Friday, 28 September 2012
Thursday, 27 September 2012
Tuesday, 25 September 2012
Monday, 24 September 2012
on sunday i trundled down to the corn exchange with wee baby j and my pal emma bun to have a look at the brighton art fair. some of my highlights were...
art house meath i loved the colour palette used, almost neon oranges and pinks. i particularly coveted the tea party paintings. hardworking artists making art from the soul.
lots of inspiring work tho', made me want to make some art.
Wednesday, 19 September 2012
all of o-o's trousers have gone through on the knees, the result of many happy hours scuffing about whilst playing on the floor. i have been patching the holes, which is what grandma would have wanted. i used off cuts from an old shirt but have just discovered this stuff which you can use to make waterproof patches (shown in the lovely photo below). i'm deffo going to order some.this tutorial 'how to make felted elbow patches'. the instructions are a thing of beauty in themselves!
Tuesday, 18 September 2012
(not so) wee baby j has jumped from the 25th to the 75th percentile in four months. here he is, resplendent in chub. he loves chatting, having a massage, a good vantage point and being in close proximity to mama, da and o-o. i love looking into those old man eyes...
Monday, 17 September 2012
alas, wee baby j's optimum performance period is between 5.30am and 6.30am. he goes back to bed for a nap at 7ish and i doodle around drinking tea and pinning until o-o awakes at (the much more civilised hour of) eight thirty. this morning this image caught my eye (via mockduck). lovely kitkat vending machine in jane foster's house (nice blog, art, style and life by the way!).
obviously i immediately had a gander at ebay, there was a kitkiat one actually, but it was this GUM machine that really set my type geek heart aflutter... oh to have a spare grand to spend on such fabness.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
we needed some storage to fit underneath the shelving in our downstairs room. i'd seen these and liked the colourful castors but baulked at the £55 price tag, they are only crates on wheels after all. handily, grampy b is a woodwork whizz and made these lovely sturdy boxes up for us. i painted them with blackboard paint so we can
label scribble on them.