95. How to Make a Sewing-Lover’s Key Ring

How to make a sewing-lover's key ring

If you’d like to skip straight to the creative project and learn how to make a sewing-lover’s key ring then scroll down until you see Blue’s paw print below.salvagebox.co.uk - Blue's paw

This episode is subtitled: ‘The cat’s out of the bag…’

‘But it’s only two weeks away! How will we get everything prepared in time?’

Kim was waving a beautifully elegant wedding invitation at Beryl and panicking. The invitation wasn’t actually addressed to Kim. It was fresh from the box sent to Beryl (at Teacups) from the printers but Kim hadn’t noticed that the package wasn’t addressed to her when she opened it. She was now fully aware that Beryl and Tommy were getting married imminently.

I’d totally understood Beryl’s desire to plan her wedding her way, without the risk of Kim, her daughter-in-law, taking over and turning it into something that suited Kim rather than the bride.

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64. How to Make a Key Fob from a Wine Cork

How to make a key fob from a wine cork

If you prefer to skip straight to the creative project and learn how to make a key fob from a wine cork, scroll down to find Blue’s paw print below.salvagebox.co.uk - Blue's paw

This episode is subtitled: ‘Will the building work ever be completed…?’

‘How could I have been so stupid?’ wailed Jaz, for the third time that morning.

I was just about to reassure her yet again when Beryl popped up between us, handed me a funeral tribute that we’d failed to notice had got separated from the rest of the order during the builders’ chaos that morning, and said to Jaz, ‘Love is blind, love.’

It’s a cliché but Beryl’s right. It was obvious to the casual observer that something didn’t add up with Darren but when you’re being swept along in the excitement of young love you can’t see it.

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16. How to Make a Tassel Key Ring

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This episode is subtitled: ‘Put your sunglasses on…’

I was flicking through my recent posts and was startled by the fact that they’ve been a bit lilac lately. And not only that, my photography skills being what they are, it is a very murky lilac. So this week you have yellow. Get your sunglasses on and prepare to be dazzled by today’s fun tassel key ring.

I was inspired by the lovely Guus, our Dutchman who brings us his truck packed with flowers every week. I can’t believe I’m 50 and my heart skips a beat whenever I see him climbing down from the cab, his long lean legs making short work of the distance to the ground. Jaz gives me a knowing nudge and I have to really focus on being nonchalant.

There were no emergency flower requirements this week, we just needed a bit of a top up to tide us through to our next main delivery. While Guus played with Blue salvagebox.co.uk - Blue sittingI chose a few items including some beautiful white roses, some gerberas and a big bunch of craspedia. Craspedia is such a useful little flower – it adds a touch of the unusual to a bouquet and it’s obviously very trendy at the moment because it pops up a lot in magazine photographs, its small but bold structure seemingly ideal in a modern house setting. I have some on my Yellow Pinterest board.

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