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Another nifty wedding cake site, April Reed Cake Design has some really pretty ideas



I am very surprised I haven’t put up something from Papa Stour already, they have been a favorite bookmark of mine for sometime. I love attention to detail and there is plenty to pick from here.


This beautiful scarf has a really lovely bird detail and is made from Harris Tweed.


this corsage is made from 100% felted lambs wool and is intricately detailed.


This is my all time favorite piece, a silver bangle lined with brilliant red felt and an exquisite leaf detail. Truly divine!

The jewelry pieces are created from found objects by Ducth designer Ineke Otte,  on the left are little ceramic souvenirs from Holland and right is made from laminated ivy leaves. Very clever indeed.


The magnificent ceramic rings where originally created by dipping second hand fur into porcelain… really spectacular.rings1.jpg

Jo Meesters is a really unusual Dutch designer, I really do love his “Reshaping Wood” table.


More inspiring ideas for weddings, these beautiful little gems are a fab idea, no one ever out grows cupcake. The thought of heavey fruit cake with tons of ikky marzipan simply doesn’t work. I far prefer this option. Thanks Le Cup Cake.

le cup cake

The lovely cakes are lovingly created by Meg and Caitlin from Miette, a gorgeous cake “boutique” in San Fransisco. Their wonderful range of goodies include old fashioned candy, cookies, organic cotton candy and of course cakes


Rose and Radish has just introduced these precious diggies, each made with vintage fabric.


What inspiring flower arrangements, with wedding plans on my mind (no we havent set a real date yet) I love gathering pretty ideas. Check out Ink & Peat


I stumbled across this site again this evening. Cats in Slacks is a mad collection of prints of cats wearing slacks. Meet Smuckers (left) Dizzy and Waffles (right)


A whole weekend has passed and I am still hooked on soft little animals. I found these gorgeous creatures at Little Birds. What a brilliant blog by a really talented toy crafter, Stephanie.




Today I seem to have a real soft spot for cuddly wanimals. These creatures are lovingly made by Julie from Little Cotton Rabbits, kinda makes me wish I wasn’t so terrible at knitting.Cotton Rabbits

These adorable felt toys are really special. Have a look at Mahar Drygoods for vintage inspired crafts.Mahar

Be sure to visit the Hostess with the Mostess, there are various fabulous stationery give aways amongst the beautiful collection of things.


I love this quirky wine glass from Park Life, reminiscent of beer tents but with a upmarket edge.

park life

No longer will the task of taking out the rubish on bin day be a task left to hubby. Check out these gorgeous bin liners. Sure beats Zapping it in a Zibi.

Bin Liners

Wowbow is a new luxury brand committed to pampered pets & their discerning two legged companions” Okay, I admit it, our cat Stripey will sleep on anything as long as its in a nice sunny patch, but she would look really gorgeous on one of these


What a brilliant idea, a vinyl alternative to wallpaper. Pretty up a boring plug socket with one of these quirky Vynil Surfaces.


Sprinkles is a lovely little cupcake bakery in the US, their little creations are so pretty.


Mascarpone Tangerine Cake , Lavender Gateau, Diamante Cookies… heaven. Jin Patisserie creates the most gorgeous pastries.

Jin Patisserie

Having made a sock Monkey myself, I simply cant resist these crazy creatures.

my first blog entry is fittingly a reference to “Good Old Martha”. Every wondered how to tie the prefect bow on a gift? Visit Martha’s Craft Website for loads more nifty tips

Creating something lovely out of found objects really is a joy. Check out Alison Woodward’s collection of beautiful vintage inspired jewelry at Reverie