Wednesday, 17 December 2008

TO - 12/17 - on a dark, cold winter day...

Suddenly the weather changed. Today it rained a lot and it’s so much cold… and the day was so dark.
I had to go pick a coat that I have for several years that is sooooooo comfy and warm.

When I was storing some things today, I found some buttons. And I thought that there was a time when every home owned a box full of buttons and when kids were bored, they were handed the box. Those buttons could keep them occupied by the hour. Sadly, I don’t think I know anyone who owns a button box.

So, what do you do with all of your buttons? And if you manage to find a ton of them throughout the house, you just might be able to make yourself some interesting jewellery! There just might be a designer in you that is looking for a way out!

On another note I’m sooooooo worried!!! We just had a phone call from one of Hubby’s sisters, telling that his mother took a drop and might need him to go some days to mainland soon. If so he will spend Christmas there…

brown boots - local store
black skinny pants - Vero Moda
brown belt -Tally Weijl
brown turtleneck - La Redoute
mustard wool scarf - local store
coat - unknown brand
black and green handbag - local store
black cap - Parfois
lipstick - Esté Lauder
lipgloss - L'Oreal
perfume - Noa from Cacharel

30 comments:

  1. Nice. I like how the scarf goes under your belt. :)

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  2. I am so sorry to hear about your Mother-in-law's fall. Please let us know if she is okay. If your husband has to go with her will you go too? I don't want you to be alone on Christmas!!xoxo

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  3. Linda de botas!
    Namastê
    Beijo!

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  4. i always love how you wear colors :)

    xoxo,
    La C.

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  5. I hope your mother in law will be ok, and I hope your husband doesn't have to leave without you. Let us know!

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  6. wow love those boots!
    I wish I had a buttons box, When the designer at Gossip Girls get mad with Jenny she sends her to organize buttons! FROM A BUTTONS BOX!
    hahaha:)

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  7. I hope you won't have to spend Christmas alone, I could imagine you alone and making button inspired jewels on Xmas :(

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  8. oh thank you so much! i bought it about 5 years ago at h&m... i don't know where you can get a similar one, but if i don't want mine anymore, you can get it, if you want :)

    you know, i'm not into that (fake-)fur-thing, but your coat is pretty cool!

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  9. I hope your mother in law is ok :)

    I too am loving the scarf under the belt look, it really looks great!

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  10. Very cosy coat and I do have a tin of buttons - I adore buttons.

    Take care and hope not too much strain for you and your husband, these things are always a worry.

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  11. I hope she's OK, but maybe it's a sign that you should spend Christmas night there :)

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  12. I have a jar of buttons. I love moving it around and listening to them in the jar...music to my ears!

    Oh dear, but don't worry my dear, there is always a way to fix things. Can you go with your hubby if that happens? Stay in touch and let us know how it goes ok?

    xo Grayburn

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  13. Eu lembro que minha mãe tinha essa caixinha de botões! Era muito legal! Espero que a sogrinha esteja bem e que vc não fique sozinha! Bjão

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  14. Hope your MIL will recover and your husband won't need to go away for Christmas

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  15. Love so coat! Hope you don't have to be alone this Christmas dear...also hoping that everything will be fine with your hubby's family...~Blessings*

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  16. darling im so sorry to hear about your mother in law dear,please let us know how she gets on.darling i hope you wont be spending christmas alone.your family is in my prayers.
    big hug.
    marian

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  17. I'm sorry to hear about Hubby's Mam, hope she improves. Christmas can be tough for families.

    My Grandma had a button box, I can still smell it in my memory and remember the feel of putting your hands in; all the different shapes. Buttons are very under-rated and deserve a comeback, maybe in the recession we will revive them to update our clothes.

    the coat is very SaSSSY!
    XX

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  18. Hi there-you look so stylishly warm and cosy!! that coat is really lovely! thanks for the well wishes!

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  19. I have to wear a lot now too, because here it often drizzles, it's cold and dark...
    The thing with keeping the kids occupied by the buttons is so nice. I will do that with my kids! Because I think it's outrageous that nowadays kids always need a TV or a computer to not get bored.
    I hope your Hubby makes it to the island for Christmas!!!

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  20. Love your coat and bag and how you belted the scarf - nice!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  21. I am giving good vibes to your husband and his mother - and to you of course. And you look so cosy in your beautiful coat.

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  22. Your coat is so cute! Looks perfect for winter :).

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  23. YAY for the belted scarf!!!

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  24. Oh dear - keep us posted on your mother-in-law, OK? Worrisome indeed.

    I have a button box for all the spares that come with my cardigans and suchlike ... but it rarely gets opened!

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  25. I hope your mother-in-law is okay.

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  26. i totally remember the button box as a kid, we loved going through it! I've read the following post so i know you won't be alone for Christmas, but that is a tough one to deal with. I hope your holidays are great!!

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