Quite aside from the fact I was instantly hungry and desperately wanted in sink my teeth into one of those delicious looking macaroons, I was instantly drawn to the lovely bird patterned background. I knew I had THE perfect paper - a half sheet hidden at the bottom of my paper draw. It had literally sat there for years. It wasn't exactly the same but the bird images on this background reminded me strikingly of the birds on this other paper. I paired it with a couple strips of teal coloured patterned paper and one of brown I had in my offcuts box, added some shell buttons, brown gauzy ribbon and my handmade crochet flower and button embellishment.
This is me as a toddler with my Dad and resident cat in our backyard. I don't remember the cat - his name was Whiskey but apparently he was one very fickle feline. He tolerated my Mum as she fed him, he barely tolerated my Dad because he didn't feed him yet poured his love and devotion on me probably because I was of a similar size.