As part of House of Pinheiro's International Craft Swap, Rachel is doing a few nautical inspired giveaways. The first of these was a chance to win one of 3 nautical inspired badges/brooches made by Jo at Adventures and Tea Parties:
I thought they were all lovely, but went for the boat, as I had to pick one! I then completely forgot all about it, till catching up with Rachels' blog the other day, spotted this little photo:
Yay! I won the boat brooch!
The brooch duly arrived on Thursday, and conveniently interrupted a Small Boy tantrum, his
It came in a lovely little ring box, tied up with some pretty two-tone string. Don't little touches like this make all the difference?
I wore it all day yesterday, suitably matched with a nautical striped top. Unfortunately I didn't get a pic, as last night I was helping prepare for today's nursery Easter Fair, and then was baking for said Fair until 10.30 last night! Damn, should have taken some photos of my lovely Little Lemon Drizzles and my Raisin and Oat Cookies, to show you!
Anyway, here is the brooch in the flesh, modelled on me today. Less relevant to the outfit, but you can see my new"I don't care it keeps snowing, I'm wearing my Spring wardrobe anyway" sweater, bought at a recent Boden party!
Cute isn't it?
If you like this, you can buy Jo's lovely accessories here, and you can follow her here and here.