Sunday, July 26, 2009

get folksy with elizabeth prince

A few months ago I lost my wedding ring...i had to conclude it must have slipped off during a morning swim. But when it gets replaced I'll be purchasing one of Elizabeth Prince's ceramic dishes and keeping it on my bedside where I can put my rings when I run down to the beach for a splash before work or less glamourously, have to clean the bathroom.

On a much more important note, I discovered Elizabeth on folksy.com... you are probably all ahead of me on this one, but methinks it could trump Etsy the way Facebook did Myspace! Not only are there talented craftspeople selling their wares, just as much of the site is devoted to step-by-step projects you can do at home contributed by members free of charge, like this envelope cushion cover. I love the idea of people sharing their crafty secrets for free, it keeps alive the spirit of pre-internet craft.

3 comments:

meandering pearl said...

Hi! your images on the top post are gorgeous! the clothes, the clothes!!! :) & i love this folksy site, especially the tutorials!

thank you for signing up for the postcard swap!!! sorry its taken me so long to reply, its been quite hectic around here... i'll let you know more on Friday :)

lovely wishes!!!

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