book for your cousin. Thanks for the welcome. I'll be stopping by often.


  8. Hello dear Shane,
    What a wonderful book you have made! She will treasure it always. You have so much talent and it's a delight to visit with you here.
    Hugs June xx

  9. Hello Shane,
    Very nice book, it's very "Parisien".
    Thanks for the kind invitation on my blog, I am pleased to join with you. You have real treasures to show us.
    Have a good week.

  10. Hi Shane
    I have arrived here via Jackie and Dorthe - I love making fabric journals and a few months back actually made a very large one under Nellie's guidance. You can see pics on my blog. Your journal is so sweet and I love your pieces used on it - I am sure it will be treasured!
    I love so much about this blog I think I shall be your new follower!
    Cheers to you,

  11. Love your book - but I hope I win the Nellie prize :-) PS - such a buzz to see myself on your blog list xx

  12. Your blog is very helpful to make beautiful book. I really impressed with your blog. French tickting is awesome.
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