Friday, 6 March 2015

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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I love LOVE these bird's nests which have been planted with Succulent plants.  No instructions, but pretty easy to do I would think.  From Chick Weed.


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I think these little shadow boxes are so adorable.  Found on Paper Mache UK.   I love paper mache. I once made a humpty dumpty out of paper mache and painted it in Americana Colours.  That was ages ago.  I wonder what ever happened to him.   Expect he got thrown away by my ex.


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Now, why am I not the type of person who thinks of things like this?  What a fab idea and so simple too.   From  Croissant and Lavendar.


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Look at this beautiful clothesline!  I love it!  From Vita Dromar & Busiga Barn.  What a delightful page.  It's in Swedish or some such.

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I love the idea of using colour like this and dressing up the wall on the way upstairs in such a way.  Maybe not these colours, but certainly loving this idea of wall art display.   From  Fabulous Home Blog.

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How to wash and whiten yellowed pillows.  I am going to try this on a couple of old pillows of ours.   It looks fairly easy.  From  DIY Hangout.

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Twenty Five Vintage Baking Tips from Tip Nut.   Timeless Wisdom.

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How to store Fruits and Vegetables without plastic.  There is some really interesting stuff here.   Found on  Washington Green Grocer.  A green grocer would know!

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Any Vegetable Vinegar Pickles.  Now this will come in really handy.  I can't wait to try them.  From Love & Lemons.

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Saint Patricks Day Printables.   It's not long now before we celebrate the wearing of the green!  From The 36th Avenue.

And that's it for this week.  I hope you found something usuable amongst all the rubble!  I know I sure did.

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And here is my finished Dorothy and her little dog Toto.  I quite like how she turned out.   Do you think I should sparkle her shoes or leave them as they are?

A thought to carry with you through today  . . .

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"Sometimes your only available mode of transportation
is a leap of faith."
~Margaret Shepherd
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Cooking in The English Kitchen today  . . .  Plum Fudge Puddings.


Have a wonderful Friday my dear friends!

Don't forget . . .
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And I do too!

8 comments:

Suze said...

Good morning Marie. I love your finds and wish you a wonderful day.

Sybil said...

Morning Marie, nice and dry here and no frost this morning..I hear the forecaster telling me that it is to be a warmer weekend,,, might even get up to double figures 14/15 degree !!! we will wait and see !! Thanks as always for your finds I always go away after comenting and check one or more of them out..always full of great intentions I am !! love your Dorothy, I think maybe a wee bit glitter on her foot would be nice...but she is lovely as she is x Have a lovely day, hope you can enjoy the sunshine xxx

Marie Rayner said...

Thanks Suzan! You have a wonderful day too! xoxo

Thanks Sybil. I haven't even turned the heat on this morning! I may add glitter to her toes. Not made up my mind yet! YOu have a lovely day also! I am out and about Visit Teaching today! xoxo

Tracy said...

Hi, Marie! Those little succulent nests/gardens are so sweet! What a prettied-up clothes line--now that is lovely! Pickles... I LOVE pickle--anything pickled! How CUTE is your Dorothy--Toto too... this is wonderful! I'm in awe of your felt-work!! :o) Wishing you all there a HAPPY WEEKEND now ((LOVE & BIG HUGS))

Marie Rayner said...

Thank you Tracy. I think you are a very talented person in your own right. I an in awe of YOUR work too! You have a lovely weekend. ((Hugsand love right back)) xoxo

La Table De Nana said...

I think I would go crazy and add sparkle!
She might be my fave yet!
I LOVE that clothesline ..so much!!

Sharon Calvert said...

Yes! Dorothy MUST have red sparkly shoes! Pickled corn is a favorite of my husband; I really should try my hand at making some. God bless ...

Marie Rayner said...

I think I WILL add some clear glitter Monique and Sharon! You've helped me to make up my mind! Thanks! xoxo