Friday, 15 January 2010

Cheerful birds

It is incredibly dreary and cold here, the rain has come yet the slush is still resolutely staying in the garden!
So onto more cheerful things, I thought I would show you another present I bought for myself (a highly recommended practice as you always get something you like).
As I said in one of my earlier posts, I've been very drawn to bird designs recently, and came across these lovely things from ISAK recently,

I ended up looking at the website every week until I decided I had to have them. Our kitchen cupboards are painted in a duck-egg greeny-blue sort of colour, and we have wooden worksurface, so they go really well in here. The cup lids are unfinished oak although I oiled them as it said you could, which darkened them a shade.
My husband arrived home to find me arranging the new cups and admired them before asking 'And what are you going to keep in them?'. Surely this is not the point. You buy the lovely things then afterwards a use suggests itself to you, or not, but either way you have cheerful birds.


  1. Lovely colours. A perfect present to buy yourself :-)
    A x

  2. Lovely cups!Simple yet original design.
    You couldn't be righter about buying present for yourself!
    It's something I love to do every now and then!
    Have a lovely weekend,

  3. ooh someone else who has a bird fascination at the moment. I seem to be drawn to anything with birds in the design for the last month or so - very strange but lovely at the same time. lol Men are so practical aren't they - maybe you could keep air in them :-)


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