Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Small gifts

  When we went for haircuts last week, the first thing Michelle said to me was that her husband stole her mug rug!  I had to giggle....a husband who purloins mug rugs!  Like me, she has a tile counter top in the kitchen, and it quickly chills your morning coffee.  So it seems the husband figured that out and snitched the small gift.  So I made a couple more rugs to share.....they should cool his jets or sticky fingers.










  And what did I get in the mail this week?  Treasures!
I was so excited when I open a small package from Janet at Rogue Quilter.   She is not only a wonderful quilter of quilts and minis, but she makes soap in her spare time!  The herbal soap smells just divine.....and so pretty.  Maybe luscious is a better word to describe them.   And the little ornament is a very special treasure.  Janet used scraps of her mother's floral fabrics----she did water colors too!----to make this tiny basket block.  I just marvel at the tiny pieces because tiny is not my forte at all.  Thank you, Janet, and I am so glad you kept the bunny!!  I need to add that  I got this little package for having been the first to find the duplicate fabric in one of her minis.  She can be sneaky that way...unannounced giveways and such. 

5 comments:

  1. Those batik mug rugs are so pretty! I'd swipe one if it was within my grasp, so I understand the guy doing that.
    Glad you like the soap and ornament--yeah, the grands wouldn't give up the bunny. : )
    Probably no one else knows you received this little package for having been the first to find the duplicate fabric in the bow tie quilt on my blog a couple of posts ago. It wasn't announced as a give away, but I like to slip in little things like that. Enjoy. : )

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  2. I like hosting the unannounced giveaways myself. I think the regulars should be involved, and not the hordes of greedy gusses. Seems more fair to me.
    Love the mug rugs. I made a couple of Mrs. Moen "Boobs" for my hubby for his coffee. One has a paper pieced bird on it.
    Hugs

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  3. Love your batik mug rugs. True. The make awesome little gifts. Everyone loves them. Need to start making them for Christmas. They go quickly : )
    Totally agree with Terri. I like those unannounced giveaways, too. That's when the regulars are the ones involved in the drawing.

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  4. I'd snatch those mug rugs if I got close to them and the soap, LOL.

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  5. I have a Caesar-stone bench top and it's freezing! I think a couple of pretty placemats for Saturday morning breakfasts (the only time we eat there) are in my future!

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