My Mum's here... yay! So I've decided to take a little time out over the next week, although I will be attending to sales and queries as usual... It's actually just what I need though, as I have my Sister's wedding in October and need to decide; a) what I am going to wear and b) how to accessorise... this of course will take a little girly time with Mum and also a bit of crafting time... after all I want to turn up wearing my own stuff right?!!
Which brings me to something rather exciting... back in March my exhibition stand was across the way from a milliner, who's work I completely fell in love with and who's courses I still have on my crafting things to try before you die list! Anyway, since then I have had a little passion for mini top hats and fascinators (the small comb in head pieces with feathers). On Saturday I found a shop that made the bases of mini top hats... drooled over the options for a while and walked off to look at feathers and ribbons for accessory ideas. Darrin was trailing somewhere behind, probably thinking, 'just how much more window shopping can she do before I get to go the computer shop?!' (oh, plenty!!)... when I heard his little voice... 'that mini top hat looked really good on you, why don't you get it for your Sister's wedding?'... 'Oh, I don't know do you think it could look ok?', 'Yeah, why don't we get one for you to work on'... my arm was now fully twisted behind my back, 'oh wow, great... I know just the look I'm going for'! And away I came with my own mini top hat!
Now... to decide how to decorate!
Mum's just said she wants me to start making a fascinator for her... oh, no I think she phoning my Aunt... I see trouble ahead and a mound of millinery! Good job I have plenty of blog post scheduled!!