Friday, 31 August 2012
Baby Boy Christening and Shrewsbury Folk Festival
Hi folks, not blogged for a few days, hubby off work so doing other things. Shrewsbury Folk festival was great, we where so lucky with the weather . Sunday was warm and sunny, went cooler in the evening though.We went with our friends Trevor and Rose (pictured together at the show grounds ) and our friend Nick (pictured with my hubby Bob, Bob is the taller of the 2 on the left) . I'm not on any pictures because I'm always behind the camera plus I look naff in pictures lol..
The atmosphere at the festival was super, relaxed but so well organised. There where 4 venues, the mainstage was a giant big black top, with a big stage and 2 huge video screens either side, so you always had a good view.
We never stayed at the show ground, plenty did though in tents ,campers and caravans. Lots of people brought their dogs, all wearing bandannas and very well behaved, we left ours at home with Sam, but came back to lots of wee on the floor.
Shrewsbury is a gorgeous place, I think it puts Chester to shame.The buildings are very Tudor and everthing is in keeping, no pound shops, very upmarket. The streets are so clean, no rubbish, I loved that even though the bin men followed by the road sweeper woke us at 6.30 am. That was 2 hours after the rowdy young people at the nearby bar went to bed.
The next day after a hearty breakfast we walked round Shrewsbury taking in the river and the beautiful gardens, Percy Thrower was once head gardener. They are very Victorian , bright and very well maintained, in fact the whole of Shrewsbury is filled with flowers, row opon row of hanging baskets and troughs.
Onto my card , a comision for a friend of my mums, hope she likes it. Lili of the valley Christening baby, coloured with promarkers and adorned with stickles and perfect pearls. The paper is more of that pretty vellum , floral glitter, from Do craft. I had to order 20 sheets from the internet, still its in now.
Lilis little fairies : anything but a square.
I love promarkers : anything goes
sweet stamping : out of the frame
creative impressions : Bingo, pearls, flowers, blue
Off to Llangollen today, it looks a beautiful day, sunny with blue skies.
Enjoy your day. janex