Wednesday, April 25, 2012

25 April

today, in Australia and New Zealand, it is ANZAC day.

so we made some (a LOT) of anzac biscuits:
it is also my mum's birthday.
and because she shares her day with the ANZACs, she loves poppies. and so, i made her a dee*luxe doll with the PERFECT purple and red poppy fabric Clare sent me last week:

she has been wanting one of my dolls for awhile. i hope she likes it.

and in the spirit of ANZAC day, i wanted introduce you to some of my fave Aussie bloggers and friends:

Tania: a gorgeous mama of 3 stunning children, her blog is subtle and has a beautiful easy pace. so refreshing and inspiring!
Jodi has such a peaceful and nurturing space, i want to crawl up and hang out there. a genuine and generous lady.
Bec: this lady knows what's what with sewing pretty dresses. such a fun and talented lady. 
Rachel: another beautiful mama with a subtle, peaceful blog. i always enjoy visiting her space.
Allana: the sweetest lady, living in Tasmania, who warmly extended friendship to me when i first began blogging. 

very grateful for all those who have fought for our freedom.
~lest we forget~

8 comments:

  1. Oh Dee - I love how you did the doll's hair and the liberty skirt is gorgeous! Props to you for hand stitching the hem of the skirt too!!

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  2. She's gorgeous! I remembered you saying that your ma would love that fabric when I posted it on my blog ~ that's why I popped it in for you. I'm glad you found a use for it!
    xo

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  3. Love the doll and thanks for the blog links too I will enjoy looking through them

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  4. Oh that doll is so sweet Dee! LOVE!! Looking forward to checking out those links too.

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  5. lots of lovely links! thank you for sharing your blog friends - it's the equivalent of a party! We all get to meet new people and find out a little bit about their life and loves! Thank you.

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  6. Beautiful post Dee. I thought you would probably do an anzac day post and that you could show us something awesome that you'd made for your mum. And thank you as you did. And I heart the hair and her eyes.

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  7. feeling the love across the ditch ... and in such good company too!

    happy birthday dee's mum.

    rachel xo

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  8. So flattered for the mention Dee :) And with such lovely company there too. Your little doll is just the cutest!

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