Thursday, November 24, 2011

Creative Driftwood


When I came back from this holiday I stopped off at this beach and found THE most PERFECT driftwood I have ever seen in my liiiiife.

Its small, perfectly smooth and shaped and best of all it goes for miles along the beach. 

I brought some home, along with a few perfect stones. I bought some brooch backs from spotlight and turned them all into brooches. Some I wrapped in embroidery floss, others I painted and the rest I left al-natural.

The moral of this story is now I have too many stick brooches.




This is my attempt at a garden. Apartment life huh? Over crowding much?

Oh! E! And this is my first time linking up with Creative Spaces. Head there for more crafty happenings!

8 comments:

  1. Lovely colours - you could always sell them on Felt?

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  2. Those brooches are awesome! I love that beach too!

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  3. They are lovely! What a clever idea! xo

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  4. Gorgeous! I don't think you could ever have too many stick brooches. Especially as beautiful as yours are. Oh and I've been attempting a balcony garden too and was horrified to find out that some pesky bug has been munching on my peas, chillies and capsicums. Eep! Trying to find a nice way to get rid of them.

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  5. These look great! I'm not so good on gardening but luckily we inherited someone else's hard work.

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  6. Were you wearing one of these on Friday night? I remember noticing it. Great idea.

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  7. Love the garden ..... that's about my effort .... pots. The house I rent doesn't have much garden, so pots will be the way to go. I love the stick broaches ... love the colours.

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  8. Oh I just love your stick pins! There's no such thing as too many! They're wonderful :)

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