Sharon's Journey Through Life
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Monday, May 26, 2008
This beautiful mermaid doll is what I made for my swap partner in the Mermaid Swap. I had great fun doing it and look forward to many more swaps in the future. They are such fun - I love planning and making lovely things for my partner and it's always fun to get lovely packages in the mail - much nicer than bills!
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
I love finding a beautiful garment that's been pre-loved, is in good condition and is virtually a one-of-a-kind because it's vintage. My favourite haunt is 'Linen N Lace' in Glenbrook, N.S.W. They specialise in beautiful old linens and good vintage clothing. My latest find was this lovely coat and brooch. All I needed to do was change the buttons and do a few repairs around one armhole - easy for someone who has sewn for over thirty years.
Monday, May 19, 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008
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Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Check out Shannon's blog. This should be a fun swap - I've been given my swap partner and am starting to look for pretty paper and parasols. It will provide me with an excuse to visit some of my favourite shops in the Blue Mountains - I feel a shopping day coming on :-)
Tegan is in Year 9 and attends the local public high school. She is capable of that typical teenage attitude, but we have a great relationship and I feel that we can (and do) talk about anything and everything. She has had a boyfriend for over a year now and has a great bunch of friends, who are genuine and nice people. She spends most of her time communicating - on the phone, on the internet and IM (you get the idea). She loves to read and listen to music - her computer hard-drive is almost full of music files.
Shelby is an extrovert. She's in Year 5 at the local primary school. She's very independent and rides her bike to school. She loves dancing and doing little skits to amuse the family. She also loves to draw. She can be a little bossy and her friendship group fluctuates, though she does have a core group of friends.
We travel a lot and the girls really enjoy seeing Australia and experiencing different things - sitting in an outback pub, watching the sun set over opal mines, paddling in creeks, climbing up to magnificent lookouts to see the view and watching outback television (the campfire). I love my girls dearly. They are both strong, loving and independent. They can think for themselves and I look forward to seeing them grow into wonderful women.
Monday, May 12, 2008
Check out the hostess, Genevieve's, blog.
"You laugh when people ask if you're sisters, you're so much closer than that! She knows everything about you, you're struggles and your joys. She's your companion, your conscience and your confidante. She's your critic and the president of your fan club. For she is your best friend!!"