Tuesday, 20 August 2013

New' Bee' ginnigs....

Bumble Bee's garden folk lore thought for today..

"All The Flowers Of All The Tomorrows Are In The Seeds Of Today."
An Indian Proverb.
~Taken with kindness from, Trugs Dibbers Trowels and Twine.
By Isobel Carlson.

.......And so here we are with a smile on our faces and a twinkle in our eye and a date set 
for 'The Hive's' exciting opening on Saturday 24th August!
This very weekend!!!
~ We are busy excited little bees indeed!

~ But we did promise to tell you of Norah, our very own resident  friendly ghost!
So pop on the kettle and pull up a chair and we will begin......

Many of our lovely customers and friends are only too aware of Norah, Norah Jones.....
Not the wonderful singer, I may add, but a gentle spirit that has been with us from the very start...
~ No 86 Scott Street was her happy home before the shop days!
Nora has made her presence known to us for all of our twelve years of being here.
She lets us know if she isn't to happy with stock going a miss and items
moving from the shelves!
A couple of years ago we moved the old iron bed display in the up stairs front bedroom.
'Nora's bedroom', that is.
Ooh my Nora wasn't all to pleased at all....
The shop felt unsettled, we couldn't quite explain why?
~ But later that week a friend visited and explained that things should be put back as before, after all this had been Nora's home before our shop and she simply didn't want too much change to her room!
~ She simply requested that Nora would like a bed side table by the bed and a small candle
and a pretty china cup would be nice too!
And we simply did as we were asked...
~Jolly quickly things at Bumble Bee felt calm and homely once more!
Norah was happy!

~We would like to add to this true story that all has been quiet at No. 86 for some time now...
and we have since been told by the same lovely friend that Nora has given her blessings to our new move over 'The Hive'......
~She has in fact moved over with us, this would explain the most beautiful calm and lovely feeling on entering
the building, almost like coming home after a long busy day at work!
~ I guess we are being looked after once again..
Thank you, Norah Jones...

Bumble Bee Would like to thank you all too, for the kindest good wishes
We have bottled them up with care and are making sweet honey with them all!

(Pretty rag girl with delicous curls made with love by Helen Mckenna)
We are ever so excited for the opening day!
Pop in and say hello won't you? A warm welcome awaits you all with nibbles, live music and of course beautiful gift ideas for that
quirky and individual home...

Fingers and toes crossed that Mr Sunshine shows his face too!

See you all there!
Hugs and Summer kisses, Bumble Bee Xxx

Monday, 12 August 2013

The Day Is Dawning!

~ Bumble Bee's garden folklore tale for today!

"According to ancient tradition.The secret to eternal youth
is to carry an acorn about your person at all times....
This is because Oak trees are pretty grand and strong and live to a ripe old age"....
~ Taken with kindness from 'Trugs Dibbers Trowels and Twine'
By Isobel Carlson.

Trumpets are sounding!!!!

(Courtesy of Google thank you kindly!)

~ The date is set and the bees are simply humming....

Hello lovely friends.
The date is set and the bees have been ever so busy preparing their
new hive!
Great excitement is in the air.
We have our very special grand opening day on Saturday 24th August
with wonderful new stock to give that extra loveliness to 
any little Hive Oops, home.
There will be nibbles and fizz and wonderful live acoustic music throughout
the day from
our very own local gals Olivia Miller and Jade Connolly!

It's a tea party not to be missed!
We do hope you can join us from 10am onwards!
Please don't be late!

(Picture courtesy of Google thank you kindly)

~ We will be stocking a lovely range of 'Alice In Wonderland' Furniture!
and pretty 'Alice' Jewellery!
~ All very unique and ever so pretty!

~ We would also like to show you if we may a few pictures
from the very beginning of our journey with all the building work!
It's been quite a journey...

(please press on picture to enlarge)

We think you'll all agree it's quite some transformation!

~ We hope to see you all there on August 24th!
~ Loyalty cards will be given out on the day along with lots of special offers!
We do value our lovely customers!

(Above our new range of gorgeous cards for that very special person)

On our very next post we will telling you all about 'Norah Jones!'
Our very own resident ghost...
She has been with us at Bumble Bee 86 Scott Street from the very beginning!
~ We have heard a whisper or two, that she has already
taken to her new residence over the road at the Hive!
More about Norah next time....
'Till then...

BEE Kind
BEE Creative
BEE Happy!
Hugs and Summer kisses Bumble Bee!

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