This weekend was perfect, it ticked all the boxes. We went out to watch a band on Friday night, Saturday I had a fun photoshoot followed by lunch with friends and on Sunday I had the most inspirational and fun day – we went to the Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs exhibition displaying the amazing detailed sets and models from the movie, they also recreated the noodle bar to actual size and were serving. We then went onto The Other Art Fair and saw some truly amazing artists and there work… very inspiring!
I did also find time to fit in some weekend craft… as I’m currently loving discovering all the things you can make from old T-shirts… I bring you 52 Weekends No.26 – No Sew T-Tote!
Happy NOON FOOD FRIDAY Y’all!
Check out the gorgeous little sewing project from the wonderful book that I had the privilege of shooting ‘Love to Sew – Lagom Style Accessories’. I loved choosing all the little props for this shot!
52 Weekends – giving you ideas for what to do or make every weekend throughout the year. Today’s 52 Weekends No.25 – St. Patrick’s Day shamrock.
The weekend, a time for you, to relax, spend time with the people you love, doing the things that you enjoy. My ’52 Weekends’ is here to help inspire you with things to do, places to visit, things to make and to bake. 52 Weekends No.24 – Handmade Mother’s Day Gift (because every mum loves a handmade gift). I bought the cross stitch kit from Hobbycraft and Ive had the material that I covered the hoop with in my sewing basket for years. It took a lot of hours to complete (check out all those French knots) but I’m really happy with how it turned out.
Happy NON FOOD FRIDAY! I was delighted when my copy of Lagom Style Accessories came through the post this week. I loved styling and shooting this book so much, I’m so proud to have been part of this project, it really is a beautiful book! AND… I was thrilled to see Ellie Cat made it in to the final version. I highly recommend you get a copy, author and projects by the talented Debbie Von Grabler-Crozier and available to purchase from Search Press.
I love the weekends – guilt free relaxing, lazy breakfasts, lots of coffee, reading books, hanging out and watching movies with the family. I find weekends especially lovely at this time of year – sunny and warm inside, cold and crisp outside, however this weather is playing havoc with my skin so this weekend I decided to make a lovely sugar scrub to give my poor dry hands a pamper.
It’s super easy – I used equal amounts of sugar and coconut oil (but you can use less sugar if you prefer the texture less abrasive) and two drops of pure lavender oil. The sugar is a great natural exfoliator, the coconut oil is the perfect moisturiser for dry hands and the lavender oil calming – the aroma when mixed together is sweet heaven! I found this cute little jar in The Range for £1.29 which is perfect for storing this scrub and has a handy little wooden spoon for scooping it out… also this would make a lovely handmade gift especially with Mother’s Day approaching!
Happy NON FOOD FRIDAY! Here’s one of the beautiful designs in the current ‘Beats’ issue of XStitch Mag. This gorgeous design is by the talented FiddleSticks “this pattern is customisable – allowing you to stitch the piece of music that is closest to your heart!” What a great idea!
52 Weekends No.21 – T-Shirt Yarn Macrame. I’ve been loving the recent trend of hanging house plants and I’m currently refurbing our bathroom with a tropical theme (or Vietnam Flashback as my husband has affectionally named the style) and my plan is to fill it with hanging plants. So this weekend I thought I would try my hand at Macrame for the first time, using t-shirt yarn (as it’s cheap. easy to make and lovely to work with) I had enough left over so I made a mini plant pot holder too. Give it a go… great sense of achievement.
Love is in the air this weekend as Valentines Day approaches, which makes it the perfect weekend to make a Valentines Keepsake for this weeks 52 Weekends Project.
Just before Christmas my wonderful Husband bought me a beautiful bunch of flowers to cheer me up, in the bunch was some Gypsophila sprayed with gold, it was so lovely I decided to pressed it. I knew it would look great framed in my cute little Oliver Bonas kiko frame along with this beautiful quote ‘If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.’ The perfect valentines gift.