It's funny how once you start reading blogs and writing your own blog that you start seeing things everywhere that remind you of the people on your bloglist. I went into the Salvation Army store in Tauranga today and I saw all sorts of things that reminded me of the different blogs I read.
First I saw an old tape measure and thought of Sarah and her blog cottonkiwi.blogspot.com- she makes gorgeous tape measure flowers that she sells on FeltThen I saw a little golden book and thought of Cat Taylor who makes journals using the covers of vintage golden books and sells them on Etsy http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=35235038
Next I found a beautiful circular embroidered table cloth ($3.50) which reminded me of Joanna's blog littleminx.wordpress.com and her lovely embroidered needle book project. The table cloth fits our kitchen table perfectly so that was lucky!
And finally my favourite find today was a delightful mug (50 cents) that made me think of Melissa at tinyhappy straight away- she is using ceramic paint pens to paint plain white mugs and plates and I think she would really like the design on this mug. The amazing coincidence is that when I looked underneath it said it was made in Norway which is where she used to live so that was really cool!
I also found a neat basket to put all my knitting supplies when I get up and running- it will need to be lined so that's something else for my list of things to do!