Friday, November 16, 2012

Spring Fair

Last weekend our local Steiner School celebrated its annual Spring Fair. This was the third year that I have been asked if I would like to share a table with some VERY talented friends in the gallery space. My contribution was smaller than I might have liked but I have been kind of busy this year with my little ones!

First up I had some needle felted tooth fairy hanging pockets. I made the first of these a few months ago when A lost his first tooth. The pocket is just the right size for a coin, a crystal or two and perhaps a letter from the tooth fairy. The beautiful roving that I used to make these came from here.


I also made some folded star lanterns and two felted toadstool houses with playmats


And here is what our table looked like . . . see I told you they were talented.

Spring Table

Winter Table

Autumn Table

Summer Table



The weather was wonderful and we all had a great time at the various stalls and activities. The maypole dance was a favourite but I didn't get a photo.
H and Dadda made a wreath for her to wear

A taking it all in

Baby L and I having a cuddle

I added this photo because I couldn't resist!

14 comments:

  1. O dear Ronnie, thank you for this post : so good to see you all and your really wonderful stand at the Spring Fair at your school !!!
    The display of all the little puppets is gorgeous !
    (hope a lot has a new owner now ;-) !!!)

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    1. Yes Els lots found their way to new homes - one or two may have even come home with me!!

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  2. I adore your tooth fairy pocket! so many gorgeous items on the tables too. Sounds like lots of fun

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  3. It was so lovely meeting you in person at the fair. And your needle felted tooth fairy pockets are so gorgeous! I very nearly bought one, before I reminded myself that we are a few years away from losing teeth here! And I also love your star lanterns - so clever!! Gorgeous photo of you and Baby L :-)

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    1. Thanks Kellie - likewise a pleasure to meet you and your little one. It would be my pleasure to make a tooth keeper for Dino boy when the time gets closer

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    2. That would be very special, thank you :-) And you'll have to let me know what I can make for you.

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  4. Lovely, lovely work by all of you!! And yes, I love rainbow colours too!! If you stop by my blog you will find a surprise waiting there just for you!!

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  5. Hi Ronnie ~ you seem to be having a lucky week :-) Another surprise for you waiting over at Hinterland Mama http://www.hinterlandmama.com/2012/11/winner-of-happy-whimsical-hearts.html

    Kelly :-)

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    1. And forgot to say, can you send me an email at happywhimsicalhearts@iinet.net.au so we can organise delivery :-)

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  6. Ronnie, can you email me too ;o) beetles at westnet dot com dot au

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  7. Hello Ronnie -- I cannot seem to find your email address so I am leaving a comment here to tell you I responded to a comment you left on my blog here (does that make any sense at all?): http://webloomhere.blogspot.com/2013/02/bye-bye-blog-tour-night-night-dolly.html?showComment=1361512310947#c1521139117637724885

    And, oh my! Such lovely cuteness over here at your blog -- the gorgeous crafts... the gorgeous children...

    Do you remember the paper-cut angels you sent me ages and ages ago? (well... over a year ago, anyhow...) I still have them hanging over my kitchen table. They are gorgeous and impart their angelic blessings over my kitchen and home. Hey! I created my entire peg doll book sitting beneath those angels... (everything except the photos, which were done downstairs -- not in the kitchen!) Perhaps I owe the niceness of the book to you and your paper-cut angels?

    xo

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  8. What beautiful, colourful, happy creations! Needle felting is something I've tried quite a bit but don't seem to improve all that much, so I'm a great admirer of those who have the talent for it!

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  9. Hello,
    I accidentally deleted your comment about the swaps - just wanted to let you know that it will be great if you could join. I'll announce it next week.
    Love your felt creations by the way :)

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