Thursday, 9 April 2015

April Sunshine

We had a lovely weekend at the caravan over Easter; our daughter drove up from Cardiff and joined us for a few days. It's hard to believe she was 12 when we first had the caravan and now she is driving herself up. I took my Easter branch (it's from my Grandma's hazelnut tree) and our hanging eggs. With our cards (we had a beautiful handmade one from Barb), daffodils and tree the caravan looked very decorative.
All our Easter decorations
Our beautiful card from Barb
I snapped a few scenic views from the car - they are only on my phone and I snap lots as we drive a long but some turn out surprisingly well. I didn't even know there was a pigeon.

Cader Idris caught in sunlight
Trees against a clear blue sky
Dovey estuary on the way home
Dovey river and a pigeon
 My iphone's camera is quite good really, and because it has an instant shutter I don't get the shake or so much blurring as I do with a camera. I took a few on our walk along the seafront.

Beautiful beach
On the lookout
Welsh flag, slate and hills
Certainly a sunny day 
I managed a little stitching too - as it was the weekend I worked on The Drawn Thread December and on Monday I did a little more on The Primitive Needle's Earth's Sampler. I also started this month's challenge from Needlecraft Haven but that has to stay secret for now.

The Drawn Thread - December
The Primitive Needle - Earth's Sampler
Since coming home I have added the snowflakes to one of my Santa Houses - I couldn't stay on the Parlour long this week but hopefully next week I'll have one house fully 'snowed'.

It's started to snow !
Thanks for calling by - I hope you had a lovely Easter too. It will be Gifted Gorgeousness next time, see you again soon.

14 comments:

  1. I truly enjoyed those pictures! Very, very nice.

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  2. Hello Clare,

    Your photo's are postcard perfect. Especially love the first one. Lovely Easter cards, love homemade cards, so much detail in them.

    Happy stitching.
    Bev.

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  3. Great pictures Clare !! The scenic pics are wonderful. Glad you had time with Philly. Your stitching is coming right along, looking good !!

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  4. Oh my, such great pictures from your Easter weekend. What a gorgeous scenery this is.

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  5. Looks like you had a lovely weekend Clare. Great stitching too

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  6. You got some good photos there and it looks like you had a good time too :-)

    Nice stitching progress

    have a good weekend xx

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  7. Lovely photos, Clare. Your stitching projects are progressing nicely.

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  8. Lovely stitching, the snowflakes add some lovely sparkle. Your Easter tree really brings spring indoors

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  9. What wonderful weather you had. Lovey pics of a lovely place.
    xxx

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  10. Looks like you had a lovely time over Easter. Glad you found time for some stitching too.

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  11. Love your stitching - and what GOR-GE-OUS pictures!!!
    xxx

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  12. Really great pictures of your trip! Love the 'rocks' bordering the Estuary... that is very cool! Progress is showing on your pieces. That's how they get done... Hugs!

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  13. HERMOSAS FOTOS!!!
    SALUDITOS

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