Thursday

Cushy post

When I started this blog I intended for it to be a celebration of all things homey and not just food. I have always thought I would love to be an interior designer but as my Mum told me in my youth, I can't draw, so perhaps its for the best that I chose soul-destroying corporate law instead. As a child, I spent many happy evenings dragging the furniture around my bedroom to create a new look and in my teens I painted, re-carpeted and accessorised my room while my Mum was on holiday. I'm not sure why I've never posted about the various homey projects I've undertaken, the paper crafts I've made and the things I have sewn (badly), but it's time to change.

I think the problem is that I hate tagging along with the "trendy" and what with all the recession and credit crunch malarkey it seems that every Tom, Dick and Harry is extolling the virtues of 'Make Do and Mend' and asking us all to make the most of our houses as homes rather than investment vehicles. I know that this makes sense, but am I the only one who gets a little piddled off when every newspaper supplement is preaching the things you have practised for years?!

I made these cushions a few weeks ago after having the cushion fillers languishing in my craft cupboard for the last few months. Embarrassingly after the rant above, I was finally inspired to make the covers after watching Kirsty Allsop's 'Homemade Home' but never mind. In true economy chic, all the fabric was leftover from various other projects and the ribbon on the two solid coloured cushions was cut off a blouse that I no longer wore. Gosh I am so on trend.


Check out some of my favourite creative blogs here, here and here.

9 comments:

Magnolia Wedding Planner said...

oh my!! those are amazing cushions!! I have to do something new for my old :-P sofa and I would really need someone as talented as you to solve the problem ;-)
fantastic!!!
Kisses
Silvia

Joy said...

Haha - let me know your favourite colours and I'll knock you some up!

Anonymous said...

[url=http://pittsburghmom.com/members/Pokimon2010/default.aspx/][img]http://i048.radikal.ru/0910/57/9a759e833d4a.jpg[/img][/url]

10608 movies of rare DVD dignity

We have thousands of the hottest movies you've been waiting to protect! And they're stylish convenient in Hi-Def!
These movies are playable on most viewing devices including iPod, PDA (HandHelds), PC, DVD & DivX players.
There are indubitably no limits. Download as much as you penury with incredibly treble speeds. No additional software is required!
Only click on a tie, download a cinema and guard it on your favorite player.

[size=4][url=http://pittsburghmom.com/members/Pokimon2010/default.aspx]Sign Up[/url] today and forget about buying or renting DVDs offline. [/size]


[url=http://movies.aoaoaxxx.ru/][img]http://s43.radikal.ru/i102/0910/9e/0ff505c137e0.jpg[/img][/url]





























[url=http://pittsburghmom.com/members/Pokimon2010/default.aspx][b]TOP 40 BEST Movies:[/b][/url]
Fido
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Alien
In-Laws, The
Lives of the Saints, The
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
Closer
Powder Blue
Death Race
Revolution Summer
Lords of Dogtown
Impact Pt II
Charlie
Dante's Peak
Murder by Decree
Humboldt County
Incredible Melting Man, The
Bratz
Moon and the Stars, The
Captivity
Mist, The
Fierce People
Missing, The
Get Shorty
Spaceballs
Rundown, The
Suspiria
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Serving Sara
Deception


[url=http://healingstartswithus.net/members/husammanuha61.aspx]Memphis Belle [/url]
[url=http://forums.quark.com/members/fridaljakov54.aspx]Smart People [/url]
[url=http://antonietasofia.com/members/pantelejmonste.aspx]Birthday Girl [/url]
[url=http://healingstartswithus.net/members/husammanuha61.aspx]Mother of Tears: The Third Mother [/url]
[url=http://cherryvalleylife.com/members/zahidbistrogla.aspx]Spider Baby or, The Maddest Story Ever Told [/url]
[url=http://airlinemanpower.com/communityserver/members/rustamsavastee.aspx]More Dogs Than Bones [/url]
[url=http://forums.quark.com/members/fridaljakov54.aspx]Brideshead Revisited [/url]
[url=http://blogs.mynd.ath.cx/members/kornejvernachev.aspx]Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde [/url]
[url=http://airlinemanpower.com/communityserver/members/rustamsavastee.aspx]Goodbye Solo [/url]
[url=http://forums.quark.com/members/fridaljakov54.aspx]Dark Honeymoon [/url]

dolly said...

Looking nice......
=========
SEO process

Anonymous said...

Hey just becoming a member, glad to be in! I look forward to partcipating and have examine a lot so far, so hello!

Sooo anyways, sufficient info about me, see you all around and hello once more haha.

BTW, what can I do to change the little picture thingy like some people have, I like it but can't figure it out haha

Anonymous said...

Hey just joining, glad to be here! I'm Norma and I'm inspired by my near death experience, I enjoy operating and getting healthful :)

Sooo anyways, plenty about me, see you all around and hello once again haha.

BTW where is the option to change the little picture thingy like some people have, I like it but can't figure it out haha

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online no prescription cod buy tramadol online overnight - tramadol hcl for pain

Anonymous said...

buy phentermine where to buy phentermine online 2010 - phentermine zonegran

Anonymous said...

Meanwhile in Indonesia, especially in Java, leech oil is commonly used for enlarging the sizegenetics to a male vital organ. Actually believed that massaging your penis using warm leech oil for around 10 minutes daily will increase penis sizegenetics permanently. Leech oil is made by cooking the leech and other herbs inside fresh green coconuts that are boiled over charcoals. While you can find types leeches (most them don't feed on human's blood, surprisingly), similar to Greek and Indian therapy, the Javanese only use the Hirudo medicinalis over other species.
http://sizegenetics-reviewx.tumblr.com/