Wednesday, 1 June 2011

My Creative Space – cheating slightly...

Photos: Second ever bag, first dress and top

In my creative space this week (today in fact) my blog has turned 2! Who knew! I had a shock when I realised. Saying that I don’t actually count it as a proper blogging birthday, as I didn’t really start blogging in earnest until the start of this year. So, instead of doing a traditional blogger ‘what I’ve learnt/ things I’m proud of’ birthday, I am tenuously using the occasion (and cheating slightly as I'm not going to show any crafting from this week) to share with you some of my earliest crafty/ blogging offerings. These are things so deeply buried that they’ll never see the light of day otherwise.

So here's my first and second bags.The first was made completely off piste and I basically made it up as I went along. The second (pictured above) was slightly more restrained affair and actually used a pattern. It was soooo easy to make that I have now made and given away quite a few!

Theres also my first ever top and first ever dress. I wear them both constantly and they are still holding together which makes me feel quite proud.

Finally, if you want a giggle take a look at my first ever post. I didnt have a clue what to write, and it shows! :-)

To hear from people who are undoubtably showing some more recent creative offerings than I have, pay a visit to Our Creative Space.


  1. Aww, wicked! Congrats to you and really nice to have links back to the beginning...and it's all still holding together! Hurrah!

  2. Happy 2nd b-day :) Off to look through your links :)

    Sarah from DollsAndDaydreams

    p.s. sorry Blogger is not letting me comment at the moe :(

  3. Happy 2nd birthday to your blog! I like your first dress. I've been contemplating making myself somethng like that for the summer ... whenever summer decides to arrive.

  4. Happy bloggy birthday - congrats! Off to read your first post!
    P.S. No real tips for making cushions except that I cut them out accurately to start with so that the corners are all 90 degrees. Happy making!
    Nic @ Yardage Design

  5. retrospective my creative space, i like it!
    happy blogiversary to yooooooooooou!

  6. Happy birthday! Love the firsts retrospective.

  7. Happy Birthday! I love the second bag. Great idea with the little button.

    Madison xxx

  8. Happy bloggy birthday!!

    I don't think anyone knows what to put on their very first post!! I love your second bag - such a pretty fabric and a lovely touch with that button.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  9. Happy Blog-aversary. Great to link to the first post.

  10. Happy Blog Birthday and thanks for visiting my blog a couple weeks back and commenting about wooden cotton reels. My answer is I have no idea what to do with them! I'm sure if I hunt around the blogs a bit I'll find something more creative than popping them in a jar for display - but for now, in the jar they stay!


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