July 6, 2009

Yesterday we had a lovely day out in Winchester so that I could get to the Handm@de craft fair being held at the Guildhall. It was a fantastic event, and I’m glad I set a limit before I went in as it could have been very easy to spend a lot of money!

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There was such a wide range of crafts represented, from jewellery to soaps to photographs to stuffed toys, and just about everything in between! I tried to buy some small items from as many stalls as possible to try to bring home a good selection and support a lot of artists! Here are some of my goodies…

Greeting gards from Joan Stewart and paperleaf, and postcards from Joe Hurry and Julia Davey.

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Very funky pup keyring from Laurie Redman

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Lovely ceramic buttons (I could have bought hundreds of these!) from Karen Turner and Penny Spooner

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I love owls. I especially love embroidered owls with cute little heart buttons and bead dangles! From meninafeliz

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These ladies had just about my favourite stall of the day, although there were so many I loved it’s hard to say that! But something about this table really draws you in, and the detailed little pieces like my owl were beautiful.

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Another thing I loved about the fair was that so many people were using moo cards as business cards! They are really cute and I think I’ll have to get myself some.

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After a good hour and a half wandering around the guildhall,we found a nice little pub with a lovely beer garden to sit in.

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Even better, they had a little outdoor pool room with a television so we could watch the amazing Wimbledon final.

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We ended up having to eat here because we couldn’t leave before the match was over! Nail-biting stuff.

Hope you had a lovely weekend too!


One comment

  1. What a fabulous collection of things. I love the cards and the button. Thanks for your comments too.

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