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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2018/03/1978-pjc-vedders-modern-mushroom.html

Thursday, October 4, 2012

{81st WORLD ANIMAL DAY + Wabbies from Sweden}

October 4th is officially WORLD ANIMAL DAY. Let's hope there will be more awareness and respect towards all animals! This year will be the 81st WORLD ANIMAL DAY, since its start in Florence, Italy. You can see more in a link below post, also photos from my Dachshund Mauzie...
Staying with animals, I'd like to show you here one more Blogger I Admire; Astrid from Sweden, from the blog: AstridsHandarbeten, just click this hyperlink. It will show you how she makes her lovely Wabbies, rabbits from sheep's wool. Clicking on the link above will show you how she does prepare the sheep's wool for her artful needle felting. She is incredible in creating the funniest animals out of them. So I decided to have a 'Wabbie Family' sent to Germany to our German son and his family. Have a look at the result of Astrid's needle felting:
From Sweden to the Eifel in Germany.
Each Wabbie holds a letter A, E, L and M and a black kitten.
Incredible handwork by Astrid.
The Wabbies reside on the kitchen window sill, in their new home.
 Look at all the details artfully made by Astrid...
Holding their A, E and black kitten...
Those Wabbies did bring their own gift-tag:
With L♥ve from Mariette 
THANKS ASTRID!

By Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder

Related link:
{World Animal Day started in 1931 in Florence, Italy}

14 comments:

  1. they are really cute. i'm allergic to wool so wouldn't be able to cuddle them. :)

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  2. Dearest Mariette,
    those Wabbies are so adorable!
    And they look so great all together! I really love them! Thanks for showing us!
    have a happy and wonderful day,
    love and hugs,
    Claudia

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  3. I hope your day is filled with happiness!

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  4. Wabbies..ik had er nog nooit van gehoord!!!
    Ja, dierendag, zijn ze hier aan het proberen om er 'eet geen dierendag' van te maken.
    Dat vind ik zowiezo wel een goed iets, want dierendag is natuurlijk niet alleen voor je huisdieren, maar ook voor de dieren die dagelijks opgegeten worden...

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  5. Dearest Mariette,
    I really on the kitchen window in their new home I still love very much.
    You has enjoy with too Mariette!
    Hugs and love to you always!
    Michiko

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  6. Big hugs to you, Mariette
    Have a nice weekend!!

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  7. Yes they are lovely. I have two wabbies *smile* from Astrid.

    Hugs

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  8. Truly adorable!! I'm loving them for their uniqueness and that they are made by hand a creative loving hand... thanks for sharing with us such a fabulous creative lady!!! Hugs, C. (HHL)

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  9. Non sapevo che era questa festa!Tutti dovrebbero essere sensibili verso gli animali!Baci,Rosetta

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  10. Mariette, these are the cutest sweetest little critters ever ;)

    Big Smiles~
    Mari

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  11. They are so cute !She makes wonderful job!

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  12. Sooo cute those wabbies,

    I have never know today is the world of animal day.great to know it
    Thanks for letting us know it.

    Love

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  13. Dear Mariette, These wabbies are so cute and made with so much care and love.
    The details are adorable.
    I wish animals were treated like everyday is animal day.
    They always make my day better.
    Hugs,
    Angela.

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