Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Hello Spring

It was so lovely to wake up to Spring here in Brisbane this morning.  Sun pouring through the glass doors, and casting its rays on the morning dew settling on the grass outside.  Sipping coffee and munching on toast with my little girl snuggling up to me on the couch. 

A couple of days ago, things were a little different, dark skies, and a thunderstorm threatening, so we escaped for some shopping, denying it's looming presence.  It didn't take much to restore my hope for Spring when this lovely set of drawer liners caught my eye.  They smell devine, just perfect for my daughters set of drawers (which have that musty smell that seems to come along with anything second hand). 

Hmmm, what to do with the sweet smelling off-cuts, definately not throwing them away..
so with scissors in hand I came up with..

Some pretty hearts to hang up in the wardrobe, and the perfect way to use up those  little ribbons that come sewed into the shoulders of tops (I cut them out and keep them in a box for a rainy day, which it was this day).

Hmm, sitting there looking out through the glass doors, scissors in hand, the misty rain was telling me to stay indoors, and with the little one sleeping soundly, I didn't need to be told twice.  So with a little rummage through my crafty stash, and a flip through an old Handmade magazine, I came up with these...

Peg magnets! (in my favourite colour of course).
Nothing like the weather, rainy or sunny for a little inspiration to create!

What inspires you to create?

For more inspiration, why not pop over to ourcreativespaces?

Hope you are enjoying a beautiful Spring day at your place! 



Tammy said...

Oh Oh Oh... My browser background is currently Cath Kidson and I am eyeing off some paper napkins in the lark shop with a project in mind. So pretty. You peg magnets are great!

Anonymous said...

I love Cath Kidson. I remember my nana having drawer liners, they would be perfect for a set I recently found on the curbside :)
The pegs are pretty cool too.

m.e (Cathie) said...

i love that look! those pegs are adorable, i love making those.
what magnets do you use? I have use the sticky magnet tape but it just doesn't stick!!

happy September Sam and thanks for the lovely comments ♥

Taylor Made said...

I love inside days where you are just "forced" to sit and create. Great creating you have done there too.

Sam said...

Thanks for the lovely comments. Cathie, I do use the magnetic tape, and no it's not very strong, just strong enough to hold a note or too. Those magnet discs would probably be stronger, should hunt them down and see if they fit.

Here's to Spring, for hope, energy and new beginnings. xxSam

Tammy said...

I'd suggest cutting up old advertising magnets and attaching those to the back also.

Leonie said...

Oh gorgeous drawliners!! so pretty
and I love those peg magnets, too cute in blue.