Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Spring 2012 and Scribblings

Our visitors left on Saturday, the whole cottage went very quiet all of a sudden as it tends to do when our kids leave.
Freya has had a very spoilt time with lots of attention. The pots of white paint are still where they were a couple of weeks ago, unused I'm sorry to say. We still need to paint the cottage walls. Anyone who loves heights and would like to climb a ladder is very welcome to come and join us. I promise I will hold your ladder steadily and won't wobble it. Would I ?

I have a few of Karina's five minute scribblings to frame this week.

One of Freya we decided looked good as a header for Freya's blog. Thanks kids, a joint effort from Mark and Karina.
At least now Karina is older she doesn't tend to hide her scribblings under her bed as she used to when she was 12 years old. She leaves them on the coffee table and I pick them up quickly.

Glorious sunshine yesterday.

Spring has arrived at last, better late than never.

Freya just loves the beach no matter what season it is.

You can catch up with Freya over at THE CATFLAP CAVALIER


Karen~The Barely There Primitive Bear said...

Hi Midge! I love Karina's drawings, she is very talented! Love Freya, she is getting prettier all the time. :)

Bear Hugs & Blessings~Karen

Old Kitty said...

Oh Karina! What a talent! Please tell her, her drawing are WONDERFUL!! Yay!!

Aww Freya - you are looking amazing as ever!! Yay for glorious sunny days out at the beach!

I shall pass on the climbing of ladders and heights!! I have a loft ladder here (I will never use unless forced too! LOL!) and I have nightmares every time I look at it! LOL!

Take care

WoolenSails said...

I wish I could scribble like that, so wonderful that you have someone who can do drawings that you can play with. My DIL is an artist, but never draws for me. Love your outdoor and Freya photos, so nice to have spring arrive.


Dolores said...

It's nice that Karina lets you have her drawings. They are wonderful.I'm sure Freya is spoiled whether or not family is there or not. Lucky doggy.

Sue said...

I'm so glad you had a nice visit with Karina. Love the drawings!

Al said...

Those drawings are great, and Freya is such a cute dog. I bet our Socks would love the beach, but the nearest one is almost 1,000 miles away!

Joanna said...

I love Karina'a drawings, too. Such talent. And I think Freya's housemates love the beach as much as she does, although maybe not Frank:)

Allie said...

I BET it's quiet there, lol! LOVE Karina's drawings, so darling. Boy she's talented. I hope your spring stays, ours has turned back to winter....

Lurline said...

Great drawings and that Little Girl, it is just like looking at a baby's cute ways!
Hugs - Lurline,

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Gosh Karina is an awsome artist!
We love her artwork! I know it was so nice to have her visit,, and sad to see them go.
That little Freya is too cute for words!

Caroline B said...

I'm glad the fog has lifted from down your way and that Spring has arrived - get those paintbrushes on the go! Karina's drawings are terrific, well done for pinching them!

~ Kirra ~ said...

wow, Talents within the family and the wonderful drawing of Freya is impressive and eye catching.

Whilst I would wish to be a perfect gentleman and come to the aid of painting. Alas ladders, and the status of stability (lol) my Kirra has decided I should remain on ground level ;)

With such beautiful weather - we are blessed with the joys of adventure and our dogs encourage such enthusiasm.

Lots of Love from Kirra -x-

Sue Doran said...

I value quiet, though it's nice to have company from time to time! Beach looks wonderful :-)

Mary Ann Tate said...

Karina's drawing is awesome...not to be hidden from sight but framed and shown to all.

Faye Henry said...

Such talent in you family my dear Midge.. I think I like the beach in any weather, also.. smile.
Blessings sweet friend..

Anonymous said...

Always a pleasure to read your blog! <3

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