Monday, 30 May 2011

Colour on a Grey Day

On a grey and rainy bank holiday in the UK I thought I'd show you a bit of colour and vintage style from some recent car boot sale finds.
This is little pot is the perfect size for a bit of jam for scones and tea- don't do that very often but next time it happen, this is coming out.
I don't know if I like the box more or the picture dominos inside, such great blocks of sunny colour. 
This is half a standard tile size and made in Japan.  It rests near the radio on the kitchen table because I like to look at it so much.  I love the shapes and the overlap of the lines.
I found a big length and extra bits of this vintage fabric.  How have I lived without a clock print!  Don't know what I am going to use this but the green turquoise teal mixed with the golden yellow is so appealing!
Do you want to know something odd?  The giveaway winner Woolynn- (Lynn) also won last years Sew Mama Sew giveaway- how odd is that!
And talking of odd, start thinking about your secret obsession.  I was so inspired by the weird and wonderful comments on this years giveaway that I thought a linky feature where I post my current obsession and any of you with a blog and something that is taking over your thoughts/life etc can share a blog post and your obsession- something other that fabric and sewing would be good- I like to know more about you all!  I'll put my post up next Sunday, get thinking x

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6 comments:

  1. You obviously have a better class of boot fair sellers where you are - that, or all the people round here have excellent taste and will never give anything up (I doubt it), or your 'locals' are clueless! Either way, it's not fair!!

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  2. Lovely finds Kerry. In this month's cross stitcher mag there is a pattern exactly like the flowers on that pot. x

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  3. I'd love to go car booting with you one day, you always find the best things!
    Good idea to have an obsession link up, sounds like fun! I asked random questions on my blog yesterday and it's so much fun to read the answers and get to know each other better. Sarah's answer's had me laughing for a solid ten minutes!

    x

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  4. So annoying, Blogger has not been letting me comment on your blog, it just keeps taking me back to the sign-in screen over and over and over! I missed your giveaway but just wanted to ask if you know if there's anywhere in the UK that I can get some of that gorgeous texty garden print? Fingers crossed Blogger has sorted it's stuff out now. x

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  5. Oh! I can see many options for applique motifs from those sweet dominoes!! Great scores, Kerry.

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