Friday, 20 August 2010
While I am waiting for the delivery of my cushion pads from Ebay (£4.00...Bargain!), I thought I would make some placemats for my table. They are quilt inspired, simple and include the same fabric as my curtains (which I mentioned before, I bought them from a charity shop for £6.00.
I love them!
Then I found a little dish to use for candles that goes really well with the colours. Now I just need to get my cushion pads. Will post more pictures of that later.
Tuesday, 10 August 2010
I recently came accross these images of the Etsy offices, and oh my does it make me happy! It confirms so many things for me, and verifies my thoughts on interior decoration (one day soon I will post some pictures of my home).
I am now more determined than ever to follow my heart, when it comes to my home and not to be swayed by matching furniture, cutlery, plates or anything for that matter! I bow to you Etsy, may you always be true to the principles of beauty over function!
Saturday, 7 August 2010
This year too I have grown produce for the first time...it is soooo exciting! Olivia and I ate out first runner bean raw off the vine, we oooh'd and aaaah'd as the plants progressed from flower to food, from seed to seedling. It has been such an amazing experience for us together. Olivia is a science boffin! She is super geeky about science so I am always looking for ways to help her with it, and the garden has just given us so much this year! We have had so many bugs due to our wildflowers and runner beans, we have fallen in love with gardening and now have bigger and better plans for next year. We still have our carrots and potatoes to look forward to.
Thursday, 24 June 2010
Mainly I have created this blog to ease my lonliness.
I sit at home every night, unable to go anywhere as I am a lone parent. I need something to do, I need someone to talk to about life, I need to be with another grown up.
For now, you will be that fix.
Welcome to my life, total stranger.