This week we hopped on a train to London and went for a sneaky peak at the Laura Ashley SS2016 collection. We’ve been really lucky to be working on some projects for them so they kindly invited us. It was so nice to get back to London – both of us used to live there BC and we miss it (ish). The collection was awesome, loads of twinkly garden lighting and some gorgeous mugs. We were mentally making a shopping list as we were wandering round the show!
In January I made a little resolution that 2014 is the year to finish what I started. I have so many projects that I start, then get bored of and stuff in a cupboard. So I starting forcing myself to finish things… and it was really satisfying! I put buttons on coats that have been in a pile for a year. I fixed a bag that had a broken catch. I sewed trim on an apron I made about 6 months ago. Being productive is addictive! On the top of a pile was a lampshade I bought from a car boot sale 3 years ago. Yep. For 3 years it has been sat there taking up room. I decided to upcycle it with some lovely fabric I had leftover from a dress: