Tuesday 31 December 2013

Happy New Year to one and all!

 More daily pics for the Facebook group
All pictures were taken with my mobile phone -
Samsung Galaxy S3

Day 22 - Sheep
As I didn't have any sheep in the backyard 
or a sheep ornament for that matter, 
I thought of wool.
I knit and crochet 
but I will only use synthetic wool.
This is some of my stash. 

Day 23 - Star 
You may remember this star 
from my sketchbook earlier this year. 
It's a tea-light holder

I missed days 24 & 25 because it was way too hectic.

Day 26 - Box 
This Buddha sits atop a white, wooden box in my bedroom. 
I painted the box in a roses design 
back when I was going through a Shabby Chic phase. 
I then painted it white with the intention of 
painting a different design on it one day. 
This box holds some sentimental treasures 
that I've saved over the years.

Day 27 - Bottle 
I love blue glass bottles 
because they remind me of the sea 
and I love anything to do with the sea. 
These bottles sit surrounded by shells on an aged silver tray.

Day 28 - Book 
This is the book I'm currently reading. 
So far, so good. 
 It's a non-fiction book written by the woman 
who actually hikes the trail 
having never been hiking in her life before. 
She was feeling lost after her mother died, 
and her marriage ended, 
among other things. 
On the spur of the moment, 
she sets herself the goal of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. 
There is a movie about it 
starring Reese Witherspoon 
in the leading role. 
I think it's due for release in 2014.

Day 29 - Missed out on this one too. 

Day 30 - Selfie 
That would be me....
and one of my many Buddhas. 

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! 
May 2014 be filled with 
love, compassion, peace and kindness. 
Thank you for taking the time 
to come visit my blog this past year 
and I hope to see you in the new year. xo 

As with last year, 
I just had to share my favourite version of 
Auld Lang Syne. 
No matter the version, this song never fails
 to bring a tear to my eye.
and it's the song I prefer to have playing
as 2014 makes its grand entrance.

Here is the direct link to YouTube just in case it doesn't play in the post.

See you in 2014, my friends ! xo


  1. Happy New Year!! Serena May it be full of every possible happiness that your heart desires!
    Peace and Love

  2. Happy New Year to you Serena. That LIME wool would SO make a smashing blanket. I'm gonna have to go find some lime colored sheep, :o)

  3. I like all your pictures. Have always loved your turquoise buddha! You look pretty nice, too!!
    You are one of the blessings in my life, dear friend!! Happy 2014!! :) :)

  4. Happy New Year to you and your family Serena...may it bring peace, good health and much love. Sending huge hugs across the ocean!


  5. Happy New Year to you & yours, Serena! So lovely to catch up with you here for all this love & beauty post-holidays and travels. LOVE your blue Buddha. And Wild is on my reading list for 2014 too ;o) ((HUGS))

  6. happy new year!
    that is a lot of wool, very jealous :p

  7. Happy New Year to YOU! Your colors for your crochet are always so wonderful! Love them. Wow - how big is the blue buddha? BTW thanks for stopping by.

  8. Thanks, everyone!

    Pattie, my blue Buddha stands about 2½ feet high. :)