Thursday, 21 October 2010

Pretty Things

I have a few little treats to show you today...the picture above shows a small tin filled with flora and fauna stickers which look like tiny pictures from old French engravings. I can't tell you where they came from as they were a present from a lovely friend. I put some of the butterfly stickers on a letter to my younger daughter (yes, I still send her the occasional letter as well as emails, texts and phoning!)
This lovely Forget Me Not necklace is from White Stuff - found on a shopping trip with my elder daughter the other day. (I love the quirky names this company invents for their products - this summer I wore their Lucky Star cardi and Make Us Proud skirt).
And the last treat is a tiny gift I made for someone, a flower pincushion with an applique flower and a little embroidery - you can't have too many pincushions! Back to work now - today it's designing cross stitch flower charts for magazine projects...and in a few spare moments making something for Halloween which I will show you next week. Hope you are having a lovely day. x


Anonymous said...

Just love your little pin cushion Helen, I'm sure the recipient will be delighted!
Isn't White Stuff just the best shop, I love it! We've eventually got one here (I always had to wait until we went to the mainland)!
Your necklace is beautiful, don't you find though you want everything in the shop!!
So nice to still send handwritten letters, I'm afraid it's a dying art thanks to email!
Vivienne x

sandra said...

Your blog is so pretty. You even have beautiful coathangers!!
I am going to see if I can find White Stuff on the internet. That necklace is gorgeous!

mynestofyarnandbuttons said...

Hi Helen, Love the pincushion and yes you can never have too many. Your style is so colorful, sweet and makes me have the wanties!!! We don't have any of the shops you mention in the states, but if I ever visit I will know where to go!!!! Have a brilliant day, Robin❤
Oh and I love stationary and to send a pretty letter/package with deco on it......but cos of email and texting doesn't happen as much as I would like....maybe we can change that!

debbie @ happy little cottage said...

This post is so pretty. I love it all! Don't you just love shopping trips with your daughter? I do :)

Marigold Jam said...

Lovely little pin cushion and those stickers are also very pretty - nice to receive a handwritten letter with some on I'm sure - e-mails are fine but nothing beats a real letter.


barbara said...

Such charming photos, that coathanger is so sweet ...