Some time later, I was out shopping in Hove and snapped up this re-usable tote with the very same design at Bird and Rose, a lovely little shoppie on Blatchington Rd, full of antique bric-a-brac interspersed with vintage-stye bits and pieces. It's more book-bag than shopping-bag-sized, although I have been using it almost daily as both:
You can buy both of these online from dotcomgiftshop. I was just browsing that very site with the intention of providing you with links to them, when I came across THIS and promptly expired with lust:
Be still my beating heart...
I have a soft spot for embroidered samplers as my Mum collects them and has a beautiful one made by some ancient ancestor. It would be too, too tawdry to drop hints, of course... However, in the fortuitous event that anyone *happens* to be thinking of buying me a gift, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE can you make it this?
In other news, I started my new interior design course today and most informative it was, too. Not the airy-fairy, swatches-and-mood-boards self-indulgence I had