26 November 2010

A present for MEEEEE

What is it?  Did it come in a packet from overseas or the UK? No, it came from somebody who's totally bonkers.  It came from ME!!  Ah, what is it you may ask?  Well, it's a magnetic bookmark. This is a new 'breed' too!!!  Happy Black Friday to Jane!!!!

Another small idea hits Tat Land.  No, it's not in my shop (although it could be if I got anybody asking for the new version!!!!) - it's in my book!!!!  No, I'm not doing a tatting pattern book it's the one I'm reading at the moment - a novel.

I thought it was time to treat myself.  I decided to 're-cycle' the test bookmark and make myself one.  What I REALLY love about these is that they never, ever fall out of the book.  Even when  you forget and chuck it across the room (not that I would EVER do that but I do have a tendency to fall asleep while reading!) this design of bookmark never falls out!!!  It's honestly the answer to all I've been wanting from a bookmark - reliability!!!!

It's the only thing in my life that stays where it's put - everything else moves around behind my back!!  Honestly.  I put things down in this house and they MOVE.  Everything does.  Before you say it - it's not my memory (that's my excuse!!) - I reckon this house is haunted by gremlins who are larking around with the aged brain!!!!  OR is it just 'me'?!?!?!?

Update on the post.  We're having a letter delivery each day (well, Wednesday and Thursday!) and mail from 2/3 weeks ago and a few days (there must be a whole lot in between missing) is now turning up.  Small packets?  Tat's another story!!!

8 comments:

  1. Its lovely, and a lovely present to yourself. its nice to give yourself something for a change.
    !!!! Have a nice day, hope its not too cold where you are, Do you have any snow yet? Margaret

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  2. That is an awesome looking bookmark!!!
    Maybe you ought to make everything in your house magnetized to it will all stay in place(just kidding) :D
    Have an awesome day! :)

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  3. Great idea, God's Kid!!!!! No snow yet, Margaret - couldn't find your email addy on your blog again or I'd have stopped by for a chat!!!!!

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  4. very nice Jane, you deserve a treat just for your self. I find myself grabbing all the trowaway bits to use for book marks, then I don't mind if they get lost or left in the book. but having a really nice bookmark might make all the difference.

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  5. Hey you have the same gremlins and black holes that keep popping in and out as I do! At least that is the excuse I use. lol.
    I love the butterfly bookmark! The colors are lovely!

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  6. Love the green combinations in the book marks. I expect you are using some in your tatting books?

    AnneG

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  7. Jane.. what if you attach the butterfly at the other end.. the head end? The reason I even brought this up... it would be upside down when in place. Know what I mean? I think the butterfly is beautiful though!

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  8. Jane, did you actually send yourself the package?

    It's pretty... you deserve it ! lol

    I have the same thing happen in my house. I put something somewhere and when I go back to get it... it's gone!

    Love the colors of the butterfly

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