Raiding the stash…

February 28, 2013 12 Comments by Kirsty

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Last Saturday night was the last of the 40ths for my crew from school days. 2012 was the year of the 40th and we all had such a wonderful time together. There’s a lot to be said for mates you’ve known forever. We caught up more times from August to December than we have in years. When Tan said she wasn’t going to have a party we were all a little disappointed. I offered up our place as a venue and we set the date.

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I assured Tan I was just going to open the door and let everyone in but as it turned out I wasn’t at all happy about the open door thing when it came down to it. I was also feeling like I’d been letting the creative space side down a bit lately. So, I spent a delightful afternoon on Saturday transforming the deck into a little outdoor dining space worthy of a group of girls circa 1972/3.

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Honestly, there’s not much left of my once burgeoning fabric stash. The stash went the way of the great house move of 2012. This lot was out on loan to a click mate and was returned to the new house. Lucky for me. I managed the decor with things I had lying around the house which I’m pretty chuffed about. I actually broke out the machine and fashioned some ‘T’ bunting for the front door, pinned the left over Ts to the back door and the leftover scraps were simply pinned to the cables as faker bunting.

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12 Comments

  1. Tammy
    1 year ago

    Gorgeous! I would love to socialise in a space with this decor! I’m a child of the early 70′s too!

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    • Kirsty
      1 year ago

      It really was a lovely evening.

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  2. Mel
    1 year ago

    Fabulous idea and a lovely gesture. I totally had one of those cane chairs (it was my desk chair), and my favourite sheets growing up were brown floral flannelette very similar to what you have there. Great shots as always!

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    • Kirsty
      1 year ago

      Thanks Mel. I really love that chair. It doesn’t currently have a ‘spot’ at ours. Maybe once our renos are done it will find a permanent home.

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  3. Kate
    1 year ago

    Lucky Tan. You are such a goodie Koo xx

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    • Kirsty
      1 year ago

      Thanks mate. x

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  4. this brown wren
    1 year ago

    Ooh yummy! What a beautiful thing to do for a friend…and so gorgeous to boot! Wishing you a lovely day :) x

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    • Kirsty
      1 year ago

      Happy day to you too.

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  5. Jess
    1 year ago

    Looks so awesome Kirst! LUcky T! ( and loving all the brown ;)
    xx

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  6. Christie
    1 year ago

    Looks fantastic, love that you dusted off thd sewing machine x

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  7. Mel @ loved handmade
    1 year ago

    Everything looks gorgeous, I bet she loved it. All our 40ths are done and dusted too, what a great year it was for catching up with besties..x

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  8. Maxabella
    1 year ago

    Beautiful! I always love your eye for simplicity and the things that matter, K. x

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