Monday, June 13, 2011

Bits & Pieces...

It's the Queen's birthday long weekend here and I was happy to be able to achieve a bit!  I can't show everything I've done, however, as my Sis-In-Law and I have a bit of a challenge happening!   None of this work can be displayed till the 1st September :)
Firstly... I found some food picks that I thought could be handy!! No.. I haven't used them yet, but I do have plans for them!

Also - I was elated to find some double sided sticky tape (cello tape?) here in aus.. I saw it on a Youtube Vid and thought it would be handy and had never heard of it!! Oh this stuff is GOLD!!!

Now down to 'some' of the work I've been doing.  Like I said.. doesn't look like much for 3 days work, but I can't show anything else yet!!!  I did buy a pretty pleater a while back, and bought a small one thinking, "I'm making mini's.. I need small" - only to realise once it arrived (from overseas - we can't get them here)... that it was too small for long curtains.. so I went the pin method::

It WAS looking good.. managed to get two done.. (of course - matching pair and all).. and I used steam from my iron.. then hairspray to finish them... they're a bit crooked looking - but hey this IS my first attempt :(
I will still use them - am going to make a pelmet to go over the top as well so it won't look quite so bad, they're going in my 'girls' room, which still has a little bit to go before completion.

I have tomorrow off too apart from an appointment in the city at 9am, so will attempt to apply some finishing touches and at least hang the curtains.. will see how the day goes.

Oh I wish I could post more pics of what has been happening hahahaha! The challenge will be fun ;-)

BTW.. click on my link on the word challenge at the top - and check out my SIL's work - she is amazing!! ;-)


  1. They look great ...cant wait to see them in the room :)

  2. It's really fun seeing your finds and watching your progress. So glad I found your blog today!

  3. Curtains look great, i have to try this method as my other attempts have failed!! Jenn