Friday, 8 August 2014

Friday Finds

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 A few of the wow moments, or things I discover each week that tickle my fancy.  I hope that they may inspire or tickle yours too!    



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As a lover of birds, I absolutely adore this chair makeover.  Love the colour of the chair and the fabric on the seat and of course the little birdie on the arm!  From Girl in the Garage.

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Love, LOVE this!  I learned a lot of packing tips when I worked at the Manor, but this article on Two Twenty One is fabulously full of lots of handy tips and tricks to use to maximize the space in your suitcases when travelling!

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I am loving this printable chart (freebie) from Design Sponge.  If you have ever wanted to know how to dye things using natural ingredients, this is for you.

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No instructions but how hard can it be?   Lovely bird food hanging thingie.   The birds will devour this and it's cute as well.   Found on Skona Hem.

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I love, Love, LOVE this beautiful gypsy shawl I found on Ravelry!  It's very unsual and I think it's very pretty.

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 I also love this one by the same designer.

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With a little bit of ingenuity, some paint, pickle jars and some decorative knobs you can have some really pretty storage for the dressing table or bath.  From eighteen25.

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Homemade Gingerbread Pancake Mix with free printables from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen.  I Love it!

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Homemade Chocolate Syrup from Style and Grace.  This looks so good!   (And it's only 6:30 in the morning!)


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Living this mason jar Manicure Set from My DIY Angels.   What a cute gift idea!

And that's it for this week!  I hope you found something which struck your fancy too!

A thought to carry with you through today . . .

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Cooking in The English Kitchen today . . .    easy Almond Breakfast Pastries.

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Have a wonderful Friday!!


7 comments:

Sybil said...

I am away again to check out some of these great finds !! especially the chocolate syrup Beth woudl love that might be an idea for Xmas...yoou come up with such wonderful ideas for us to look up...dont know how you ifnd the time !! Hope that your student is settling in well..
Have a wonderful day...

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

Hope you do have a fantastic Friday! Always good to see your finds!

La Table De Nana said...

So cute..all of it!

Suze said...

Have a fantastic, fabulous Friday.

Tracy said...

Hi, Marie! I just love Sandra Cherry Heart's blog--and her crochet patterns! *swoon* I bought a crochet shrug pattern from her shop, but have yet to try it. Those pastries look so good--will have to hop over and see about those. We could use a treat. Sadly our little cube freezer in the basement conked out this week…and sadder still, we had to throw away a good bit of food. :o( Sooo we’re freezer shopping this weekend… LOL! Wishing you, Todd, Mitzie... and your new student-lodger! :o) ((HUGS))

Valerie H. said...

So fun! I've seen the hanging apple for the birds thingie before. Would love to make one. xoxo

Marie Rayner said...

Thanks everyone for your comments! I am playing catch up this morning as I was away until last evening and just exhausted when I got home! I do so enjoy finding these things and sharing them with you and it makes me happy to think that you like them too! xxoo