Hello Everyone
This post is overdue, a post to share some of the exquisite gifts I received for my birthday. Let me, in this post share with you the delights I received from Marie, Dorthe and Martina.  Those lovely friends along with others sent me beautiful cards, tags, hand-crafted gifts, craft goodies, e-mail wishes and e-cards, showering me with kindness.
I count myself as so lucky to be the owner of Marie’s soldered charms. This birthday I received another piece of her soldered art, the most beautiful altered domino (?) which is beyond charming.
I know that many of you already know Marie but if there is anyone who hasn’t visited her Blog before, please do so because it is such a delight to view her creations whether fabric, paper or soldered and she also shares photographs of her beautiful garden and blooms that she might have picked and artfully displays around her home. Marie (Lost Bird Studio)
This is so special with that darling image and  with lovely delicate touches such as the gems.marie1Also this card with the same sweet face.  marie2From another lovely friend, dear Dorthe, I received this most stunning fabric wall hanging. It isn’t simply that it is made with beauty, it is also the exquisite storytelling.  It is astonishing that Dorthe actually created the Frozen Charlotte  which I actually thought was authentic … she had me fooled!  Dorthe captured seaweed behind that plastic window, it is a piece overflowing with the sweetest of touches. dorthe2Dorthe also gifted me this sweet collage.  Isn’t the colour palette so delicate and pretty and look at that sweet bird’s nest she created.dorthe1From Martina I received this incredible Steampunk influenced journal and tag. It is once you hold it in your hands that you truly experience the magic of the colours, the shimmer and the texture and believe it or not, that buckle actually works as a closure, so clever!  The matching tag is fabulous with that sweet face and look at the glistening flowers.martinaAren’t I one lucky lady to be the owner of such treasures! To have art I can view each and every day, art to wear and art to write my inner thoughts or doodles, well let’s just say that life doesn’t get much better.
Thank you for taking the time to visit this post.


22 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. astrid51
    Jun 12, 2014 @ 21:26:10

    Wonderful gifts Lynne all of them!! Thanks for sharing with us and enjoy!!


  2. butterfly
    Jun 12, 2014 @ 21:33:10

    Such glorious gifts to adorn your shelves and walls… beautiful! Thank you for sharing them.
    Alison xx


  3. Julie Lee
    Jun 12, 2014 @ 22:38:55

    I have seen and admired the work of these three incredibly talented ladies around Blogland. I always love a visit to Marie’s Lost Bird blog – you have reminded me that I don’t do this nearly enough. Dorthe’s gifts were breath-taking and that journal and tag are so pretty: I so love the face on the tag. Lucky you, Lynne; but you deserve these beautiful gifts. You really appreciate beauty. Thank you for all the generosity and inspiration you provide. May they bring you great pleasure. Julie Ann xxx


  4. Robin
    Jun 13, 2014 @ 02:55:18

    Oh Lynne, you did receive some fabulous Birthday gifts, Happy Belated Birthday! Thanks so much for stopping by to comment on my latest collage. Have a wonderful week.



  5. craftytrog
    Jun 13, 2014 @ 04:11:40

    Beautiful gifts Lynne! Thank you for sharing them with us xxx


  6. Sharon
    Jun 13, 2014 @ 05:45:22

    Wow stunning gifts!


  7. Valerie-Jael
    Jun 13, 2014 @ 06:15:59

    Your friends have sent you some beautiful things, enjoy! Valerie


  8. Samantha Read
    Jun 13, 2014 @ 08:39:28

    You lucky, lucky lady, these are all very beautiful keepsakes 🙂
    I hope you had a lovely Birthday, big hugs from Poppy and me,
    wishing you a lovely weekend 🙂 xxx


  9. 1cardcreator
    Jun 13, 2014 @ 13:56:53

    Lovely gifts real treasures from your friends Lynne. ~Diane


  10. ~*~Patty Szymkowicz Magpie's Nest
    Jun 13, 2014 @ 15:41:58

    Beautiful and wonderful gifts for special you dear Lynne!
    Each of those artists is so talented and so very generous too…
    Wishing you a happy weekend dear one ~♥~


  11. Anne R
    Jun 13, 2014 @ 17:00:00

    Blogger would not let me leave a message yesterday so I am trying again today. The gifts and cards you received are wonderful Lynn, what talented friends you have! Hugs, Anne xx


  12. Corrie
    Jun 13, 2014 @ 17:43:43

    You have been spoiled with these wonderful makes. Hope you had a lovely day !
    Corrie x


  13. rachel fisher
    Jun 14, 2014 @ 09:54:55

    wonderful gifts and cards Lynne – you are indeed a very lucky lady xx


  14. may
    Jun 14, 2014 @ 12:25:06

    Beautiful gifts from your dear friends Lynne, each made with so much love for you… Hugs May x x


  15. Marianne
    Jun 14, 2014 @ 12:53:22

    Such terrific gifts, Lynne…so creative and full of talent, friendship and love.

    Marianne xo


  16. trisha too
    Jun 14, 2014 @ 12:58:12

    Lovely, sweet gifts, for a lovely, sweet lady–I hope you had a wonderful birthday, dear Lynne!


  17. marjiekemper
    Jun 14, 2014 @ 19:50:55

    You must’ve been thrilled each time the mail came! Hope your birthday was fantabulous.


  18. Ira
    Jun 15, 2014 @ 10:26:20

    Gorgeous gorgeous gifts from such talented friends! I know how much you will cherish and treasure these dear Lynne!
    Ira’s Crea Corner


  19. coco
    Jun 16, 2014 @ 08:53:39

    Oh Lynne, at first I want to wish you a wonderful belated birthday!! I didn’t know it was your birthday…
    But when seeing these fabulous samples of Art made specially for you by these three ladies Marie, Martina and Dorthe, wow, I think you have had a great day full of lovely surprises!!!! How beautiful all this is!!! Congrats to these very nice and creative ladies. Hugs, Coco X


  20. Dianne
    Jun 17, 2014 @ 10:58:27

    Oh my all those creations are just stunning, you can see your inspiration on them, your right there is nothing better then getting others creation to give you inspiration, thanks so much for sharing them…


  21. Martina
    Jun 19, 2014 @ 13:27:52

    Dear Lynne, thank you for show us your wonderful gifts. The creations of Marie and Dorthe are really quite delightful. I`m also a great admirer of Dorthe’s and Marie `s art. They are both (just like you) excellent artists!


  22. MarieS.
    Jun 22, 2014 @ 15:31:07

    Dear Lynne,
    first of all thank you for your kind words.I had such fun creating the altered domino for you. Dorthe’s and Martina’s gifts are simply stunning. Enjoy.


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