Saturday, 20 February 2010

I’ve Been Shopping ….

A couple of days a way from home ….. and lots of time for mooching…..
So from Paperchase ….
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All £1 a packet – they are small, but ideal for when I make a card using nine small square punchies.
I am not sure what I am going to do with the Bear Hug stickers yet – they might be good on Hug in a Mug hot chocolate packs.
I want to try the butterflies on my glass pendants as they are transparent.
From Accessorize ….. at £1.75 a packet …
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The dolls are soooooo sweet – and I thought the hearts in this pack would make brilliant noses for Easter Bunnies.
I couldn’t resist getting another packet of the bird stickers as I have had some new ideas on how to use them……
Then on to Primark ……..
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These earrings were £2, but I got 18 embellishments from them, the photo doesn’t do justice to the very sparkly jewel in the centre.  I know its a long way off – but my immediate thought was snowflakes……
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These cute sweeties are from Poundland – I think I will put two in a sweetie bag with a cute bunny topper.
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This nest is from Hobbycrafts - £1.99 – aint got a clue what to do with it ….. think I might just put some blue mini eggs in it and keep it on my shelf and see what they hatch into!
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This is just pure indulgence from Harriet and Dee, a shop in Chester – when/if I have a crafty stall in the summer my braclets will look lovely hanging from it. (£5)

11 comments:

Ali said...

Lovely things there - but my favourite is definately the tree its gorgeous!

Simone said...

You do have an eye for a bargain and come up with some great ideas such as dismantling the earrings!

Angie said...

I marvel at how your brain works when you spy and buy things. I think I will look at dangly earrings in a totally new light ....brilliant. If you had bought the resuling embelishments you would have paid £12 upwards I fear.
I have probably missed, in an earlier post, what you do with all your packs and cards but I am really curious ....well nosey LOL

Paula Gale said...

Wow Helen - I love the stickers and CANNOT wait for you to do some of those glass pendants. I fancy a go at them myself so wait with baited breath so see how yours turn out.

Paula x x x

Tinkertaylor said...

From your previous inspiration(Primark butterflies) I too have bought those dangly earings. Great minds think alike. I've used one on an art deco card will blog later

sh3ri3 said...

Wow, love the tree - i need to come shopping with you!!

I have the bear hug stickers, sooo cute Xx

sh3ri3 said...

Wow, love the tree - i need to come shopping with you!!

I have the bear hug stickers, sooo cute Xx

Samm said...

Love it all....the tree is fabby!

Samm
x

JAN said...

fantastic shopping haul

clare said...

great bargain hunting again hun..lol love what you've bought but my fav has got to be that gorgeous tree..i was hunting high & low for somthing like that at xmas time for my xmas craft stall..to hang my calenders on...but in the end i used a glass vase filled with willow balls stuck some twigs in and than used some xmas battery lights..it worked..lol.i would so love this tree..and im sure hun if you do a summer fair your bracelets will look gorgeous on it.
TFS hugs clare xx

Fluffy said...

Oh wow would love one of those trees in my new craftroom - can you see my green eyed envy? LOL
Tracee x