Thursday, 15 March 2012

Buttons & Books



We have a new Shop of The Week!


Such beautiful buttons and jewellery!

I LOVE this button so much!!


mmmm, that is one delicious looking button!
:)

and if you read this interview, you'll be as pleased as I am that there will hopefully be some thrown pieces in the future!
I have both fingers crossed for some egg cups!
:)

Definitely go and take a peek!



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On a completely separate note,

I've been a little obsessed with this blog it seems!

I had a little makey moment at work this morning and fished out an old 2009 diary from my draw (I don't know why I have a 2009 diary in my draw... one of the many random objects that has taken refuge in there!)

and thanks to Sophie's wonderful tutorial, I turned it into a pretty sketchbook/scrapbook for all of my little budding felty ideas!
I know it's already printed on, it being a diary an' all, but I really love that sketching over words look, so it totally suits my style, AND it recycles!
A definite plus!





I just used a very pretty artist's catalogue that came through the post for me and my oober groovy decorational scissors from HappyMemory!

Perfect!

Take a look at the tutorial to make your own sketchbook, just the way that you want it!



Now... off to do some more work I think!
By the looks of things on my facebook, it looks like I might be making a felted version of a band to do a stop animation for their next music video!!!
:)
Exciting!


x

6 comments:

  1. Oh my Gawd! I love it! I love the sort of cut off text on the cover and your crazy scissors are amazing!! I love the idea of writing over something that's already been written on, too. I do it when I doodle at home or on the train over my own writing, but I've never thought of doing it over printed material! Awesome.

    Thanks for including my links :DD

    Also, LOVE that button. Susan's work is fab :)

    x xx

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  2. Ohhhhh, totally forgot to say! A felty version of a band!?! THAT'S AMAZING. So excited to see!!

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  3. oooooh that is exciting and VERY cool!
    gorgeous button :o)
    love jooles x

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  4. Wow - great post! Love Susan's button, and those awesome scissors too, and thanks for sharing Sophie's tutorial!

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  5. My mum loves her crazy scissors as well. Great choice of Susan's button!

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  6. Great post! Your new sketchbook is lovely :)

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