Friday, 7 December 2012

girl friday 7 december


was inspired by the pinks and greens in the garden this week and made some christmas present tags in the same colour scheme.  have been enjoying making handmade christmas items this week. the kids and i made our own advent calender last weekend with christmas treats and good deeds inside.



christmas tags


made some christmas tree present tags this week coloured in pink, teal and black.  each envelope has a set of four cards.






and decorations



and made some more fabric christmas decorations...

fresh batch of hair ties


something for the felt shop

crisp apple green magazine rack




and something for the garage



Friday, 30 November 2012

girl friday 30 november


have been on a maker's high since the fabulous 'the great christmas market' at founders park on sunday.  thank you bee, fleur and paula for a fantastic day and to all the people who braved the crowds bought local and handmade!  to check out the gorgeous goodies that where available at the market and the other stall holders go to http://www.facebook.com/thegreatchristmasmarket.  it was lovely to see some familiar faces who pop into girl friday garage there, thank you for stopping by and for your custom!



cowboy suitcase number 2


the perfect toy storage for a boy's bedroom



lavender birds and 'up pear hill' bunting



the bike wall


made this lovely kimono bag and some fabric christmas decorations for the bike wall this week




Friday, 23 November 2012

Friday, 16 November 2012

girl friday 16 november


feeling some november summer heat today and took a picture of this dreamy peony from the garden.  loving the soft 70s hue its taken on.





atoms, pears and woodland creatures




made some more oven mitts for the garage this week

cross stitch cards



 beautiful book prints are sewn onto card


Friday, 2 November 2012

girl friday 2 november


this gorgeous purple flag irsis bloomed in the garden this week.  as well as smelling the roses, i have also been busy making hair ties and cards....


fabric hair ties


these are the latest hair ties...

embroidered bird cards


made some more vintage linen bird cards featuring beautifully embroidered flowers for the garage and felt shop