Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Mojo and Moaning
I'm still waiting for the materials for the Alice quilt and also for my mojo to return. Anyway, I should be doing something else than sewing, namely writing thank-you-cards for our wedding. Yes, I know ... We're VERY late! Our pictures FINALLY arrived last week, our photographer has been in and out of hospital and we had to wait quite some time for them. I bought baby pink and lime-green envelopes and small lime-green postcards to glue them on. This long and cold winter made me go for a springtime theme. I'm not sure about the lime coloured cards in retrospect, they give our faces in the black-and-white photographs a nice greenish tinge ... :-P
Also the stamps are going with the hopeful spring theme.
And look at the flowers J. got me for Valentine's! A perfect match! :-) These really cheer me up! I have to say that I'm feeling like this a lot lately:
At least it has been sunny the last couple of weeks, but still, I feel like this winter has been lasting forever! It's not all bad, though. Here are some pics I took on a walk we took to Seurasaari open-air museum last Sunday:
The bridge leading to the Seurasaari island. You can see people skiing and walking on the frozen sea.
A view from the bridge.
A typical traditional Finnish fence.
The roof of one of the houses re-built on Seurasaari.
There used to be Dutch-style windmills in 19th century rural Finland, too.
A neo-gothic summer garden house.
We took a shortcut over the ice to Hietaniemi.
The Prime Minister's residence Kesäranta ("summer shore").
So, I guess I should watch Groundhog Day, write the cards and think about the positive sides of winter!!