Easy Living Digest

OK, so a guilty pleasure, Easy Living Magazine.

I don’t know why I feel guilty reading it, I guess because I feel it’s like I’m not quite in its demographic yet. It feels like its aimed at people with their lives together, families and careers. I guess I have a career but I still feel like just a kid reading a grown ups magazine. I aspire to have the lovely looking house, the glamourous dinner parties, the fabulous wardrobes, I feel like I am not quite grown up enough yet. I feel like a pretender!

Oh well, I love reading it, I always find a million things in there that I like, often I think “I could make that‘, infact ‘I could make that‘ is what I say whenever I go to any of those cute crafty shops, craft markets/shows exhibitions etc. I’ve been known to jot or sketch my ideas down in my  Moleskine notebook, sometimes I’ve even been known to buy the bots needed to start a project but more often than not it stops there, trapped in my craft cupboard or Moleskine notebook.

One of my aims for this year (I hate to call it a New Year Resolution) is to actually craft more, to go through the whole process. I don’t know what it is that stops me at the materials/notebook stage, I know I have the skills (I’ve made plenty of successful things in the past), I have the time and the means (I used to use my old job as a convenient excuse, but with my new job that excuse no longer exists), then it was settling into a new house (that’s done), my fiance being home (he works away a lot, in fact he’s away for 2 months at the minute, so I can’t use that excuse at the minute), so what I am getting at is that there is nothing stopping me from making all the lovely things I want to make. But before that I should probably get on with the aim of the post!

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February 19, 2011. Books, Crafts, Decoration, DIY, Fashion, Gifts, Graphics, home, Jewellery, Sewing. Leave a comment.

3D Petal Pouffe

I want one of these:

From Marks and Spencers for £119

How long do you think it would take to make one? I might have to try and find out!

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February 5, 2011. Crafts, Decoration, DIY, Fabric, home, Re-cycle. Leave a comment.

I Love London….

Now that I am due to leave London I am falling in love with everything London based…

I love London mugI  love london high red bus

http://www.notonthehighstreet.com/thelondongiftcompany/product/i-love-london-mug

Adorable Egg CupsGuardsmen

http://www.notonthehighstreet.com/birdyhome/product/adorable-egg-cups

Soldier setPersonalised Soldier Tableware Gift Set

http://www.notonthehighstreet.com/carascreations/product/soldier-tableware-gift-set-plate-egg-cup-and-card

December 4, 2010. home. Leave a comment.

Pink and blue…

navy and pinkPink & Navy Napkins

http://www.notonthehighstreet.com/blueblackandred/product/navy_and_pink_table_linen

December 4, 2010. Crafts, DIY, Fabric, home, Sewing, Wedding. Leave a comment.

Rose bed-head

Flower Bed

http://www.readymade.com/projects/flower_bed

November 30, 2010. Crafts, Decoration, DIY, home, Sewing. Leave a comment.

Knitted porcelain

http://thatshappy.blogspot.com/2010/08/pretty-porcelain.html

November 20, 2010. Crafts, DIY, home. 1 comment.

Yes please! Cross Stitch kits from Emily Peacock

Large £75.00, small £54.99

November 17, 2010. Crafts, DIY, home, Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

Tree trunk table

https://whispersweetnothing.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/picture44.png

November 17, 2010. Crafts, DIY, home. Leave a comment.

Wall planner

http://carriecan.blogspot.com/2010/08/getting-organized.html

http://www.housetohome.co.uk/

October 26, 2010. Decoration, DIY, home. Leave a comment.

Letterpress table

coffeetable_04

http://www.hellolucky.com/wordpress/?p=5420

October 23, 2010. Crafts, DIY, home. Leave a comment.

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