Yesterday I went on my usual lunchtime wander. I’m starting to tire of the shops we have in Lewisham – the only thing that seems to change are the books. And there are only so many books one can own!
So I bought two more:
I’ve wanted to read Mr Toppit for a while and I’m sure that M will love it. He’s always looking for new books to read. He’s trying to get through The Host at the moment and hates it.
The other book, Blek Le Rat is a book about stencil art. Literally it looks like it’s never been opened. So it’s going to form part of M’s birthday present. I’m taking him out for the rest of it so don’t think I’m being uber tight with my husband. It’s just that although we always buy each other trips or holidays for our birthdays, it IS always nice to have a little something to open.
These books were bought from the Cancer Research shop in Lewisham – 75p a book 🙂 So I think these are bargains 😉
I found this t-shirt in the British Red Cross shop – I think I’m going to upcycle it into a halter shirt – it’s so cute – however I might dye it first. Yellow really isn’t my colour.
Finally the records I bought on Monday:
Dontcha just LOVE Engelbert? I can’t believe he actually chose to be called that. Anyway – these are to be some bags. However my first attempt at making a vinyl record bag fell flat on its face:
I didn’t actually make the ‘bag’ big enough for the album – and too big for a single. So I’ve had to kind of ‘shove’ the single into the middle of the bag – and sew around it. It really doesn’t look very good does it? I started sewing around it to try and make it look better but I really think it looks a bit poo. Any ideas so that my couple of hours of work isn’t completely wasted?