Chic enough to make you shutter

As mentioned previously I’ve recently acquired a pair of shutters.

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After much ummm-ing and ahhh-ing over what the heck to do with them I finally made up my mind. Distress them of course!

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Where have you been all my life?

For as long as i can remember, I have wanted a secretary desk with a fold down desktop surface. When I worked in an office job I would spend many a lunch hour in furniture shops ooh-ing and ahh-ing over desks that I could not afford.     DSC00219

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Midweek Inspiration

It seems I’ve stumbled onto a winner with my little vesties! I’ve been inundated by orders from friends wanting them for their littlies or for gifts… So a lot of my time has been taken up whipping these up….

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La-la-la-lola

Recently a friend of mine did some research and gave me some advice on starting a small business. To thank her I wanted to make her something cute yet practical that wouldn’t take a lot of time…. Enter LOLA.

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Jeckyll and Hyde

A few months ago, I pinned (and shared on Midweek Inspiration) this little number….

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I finally found the right sized needles and got cracking.

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Midweek Inspiration

This weeks inspirational post is going to be centred entirely around shutters. I purchased these little beauties recently and am deciding what to do with them.

Ohhh the crafting posibilities

Ohhh the crafting possibilities

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Still Running

I’ve finally finished the table runner. What a learning curve that was!! I really enjoyed embroidery though, there was something relaxing and gratifying about… almost like knitting, just completed much more quickly!

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The vest idea ever

So it is a clear indication that my sewing-mojo is returning when I have the urge to sew and create something “off pattern”.

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Feeling a little bit Smaug

Well, I can finally start crossing items off my list!!! This makes my face so happy. I’m finally recovered from my month long series of colds and feeling almost back to normal!

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