August 24, 2007

....Tied Up with string....
these are a few of my favourite things....
I love that song from 'The Sound of Music' what a feel good movie huh?
maybe I should go rent it on DVD...I need a little pick me up.
Andrew has been away for work all week and then he is off skiing with friends next week so its been a little tiring for me ... the boys and I spent a night at my parents during the week and that was a lot of fun!
My mum looks after them when I go to work so I thought it would be great to sleep over, then just wake up and head off to work. In my mind I was planning to stop at a cafe before work for great coffee and a hearty breakfast ....nothing like that happened of course.
My mornings are crazy I tell you...Im always rushing to get everyone ready then off I go to battle the morning traffic. No complaints is good!

A while back I took part in Diary Project 2008
where each page of the diary was designed/illustrated by a different blogger. I had May 15th as my was a simple drawing and I started with the top pattern which then reminded me of calamari rings so I drew the little girl fishing haha...
anyway the Diaries are now available to buy through the above link or through etsy
A great gift idea!

Top pic is an altered matchbox - the theme was Summer


  1. Anonymous1:29 PM

    That is really really really cute Miss A!!!!! I love it. Oh the real world is wild, ain't it??? xoxo

  2. Anonymous8:08 PM

    Yes mornings are fun around here too... just a shower is an achievement at the moment! Oh, good times. Renee x

  3. Wonderful drawing, Anastasia!

  4. What a great idea! I love your contribution, it's very sweet and goes well with the date, I think.

  5. Wonderful drawing! Calm and peaceful! Maybe it'll have the same effect on everyone who buys one and turns the page to May 15th next year. :-)

  6. It does sound like a great idea!! I love your drawing for it!

  7. This sounds like it was a wonderful project to participate in. I really like your drawing.
    It's a wonderful time in your life, when your children keep you busy in such good ways. Definitely something to be grateful for.
    Thank you for your kind comments.
    I always appreciate them.

  8. Anonymous2:55 PM

    Morning rush??!!...hope things calm down for you soon.
    One more week of holidays over here!
    Love your May drawing. And your diary!! xxx

  9. thanks for your comment on my blog! off to check out the diaries now!

  10. Anonymous12:52 AM

    I love love love that diary, especially your page in it! I might actually have to buy one. What a cool COOL idea!

  11. Anonymous2:42 AM

    What a fantastic project, it must have been quite difficult to coordinate such a massive project but so wonderful. Your page is adorable!

  12. What a wonderful project! Love the drawing!

  13. Oh that's sooooooooooooooooo adorable!!! I LOVE IT!!

  14. what an awesome project!! i love your page. i will definitely be ordering this... i do love a daily planner and this one is just wonderful!!

  15. thanks for the link...looks like an interesting project.

  16. Anonymous10:45 AM

    I ordered one of these as a gift... FOR MYSELF! I can't wait to get it! Such a wonderful idea and it will have one of YOUR creations in it too! I'm very excited... :)


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