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Jubilee Jenni

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Goodness I can’t believe it’s been a whole week since I last posted, where did that week go to!!!!!

I want you to meet a new little bunny friend, her name is Jubilee Jenni and no prizes for guessing what she is looking forward to!

Jenni is so excited about the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in June and she dreams of standing in the Mall waving her little Union Jack as the Queen goes by!


Dressed in red, white and blue Jenni has Union Jack buttons on her cardigan, a Union Jack button in her ear and Union Jacks all over her skirt! So she is dressed for the occasion and is counting down the days. πŸ™‚

To catch up with other news, at the weekend I attended a knitting workshop with Arne & Carlos of “55 Christmas Balls To Knit” fame. I forgot to take my camera with me (sorry Mia) so I have no photos of the day but it was fun. They are highly entertaining, funny, well travelled people and it was very interesting finding out how they went from designing two fashion collections a year to knitting Christmas baubles and also learning all about their home in Norway!! We then made a bauble of our own, yes I know many of you will find this funny (I know you’re laughing Jane) as I bearly do Christmas in December let alone April but I had to enter into the spirit of the occasion!!

I want to thank the lovely Maggie from Magpie and Button blog for the pretty crocheted brooch I won in her blog giveaway!! Thank you Maggie!

I also want to thank the very kind Lily of Making It Vintage blog for nominating me for the Sunshine Award. Now I have to answer a few questions so here we go;

What is your favourite colour? Green
What is your favourite animal? Rabbit (hence my blog name!)
Favourite number? 3 (absolutely no idea why!)
Favourite non-alcholic drink? Tea
Facebook or Twitter? Facebook, I don’t have Twitter not that I know what I’m doing on Facebook either!!
What is your passion? Animals! I love all animals! I abhor cruelty to animals, I’m a vegetarian and I am totally against animal testing.
Do you prefer giving or receiving presents I love both!

Thank you so much Lily but please forgive me for not passing it on as I just couldn’t narrow it down to five recipients, I’m awarding it to all you bloggers out there! πŸ™‚

I hope you all have a wonderful week! We go on our holidays to France next week and I have a greenhouse full of seedlings that need planting out and more seeds that need putting in so I think I’ll be spending quite a bit of my time out there this week!

Happy new week! πŸ™‚

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Margaret April 30, 2012 - 7:52 pm

I think I’m in love! Jubilee Jenni is absolutely adorable.
You’ve outdone yourself this time Vivienne and I have to wonder how you can ever top this πŸ™‚
Have a lovely holiday in France. I hope the sun shines on you.

Stephanie April 30, 2012 - 7:58 pm

Oh Vivienne,

Keep those gorgeous rabbits coming. I LOVE those union jack buttons and, well, I just love your imagination.

I’ve had my eye on that Christmas bauble book. Perhaps you could give me an intarsia knitting lesson, please? πŸ˜‰

Have a beautiful week. My daughter turns sixteen today. Ahhhh….

Jane April 30, 2012 - 8:17 pm

Ho ho ho Vivienne I never thought I would see the word Christmas on your blog this side of November! That sounds a fab class. Little jubilee is my favourite bunny so far. Her clothes are beautiful. I hope get your seedlings planted in time. Have a wonderful Christmas.. I mean holiday πŸ™‚ Take care Jane x

Fleur Cotton April 30, 2012 - 8:35 pm

Oh Jubilee Jenni is so lovely, and what fabulous fabric for her skirt.

After my recent jaunt to London I’m really in the jubilee mood and just love looking at all the red, white and blue creations in blogland, your’s is superb. I’m currently working on a red white and blue creation too!

Hope you have a lovely week and get all your gardening done.
Fleur xx

dutchsisters April 30, 2012 - 8:45 pm

Jubilee Jenny is so lovely! Enjoy!

Patty April 30, 2012 - 9:17 pm

Hi Vivienne, I think I’ve lost count of how many bunnies you’ve crocheted but isn’t Jenni a sweetie, I think the cardigans really set off the outfits perfectly. Lovely details too with the buttons. The knitting workshop sounds exciting and a bit different.
I’ll wish you a happy holidays and hope you get all your greenhouse tasks done before departure. Have fun, Sally xx

valallen April 30, 2012 - 9:17 pm

Oh Vivienne! Jubilee Jenny XXXXXXX She is just gorgeous! You must have found a “new line” for yourself ….. your rabbits are exceptional, make a display all to themselves.
Enjoy your Jubilee preparations …… Bella is dreaming in her basket :0)
Val xx

Simone April 30, 2012 - 9:29 pm

Jubilee Jenni looks jubilent waving her Union Jack! She really is very lovely and very photogenic! I hope you have a lovely time in France next week. x

lily April 30, 2012 - 9:55 pm

Your lovely patriotic bunny is gorgeous Vivienne……….I have a strange desire for a Union Jack skirt of my own…………she’s perfect. xx

Anne April 30, 2012 - 10:59 pm

Vivienne, I just “met” Jenni on Facebook and had to pop over to your blog!!
She is ready for the Jubilee.
The workshop sounds great. I admire all things Scandinavian and too bad you forgot the camera!!

Happy travels to France. “See” you when we’re both back home.

Anne x
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jeanette May 1, 2012 - 12:40 am

Just found your wonderful website. Love all your pictures and crafts, and cat pictures. Your pictures make me homesick, as I was born in the UK, being a Midlands girl. We are just going into our winter here in Australia, my favourite time of year and the knitting needles and crochet hook get a good work out. My blog is only new, I started it last year and keep forgetting to update it.

jeanette wallace May 1, 2012 - 1:23 am

Just read your profile. Visited Ireland in 1999, just loved it. Looking forward to checking out your green rabbit designs blogg in the future.

Gina May 1, 2012 - 7:41 am

Another fabulous bunny! Have a great holiday if we don’t see you before we go.

Mia May 1, 2012 - 8:08 am

Hello sweet Jenni (and Vivienne!)! You’re adorable (both, really, even V forgot the camera home), and all your little accessories are just perfect! Love the buttons! And I loved reading about the A&C-workshop, it sounds like FUN – and I love the fact you (Vivienne this time) working on C-things in April, that’s hilarious even πŸ™‚

Have a wonderful May, Vivienne, and happy travels soon!

Yours,
Mia

Gill May 1, 2012 - 9:38 am

Hi Vivienne!
Jenni is wonderful! You are so clever with all the detailing – the union jack fabric and buttons, the sweet bow and the flag!!!
The workshop sounded fun, and think how smug you will feel this December with xmas baubles made!
Well done on both the giveaway win and the award!
Enjoy your potting on – atleast its warm and dry in the greenhouse.
And a trip to France to look forward to – sigh – shall be thinking of you and will look forward to seeing those lovely photos on your return.
Gill xx

Helen Philipps May 1, 2012 - 10:02 am

How cute Jubilee Jenni is, Vivienne! She is perfect for the occasion with her little union jack skirt, red cardi with union jack buttons and her very own flag to wave! Your knitting workshop sounded fascinating. I hope you get all your potting done in time, and have a wonderful time in France.
Helen x

Jenny May 1, 2012 - 10:52 am

Jubilee Jenni is so sweet Vivienne (with a great name too!) I think I might just need a cardi like hers, especially with those cute union jack buttons! Haha there’s nothing like a bit of Christmas in April, I will probably start designing new xmas products in June, it is still a little early for me yet πŸ˜€ Your workshop sounds really fun though. Hope you have a wonderful time away, and hope the weather over there is a bit better than it is here!! Jenny x

harmony and rosie May 1, 2012 - 12:04 pm

Jubilee Jenni is gorgeous, I do love all her UJ accessories .. wonderful little buttons. I’m sure Her Maj will be delighted to see JJ waving her little flag on the big day.
Enjoy your holiday, you lucky thing .. and don’t forget to take the camera x

morikomidori May 1, 2012 - 4:26 pm

i love jubilleee jenny, she’s adorable! ❀

wishing you a lovely week xxx

sunshine here this afternoon, hope you have some too

Liz in Missouri, USA May 1, 2012 - 5:57 pm

I think Jenni is just wonderful! This weekend here has been all things UK as we revisited the Wedding on BBC America. She is certainly dressed for all of the occasions!

Karen May 2, 2012 - 7:52 am

Jubilee Jenni is so adorable! Super super cute!
Love getting to know you a little better in your little interview too πŸ™‚ I agree with you about tea!
How fun for you to take a knitting workshop. You have been busy!
I wish you a lovely time in France!
xo Karen

knitsofacto May 2, 2012 - 2:13 pm

She is adorable Vivienne πŸ˜€

Karen May 3, 2012 - 12:30 pm

Jubilee Jenni has already found a new home! Yay! I was just about to add her to a treasury on etsy. I guess I have to be faster next time!:)

jooles May 3, 2012 - 6:27 pm

Jubilee Jeni is a little darling x
Hope you have a fabulous holiday Vivienne
love jooles x

tinajo May 6, 2012 - 9:06 am

She is totally wonderful! πŸ™‚

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