Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Pretties, Craft And A Giveaway....

Well I can't stop there can I, here are some more pretties that have made their way home with me ;0)

I am loving my new necklace, it is perfecto for me and my love, not always, but mostly ;0) of my chine. You can fine the delicious and pretty necklaces here  I love the old fashioned singers, and even have one myself that I found at a carboot for £4.00, tis very pretty, and for display purposes only. This lovely lady helped me date it to 1936.




Here is a thrifted bargain, a sweet oatmeal coloured vest, by, wait for it, Armani :0)




Can you see the price, shall we have a closer look ;0)





When oh when shall I get bored of the UJ thing, not quite yet it seems judging on my purchase, I love my new wallet, it is really handy as can also be used as a little clutch bag and it has a million compartments in it.





Shall we have a little looky at what has been keeping me busy craft wise. I have agreed to do alittle table at a ladies evening event in less than a week, so have been beavering away at the chine. Hearts have been the order of the day. I love the sweet blue and pink gingham ones to welcome a new baby, and the pure white one I think it is a lovely classic lavender heart.




Yes not all my makes are floral ;0)





Shall we have a little photograph of some pretty hanging lavender sachets to break up the heart monotony perhaps.




I hope one or two of these floraly and girly Mary P pretties go off to new homes.




I have also been playing.... with buttons that is. Like the lovely Birgitta who also loves to play with her buttons. We both had bought these fabulouso spice jars and popped our colour coordinated buttons in. Hmmmm which button colours do you think I use most then, here is a little clue ;0) 




Right would you like a little giveaway, would you would you, hands up, baby hands up, if you do. Well, on my previous post I blogged about a little craft book I had bought. I had one or two lovely people asking me where the book was from, one of those lovely ladies was my good pal Helen and as I was going near the book shop I bought my original one from,  I bought one as a little treat for her. Well she is a quick worker that one and beat me to it ;0) So of course it is only fair that I offer the one I bought as my giveaway. Also I have included two of my handmade pretties, a sweet polka dot lavender heart, I have only used lavender as I think hearts bursting with lavender are rather special, and an ickle lavender hanging sachet.


If you would like to be in with a chance of winning, leave a comment here on this post and I shall get Master Poppins to choose a lovely winner in a weeks time, the 18th may. Simples.

Good luck. Right, off to make some pretty bags and cushions :0)

X

64 comments:

  1. Wow what a total bargin on the luverly top, very slinky too ;D
    I am really loving your hearts, they are so perfect and pretty well done.
    Great blog mrs , i will be back, and I'll bring some of my friends ;D xxxx

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  2. Everything is so pretty on your blog, count me in the giveaway xx

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  3. I love it when you stumble across a designer bargain! I once found a Burberry trench coat worth hundreds for £8 at a charity shop, it still had the tags on it!
    I would love to enter your giveaway :) x

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  4. I love your blog, mary, so many lovely pics, it must take you ages. would love to have my name down for the giveaway, thanks so much,
    joy xx

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  5. Me ha encantado tu cartera, es super mona!!! Y las bolsitas de lavanda... super dulces.

    Besos!

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  6. I love all your gorgeous makes and bargains - how fab!

    Oohh please enter me into you comp, I will be off line for a couple of weeks from next week but would still love to enter if that is ok?

    Now i am off to see where you got that lovely book just in case I don't win. ohh and lavendar is a great thing to add into hearts, such a relaxing scent. Have you thought of making rose scented ones too - that would also be yummy and relaxing.

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  7. Oh Mary, such a lovely post and then a giveaway too? Yes please!

    I love that necklace, and I also love the way you call your Singer your 'chine', because that word, pronounced the same way, means 'to shop for vintage or antique finds' in French! Hard to believe, isn't it, but well done the French for having a verb for such a good thing!

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  8. You have been busy! Loving the hearts - and thank you for the giveaway opportunity x

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  9. I oohed and aahed all through your post as usual :) Please count me in the giveaway.

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  10. That clutch is super adorable! The UJ is really popular in the U.S. right now, and I love it!

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  11. You have been a busy bee mrs p, loving all your handmade pretties. And what bargains you found Armani for 2.99 is unheard of! Good luck at the ladies evening. ((((hugs)))) Pixie xxx

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  12. lovely necklace I wouldn't mind one of those being an old fashioned singer sewer myself
    and please count me in your give-away too I am looking for some inspiration

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  13. I love to come to your blog and just soak up all the prettiness. What a lovely place to be.

    I would love to enter your giveaway, but I'm going to head over to amazon.com to look up that book. Just in case someone else gets lucky, you know.

    Thank you!

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  14. loving your necklace - and all the makes for your sale _ you busy bee you!!
    please count me in to your giveaway - the book looks great xx

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  15. You are a busy Poppins! Your hearts are adorable. Please count me in your very generous giveaway please.
    Best regards
    Deborah {fondantkiss}

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  16. You have been busy, those East of India ribbons are great, I am always sewing them on to things.
    Please enter me for the giveaway !
    Sue x

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  17. me me me me me please!
    loving the hearts, I havent made any since Xmas, got bored of having to sew the hole up by hand! I guess I could do it pinked and sewn over the top but haven't got round to it...yet!
    xx

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  18. count me in please! Lovely things.

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  19. Mememe! Waving hand in the air....

    Jayne

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  20. Hi Mary,

    Lots of lovely goodies there - plenty of eye candy :-)

    I'd love to enter your giveaway please as I know how lovely your makes are!

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  21. Hands up,
    Baby hands up!
    Give me your heart,
    gimmie, gimme your heart,
    give me all your loveeeeeeeee
    alllllll yourrrr loveeeeee!

    WELL YOU STARTED IT LOL!

    Boney M eat your 'heart' out eh?! XXX

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  22. Oh, pretty please count me in!
    x

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  23. and me ... don't forget me .. too please!

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  24. Love your hearts.... so pretty. I must try making some of them myself one day.
    Please count me in for your giveaway!
    Love Kathy xxx

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  25. Please put my name in your giveaway. I love lavender and the book would be great. Have a great day englishteacup(Lynne)

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  26. ¡Qué bonitos tus corazones de lavanda! y ¡Qué ganga ese Armani!
    Me encanta tu blog

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  27. I love that necklace - am sorely tempted to get one for myself.

    Must be a good week for bargains - I;ve just blogged about my latest one.

    I'd love to be included in your gorgeous giveaway please.

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  28. What a fab bargain the Armani vest was! I'd love to enter your giveaway. xx

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  29. Your fabric hearts are lovely, and I adore that little Singer sewing machine charm. I learnt to sew on my mum's Singer treadle machine. I'd love a chance to win your giveaway,
    pam x

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  30. Oh I'd love to win that book. I've made a few hearts but I can never find the pretty material that you use to make them look so gorgeous xx

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  31. fab necklace! Good luck at the shopping evening...
    x Steph

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  32. fab necklace! Good luck at the shopping evening...
    x Steph

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  33. Love your hearts, great giveaway as well :)

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  34. I am glad to see you ahppy and back at it. I would love to win anything by you my lovely. Things are tough here in TheMadHouse and I could use some cheering up

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  35. fab giveaway mary please count me in!!!

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  36. wow, I love the Armani top, what a complete bargain!! Thanks for the chance to win this lovely giveaway! Hannah xx

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  37. You have been a very busy bee lately. I love the little gingham hearts and squares. Just when I was wondering what you put in them, you told us it was lavender. How delicious.
    Please add me to the giveaway draw.
    Many thanks.
    Blessings, Star

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  38. Oooh your new pretties are yummy!!!
    I'd really love to join the giveaway please.
    Em xx

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  39. Lots of eye candy here! dPlease count me in on the giveaway.

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  40. Count me in, Mary. I love the idea of keeping buttons in spice jars. Hope all is well. xx

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  41. what a great buy the armani top was - lucky you!!
    count me in the giveaway please!!
    you'll be drawing it on my youngest's 16th birthday!

    gill

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  42. gorgeous necklace...that is a great find..love your new makes...i have just bought some with love and other ribbons to add to cards/hearts etc (such a nice idea for pressies)


    count me in on giveaway please xxx

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  43. oooh a giveaway :) and with gorgeous homemade stuff too!
    Excellent find with the Armani!

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  44. yummy pretties and goodies! I'd love a chance to win them

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  45. That necklace is adorable.

    Victoria xx

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  46. Ohwww, Armani. That's posh!
    Love, love, love the purse.

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  47. Wow! that was a lucky bargain and the price too good too be true. I would love too enter your giveaway please. Julie.C

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  48. Love the necklace! Count me in :D x

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  49. I'm loving the necklace, and the hearts...well, all of it really! Very pretty, please enter me in your draw :-) X

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  50. your blog is lovely!i love the necklace
    please enter me in your giveaway!
    xoxo *katia*

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  51. Such a lovely blog. I really covet the necklace. Hope everthing goes well at your ladies evening.
    Jak x

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  52. What brilliant bargains, I love a good root around for a designer bargain too!

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  53. I love the Singer necklace! It's beautiful. :) x

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  54. I'm so sorry for not have been able to say hello before but times have been so hectic lately! I'm your apron swap partner. Thank you so much for stopping by at my blog.
    Looking forward to swap with you!
    And I see that you are organising a lovely give-away! Would love to participate.
    xxx
    Michaja

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  55. Hi Mary Wow what can I say you so can find a bargain an Armani Vest top for £2.99 I wish I shopped where you do. I can never find anything. The necklace is georgous I just love it. You have been busy with all your pretties. Your giveaway is very generous please can you count me in for a chance to win. Thank you. Jenny xx

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  56. your blog is sooo pretty! thanks for the giveaway

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  57. Loving the necklace! Count me in for the giveaway please Elissa x

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  58. Wow an Armani top for £2.99, what a find! Love the Union Jack purse, I'm getting into UJ stuff as well lately. Beautiful hearts and sachets, would love to be in with a chance to win that book too :) Count me in please!

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  59. Everything is adorable!!!! What gorgeous things ;o) x

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  60. Hi Mary
    I have only recently found the world of blogging, and a few days ago I came across yours, and I just wanted to let you know how inspiring you are and the products you make are all gorgeous. I become that addcited to your blog I even looked back through some of your 2008 blogs!
    So I just wanted to say thankyou! and that I look forward to reading your blog in the future :)
    x

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  61. What a lovely giveaway, I'd like to be included please, so that I could give the gorgeous heart & sachet to my daughter for her new bedroom, and I would love the book for meeeeeeeee as I'm going to bring my old singer machine down and start to use it again...:) xx

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  62. What a lovely giveaway, I'd like to be included please, so that I could give the gorgeous heart & sachet to my daughter for her new bedroom, and I would love the book for meeeeeeeee as I'm going to bring my old singer machine down and start to use it again...:) xx

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  63. Hello just discovered your fab blog via lissylou ...Just love the singer sewing machine necklace will have to buy one for a gift for my 19 year old daughter. :-D
    The Union Jack clutch bag is to die for!!! Where did you find that if I may ask?
    Loving everything your making and doing...will be popping back for more
    Nice to meet you
    Love Julie x

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