Monday 22 September 2014

Albums and Pumpkins

Continuing on from yesterdays post I spent another couple of hours today sorting through photographs and making some cheap albums more fitting for my craft room.  I have covered them with Harris Tweed and made a heart embellishment to finish them off.  They are now fit for purpose for my prince's and princess's albeit the grandchildren.  I made a lot of the toppers so I have some ready to make some notecards a very useful thing around here for lots of purposes.

I am always so impressed by the variety of patterns/colours of tweed available.  I am running low on stock of Harris Tweed as I haven't visited the islands for over a year.  It is hoped that we will be moving there shortly.

I was impressed how easy covering these inexpensive albums were and how effective they now look. 
I spent some time reading blogs that I like to follow and clicked onto where I was totally inspired by some thrift shop pumpkins that she had come across.  What a great idea I thought and spent the next hour or so sorting out a couple of old jumpers and got to it.  Drum roll please....and here you have it two jumper pumpkins in place by the front door. 

Perfect for the first day of Autumn.
See you soon.


  1. The Harris tweed is gorgeous as indeed are your scrapbooks full of memories for your grandchildren-they truly will appreciate.

  2. I Will try to do fabric pumpkin as I like it so much...
    I like your post about autumn preparation... I am preparing it too...
    Miss, xxx

  3. Lovely autumnal makes. Sure the grandchildren will love them x

  4. I like your jumper pumpkins - jumpkins?? xx

  5. Lovely albums mama. I love the Harris tweed too. Great idea with he jumper pumpkins i might try it with some of the girls old ones. X

  6. I love Harris tweed too, your albums are great & the pumpkins are fab too, a great idea.

  7. Original and beautiful albums and pumpkins !!!!
    Have a great day !

  8. Wonderful albums, I love the Harris Tweed it's stunning. I'm sure your albums will be treasured by your grandchildren.

    Brilliant punkins.


  9. The pumpkins are amazing, what a great way to use up spare material!