Well it has been a very exciting couple of days for Mary Poppins :)
Some of you may know I have a love of the theatrical world and entertainment, I also love a bargain, so what a wonderful idea I thought it would be to apply to the television programme BARGAIN HUNT, Ohooo yes a wonderful idea I thought, now I need a like minded friend who is a jolly soul to come on too. Well I think I thought for maybe 2 seconds and of course there was only one person it could be my lovely Blog and Internet friend Mary
Luckily for me she agreed, we had never met, though had built up a lovely friendship over the year and knew we would get on perfectly. So we applied, had interviews and auditions and seemingly they loved us and we eagerly looked forward to filming.
Of course being the fiesty gals we are, only went and asked, well if I am honest, demanded that we would very much like to be the red team, suits our complexions better and is so us. So what a fun day we had with the production team, I think we were good entertainment Mary and I. We are yet to go to the auction and see if we have indeed won the programme by making the most, if any profit.
Though actually win or lose, makes no difference to me as we had a ball.
Mary bought along some wonderful presents for me. The cake stand that I have for her as seen in my previous post I forgot to bring, yes I am a ditsy, so was a little embarrassed that I had nothing in return for her when she handed over some pretties for me.
One of her wonderful handmade tote bags, an adorable wooden hanging heart with exquisitely hand painted Butterflies and Daisy's, some adorable wrapping paper that I fell in love with and a cute and very thoughtful hand knitted chocolate cake with cream on the top, made by Mary's Mother who is in her 80s. Very touching, I blubbed.
Being as ever generous Mary also saw some wonderful original oil paintings, that she says were a bargain from the CB, aren't they the sweetest little things, and one of them, the little girl holding the dog, is one I have on a card and one I love, so very heart warming that Mary saw it and thought of me.
Thank you so much Mary, I had a wonderful, happy, special day with you, I thought we made a brilliant team, was fun wasn't it.
Of course I couldn't leave the antique fair we were filming at without purchasing a couple of pretties for myself. We were allowed half an hour or so to browse and these are what took my fancy.
Two lovely vintage irons that I am going to use as bookends.
A wonderful vintage Perter Pan card, I think I am a little Peter Pan, never wanting to grow up.
Some wonderful embroidered tablecloths, I have never been lucky to get as good a bargain.
And a lovely little treasure that summed up the wonderful day.
With a sweet little inscription.
Right I have a Birthday party to organise, someone very special in the Poppins house hold is 3 :)