Friday, 26 January 2018

Wisty Envy Again?.................

Hello everyone. Hope all is good in your part of The Pond and if not, I send good wishes.

I have been released from house arrest as someone put it lol!!! Oh, how I have missed the simple joys of driving and grocery shopping.
Had my nuclear medicine scan appointment come through for next week. I won't say what day so that I don't alert WART to my absence or when they are at risk of being irradiated.

Now, just to tease the WART members further, I am showing the beautifully amazing miniature wisteria that the incredibly talented (and patient) Barbara made for me. You may remember the fantastic mini orchids that Barbara sent me here.
Well, this lovely lady made this for me too. I've had it a while but hadn't managed to get it photographed in a decent light. I am still playing with my new camera so the depth of field could be better but I've taken a few photos so apologies for the picture heavy post.

Every part is hand made from card/paper.

Having a play with my extension tubes (That isn't anything rude Maureen lol!!!).

Even the soil and bricks are so detailed.

To give you a sense of scale, I placed a AAA battery at the side. Gives you an idea how intricate the piece is.

Now I know that will probably have driven WART into a frenzy but hopefully it won't trigger a snap ram raid.

I have also been lucky enough to receive these lovely gifts and flowers during the last 2 weeks so I thank you for your kindness and also for the lovely cards and well wishes.

I have been cheered up no end and the kindness I have been shown does restore your faith in human nature.

On that note, I shall tootle off now for a drink.
I will be back with one of my own creations next time.

Ang x

Ps,,,,,,,,,a thank you to Littlelamb. Sorry I didn't have your email to send you a personal thank you.x


  1. Wow That is stunning And Can't imagine how you even begin with this Something that I am sure you will treasure

  2. That is absolutely amazing - what a work of art.

    Anne (Northampton)

  3. Morning Ang,
    WOW! this is fabulous, must have taken hours of work.

  4. Wow Ang, this is absolutely stunning, what an amazing talent Barbara has. I am sure that you will treasure it , I know I would. I have therefore decided that I will raise the possibility of Kidnap of said Barbara at the next Wisteria Liberation Front (aka WART) meeting. The price for her release would of course be your miniature Wisteria or if she wanted to secure her own release a Miniature Wisteria for each of the group.
    Hugs Wendyxx
    P.S. the Duck is also in our sight lines.

  5. Amazingly gorgeous Ang,what patience Barbara must have, not to mention nimble fingers. You deserve all those little gift, your upbeat humour keeps us all going. Pleased to hear you've made the Great Esacape, take care Kate x

  6. Hello Ang, what a stunningly beautiful creation, it must have taken a lot of time and patience to create. And other lovely gifts from lovely people, you do always make us smile, so you deserve all the kindness and love. Glad to hear you enjoyed the grocery shopping, I sometimes just feel it is a chore. Take care and good luck with the appointment. Have a good day everyone. Bx

  7. Good morning Ang and hallo to Barbara. The wisteria tree she has made for you is absolutely remarkable almost bonsai like. Definitely something to treasure. So pleased you have been able to get out for a little while and do things so now will be thinking of you next week when you have your treatment. When you added you were off for a drink I hope it was something more interesting than a glass of water!! Have a good weekend love from Jackie xx

  8. Well i am speechless,,,,,Such a beautiful work of art Barbara is a very talented lady .
    Take Care

  9. What a stunning work of art from Barbara. A piece to treasure.

  10. Oh Wow Ang. I love that mini Wisteria tree. It is wonderful. A work of Art and one you will treasure for a long time. I have warned aMaureen not to think of stealing it. Don’t know whether she was listening though. No thank you necessary for the card but was very surprised to see it on your blog. I love the duck. Good you can now get out and drive. Hope the next medical appointment goes well. Take carex

  11. Well I think it's rubbish and should be sent to me immediately so I can safely display oops I mean dispose of it ha ha.
    Hello Ang,
    How wonderful of Barbara to spend all that time making something so beautiful for you. For me - that I could understand - but for you??? ha ha. Littlelamb did say this morning that the Wisty was on show but I assumed it was the garden variet. Wendy and I will be paying you a little visit while you are out being blasted with radiation during the week. I've set Mr B to send an alert every time you leave the house and the Red Silk Bloomer Balloon is primed and ready but I'll make sure we steer clear of your extension tubes - each to his own I suppose!!!
    I hope all goes well at the appointment and how lovely of people to send flowers and cards. I'll have to get back to Littlelamb to find out how she sent a card. If it's carrier pigeon Mr Blackbird might attack it!
    love Maureen x

  12. Hi Ang absolutely stunning love it.
    Thank you for sharing

    Hugs Debs xx

  13. Flower arrangements and little ducky as well as the miniature wisteria are lovely well wishes gifts. Barbara's miniature flowers are so amazing and beautiful. You must be a very dear person to Barbara to receive one of her handmade miniature card flowers. So glad your next test will be soon. Waiting is so hard to do. Prayers go your way.

  14. How stunning is that wisteria, your friend must have endless patience and a steady hand.
    Hope all goes well for you.

  15. Hi Ang, wow !! What an amazing tree!! Can't believe it's made from paper !! One very talented lady. Glad you like the duckie !! Janice xx

  16. Hello Ang,
    What a work of art! Such detail ! It really is beautiful! I think it’s lovely that people have been so kind! Like Maureen , I don’t know how Brenda found an address but then she maybe met you in person previously! The Duck made me smile and the flowers were lovely too!
    Hugs to Elaine too , who I’ve not known to be speechless previously!
    As for Maureen - well!! Nuff said!
    I do hope all your tests go well and that the results are good! Thinking positive thoughts for you!
    Love Myra xx

  17. Hi Ang,
    what an amaging miniture and the work is os excellent.
    My it must have taken her ages to make that and the bricks are outstanding too and look so real.
    Beautiful other gifts form your blog friends.
    People are so kind and thoughtful.
    On another note my Son's Wisteria is doing wonderfully not saying where though. LOL.
    He had an amazing one in his last house.
    So glad you are out and about again I know what your mean about not going out it is like a sentance in a prison.
    I have just started to do some walking to get my strength back and the old musles toned again, after weeks of that awful virus.
    Lots of crafty love and hugs from my house to yours. Jenny L

  18. Hi Mrs D,Glad you are out and about again, I am a bit embarrassed at all the nice comments on the wisteria I am just happy you liked it so much.Take care Lots of Love Barbara D xx

  19. Oh wow, this is just stunning. I'm even more impressed that it got to you in one piece!
    I hope your appointment goes well. Hugs x

  20. Simply stunning! It looks like a bonsai tree!!! Best wishes Christine xx

  21. Hi Ang

    WOW and triple WOW. The wisteria is stunning! This is obviously, and constantly, in the back of my mind as I even mentioned wisteria on one of my videos instead of the correct flower I was using LOL

    Littlelamb's card/calendar is so gorgeous, as are your flowers and Mr Duck, the knitted kind of course

    Happy crafting....

    June x



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