Sunday, October 30, 2016

Sunday, September 18, 2016

 new this week in my 
 we added more vintage music books to the store....
and also Vintage Ladybird books, 
Printed in England, 1960s & 1970s.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Eclectic Moi on Etsy


Saturday, December 21, 2013

secret santa delights....

I signed up a little while ago with
to do a little secret santa this year
 
I wanted to show you how sweet everything was wrapped.
 and look what was inside!
 A darling beautifully stitched wool applique felt pincushion with a sweet little bird.
A vintage Japanese tile plate, two vanilla candles, Japanese origami paper, vintage buttons and the prettiest collage card.  Below is a larger picture if you would like to click on it you will be able to see in more detail.
My Sweet Secret Santa was
Natalie
who has two Etsy stores
&
click on the links to see her beautiful stores.
 
thank you so much Natalie xx
Everything is just delightful :)
 
have a lovely day!
~ Gillian ♥


Sunday, September 22, 2013

wool felt brooches & vintage delights...

 
It has been a little while since I last blogged...
to cut a long story short
we have cared for a loved one,
 I had a little foot operation
and I got busy with starting up my etsy store again.
~ all good but sometimes in life blogging has to take a back seat.
 
But I decided tonight was a good night to say hello! :)
 
as I just said above, I have been working on setting up my etsy store again
it has been around a couple of years since it was open and I have missed it.
I've been enjoying working on it for the past 3 months,
Lots of Vintage collectables and curios,
some of my brooches (with more to come)
& my jewellery....
 
I love that I have a place to share some of my gorgeous vintage finds and another place to share my brooches and jewellery...
 
have a lovely week
~ Gillian ♥

Friday, May 31, 2013

keep calm and create.....

 life is a little busy in our part of the world at the moment....
but not too busy to work on some things that have been swirling around in my mind!
above is some more wool felt brooches in my word series
each brooch is sold individually but it was fun to make up this little popular phrase :)
You can see more of my wool felt brooches in my madeit store here
..............................
I have been wanting to make a little succulent mini garden in a pot for a while now.
I've been madly pinning other peoples beautiful succulent creations on pinterest.
I decided it was time!
I have had this large terracotta pot for years that my parents gave me, but I never really knew what to do with it....a few succulents, potting mix & stones later I had created my first mini succulent garden.
 of course everything needs to grow a little
and fill the pot out...
 Crassula Gollum 'lady finger'
 'hens & chicks'
 'sedum green mound'
graptoveria 'fred ives'
(excuse me if I have any of the names wrong, as I'm a beginner)
there are a few others in the pot one of my favourites is the Senecio Rowleyanus 'string of pearl' not pictured here individually but you can see it in the front of the pot, I first had string of pearls when I was a teenager and have always loved it.
 
Fingers crossed my little succulent garden grows well and I can show you how they have filled out the pot in a few months.
 
Have a great weekend
~ Gillian ♥

Saturday, May 11, 2013

layers of lovely dots.....

wool felt brooches
no.2  no.3  &  no.4
layers of lovely dots....
 
Have a lovely weekend
& if you are celebrating mothers day on Sunday
may your day be blessed.
~ Gillian ♥