Formerly Nostalgia at the Stone House

Formerly Nostalgia at the Stone House http://nostalgiaatthestonehouse.blogspot.co.uk/

Friday, 30 September 2016

Miss Gilded Wings Christmas Fairy

I have just completed this gorgeously glamorous golden festive fairy as part of my new Christmas collection for 2016. 
Her name is Miss Gilded Wings.
She is dressed in delicate vintage lace and antique metal thread braids. 
She carries a vintage glass bauble and key
and the message of 'Love'.

I have just added her to my on-line shop. 

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Date for the Diary - A Christmas Treat

A date for the diary - Just booked myself into the 
On: 3rd December 2016 
Time: 10am - 4pm.
At: Chipping Sodbury Town Hall, 
Chipping Sodbury, South Glos. BS37 6AD.
£1.00 Admission. 

Friday, 23 September 2016

Website Re-Launch

I am very pleased to announce that today I am re-launching my on-line shop.
I shall slowly be adding my handmade products and some carefully sourced vintage items to it's shelves. Lots of  OOAK handmade rag dolls are awaiting adoption right now. I hope you will enjoy taking a look when you have a moment - Thank you to all who have made a purchase or two from me in the past.
nikifretwell.uk

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who made a purchase from my stall at the Larmer Tree Vintage Brocante on Sunday. 
A fabulous event and one I hope to be part of again in the future. 
The next one is planned for 1st May 2017. 
I hope to start adding some of my hand made pieces to my on-line shop later this week. I hope you will enjoy taking a look when you have a moment. 

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

The Larmer Tree Vintage Brocante

Sunday 18th September

10:30am - 4:00pm

The Larmer Tree Gardens - Tollard Royal - Salisbury - SP5 5PY

Not long now before the much anticipated Larmer Tree Vintage Brocante. 
I'm finishing off my hand crafted pieces and selecting special vintage treasures to bring with me. 
This OOAK doll is a tiny size compared to my other handmade ladies - She's dressed in a beautiful french floral...
And has ticking stockings and hand painted boots. 
She is called Dulcie! 

She will join all the other ladies that I have created especially for this event. 


I've made this lovely cushion too, with embroidered rose centrepiece. 

And special one-off pieces. 
Vintage button craft packs. 

Tiny treasures and handmade greetings cards.

Looks like its going to be a fabulous event, with stalls to delight, music, homemade teas and cake. 
The perfect Sunday! 

Friday, 2 September 2016

Parisian Inspiration

Just completed a new collection of handmade greetings cards...
Each one is slightly different and features a section from an old map of Paris. 
I have added hand written 'Paris' signs inside little wooden frames.
And finished with Victorian flower scraps...
 and pretty bird illustrations. 
All ready for the Dorset Brocante this month. 

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

South Molton Flea Market

A date for the diary - I shall be offering for sale some of my vintage stock at this lively little flea market on Sunday 11th September.
Hope to see you there!