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Playing along….

“Still feeling totally inspired by the handmade issue of mankind mag from my favourite design blog.Q What is the blog author’s firs name? ANSWER:use the first letter – LETTER: E

We like to keep lunch casual, I’ve found some fabulous BBQ recipes for the big day.Q What type of meat is pictured on the rotisserie? ANSWER:use the first letter – LETTER: L

Getting some great ideas for upcycling (my favourite craft) & enjoying the revamp over at this fabulous craft website.Q They list everyone’s favourite mama as one of their inspirational sites. Which mama is she? ANSWER:use the second letter – LETTER: O

Looking forward to being able to buy handmade at the shopping shindig with the craft book Queen.Q What type of car is pictured? ANSWER:use the first letter – LETTER: V

All these letters unscramble to reveal:

LOVE is all you need.” So true.

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PS. as an aside, EVOL is also the name of my favourite Sonic Youth album.


Kirst, is it…

Ms CurlyPops, queen of pink?

What am I on about? Check out Kootoyoo.

Happy Friday fun

Continuing the week of happy, I had happy fun with Team Hokey Pops. A most excellent description here.

A favourite illustration

Day 14 of 21, originally uploaded by Chickengirl Design.

Jannie does great work. And she loves chickens. ‘Nuff said.

All please rise

…and applaud the goodness that is Naomi’s handmade bookcover! What a ripper! Such a pearler demands some serious op-shopping talent. And now let the sausage jokes begin. Wunderbar!
Bellgirl, please feel free to contribute an inappropriate German phrase.

One for CurlyPops

Sorry peeps for the excessive music posting…but if I had to choose between music no more and craft no more, craft would have to go!
My fave INXS = ‘Just keep Walking’.

Something that I look at every day that makes me smile

Playing along with Nomes here. These black things always bring a smile to my face.
How about you? What makes you smile?

blog portion

portion? (pôr'shən, pōr'-) n. 1. A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole. 2. A part separated from a whole. 3. A part that is allotted to a person or group, as: i. A helping of food. ii. The part of an estate received by an heir. iii. A woman's dowry. 4. A person's lot or fate. loves to stitch! "We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are." - Anais Nin

Tempus fugit

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The op-shop shall provide

aka "things I'm hoping to find there":
- old fashioned wire soap shaker

- cupboard for sewing room

- leather suitcase/luggage

- 1930s glass lamp shade

- "78" records

- vintage perpetual desk calendar


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