August 25, 2009

I Love Pretty Things

I stayed up late last night so I could look through this
all by myself! Cath Kidston Catalog and Magazine all in one - so much pretty in one spot!Just look at this kitchen! Changing accessories and adding color to the table made a huge improvement!

Beautiful ironing board covers too.

Encouraging the sewist in everyone :)
It all came to and end too quickly - I'm hanging on to this one for more inspiration!
Speaking of pretty -- the blocks made with my embroidery are showing up in the flickr group! I'm excited to see it all come together :)

In case you haven't guessed already - I haven't made it to my sewing machine lately. I'm getting motivated right now - I really need to get a few things taken care of :)

Blessings -
Amy

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19 comments:

Sherri said...

Oh, thanks for sharing...I'm going to have to get a copy of that catalog!

Terriaw said...

I have always wanted to look at one of those magazines, but the only place I have ever seen it was at the Hong Kong airport! Thanks for sharing some pretty pages with us.

quiltmom said...

HI Amy,
I have never seen this catalog but I have just sent off for my free copy of it- It looks very fun and I am looking forward to drooling over the things in it VBG.
I have always loved pouring over catalogues - When I was a girl I spent many happy hours playing with things that I cut out of my grandmother's old catalogues.
Thanks for sharing and for igniting the memories.
Warmest regards,
Anna

Andrea said...

I need to make a red aqua white and dash of yellow quilt. What a beautiful catalogue. Never heard of it. Off I go!!!

randi said...

What a great magazine! I will have to get my hands on one of those!

Thimbleanna said...

Very cool magazine. And Getting Motivated is VERY important!

Blue Is Bleu said...

I see lots of red and aqua... classic combo :) I want that catalogue now!

amylouwho said...

where did you get that? It's lovely! I want that aqua and red polka dotted table. adorable.

I need to get sewing too - let's have sew and tell on Friday.

Kristen said...

Thanks so much for sharing!! I just found your beautiful blog!

Jackie said...

That is a fantastic book/magazine! I have never seen that one before. Where oh where did you get it?

Victoria said...

Had no idea this was out there. Thanks for sharing!

amy smart said...

Cath Kidston makes me swoon. That catalog/magazine looks gorgeous. Where can I get my hands on one??

Ruth said...

I need to request one of these great catalogs. So many pretty things.

Thanks for sharing.

Ruth

calicodaisy said...

The catalog looks great! I always love her colors, too. Just jumped here from Amy's show-n-tell.

Aunt Spicy said...

I have a favorite day in London that I repeat each time I am there...breakfast at a small cafe or room service, then off to the Kath store in Covent Garden, followed by a short little jaunt to the Orla Kiely shop. Its a constant feast for the eyes!

Rebekah said...

I love her stuff! How could you not smile if your house was filled with her patterns? :)

amandajean said...

where did you get the magazing/catalog? i would love to get my hands on a copy of all that inspiration!

Andrea said...

Okay seriously. I just opened my mailbox, and there it is! It's taken less than a week to arrive! Our regular post doesn't go that quick! LOL. Okay, major inspiration here...and I can feel several urges of purchases. Christmas IS near right? ;-)

Lizzie said...

I was in the UK for Christmas visiting family and my sister took me to the Cath Kidson shop in Brighton, Sussex. OH I could have filled our suitcases full from sheets to bags and other "stuff". Instead I treated myself to some of her fabric with the intention of making myself a summer tote which will be nothing like like my sister's bag!