Storybook Gift Bag DIY/Tutorial

The inspiration for this DIY came to me recently when I realised a few hours out from a party that I had nothing appropriate on hand to wrap the gift I had arranged.  This gift bag makes use of an old Enid Blyton storybook that wasn’t any good for resale, but you can use any other large storybook of your choice.  Other materials you will require: 4 vintage buttons ribbon, or fabric for your carry handles 4 small plain white sticky dots or similar, tape would even do sewing machine needle and thread First up you will need to look…

From Thrifted Placemats to Stylish Clutch Bags & Upcycled Accessories…..

Some of my very first followers back in the day on Facebook might remember the days that I used to upcycle vintage placemats into unique one of kind clutch hand bags. Well I’m back at it again and working on some designs and will be selling them at up coming Suitcase Rummages. Here is a clutch I finished this morning all elements (except the press stud closure) have been thrifted. A perfect size for a few ladies essentials for a fun day or night out.  I’ve also been working on some other upcycled accessories, all with thrifted items.  It’s been a…