Friday, 4 May 2012

The briefest of catch-ups!

This week I have mostly been trying, Trying, TRYING to get organised for two days at the Maltings tomorrow and Sunday.  

But I've dithered and prevaricated and procrastinated - there have been diversions and dead-ends and side-tracks... 

Oh dear - I think I need to become a proper list person.  The sort who makes a list and then refers to it, not the sort who MIGHT make a list, but then forgets to look at it.  

Anyway, I did get some things done, just not the things I thought I'd get done.

There have been baby dresses to sell...


 One in Liberty fabric, which I bought a while back, one from a slightly holey tablecloth, with floral bias hem...




...and one from vintage (rather floppy) gingham, with a removable flower...



There have been key rings...


Beach huts and cottages...


Bird houses (Version I)...


...and Version II...


(I like Version I better - often seem to do this.  make something - try to improve it - fail and wish I'd stuck with the original!)

Tonight I decided to follow Sophie's example and have some pretty flowers decorating my table tomorrow, so I went and raided the front garden, grabbed a sweet jug I got from a car boot last year and 'arranged' them.  I was rather pleased with the 'thrown together' look I achieved, and just love the colours of the various flowers I managed to find!







Have a great weekend, and if you are near Farnham and fancy a mooch, the Maltings will be well worth a visit, either for the monthly market tomorrow, or for 'Vintage' on Sunday.  And if you come along, do say hello to me!


10 comments:

  1. I love the idea of that baby dress made out of an old tablecloth - very enterprising. If only I knew a baby to give it to!

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  2. I really wish we had a baby in the family, then all three of those gorgeous little dresses would be winging their way to Lancashire (I am greedy) Beautiful flowers, but I couldn't help but notice the vintage family photos behind the vase. If you are anything like me those will be amongst your most precious possessions.

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  3. Lovely baby dresses they are gorgeous
    Julie xxxxxx

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  4. I also love the little tablecloth dress. Clever you. Have a good weekend, I'm sure you'll sell all your goodies. I love both birdhouse versions for what it's worth. Love Katie x

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  5. Pretty flowers and my those baby dresses are cute!
    Good luck with the market....although i don't think you'll need it :o)
    love jooles x

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  6. The little dresses are too sweet for words!

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  7. I love it all, shame I cannot visit the Maltings- good luck anyway.Hxx

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  8. Delightful little dresses areas all your pieces for the market - hope all went well.
    I love thrown together flowers - so natural & pretty x

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  9. Those little dresses are DARLING! Love the little key rings too. The flowers are beautiful, how lovely that these were in your front garden.

    x

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  10. Those dresses are just beautiful.
    And your keyrings are just lovely.
    Have a lovely (sunny) weekend
    xx

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