Thursday, June 24, 2021

The Art of Cozy Living


I often dream 
of a cozy nook
where I can snuggle 
with my book
and only take 
a little break
when someone brings me 
tea and cake.


Featured: An embroidered cozy house.

72 comments:

Ellie Foster said...

That is a lovely little nook to snuggle in to. A book , tea and cake sounds perfect to me!
Best wishes
Ellie

Ygraine said...

WOW, what a wonderful life that would be!!😉😊
Such beautiful handiwork too...really amazing...

Have a lovely day, dear friend.

Hugs xxx

Brenda @ Its A Beautiful Life said...

That's paradise indeed! I LOVE your craftwork!

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

That is a cute embroidered house you made and I love the cute poem.

Vee said...

Ahhh, yes, that's a lovely dream.

Maya Kuzman said...

Beautiful! What is your house housing, if I may ask? :)

eileeninmd said...

Hello,

Cute poem! Tea, cake and a good spot to snuggle while reading, sounds great to me.
Take care, enjoy your day.

Rhodesia said...

Love it and the words are lovely. Cheers Diane

Polly said...

Tea and cake, a nook and a book - heaven :-) Your embroidery house is lovely x

Kim said...

Tea, cake and a little nook in which to read a book...perfect! As is your embroidered little house, and your lyrical words. Oh, how I love to visit your whimsical little place. Amalia! It is a place brimming with fun and joyousness.

VeggieMummy said...

I love the cosy house! Here's to reading nooks, tea and cake! xx

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

Your posts and your rhymes always give me a smile when I visit you here! Love the cozy little house! So sweet!

Louca por porcelana said...

How sweet!Hugs and blessings.

linda said...

Haha I love it how sweet, have a lovely weekend. xx

baili said...

oh my word in your mouth :)

such a lovely ,cute and sweet art and poetry dear Amalia
you have gift indeed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jeanie said...

I love your sweet house and I couldn't agree more with the words of your darling poem!

Tania Pelletier said...

Sounds great to me!! Love this little house :)

Tania

Junkchiccottage said...

That pillow is too adorable. Love it and love your sweet poem. It is raining hard here today and it is a snuggle up kind of day. Happy Friday. xoxo Kris

MaryAnne said...

That sounds very cozy!

The French Hutch said...

Amalia, you know how I adore your sweet poems and this is darling along with your sweet pillow. Both provide happy thoughts. Happy Friday.......

Conniecrafter said...

the cozy house is too cute, love the flowers growing up the side!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

Sounds like the perfect afternoon :) Love the adorable embroidery, Amalia, and your poems are always lovely.

The Joy of Home with Martha Ellen said...

Amalia, I want to be in your sweet little nook! Darling as always. xo

Lalka Crochetka said...

your cozy house is lovely <3 and I see we have very similar dreams :)

Mereknits said...

Love your little pillow, and I think that is my dream as well. Stay safe.

Rosie said...

I like the sound of that. Love the cozy house too:)

mamasmercantile said...

Great embroidery on the house, such a fun post.

Carla from The River said...

I agree, when can I move in?

The embroidery is lovely. xx oo Carla

Lowcarb team member said...

I do like your house, it is so sweet.
A wonderful poem too.

Have a lovely weekend.

All the best Jan

Crafty in the Med said...

Ideal quality time for sure! I like your thinking echoed in your verse. keep well Amanda x

Tom said...

...cute as can be.

Red Rose Alley said...

I'm having coffee and cake this morning reading my favorite blogs. Have a peaceful Sunday, Amalia.

~Sheri

R's Rue said...

I agree. Enjoy. Have a blessed day.

Sakuranko said...

My best wishes to you
xx

VENTANA DE FOTO said...

Muy bonito los detalles de este lindo trabajo.

Feliz domingo.

Kim said...

Indeed! Sounds like a dreamy existence to me. xo

Blondie's Journal said...

This poem is so sweet. It reminds me of myself as a child- I used to sit on the floor of my closet and read! Cute little lamb!❤️

Jane x

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

So cute!! I have 2 spaces where I have been snuggling with a book but no one has brought me any Tea and Cake!! LOL! Thanks so much for stopping by!!
Hugs,
Debbie

Jo said...

I am having a huge loss of focus today and can't seem to settle on a decision about what to do first so I decided some lovely words from you would be a great start. Thank you so much. Jo x

Tandy | Lavender and Lime (http://tandysinclair.com) said...

That is exactly what I need right now! Or maybe a hot chocolate :)

Creations By Cindy said...

Oh I love this! Girl, I just got in two new books for the annual family beach trip coming up in a few weeks. Give me a cup of coffee and I am good to go. Happy Week to you. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Pam Richardson said...

Amalia, your poems and handwork always brings smiles!

Nancy Chan said...

Pretty embroidery. How nice to have tea and cake and a book to read in a little nook. Lovely poem. Have a wonderful week.

Becki said...

What a cute stitched house, and sweet little puppy. :)

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Yes, a cozy nook is so desirable, and adding a good book, and tea and cake sounds delightful!

Margie said...

I have the exact same dream!

Sometimes I search "#teanook" hashtag on Instagram. LOL.

Veronica Lee said...

I love the cosy house!

Reading nooks, tea and cake are my cup of tea! Pardon the pun!

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said...

so cute and cozy!

DeniseinVA said...

Love this sweet poem and that darling embroidered cozy house :)

Joanne said...

That sounds perfect!

Snowbird said...

A nook and a book, tea and cake? Oh YES please! Loved this, such a lovely poem and cute house.xxx

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Your poem describes a perfect dream place for me Amalia. The cozy house looks absolutely adorable up against the sketch of a whole neighborhood of such homes. I think I'd like to move in )))

Vicky Cahyagi said...

Great article and handicraft. Have a nice day

Sherry's Pickings said...

ah such a lovely idea Amalia!

Lorrie said...

A cozy nook such as you've created would be lovely, and with tea and cake provided by someone - just perfect!

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

So sweet.

Evi Erlinda said...

It is a lovely cozy house!
Beautiful needle work!

Patricia said...

Oh Amalia, that little doggy house is so adorable. How clever you are, giving it a little streetscape to sit in. Be safe. xxx

Little Wandering Wren said...

A very cute embroidery house Amalia - cozy indeed! I wonder who ended up receiving this cutie, do you gift them to your family along with the poems?

riitta k said...

So cute ❤️

Kitchen Riffs said...

So, so cute! Thanks! :-)

Klara said...

what a sweet poem! love you craft.

EricaSta said...

Tea and cake are always a fantastisc good idea, dearest Amalia. I love this sweet little poem.

Wish you a nice Weekend. Stay healthy and well, dear Blogfriend.

Hugs

Our Hopeful Home said...

Cutest embroidered cozy house. Ever. Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm! xo Kathleen

Angie said...

I often wish I had more time for reading, but I think I will save that for when I am not as mobile as I am now!

Ann said...

Sounds perfect to me - a nook, a book, and tea & cake! Thank you for sharing at Party In Your PJ's.

The Liberty Belle said...

Perfection. You've done it again!

Jennifer said...

Too cute!

Betty Crow said...

Lovely poem!

betty-NZ said...

That would be the wish of most of us! Such a lovely little bit of handiwork, too :)

Your link this week at 'My Corner of the World' is appreciated!

ray said...

that totally sounds like a little happiness. I love it.

akiko hiramatsu said...

So cute, Amalia!!! Today I will tidy up my reading space and bring me tea and cake:)

akiko
https://kimonosnack.blogspot.com