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Katysclutter
Surrey
A part time graphic designer & full time bargain hunter with a little crafting retro love thrown in!
Interests: Vintage Toys, Making Cards,Knitting, Crochet, My Garden, My Home and My Family and a good bit of Bargain Hunting!
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Hello all, I've moved my blog to Blogger, please come and find me! Many Thanks x Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2012 at katy'sClutter
Katysclutter is now following Brighton Sewing Centre
Mar 17, 2012
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As you may have guessed I love a second hand bargain and a little light retail therapy from time to time some might say a boarderline obsessive secondhand "junkie" I might say that would be a little harsh. Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at katy'sClutter
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It was time to dig out my trusty bag, check I had enough small denominations of coins and hit the car boot fair which can be found every sunday (weather permitting) until Autumn. Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at katy'sClutter
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Back in the day when going to school and having fun was the sum total of my being and after school TV was actually quite good, who could forget Grange Hill, Willow the Wisp and He-man. Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2012 at katy'sClutter
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I've just completed my first week back at work after recovering from a cold, antibiotics and a week in bed, how much day time telly can you watch before you go mad? Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2012 at katy'sClutter
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I say it every year and I mean it when I say it, but I never quite manage to keep my blog up to date. Instead of loads of apologies and meaningless words I'll just add some pictures to fill... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2012 at katy'sClutter
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I have a love of Raleigh Cycles, and I've spent ages looking for a large wheeled bike that fits my leg length (short)! I wanted a retro 70/80's style and had a few options in my head, it was just... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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My friend Binnies Dad sent me some plums and apples from the tree's in his orchard. A few plums got a bit bashed and bruised in transit because they're so ripe! So it's off with the bad bits and into... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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I've recently been aware of the new trend for paper pom-pom flowers, they appear everywhere and I have to say I'm rather glad they do! I love the odd pom-pom or jam jars alight with candles, strings of fairy lights... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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What a difference the sunshine makes to a weekend... Even my messy bedroom looks better in the sunshine! Enjoy it while it lasts :) Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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The last few months have been a mixed bag for me and my family. We've lost a much loved and much missed member of our family unit, nan. At ninety years young, time finally caught up with her and she... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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Last week we went to pick up a bicycle (another one) that Bob had won on that well known auction site from Southampton. We made good time until we hit the outskirts of the town centre and thanks to Gas... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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I love cake and cake loves me, not my belly, my bum or my hips, but it does loves my lips. So while the armchair football coach was assisting his team into triumph last night, I baked cake! This is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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Actually that should be "Dog in the House" as I've been making again, this little cutie is being wrapped up just after I've finish writing this in some lovely paperchase paper for a birthday gift. I've much admired Jenny B... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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I made this card for my friends birthday, she's a modern kinda gal and wanting my card to reflect that. Firstly this post is more of a "what I did" rather than a "how too!" But I'm sure you'll get... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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I took a little break from the taxing task of the TAX return (err) to do a spot of crafting therapy to revive my brain cells, why can I never find the crucial piece of documentation when I need it?... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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The house seems so bare without its sprinkle of glitter and sparkle, January can feel such a dreary time of year after all the frivolity of the festive season. I’ve decided to try and look at the positives which each... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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For some reason I never do things on my list in order of urgency or difficulty, I do them in order of ease and fun! I was once given a piece of advice by an old boss "always do the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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It's been well over two months since I last posted, but in that time the amount of preparation, cooking, baking, making and shopping i've been doing makes it feel a lot lot longer. In November I attended a willow bending... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2011 at katy'sClutter
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It's my favourite time of year again, the countdown to Christmas begins with the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. An unashamed whirl into fake tan, sequins and feathers with a few tantrums, tears and of course the "journey". Every... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2010 at katy'sClutter
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I've started crafting for christmas, you can never be too early for christmas! I've already made some jam and now I've started knitting whist trying to finish my crochet blanket. So Can I introduce to Mr.Frosty, he took two days... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2010 at katy'sClutter
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I was lucky enough to be gifted a bag of Bramley cooking apples, I've put a few aside for the inevitable apple crumble (who can blame me) but the rest I sprang into action and decided to make jam?! After... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2010 at katy'sClutter
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Finally I think we can wave good bye to summer and it's pockets of warmer weather, Autumn seems to be finally with us. The heating went on at the weekend and there was talk of collecting firewood in readiness for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2010 at katy'sClutter
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Sorry I disappeared for a while, I've been a tad busy with hospital visits, work, housework and the usual humdrum stuff that drags the life out of you day by day. In these moments of 'hum-drum' as I like to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2010 at katy'sClutter