Tuesday, February 22, 2011

ta-da!

The moment you have all been waiting for is here! (You have been waiting with baited breath, haven't you? What?! No?!) While I should have been decorating the bathroom, which is nearly finished now thanks to Graham, I have been busy playing with the paint sample cards I picked up instead. This is the idea that's been making me mega excited for the last few weeks - colour co-ordinated emergency sewing kits made from upcycled paint chips. Now that it comes to revealing my idea here, I realise I may have over egged it a bit. Ha! I must learn to keep my mouth shut properly if I am keeping it shut at all. I am still so excited about these though :) And I think the image above looks like a paint advert from a 1980s magazine, though I realise it doesn't look so much like a paint advert from a 1980s magazine that I don't have to point that fact out to you...
Look inside! I've gone colour co-ordination crazy!
Even the little safety pins match!
And if you ask me, no emergency sewing kit would be complete without a needle threader. I'm sure you agree.

I've just listed these in my etsy shop and you can see a list of available colours in the product description. I have to admit that some of them were selected for their name really. Yes, I'm talking about you, Bongo Jazz! That's a corally sort of orange/pink by the way and is very pretty, though how you would guess that from the name, I do not know...

Phew! I'm so glad the emergency sewing kits are officially here at last. Now I can start to wean myself off paint sample cards for a little while... and maybe even help to do the last few bits of decorating in the bathroom.

2 comments:

  1. Thank you! Hope you're having fun in the big smoke this week :)

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