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Big thanks everyone that took the time to comment, it was a great response to this giveaway and I’ve found lots of lovely new blogs and websites to browse around, which is always the best bit for me.
It has been a while, I’m sorry, I hadn’t intended to leave it so long between posts but we are busy with all the end of term activities, which seem to be going on for ages. The boys still have a few weeks left but that time is packed which along with the hot sticky weather, doesn’t exactly make me want to sit indoors sewing so I’ve already slowed my pace ready for 6 weeks (eek!) of little boys dominating my day.
There’s been some on-line shopping. This lovely parcel comes from Flora of Through The Round Window and contains
I just couldn’t resist the sunny colour (this is Flora’s photo) of the Nasturtium. It’s actually for a present but I have quite a few pieces of Flora’s lovely glass including some egg men that stay up all year around in our kitchen window.
I was very quick off the mark at the Orla Kiely sale and managed to buy this shift dress, I love the buttons in the back and the Airtex fabric. I don’t buy clothes very often so I do try to treat myself to something from the OK sale, even though the prices still make me wince slightly.
I also treated myself and F a while ago to this great leather pouch from Ren at Fairy Steps. It’s really mine, I plan to walk to and from school come September and wanted something stylish that could be attached to my belt to carry my key in. F has taken rather a liking to it though, he thinks it’s perfect for his pirate costume so we have agreed to share it. Of course the stylish romantic image of myself tripping along to school in my tweed jacket with belt and fancy pouch will be ruined by all the bags I will no doubt end up carrying for the boys and my cross, red face from repeating ‘hurry up boys, keep moving’ but a girl can dream.
I also bought (some time ago but keep forgetting to blog) this Blyton Picnic Tin. I’ve been after it for ages and see that many of the new version have different crockery. I really, really wanted this vintage powder blue version so had a hunt on the internet. This is definitely a picnic set for the car as it’s actually rather heavy but I so love it, especially the cheery enamel red tin. I haven’t linked to one online, as prices vary a lot, so it’s worth googling the name and having a good hunt around.
I’ve also been distracted by the garden, we are finally at the eating stage, which is the best bit. In fact I’m about to go and pick up C from preschool and then we’ll spend the rest of the afternoon outdoors, may as well make the best whilst the sun shines 🙂