Late Friday night, singing along to MJ, we took a mini road trip up to Cambridge to visit my fiancé’s brother and his girlfriend. On Saturday, Claire and I left the men to business and enjoyed a very girly day. This row of idyllic terraces we’re set within a square with a small green in the centre. If we stay put in England this is the type of house I would love to settle in for a while (totally not influenced by the descriptions of houses in Austen and Brontë novels :s ).
Claire introduced me to a really quirky and unique shop called Terminal D in the city centre. They stock some lovely tea dress and unusual bags and accessories. All the pieces come from Korea and seem to be really well made. Also, reasonably priced - dresses approx £40. I saw a lovely jacket, which I didn't get at the time but wondering whether I should have...hmmm. Ignore the heart purse in the image below and you'll see that they have some lovely items. Well worth a visit if you're in Cambridge.
So after a busy morning (ahem...shopping), we retreated to Hobbycraft to pick up supplies and went back to Claire's for a cosy afternoon experimenting with a new craft idea. We were inspired by a project from A Beautiful Mess - DIY Tea Bags and set about making a selection. I'm going to have another go at these soon and I'll post the result. To make these I had to dusty off the skill of using a sewing machine - It must have been at least 10 years ago since I was confronted with the need to use this but Claire is a very good teacher. She is much more 'craft' minded than myself. Hopefully you may see a feature post on A Girl's Imagination from Claire in the near future.
This is a much more watered down version of events otherwise you would all be reading well into the night.
Although, I couldn't complete my Cambridge post without a mention of Claire and Gav's most adorable Persian cat! I'm not really a cat person (something out their tails and eyes spooks me a bit) but this gentle, little, bundle of fluff is different...who could say no to this...