knitnana: Back to Work...

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Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Back to Work...

It was terribly, bitterly cold this a.m. - down to 11! - but we trundled into work anyway. A very busy day, and then a package arrived early afternoon. My receptionist brought it back to me. I was really surprised, as I'd forgotten that anything other than fabric was coming and this was a large and heavy box. Here's what was in inside:
remember my wonderful Christmas gift to myself? The One Wintery Night sage leaf mug that matches this vase? After I got that mug, I started thinking about how it works so nicely in the knitting room/office with the sage curtains and the purples and blues and I convo'd Karen at her etsy shop and place a custom order - for the vase to hold knitting needles.
Once she had it completed, she convo'd me, and when I went to purchase it, I saw this bowl in her shop - the oak leaf reminded me of the towering oak at my mother's home, and I just had to have it. I figured it was perfect to corral stitch markers and point protectors and such.

Oh my, when they got here? I almost swooned. They're even more beautiful in person, and of course, my photos just don't do them justice.

I'm a pottery fanatic, but I think these are my favorite pieces of all my years collecting handcrafted pottery.

Which is a really good thing. Because I really don't have anymore space for such things! you see that ticker up there? The first one: The one that says less than ONE month until The Crafty Cat? What's The Crafty Cat? It's the Charlotte NC cat show at the Mercandise Mart on April 4-5, 2009. I'll be there. We're taking Nana Sadie Rose on the road, again!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love the way the leaf drapes across the rim of the bowl. It just begs to be touched!

3:15 AM  
Blogger Ruinwen said...

What georgous pieces! I just love the colors too! I'm glad you got soemthing that you really will enjoy for years to come. :)

7:03 AM  
Blogger Knitting Linguist said...

Ooh... Those bowls are absolutely stunning. You most definitely did have to have them.

BTW, I forgot to mention yesterday that I really think that you, in particular, would enjoy the book I just read -- I thought of you as I was reading it, and it seemed right up your alley! :)

10:20 AM  
Blogger Corinne said...

Wow, the pottery is gorgeous. What a great gift to yourself....LOL

10:30 AM  
Blogger Sue said...

I love your new pottery!

12:16 PM  
Blogger Brenda said...

What beautiful pottery! I love the oak leaf on the bowl. Enjoy!

12:42 PM  

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