I’m still very much into planting anything that sits still long enough and was delighted to find this oh-so gorgeous Kinska planter in Anthropologie at the weekend. It was £14 but so cute – I love the scalloped top and red lips. I might also have to invest in these beauts next time I’m in… Continue reading Anthropologie planter
I was inspired by the Snakehips and MO song ‘Don’t Leave’ for this newbie to my Spinster and Spool collection. I love the line ‘perfectly imperfect’ as, essentially, that’s what we all are. I also like the line ‘I’m not just a fuck up, I’m the fuck up you need’, but that’s another hoop for… Continue reading NEW embroidery hoop design
Despite being quiet on the blog, I’ve still been stitching for my Spinster and Spool venture. Two of my very best friends got married this summer and I couldn’t not sew them a little memento. I made this hoop in satin stitch and Essex linen for my friends Michaela and James, and added little pearl… Continue reading Personalised wedding hoops
It’s true, I have been RUBBISH at blogging this year! I don’t know what’s happened. Lots of job dramas mostly and generally making the most of being 30. Anyway, excuses, excuses..! So my old Next sofa was looking embarrassingly shabby so I raided my savings and purchased this bad boy. Yup, that’s right, it’s PINK!… Continue reading PINK sofa!
In my eyes, no birthday party would have been complete without a craft station. You know how at weddings people get guests to write slushy messages to the happy couple? Well that’s exactly what I didn’t want, but I did want my pals to be part of my evening and have something to remember it… Continue reading Mischief & memories jar
So I just turned 30. Yup, that happened. It’s a tricky one when you’re single and been made redundant two months previous. Oh, and now have as many spots as I do wrinkles. So I decided seeing as so many of my friends are getting married this year, I would have my own major celebration. I’m… Continue reading 30th ‘birthding’
NEWS FLASH! I’ve finally got round to launching my little business venture Spinster and Spool on Etsy! I’d made a few embroidery hoops with sassy female song lyrics for my own flat and had some really positive feedback from friends and family. I don’t have much luck with dating (that could be a blog in itself!) and… Continue reading Spinster and Spool