Saturday, 23 October 2010

What A Great Book, The homemade home.....And A Make!!

Not blogged in ages and then a few posts all together...lol
Thought i would share with you a great book i ordered
from my local library the other day!!
And Ive not put it down since...and its defo on my Xmas
wish list!!
There are some great projects in there..they are esp great
to me...as i find the instructions are easy to follow
esp for a beginner like me!

And here is one of the projects i made
out of the book.

A button Heart!

I loved making this....and I'm sure ill be making more!
Please check out the book...I'm sure it will be
on your Xmas wish list this year!
You can also follow The Homemade Home
Here on Facebook.
Also Tell your family & friends they can buy you the book
from HERE ...lol
Also if you are lucky enough to already have the book,and you've made
something from the book,we would love to check it out!!
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Thanks & Will look forward to visiting you!
Clare xx

Good Afternoon All
Hope your all well....and having a lovely weekend
so far....the weather here today is rain,rain..but at least its warm up a little!
Thought you would like to see my Halloween Goodies

The lid of the Box!

All the Goodies wrapped up ready!

The hand made BOO bunting,made from a cut up child's
shirt, and felt letters sewn on...and then the added
googly eyes,and plastic spiders.



Here are some other goodies,and 2 bars of Fair Trade
orange & spice chocolate bars...yummy!!



A glittered wooden Spooky Plaque
And a hand made Screaming Hanging Ghost
And if you press the middle it makes a screaming & laughing nose.....lol
I know Justine has received these goodies..and that her kids
really enjoyed opening the box for her...lol
And she liked all her goodies and that they will be displayed
around her home every year!
I really enjoyed this swap....and Ive made another lovely
blogging friend!!
So Thanks once again Helen for organising this swap....Cant wait for next
year now....lol
Right off to finish off some house work and hopefully
finish off my PIF goodies.
So until next time Happy Weekend!!
Clare xx

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

My Halloween Swap Goodies!!

Good Evening All
Hope your all well and keeping warm on these
chilly nights..Brrrrr!!
As some of you are aware back in Sep the lovely Helen
arranged a Pumpkin Patch Swap
and we could choose from either a Halloween or a Autumn Swap
and i chose the Halloween Swap!

And my lovely swap partner was Justine - Sew Justine Sew
And on Saturday morning with the sun shinning my parcel
arrived!

And here are my gorgeous goodies


Just look at the gorgeous Halloween fabric Justine has
used to make a Halloween Mug Rug & A Coffee Cozy.








And just feast your eyes on this so cute little
hand embroidered Witch framed.
Isn't she just the cuties witch ever.
I love it......










And i was also given some Halloween Chocolates
Yummy......
I would also like to thank Justine once again..i just love
my goodies and they will be much appreciated
and displayed in my home every Halloween!!

Also not forgetting to thank Helen for organising the swap xx
I really enjoyed it and can't wait to start working on my
next swap....Advent Swap...Ive got to send 24 things to my
partner http://blog.suepops.co.uk/
I'm really looking forward to this...Ive already bought
number 1....lol So just another 23 to go!!

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Also i thought i would show you and Justine....lol
A sneeky peek at the parcel Ive put together.....



I really hope she likes it..there are few hand made gifts
in there..but that's all I'm telling...lol

So thanks for popping by
Hope you have a lovely week...my oldest son J
is off to London tomo on a school trip to the West End
to watch Oliver Twist..this is his first time to London
and he's sooo excited but also very nervous....and I'm a bag of nerves...lol

So until next time Big Hugs
Clare xx