Tuesday, 1 November 2011

A busy November...

OK, how did it get so busy all of a sudden. There I was, in post-holiday glow, enjoying slowly getting back in to things and then BAM all of a sudden I have so much on, bespoke orders and pieces to rejuvinate into something else and am surrounded by gems, pearls and all things gorgeous. (Of course, I cope admirably with being surrounded by all the pretties!)

I haven't forgotten about the Italian diaries - I just haven't had time to refine them, but I'll get there eventually :)

The show at Muswellbrook was great fun. It was a manageable drive over there (even if we got home after midnight) there were many other stall holders with different items and the organisers were lovely. A few ladies were thrilled with some new jewels for summer and I think I will be warmly welcomed back in that district.

The "Balabudgee" garden weekend was extraordinary - sublime weather, a garden that all at once made me feel inspired and depressed (inspired because it looks achievable... and depressed because I just know that I won't do it!!), and such genial hosts. It was busy with people both days and lots of lovely ladies got to take home quite a bit of new jewellery with them!

I had planned to attend TAS last weekend (The Armidale School's Spring Fair) but unfortunately one of my girls came down with high temps and a headache the evening before and it just wasn't possible to leave her with someone else the next day when she felt like that. Hubby was off at the NSW Aerobatic Championships in Temora so couldn't be on dad duty. But that's what happens I guess. On a high note, hearty congratulations to my hubby who is now the NSW Aerobatic Champion! Woohoo :D

I have a busy show schedule for November - the Dunedoo Central School is holding its ladies shopping night on Friday, 11 November from 5-8pm. Enquiries to the school. The Tamworth Christmas Fair is on Saturday, 19th November at Tamworth Racecourse from 9.30am-4pm and then I have my annual summer show in Coolah on the 25th November.

The last couple of years I have held my show at the local dance studio, but have been offered to hold it the air-conditioned comfort of Noni B's Giftware this year - given the heat we've experienced in past years, I'm looking forward to a comfortable temperature this year! I will have a special preview the day before (24th November) for clients and will be sending invitations out to people in the Coolah area - if you're outside the district and would like to come, do let me know and I will pop off an invite to you!

I am trying to get to the website this week to update with some new stock - a few technical things are holding me back that will hopefully be resolved soon!

Today's photo is of a stunning pair of amethyst and mixed gemstone (blue topaz, pink topaz and peridot) earrings.

Till next :)


coffeeaddict said...

Congrats on all of your success. As always, gorgeous baubles :-D
Looking forward to next italiano installment!

Fiona said...

Busy times Annette. Congratulations to you and your husband on your successes. Look forward to seeing more beautiful things.

ChezChani said...

Stunning is right. Love those earrings!!

GottaLoveMom said...

Congratulations! Those earrings are stunning! Can't wait to see the website!

Christine Holroyd said...

The earrings really are stunning. I can identify with a couple of things you've written #1 feeling inspired and depressed at the same time. I often feel that way when I see anything inspiring and #2 staying home (although I'm homeschooling anyway) when Charlotte is sick. She's just had temps and headache, too. Congrats to your hubby. Sounds like you both lead extra busy lives :-)

Melissah from Scrapbook said...

Hi Annette, A long time ago you can me a 'Stylish Blogger Award' thank-you so much for the honour - I have finally got around to following it all up on my blog today so I just wanted to thank-you personally as well as on my blog

Veronica Lee said...

Congrats to your hubby! WOW!! Those earrings are gorgeous,Anette!


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