Today i'm just imagining sitting here, in this beautiful garden, beneath this blossom and its spring and its a year since Secrets of a Butterfly began and in my heart i'm feeling thankful for everything thats come along since then, and how nice it is to know friends are out there reading this and smiling along with me.
Here's what i said in my first ever post a year ago today....
hi there This is a blog where i can link up with my friends and other crafters and share what i find inspiring. usually by way of things i see ,books or clothes or magazines and recommend places to visit online. be it your standard highstreet shop, or a one off boutique. I intend to share my secrets from the ordinary to the extraordinary, the mundane to the magical. please won't you join me and we'll discover new things along the path. everyday has magic about it in its own particular way. and the best part is sharing that with others. thats what blogs have come to symbolise for me, a way to connect with others on the same "page" of life. blessings Kx
A year (and quite a few more pages)on and i'm pretty sure i've been following my original intentions and having made some wonderful friends along the way i can certainly say that its all been so worthwhile, i've also got to track my health and seen my improvements,as well as how my crafts have developed. An added bonus has been the way writing from my heart to you all has helped my emotional healing journey and how i found through where my thoughts lay and what i was discussing, it reflected alot of where i was at and gave me further pointers as to what needed my attention. a sort of 'writing therapy' through sharing here. So thankyou all for that,cause if it werent for you i'd feel i was writing into thin air.
i love our little community,and the feeling i have of belonging and being a part of something.i like how i can drop by my friends blogs when i want to and find words that touch me and lift me and how i can respond and you recieve it instantly, wherever we are around the world. You are like my fellow butterflies and we, like the butterflies on the garland below, are connected by invisible threads of friendship and care,crafting and an appreciation for the little things, that don't have to cost the earth but make life good and make us smile more often than we frown ( :
Butterfly Garland prize draw
I wanted to give something away to celebrate my anniversary and so if you leave a comment on this Post and with your name(be sure that when commenting that i have your email address to reply to also) then i will add your name into the hat and draw out a lucky winner.you will win this beautiful butterfly garland in pinks, whites and greens. the butterflies are on a clear thread and can hang along a curtain pole or around a mirror.They're from Monsoon and are so pretty. I would ask whisper or jasper to pick a name out(like other people ask their kids) but i think they'd struggle or just eat the pieces of paper! so you'll just have to trust me to be fair, and i think you know me well enough by now to know i will be!draw will close in 14 days,smiles and butterfly wishes,and lots of luck to you if you choose to enter,kat x