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Whilst running round after two bambinos I set up www.kryshees.com making childrens clothes, unique childrens accessories, wonderful nurser adornments and yummy mummy type products. I love things bright and bold and try to bring these into childrens items.

Friday, 25 February 2011

Folksy Friday - Snowdrops!

So its all about snowdrops today. I've a bunch growing outside my front door, and should you not have any close to you, here are some snowdrops just for you!

A lovely snowdrop tealight plate by Phoenix Glass

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A Stained Glass Snowdrop Suncatcher by Carole's Glass

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And this really wonderful Snowdrop bookmark by LynnwoodCrafts

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So a bit of spring for everyone! x

Monday, 21 February 2011

Handmade Monday - More Crazy Crowns!!

Thanks again to Wendy @ www.1stuniquegifts.co.uk for hosting Handmade Monday, you can also enter a competition to win one of her fantastic plaques be reading her blog post HERE

Some finishing of projects has been done this week, including some more crazy crowns made up already. In two weeks time I have my first fair of the year, so I'm trying desperately to get all my 'new' products ready for the road! Oh and on folksy too!

These have been made up in different sizes already!

The next crazy patchwork project is in its infancy so more on that one soon!

Friday, 18 February 2011

What an achievement! Well done Wendy!

I will abandon my folksy friday in favour of a fellow crafter who has just reached a mega milestone!

Wendy at www.1stuniquegifts.co.uk has reached an AMAZING 50,000 visits to her well established blog here. Well done Wendy!!! She has worked so had so deserves everything she has achieved. I will remain a little bit envious of her determination and drive....

This has to be one of my favs from her hanging door plaques

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If you like this and would like to see Wendys many other delightful products please pop over to her website www.1stuniquegifts.co.uk

Well done Wendy!

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Woohoo! Postie is here!!

Don't you just love it when your postman (or lady!) comes a knocking and brings you something your been absolutely, desperate to receive!!!

I brought a while ago some devine (dribbles a litle!) PUL fabric which is the waterproof  nappy wrap stuff. I brought mine from Hiliary at http://pocket-bots.com/index.htm who is a really lovely lady!

I ordered a KAM pliers set for my lushy plastic poppers which has just arrived this morning which will be my trusty fasteners...

So Pocket Bots meet KAM Pliers and ta da.... a waterproof, washable, soft, comfy, travel change mat!

I'm so happy at how this has turned out. Lets hope everyone loves it as much as I do!

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Buntastic Bunting!

I was recently commissioned to make some bunting for a customer...and got a little carried away with my scissors and machine!! Opps...so here we go...lots of lovely bunting made and ready to buy in my folksy shop!

Lots of lovely lushy colours, and something a little bit different to the floral tweeness of some bunting.

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Torturing Toys!

Its been a hair pulling out journey at times this whole CE malarky. But I'm there! I've done it! Wohoo!! Time for some well earnt celebrating!!

My local TS officer came today to inspect my files. He's been really helpful todate, pointing me in the right direction of legislation etc.

I've had some head banging moments, and I am sure there might be more to come, but its done. Toys dully burnt, pulled, poked and prodded!! I've put in some pics of my torturing :o( Poor chickie....

virgin for slaughter!

X marks the spot!

roasted chick anyone?!

some eye poking!

Our take on a push me pull you!
Luckily hubby is an engineery type and we had lots of torture impliments already. I would have struggled without him as I did ok at interpreting the legislation but application is not my bag!

So anyway, the moral of the story is....it was tricky, but its done, I'm as legit as can be!

Friday, 11 February 2011

Its all about that hat!

My little brother is getting married this year..so my folksy friday is dedicated to that hat! You know the one, on that lady over there, wonder where she got that from, hers is bigger than mine...

Black veiled mini top hat with black/white ribboning and feathers by Topperhats

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A wonderful Red Arabella Gothic Tiara by Elisa Loves

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And hubby, should you read this....I want this one please!!! 

Sunshine and Lollipops - Peacock Feather Flower Fascinator by Head Full of Feathers

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Friday, 4 February 2011

Slugs & Lettuce!

Well the arrival of spring (well I do have snowdrops outside flowering!) brings forth new life and for me this year I want to plant up the garden full of yummy things to eat.

But obviously theres the issue of those pesky slugs....below are some combos of slugs and lettuces that are less squishy and much more pleasant to look at!!

A slugs and snails personalised cushion by missmuffets (Awww cute!!!)
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Lettuce II Fine Art Photo by Joelle's Photo Emporium
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And I did have to add this as I rather like the brain slug by ButterflyLove
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And as a token note....the foolproof cress growing session with the bambinos has failed....only about 4 seeds have sprouted! My garden plans are not looking so promising!! ekk!

Thursday, 3 February 2011

Fit for a Prince!!! (And a good stash buster too!)

Ta da!!! So shh as these are birthday gifts for two little men that I know.

I wanted to try and keep to handmade for gifts this year, and also being a little skint, I turned to 'what I know best'. Sewing...

I have accumulated a HUGE bag of fabric scraps from my sewing endeavours over the last year and have been reluctant to throw them away.

I had also started looking at crowns to take part in my dressing up range and was thinking about boys as well. They are often overlooked I think.

So .... sew..... a crazy patchwork crown!!! It has an elasticated back so will fit the little lads for a while. Perfect for looking like a little prince whilst blowing out the candles, and also good for dressing up games to come! 

I'm planning on trying to rid myself of my fabric scraps...so more of these coming soon....and hopefully will make it to my folksy shop. Let me know what you think???!!!!