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Thank you for dropping by....i will be blogging about my life in Devon by the sea-side, decorating my 1926 home, vintage treasure hunting from auctions, charity shops , recycling centres and the good old british car booty!! One mans rubbish is another mans treasure! baking, sewing, painting and probably the weather!!!! enjoy!

Saturday, 14 January 2012

Hello friends.....how are all your new year projects coming along...I have a few projects on the go that i will post about when I have finished them... until then here are a few pretty pics of my chnia collection to be going on....

I look forward to seeing all your new projects x till next time x

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Christmas Swaps

 Hello , what a windy day!!

Swap box number one.
I did three Christmas swaps this year, with three different "cyber" friends. Sadly I forgot to take photographs of two of the  boxes I sent, but they were all vintage bits. Here is what I received...
A rose corsage, Eyebag teabags, a heart pincushion,and a wonderful tea cosy x

A selection of handmade and vintage Christmas ornaments.
A wonderful peg dolly angel.

A handmade snowman x

a shabby chic calender x
A sweet coaster which is now by my bed x

A selection beautiful jewellery  x
Swap box number two

A beautiful pink glass hen dish and some vintage glass baubles 
A Paris note book, some tissues and pin up hand cream

Vintage Christmas lights.

They are so beautiful!

A wonderful crinoline lady tablecloth
Vintage style card.
Spicy Christmas tea and yummy sweets

Swap box number three

A beautiful distressed photo frame, hand knitted socks and vintage style cup cake \Christmas decoration were the contents of my last swap box x

Here's what I sent in return, a selection of individual tea bags, a pretty scalloped floral pin dish, an enamel candlestick holder, a tea strainer in the shape of a tea pot, a flower embroidered doily, a one pot tea pot and a vintage rose cup and saucer.
I love doing swaps x

I have updated my blogger and I don't really know how to use it properly yet so bits of this blog may look a bit rough...please bear with me! Hope you have all had a good start to the New Year x Please pop back soon x