This Week In Photos

After a disastrous experience knitting with polyester cord, I had a dream of a time knitting with this cotton rope to make this pot holder/coaster.

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I splurged the other week and bought myself this Pink Tartan dress from The Bay. Up until recently, I was super-cheap and bought the most inexpensive clothes I could find, but I’ve finally come to appreciate quality and the value of good, tailored pieces.

I’ve already worn it 2 ways to to two separate events; to Blog Podium with a pair of boots and tights, and to a friend’s wedding this past Saturday at Evergreen Brickworks with nude heels and an updo.

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I ordered fabric from Spoonflower, printed with my illustrations, a few weeks ago and they finally arrived in the mail. To be honest, I’m a bit disappointed in how dull the colours turned out and how greyed-out the blacks printed. A good lesson for next time I guess; I’ll have to be sure to increase the saturation and contrast.

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Shawn snapped this photo of me getting ready to go out. I’m not sure I’ll ever have a photo of me where my hands don’t look like chicken talons.

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I opened the Hands and Hustle online shop where you can now buy Art Prints & more! Shawn helped me take all of the photos like a gem.

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I finally made use of some fabric I had lying around to sew this set of 4 dinner napkins. The pictured pot holder is the same one that nearly killed me.

What did you get up to this past week?

Sabrina Smelko

Lifestyle blog and shop by Sabrina Smelko, sharing wellness, home design, entrepreneurship and resources