Here is a quick pic of a book I made yesterday, with some of the scraps of silk I had lying around the studio. We had enough sun this morning to take a quick pic so here it is!
The colours are lovely and I am really pleased with the overall effect. I hope to do a craft fair in the near future and these books will probably be an element of the stock.
Today has been a good day too. As it happened I had plans to spend today with a friend but as she was unable to make it I dragged the gorgeous Paul over to Sandringham to the Game and Country Show. Bless him - he has a tough life! I drove all the way with the roof of my MX5 down and his forehead has gone pink... but I bought him an ostrich burger and that seemed to appease him nicely!!!
Anyway, the fair was a great day out and the craft village was worth a visit; which is something we cant always say about craft fairs these days! As it happened I bumped into fellow blogger Maria of Creative Bumblebee, which has to be one of my favourite reads! She was marvellous and the stand looked great laden with treasures galore!
I recounted my tales of scarf felting woe and, once she had stopped laughing, she suggested I come on one of her day courses. I (of course) readily agreed, never one to disappoint a fellow crafter and I have signed up for a class to make a bag and corsage on Sunday 26th September. I can't wait. I hope the felted flowers will be a suitable addition to the mixed media jewellery and other items I am currently working on (more to be shared another day). So in 2 weeks I will head off to Leicester with my pack lunch and a towel (As Ford Prefect pointed out "If you're going to survive out there, you've really got to know where your towel is."). Apparently we need two so I will be extra prepared!!!!
And now the results of the Giveaway
All of the names are popped in a bowl!
They were mixed by the gorgeous Paul and he selected one.
And the winner is....
Jan! Congratulations. Morris the elephant will be winging his way to you as soon as you send me your address and I can hop down the post office. Let me know which buttons you would like too. email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact details!