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Macaroons and An Unexpected Gift.



Had coffee with a friend last week at the portrait gallery and was surprised with this lovely gift - a vintage table cloth in a fab kitsch print that immediately inspired several textile projects (all stalled at the theoretical stage but still....). Wrapped cutely I was quite beside myself with this unsolicited gift.
A gorgeous Spring day, good company, cultured surroundings, a pretty green pot of camomile tea, a $3.50 pink macaroon and a cool retro gift.


Comments

blue moss said…
So fun....love love your new tablecloth...and the way it was wrapped. What a fun little treat!
Kylie said…
Just gorgeous :) Love macaroons and your fabric gift is fantastic :) Kx
Jo (ruby-jo) said…
That's a lovely tablecloth. Can you believe I haven't ever had a macaroon? Must remedy that.

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