I am finding it hard to do any crafting at the moment, but I am reading through a pile of books which have been looking at me for ages now. A bit of escapism I suppose. Then there is the garden which is looking very lush at the moment with the sweet smell of the roses wafting on the breeze in the warm sunshine..a small thing to lighten the spirit.
These beautiful yellow spears are called Eremerus.
We are taking part in the open garden scheme this weekend. For my overseas readers, this means that a group of us get together and open our gardens for the public to come and have a look a around them. It is a way of making much needed funds for the church. We are not actually opening our garden this time, as man person is doing some hard landscaping and it is not safe for us never mind hoards of strangers. I am helping my next door neighbour with the teas and coffee. I have agreed to make some scones which is no mean feat I can assure you. Nothing I make ever looks like it does in the books! I won't have much time to look at other gardens, but will post some pictures for you all.
See, I am cheering up a little as I type this out. This certainly put a smile on my face when I won it on ebay. I love it and the glass candle holder thingy just makes it a little different and reflects the light when the candle is lit. Another simple pleasure. The little crocheted mat underneath was 10p at a jumble sale.