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Come on, get HAPPY!

Posted on 1 July, 2020 at 22:15 Comments comments (0)

Has anybody out there taken on more knitting projects lately, tried some new recipes or started a garden patch? Welcome to the creativity club. Creativity is a sure fire road to happiness and certainly these days, we all could to with more of that. For me, creativity is my lifeblood. As far back as I can remember, I have always found ways of being creative. In childhood, while growing up with my three sisters, we were forever making things out of paper, plasiticine, fabric or r...

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It's a soap day!

Posted on 25 June, 2020 at 16:25 Comments comments (0)

I'm making soap today. It's one of my passions that years ago turned into another facet of the Sarabande Treasures gem.  I've always loved beautiful soaps; Italian or French triple milled most especially. Apart from taste (which no doubt I was able to sample once or twice in my childhood), a lovely bar of soap can awaken all the senses. Firstly, the look of an exquisitely wrapped bar of soap is something I find irresistable.  Beautiful bars of soap are like little gifts that tempt y...

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Introducing Sophie

Posted on 21 June, 2020 at 22:10 Comments comments (0)

I'd like to introduce you to my little pal, Sophie. Once a skinny and fearful little rescue cat from California; she has been the healthy and happy heart beat at my feet for the past seven years and it's safe to say we are pretty well inseparable. I am certainly not what some would term 'A crazy cat lady'; (geez, I hate that label), but somehow calico cats have been a big feature of my life since my first one adopted me during my years living in England.  Benny flew back to C...

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Welcome to the garden studio!

Posted on 18 June, 2020 at 18:05 Comments comments (2)


Welcome to the Sarabande Treasures Studio here in beautiful Oak Bay, Victoria.  I hope you will always find your time spent in the garden and studio to be peaceful, relaxed and very welcoming. It is such a pleasure to share with you the creative and inspired setting in which I live and work.



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