Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Cheap and Cheerful

I hope none of today's sellers are offended by the title - I mean it in a nice way.  All today's items are bright and colourful and can be yours for less than £10.  Perhaps 'Bright and Bargainsome' would have been a better title...?  'Attractive and Affordable'...?  Anyway, they're pretty and they don't cost a fortune.  Enjoy!

Pink and Brown Button Magnets by MerryGoRoundUK
£4.70 (+ £1.20 p&p)
These girly button magnets are the perfect colours to bring simplicity and sophistication to your home decor. They have been put together from a collection of pink and brown plastic buttons. Each one is different but the co-ordinate beautifully with each other.  The largest button measures 30mm / 1.25" across and the smallest button measures 5mm / 0.25".  Each has a 20mm / 0.75" button magnet glued onto the back.

Sunshine Yellow Upcycled Hair Clip / Brooch by ridgewaycottage
£4.50 (+ £1.50 p&p)
Made from an upcycled t-shirt and scraps of yellow ric rac, this flower can we worn as a stunning brooch or fabulous hair clip. It has both a hair clip and brooch pin attached to the back.  This is a quite large item measuring approximately 9cm in diameter.  Brighten everyone's summer days with this sunny yellow flower.
Felt Flower Hair Clips by Misopolis
£5.35 (+ £1.59 p&p)
Two small hair clips with felt flowers in bright blue, deep magenta and gray.  The flower clusters are handmade, consisting of two rosettes and one baby dahlia (pom-pom style). Each cluster sits on two hand cut leaves in sage green, with a small hair clip attached to the larger leaf. The rosettes and leaves are made with eco-felt.

Fuchsia Wool Felt Owl Hair Clip by MayCrimson
£ 4.46 (+ 96p p&p)
Material: Holland 100% wool felt
Colours: fuchsia, brown, ecru, sage green, mustard
Size: mini size (1 1/2" snap clip securely placed inside)
Overall size is approx. 2" x 2 1/4"
*also available in baby size (1 1/4" snap clip)
All hand cut and stitched, no glue used for this item.

Blue Fused Glass Butterfly by MooniGooni
£6.50 (+ £2.50 p&p)
Beautiful little fused glass butterfly in gorgeous complimenting blue colours. These look really lovely hanging from the ceiling or in the window, or even hanging outside in the garden! It measures approximately 12cm x 7cm.

Green and White Linen Lavender Sachets by TinyIsland
£7.64 (+ 96p p&p)
A pair of linen patchwork lavender sachets, with light lime green, soft cream and white linen pieces, finished off with a small lime green button in the centre. There is a white satin ribbon loop for hanging up in your wardrobe, or a door handle. They are a matching pair with slightly different sizings in the fabric pieces making up the patchwork. They are machine stitched with the edges cut with pinking shears for decorative edging. 

Handmade Purple Lace Bat by dexydoo
£2.99 (+ £1 p&p)
A handmade lace applique; Fuchsia purple gothic bat.  Would look stunning as a choker or necklace centerpiece or on a cuff or bracelet.  Adds a special touch to a bag, purse, hat, hairclip, shoes; makes a plain tee shirt extra special...there are so many possibilities...  Measures 9.6 x 4cm approx (3.5 x 1.5inches approx)

Summer Bird Greeting Card by PeppercornInMyPocket
£3.82 (+ £1.05 p&p)
This greeting card is handmade with beautifully mismatched fabric, patterned paper and hand illustration. The inside of the card is blank.  This high quality, 300 gsm white card, measures 5.8 x 4.1 inches.

Turquoise and Lime Kindle Case by AnnamariaMK
£9.55 (+ £ 1.59 p&p)
This is a very functional and fashionable slip cover for your Kindle. Its unique design makes it very useful as it has two pockets, one from each opening.  It fits snugly around your Kindle and keeps it safe from scratches.  I made the sleeve from turquoise and lime green felt and decorated it with a beautiful Hungarian folk motif on the front.  Measurements: 13.3cm x17cm (5.25"x6.75")

Zingy Lime Soap by mousesoapfactory
£2.50 (+ £2.20 p&p)
Big 100g soap, in soft gentle moisturising soap. Fragranced in Lime essential oil.


  1. hi jenna! thanks so much for featuring me in your blog. it's such a lovely collection of things :)

  2. Thank you for featuring my sunshine yellow hair clip, I don't mind it be called cheap and cheerful at all :)