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About freddyandviolet

Vintage lover, crafter & mum of 2

Sunny days & magical rays

As we opened the curtains to our second glorious summer’s morning (after a hideous amount of grey & rain), Violet threw her little arms into the air announcing “FAIRY SPARKLES!!!!”.  She was of course referring to the copious amounts of … Continue reading

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Brooches & questions

Have been busy putting together jewellery in preparation for the next market.  They’re a bit vintage looking & a bit medal inspired.  Am also trialing some very sweet dolls which happily use up my nice fabric scraps too. Last night … Continue reading

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Pinwheels & Letters

Love pinwheels

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Revamped Vintage

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I’ve been busy getting ready for the market on Sunday.  Lots of lovely furniture but also lots of rain predicted.  I had paint left in a tin of Little Green Company, so have used that on most of the furniture. … Continue reading

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MISSING: Fat, green Caterpillar. Answers to ‘Catty’.

Catty was NOT in his little house this morning. So we now have a juicy, green caterpillar lurking in the house.

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Pets

So Violet is longing for her very own pet, despite the 2 dogs & cat that we have fluffing up the house.  Her current “starvin’ for..” is a Guinea Pig.  After telling her that she would need to persuade Daddy … Continue reading

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Musings of a 3yr old

My daughter Violet is very articulate for her young years & despite thinking that anyone called ‘Chris’ is actually a ‘Crisp’ & ‘programmes’ are ‘playgrammes’ etc, she really has got a good hold on the English language.  She believes the knots … Continue reading

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