So Pippa and I have a bit of love for charity shops and we are always trying to find a bargain in them so I thought I’d show some of the things that we have picked up in charity shops recently. I’m sure there will be more along soon… Red wool jumper: I picked this up from a charity shop… Read more »
Well it is coming up to Me May May challenge time and I have yet to officially sign up, so here goes. I Pippa, pledge to wear at least one me made item each day in may. And try to keep the rest of my rtw to items bought from charity shops of handed up/down to me. I will attempt… Read more »
Since the demise of google reader I have to admit I have been useless at following blogs, and even more useless at commenting on things that have interested me. I used to love the button that reader gave you that could be put in the bookmarks bar and you could see the next unread post in its natural environment (I… Read more »
I am planning to participate in Made By Rae’s Spring Top SewAlong and if you have been following my instagram you will know that I have already got started on this project. I have been busy modifying my Renfrew Pattern to try and get rid of the annoying creases that sit under my arms a bit like darts… I have… Read more »
So both me and Pippa have got ourselves lovely Filofaxes, Pippa has had hers for over a year now and I’m a more recent convert. Pippa bought me one for my Birthday in November. Our filofaxes left: Pippa’s, right: Nikki’s Pippa saw a post on pinterest (from the blog a bowl full of lemons) that inspired her to create filofax dividers…. Read more »
A lovely bright pallet designed around this gorgeous sunset scene. Incidentally this or a very similar pallet is what my new ballroom dress is going to be designed around.
This week has been a bit of a weird week in as much as we have not spent much of it in southampton. We went down to Devon to celebrate our mothers brithday and help out in the garden as there is always work to be done here… Monday: Tuesday: Today we went shopping to buy stuff to take to… Read more »
Now that I have finished my latin dress (see the post here) my next major project is a ballroom dress. This is quite a step up in complexity from anything I’ve ever really done before. But I don’t really want to spend a ridiculous amount of money buying a custom made dress nor do I want to get a cheaply… Read more »
Well this project has been in the works for a little while now, it is taking me quite a long time as I am doing little bits to it here and there. But I thought I would post about my inspiration for making my rag rug and how far I have got so far. Later on I will post a… Read more »
This colour pallet could be used as inspiration colours for a wedding, birthday party or just redecorating the lounge. The image was from here, but the original was from Style Me Pretty, but the correct link is missing so if anyone knows it please let me know.