Replacing the ugly, one by one.

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After replacing my peg bag with something far more pleasurable to look out at, I have set about looking for something else around my house to beautify.
You may have read my craft wars post; my ongoing quest to place my crafty makes around the house whilst my partner fights for his preferred uncluttered style.
So I have taken it upon myself to replace previously bought mundane items with crafty makes. He’ll never notice, right?

A couple of weeks ago I remodelled my ugly peg bag, finally coming up with this, (which are flying out of my folksy shop:))Latest Oil Cloth peg bag

This weekend I replaced this.

Ugly old plastic bag tidy
Ugly old plastic bag tidy

With this.

Lovely new plastic bag tidy
Lovely new plastic bag tidy

All with materials used from my stash. Felt flower shapes and buttons.

Pinning on the felt flowers
Pinning on the felt flowers
Pinning on the felt flowers.
Pinning on the felt flowers.
Machine appliqué
Machine appliqué
Machine appliqué
Machine appliqué
Felt flower with button
Felt flower with button
Felt flower detail
Felt flower detail

An improvement don’t you think?

I’ve another ugly replacement planed for next weekend.

Love, Lucie xx

15 comments

  1. Ha ha ha, I love your sneaky craft wars. One day your partner will come home and find your brick-and-mortar house has been replaced by a crocheted version… (Mmmm, that would be snuggly.)

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  2. It’s a great idea to remake your own versions of things, rather than buying new. Surely your partner couldn’t object as you’re not adding clutter, just making a few changes!!

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  3. Hi! I just found your blog through Handmade Monday and I absolutely love your blog’s ethos – replacing the ugly, one by one – I love it!

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