2011-02-18

Days of our lives

Yet another week has passed, and we're a teeny bit closer to spring. It doesn't feel that much, though, as this week has been coldest in a century or so, all days -20C or more, and nights and mornings as cold as -35C. For you, who live in more warmer climate, these are just numbers, I know, but for even us Finns these temperatures mean very, very cold. Throw in a dentist, using the car in these minus degrees and a some quite urgent orders and this could have been a horrid week.



But no, it wasn't that bad. I was busy, yes, but I am quite exited of these new, more summery linen&birdie-bags, and finishing a order(s) and getting packages shipped always makes me smile. And hey, my dentist is a wonderful chap, bad jokes and perfect at his job - makes me smile too, actually. And the weather...That's just Finland, really.



But all that said I am still very, very happy it's Friday. I am taking the weekend somewhat slow, and dream of a spring clean in my working space. I would love to get all the brightest and lightest fabrics, buttons, trims and other pretty stuff in front row. I have a few (read: many) empty glass jars waiting...

Happy weekend!

Yours,
Mia

18 comments:

Helen Philipps said...

These linen and birdie bags are really gorgeous - the birdies have such a sweet look - and the colours are so soft and spring like. I'm sorry you've had a bit of an unpleasant week, but at least now it's over and you can relax, and next week will be much better!! Have a wonderful weekend, and enjoy sorting out all those pretty crafty things! Helen x

greenrabbitdesigns said...

I now see what has kept you busy Mia. Those bags are stunning, as I've said many times before they're little works of art!
Beautiful brightly coloured birds. :)
I hope you have a relaxing weekend and keep warm, those temperatures are very severe! See you next week.
Love, Vivienne x

Mia said...

Thank you, Helen!

I am quite happy with the bags, too, even it took some head-scratching with the materials and techniques.

Have a wonderful weekend and see you next week again!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Thank you so much for thinking of me, Viv! My week was just so full with everything from morning to evening I didn't find the time to blog. I promise to behave better next week :)

It will be cold here still next week, but then we should have some warmer days.

Have a wonderful weekend, dear friend!

Yours,
Mia

Jane said...

Dear Mia, those temperatures are just SO low. I am not sure I could function...! I am glad the dentist has made you smile and your beautiful new bags certainly made me smile. How busy you have been, they are, as Vivienne says,..stunning!Have a wonderful weekend my dear and keep warm. Billy sends furry kisses too,
Jane x

Jill said...

I think I've just frozen to death even thinking about those sorts of temperatures - I'm such a wimp!!!
I'm absolutely in awe of your ability to create such beautiful things Mia. These little birds are stunning.
Wishing you a wonderful weekend Mia.
xx

Mia said...

Hi Jane,

I'm struggling with the temperatures too, it's alright as long as the car is not needed. I just cannot stand driving in these - degrees, inside the car it's colder than outside :)

Have a wonderful weekend and happy daffodil and snow drop spotting!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hello Jill,

It's pain to us Finns too :) But it should get better after next week.

I am so happy you liked my tweets, and with them I wish you a happy, sunny weekend!

Yours,
Mia

teje said...

Hei Mia! I feel sorry that you have so cold weather! It's good that you have your crafts to something lovely to think and do! I love your new bags! You make those birds so sweet with their round bellies! The first green is my favorite!
If you like to have a walk on the beach - join me today!
xxx Teje

Mia said...

Thank you so much for your offer, Teje, I wish I could join you! A little beach-time would be lovely!

Have a happy, sunny and crafty weekend and many greetings from Finland again!

Yours,
Mia

Kerry said...

Such cold temperatures- your poor hands and feet. Your birdies are stunning!

Mia said...

Hi Kerry!

My feet need woolen socks constantly, but the camera-operating outside today just about killed my fingers. But inside it's nice and warm - snuggly weekend to you too!

Yours,
Mia

faith76 said...

So creative - really like your bags and the colours you have used x Leah

Mia said...

Thank you, Leah!

So great to have you visiting me here! Have a wonderful weekend and see you soon again :)

Yours,
Mia

thelinencat said...

Hi Mia,

That is cold, I will never complain again about our pathetic British Winters. I love the linen bags, especially the pink with green bird as it's such a lovely colour combination.

Hope you have a thaw soon, Bethx

Mia said...

Hi Beth,

I hope the weather gets warmer soon, too (should be better by the end of this week) but oh how much lighter the days already are here! I hope you're having a lot of sunshine and flowers appearing here and there!

Happy week!

Yours,
Mia

koralee said...

Just found your lovely blog..your work is pure JOY...Such beautiful treasures!
Glad your week turned out to be ok...hope this one is amazing...I am off to check out your sweet shop...so many lovely goodies. oxoxxo

Mia said...

Hi Koralee,

I am so happy that you found me here! I wish you the greatest week too (and mine has been SO much better than the previous one!) and see you here later again!

Yours,
Mia

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