So my dressing table stool was falling apart. A couple of glue attempts hadn’t helped and it was time to give up. I have been keeping a little eye out for something lovely for a while and this morning I spotted a real beauty on FB marketplace for a simple £5. The tapestry top was dilapidated and the seat was a sunken mess filled with horsehair, wadding and sacking. All it needed was a couple of coats of linseed oil, a bit of ply board and some cute furry animal print fabric and afterwards I have a cute new dressing table stool. What do you think? I blinkin love it!
I have been busily stitching reusable gift bags and tags. So this Xmas (and all other occasions you get out the wrapping paper and cellotape) pop your gifts in a beautiful fabric bag tied up with gorgeous ribbon. Then write in pencil on the wooden tag (made from plywood offcuts and hand cut by little old me) and attach it to the ribbon. Pop inside the bag the accompanying poem (see below to read) which explains that this is a gift bag that keeps on giving.
Can you imagine a Xmas, birthday or anniversary with your gifts in gorgeous recycled, reused fabric bags and you doing you little bit to reduce impact on our planet?
I’m taking orders … range of different size bags and 4 wooden tags for just £4 each or £15 for a set of four!
Who would like some?
Poem left on a card inside each bag says …
If you keep this pretty fabric bag
And erase the pencil on the wooden tag
You can pass it on without misgiving
And make it the gift bag that keeps on giving …
#recycle #reuse #reduce