24.3.12

sunshine award...


The rain has stopped. Yay! It's quite possible that I owe the sudden (and very welcome) change in weather to two lovely blogging ladies - Lou at Little Green Shed and Leigh at Lover of Vintage. Thank you for sending me some warm, sunny rays in the form of a sunshine award!

The idea is to answer a few little questions and pass it on to five other bloggers. Here goes...

Favourite colour? How does one possibly choose? I tend to gravitate toward muted, earthy tones. I'm loving rusty browns, misty ocean greens and dusty pinks at the moment. I'm not too adventurous with bold colour.

Favourite animal? Horses! I rode horses for many years and still own my very first pony, Goldie. I've had her since I was six years old!

Favourite non-alcoholic drink? Good coffee or a cold, freshly squeezed juice - apple, pineapple, carrot, celery, beetroot, ginger. 


Facebook or twitter? I don't really do either, although I do have a very neglected and outdated facebook account!

Favourite number? 3. It's the magic number :)

Favourite day of the week? Sunday

My passions? Family, collecting beautiful things, creating beautiful things, photography, styling, music, fashion and textiles, travel.

Getting or giving presents? Both. I particularly love wrapping gifts :)

Favourite pattern? Hmmm... you can't go past the classic stripe or a teeny tiny polka dot (preferably on beautiful linen).

Favourite flower: Again, too many to choose! I love Irises, daisies, wax flower, Australian flowering gum, Kangaroo paw.... I love rustic native Australian flowering plants!


Okay, I'm spreading the sunshine on to these five lovely ladies:

Joanna // Miette Handmade


12 comments :

  1. thanks for putting me onto some lovely new to me blogs claire, filling in my sat night on the couch beautifully!

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  2. Beautiful answers.. If I'd thought it a bit more, I would should have said horses. I was a horse nut as a kid. loux p.s. your hubby as an awesome beard! x

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  3. Thanks for the love Claire... those photos are so beautiful, makes me yearn for some beachy time.

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  4. Isn't it funny that we even *have* a favourite number. Mine is 3 as well.

    Your love of Aussie native flowers is divine. x

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  5. Thanks for sending some delicious sunshine my way! I'm lapping it up on the deck while i enjoy my tea.

    rachel xoxo

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  6. Thanks for the sunshine Claire - much needed here today! xx

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  7. Love these question ones ;) colours are hard.. I go between duck egg blue and grey but the combo is even better x

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  8. is it okay that I am sitting here dying of jealousy of your beautiful home? Just so you know :)

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  9. Loved getting to know you more :)

    LOVE that you don't do facebook.

    I do (mainly to keep my overseas family up to date with Max), but often wished I didn't :)

    Nothing but love xx

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  10. Thanks for spreading the sunshine love Claire! As soon as I kick this pesky virus I'll blog my answers. Though I would love to just copy most of yours, they're so good.

    Those are two very frame-worthy photos up there. xx

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  11. Such lovely photos of your family there!
    Ronnie xo

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  12. You capture so much beauty in little old Townsville Claire, beautiful photos! xx

    Anna (My Design Ethos)

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Thank you so much for taking the time to comment - it really means so much. I will try to reply where I can! xx