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Lovely mention - the Irish Independent


A couple of weeks ago I got a surprise e-mail from the lovely Gabrielle from the Irish Independent looking to include me in an upcoming feature; she was writing about ladies who are ditching cosmo's for crochet hooks and getting crafty at home {for the record, I am partial to a tall, cold G&T or a healthy glass of wine}. I of course agreed {nervously}, and later that afternoon I spoke with Gabrielle about all things thrifted and handmade throughout our home. From items made from scratch, to revamped thrifted pieces, to crochet, knitting and cross stitch, we talked about it all. And when I say we, I mean I rambled on for some time.




A word of warning ladies - when you're as pale as me, if you hold a lamp up to your face, your eyes will look like two piss-holes in snow. That is something I have now learned. Aside from that, I am giddy with excitement about my little feature and would like to thank Gabrielle again for being so cool, down to earth and for letting me prattle on about handmade stuff, and Ronan the photographer for making it a fun and relaxed mini photo shoot in my living room, because cameras terrify me and all I do is make dumb faces. 

For anyone who would like to creep the online version of the article, check it out here :) xx A

p.s. I LOVE LAMP. 
Also featured - lamp revamp - fancy footstool

3 comments:

  1. I think you look great, Alex...so does the lamp. Happy to see that good things are happening for you right now. Go girl!

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  2. More fame for the Hydrangea Girl! Congratulations, how cool!!
    Maria xx

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  3. Woooo hoooo awesome news to read and hello the photo is fab!! Loved seeing the progress of your blanket on Twitter too.

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I do enjoy hearing peoples spin on things. So whether you like it or lump it, bring it.

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