Jane uses strips of vintage fabric to wrap her goodies with and I re-used the strip to thread the bunting together. Genius. Even if I say so myself.
I'm like that you know. No, not a genius. I like to keep things just in case they come in handy one day. I know, I know, it's classic hoarding behaviour. I mean, what would William Morris, with his abhorrence of clutter, say...
I'm mentioning William Morris because we recently went to the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow, east London:
|The Gallery was the finalist and subsequently the winner of the Art Fund Prize |
for the Museum of the Year 2013
Blimey! What the heck would he say if he saw my clutter-filled home. I dread to think.
Anyway, opposite the gallery was this:
A Sally Army "thrift store". Woo hoo! A bit of culture followed by charity shopping never goes amiss particularly when the charity shop has a cafe attached. 80p for beans on toast. Not half bad for London prices. And even better, I actually struck lucky for the first time in ages. Hallelujah!
I bought several metres of this lovely blue fabric with red polka dots for £4.99:
This double duvet cover for £2.50 which has become our camping duvet cover:
And KERCHIIIIING!!! My new skirt. One whole pound. Yes, you read right. One whole pound for this little beauty:
Before I toddle off, if you see this halfwitted individual on top of the London O2 (see my previous post), approach with caution:
|I am pulling this face on purpose you know|