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Folksy Friday – wedding helpers

As it is only 9 weeks today until our wedding I thought that I would choose my Folksy Friday picks today from fellow Folksters that we have bought things from that we cannot make ourselves and some who are very kindly donating to us. We believe in supporting independent, handmade and local people as this… Read more »

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More wedding preparations

It’s been a full but fun weekend of creativeness following the Royal Wedding on Friday. I didn’t think it was possible but watching the wedding made us even more excited about our own, and now most of the RSVPs are back it’s time to think about finishing all the handmade items for the big day…. Read more »

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Folksy Friday on a string

If you have had your head buried in the sand and somehow missed it then here’s to the ‘not-quite-as-important-as-ours’ wedding of the year.  I’ve started making bunting for our big day, which is a mammoth task in itself following on from the 100 handmade wedding favours (in 3 parts!) and invites not to mention further… Read more »

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Easter Folksy Friday

If the reason isn’t obvious as to my topic this week then I will have to just mention that it’s Good Friday today and a very well received bank holiday. So today’s picks are all from fellow folksters with Easter in mind: Cherry blossom  candles – creme egg candles (a classic sign of Easter, and… Read more »

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Japan Earthquake Appeal

The world seems to be in disarray at the moment, but as soon as it disappears from the media it’s easily forgotten and we get lost in our own little worlds again. So, lets give a thought for all those suffering in Japan and elsewhere in the world, and take this opportunity to support some… Read more »

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Yummy Mummy Folksy Friday

I know Mothers Day was a few weeks ago but this one is dedicated to all the fab mums out there, who in my opinion are doing a great job that is often under appreciated and need to be thanked and remembered more than one day a year. I never appreciated my mum when I… Read more »

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Sewing on a sunny Sunday

I haven’t written in a while so I think it’s about time for a quick post. Hope everyone’s had a good sunny weekend, I’ve not been feeling well so there was only one thing for it – I needed to cheer myself up, and with no garden that meant sewing with the sun streaming through… Read more »

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Showcase Sunday – Imogen’s Imagination

After my week in the sun it’s time to get back to blogging, so I thought it was a perfect opportunity to showcase a fab Folksy shop.  It was easy to choose Imogen’s Imagination this week as not only is she making my fab wedding fascinators but I loooooove hats (hence the wedding request for… Read more »