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Home Office

Home Office

Running a small business is no easy task, but one of the areas which I don’t excel in is organization! The amount of paperwork which is required to keep the machine going is huge. So a designated area was needed for my overflowing inbox. I don’t have a spare room but I do have a large kitchen so after a little re-arranging I managed to clear an entire wall at the end of the room. I then went trawling for inspiration in the usual places and found some great ideas like this one on Pinterest.
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Confessions and crafts pillow

Confessions and Crafts

Confessions and Crafts

I have a confession to make ….. like lots of people I am a bit of a hoarder (massive understatement), and I was going through my linen cupboard the other day and came across all my children’s baby blankets!

I didn’t want to throw them away so decided I should make something with them. Now I’m not really a crafty person as such but after much deliberation and thought ( a visit to Pinterest) I decided to try a rag rug.

I like things that give me instant gratification ( another confession ) so this was perfect, quick easy, and pretty.

I cut the blankets into rough 6inch by 1inch lengths with pinking scissors and poked (TECHNICAL TERM) through a piece of hessian and tied a knot! before I started used a felt tip pen to draw a pattern and followed the lines …..easy peasy.

This is what I ended up with how pretty is that?
Confessions and crafts pillow

It’s easy to wash and my grandson uses it to play on, all in all, I’m glad I didn’t trow them away.

Sarah X

 

Workshops

Looking back

We are busy here at Home Revival HQ getting ready to do a painting demo for a Miss Ivy Events in the Plymouth Guild hall next Saturday.You can check it out here 🙂 http://www.missivy.co.uk/events-diary.
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Home revival sign

Cinderella

As most of you know although I have been furniture painting for years, I have been trading for nearly two years and I’ve had the shop opened since the end of September!
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