I still haven’t worked out who I want to be or what I want to do when I grow up, so on this blog please join me while I try and work it out while keeping child-like creativity alive!  Find home and fashion inspiration; travel and days out; photography, writing and more. Have fun looking around 🙂

 

00

Anti-Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day isn’t for everyone!

For a start, if you’re single this day comes along just to rub your face in it and remind you just how lonely and miserable you really are.

Then again, you may be half of an old married couple, jaded, worn and cynical, flopped on the settee with little chance of romantic gestures coming your way.

You may even be in a loved up romance in the honeymoon of your relationship – all lovey dovey and squelchy, but with someone else who thinks Valentine’s Day is a corporate con invented to sell more cards that will only end up in the bin anyway.

You may be part of one of those couples who do Date Night every week so you don’t bother with Valentine’s Day because it’s nothing special.

You could be so secure in your relationship; you just don’t need it.

My daughter was saying only yesterday that the only good thing about it is the reduced chocolate the next day. Here’s the perfect dress for you – an anti-Valentine’s dress – red with a very gothic touch! This dress has now sold out, but if you’d like me to make you something, please get in touch: helen@threadsofafairytale.com

valentine7

 

Threads of a Fairytale,
00no comment

Other posts you may like:

knitting is cool!
How to rock the granny chic trend! Styling a hand-knitted cardigan
February 25, 2018
I don’t know whether you’ve noticed it, but I’ve spotted lots of people lately wearing jumpers and cardigans that look like their granny knitted it. They probably didn’t, because these people are probably young enough that their grannies are still in full time work and far too busy to be sitting by the fire and knitting. However, I was lucky enough to have a Nan who knitted and was proud to wear my royal blue school cardigans with massive sleeves that no-one else had. (At least I was until I was ten.) Maybe that’s what sparked my love of wearing things just a little bit different to everyone else. (Damn – I wish I’d thought of that argument when I was a teenager “Well if you didn’t want me to wear 1960’s mini nightdresses with Doc Martins, maybe you should’ve just bought me a Woodlands school cardigan with the logo on it like everyone else had!” sort of thing)….
Weekly Wardrobe – My first jeggings!
February 13, 2017
Yes, that’s right. I have never owned a pair of skinny jeans or jeggings before; however I have been so desperate for comfy trousers for winter, I have succumbed! I have short legs and chunky thighs, but I’ve been working on my squats and lunges, and have decided fu*k it, who cares anyway if they don’t look brilliant – I need to keep my legs warm! So I bought these in the Next sale and have decided they actually look alright with a long jumper. By the way, snow was gently falling outside when these photos were taken and I was too chicken to brave the cold. So I’m afraid these photos are not up our usual quality as we’re inside on a dark winter day…..

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.