I confess; I’ve been spending time on Pinterest again…And here’s the result – a collection of styles and items I like this winter. I really, really like that golden midi-dress in the middle and thought it would be perfect for NYE – but it’s nowhere to be found. Typical.
This sheepskin coat is sure to keep me warm this winter! What do you think? It’s a find (£45) from the monthly Drill Hall flea market in Leith. (I think the collar might be mink, but I justify it to myself with the fact that it’s a second hand coat…)
When we were in Finland and visiting our summer house (that we call ‘the Villa’) Matthew found an old film spool lying on the floor. He got a little bit obsessed with it and decided to get it developed here in Edinburgh. We found out that they stopped making this 120 mm film 20 years ago. It had to have belonged to my grandfather who was into his photography. As he passed away in 1988 the film must’ve been at least 30 years old.
My second day at my new job is now over, phew. My brain feels like mush, but I must say I do enjoy feeling useful again after a two month long period of unemployment! It was nice to have that time in between jobs though, it made the whole moving and settling in process so much easier and more effective. Plus I finally got around to starting a blog 🙂 and using my new sewing machine!
As I mentioned in my last post, I have bought a few things since moving here…But mostly second hand. Have a look at my findings:
This is a map of the charity shops in Edinburgh, as you can see there are quite a few – way more than in Helsinki. Since I’ve been here I’ve visited several already, and must admit that I haven’t been able to resist buying a thing or two…But it’s ok since it is so cheap, right?! And the money goes to charity!
Happy Monday folks!
I just have to share my weekend project with the world, because I am so proud of myself 🙂 A friend of mine turned 30 yesterday, and since I wanted to give her something a little more special I decided to make her a dress – with no dressmaking experience…After hours of blood, sweat and tears (and a wee bit of help from my boyfriend’s mum) I present this to you: